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03-15-2019, 03:04 PM
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Posted By tiri

Can you clarify what the "Rest" option is? Is it...

Can you clarify what the "Rest" option is? Is it a function to keep the cabin warm after the engine has shut off?
03-13-2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By tiri

The Canadian DOG only has three wood trims...

The Canadian DOG only has three wood trims available for the wheel, which must match the trim inside the rest of the car:
H22 Brown Open-Pore Walnut Wood
H31 Anthracite Open-Pore Oak Wood
H34...
03-08-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By tiri

One clown mentioned the car came with disc...

One clown mentioned the car came with disc brakes. Hello, when was the last time drum brakes were offered on a new car, that wasn't an econobox? LOL
03-08-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By tiri

Perhaps they don't offer the Interior AMG-Line...

Perhaps they don't offer the Interior AMG-Line because the L5C steering wheel isn't heated?
03-08-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By tiri

Are the tires Michelin Primacy Tour LX ? It's...

Are the tires Michelin Primacy Tour LX ? It's hard to read in your photo.
03-01-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

This might explain why the Canadian configurator...

This might explain why the Canadian configurator is not up yet. They are surely working out the bugs in two official languages.
03-01-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By tiri

No one has taken delivery yet. The ones you see...

No one has taken delivery yet. The ones you see on dealer lots are demo units.
02-28-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Thumbs up We love our forum like we love our cars: Clean. ...

We love our forum like we love our cars: Clean.
:wootrock:
02-26-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I got all excited looking at a new link on the...

I got all excited looking at a new link on the Canadian site for the 2020 GLE:
https://www.mercedes-benz.ca/en/vehicles/class/gle/suv

Just to find out the configurator button at the bottom of the...
02-26-2019, 12:35 PM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I really hope this is the case for the Canadian...

I really hope this is the case for the Canadian ones too as there is no mention of functional exhausts in our DOG.
02-26-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,152
Posted By tiri

Just to clarify, I entered zeros for lines where...

Just to clarify, I entered zeros for lines where no pricing was given to me by the sales manager. He only provided me with pricing for packages and standalone options. I did indeed select the 205...
02-26-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,152
Posted By tiri

I placed my order Feb 14, in the evening. I know,...

I placed my order Feb 14, in the evening. I know, romantic Valentine's Day with the wife, right? :rolf:
Most likely, the order was booked on the following Monday the 18th of Feb. Based on my...
02-25-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,152
Posted By tiri

Canadian Order (more standard equipment versus US...

Canadian Order (more standard equipment versus US market vehicles).
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/471x296/image_a0c3f9d00de2cb1985490f58f102c092966fad2a.png
Delivery...
02-21-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Iíve purchased a new Ford Focus hatchback when it...

Iíve purchased a new Ford Focus hatchback when it was completely revamped for MY 2012. I had no issues with it. It was a very capable car, with really good driving dynamics. Fit and finish were great...
02-20-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,152
Posted By tiri

Please delete this post. I tried porting over my...

Please delete this post. I tried porting over my excel sheet and failed.
02-18-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Since I have young children, I can attest they...

Since I have young children, I can attest they are very useful in helping out for ingress and egress. Funny thing is I never dirty my pant legs, but my wife does when it isnít her boots.
02-16-2019, 10:42 PM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Emerald Green

The rest of my build is in this sheet. Iím including a sample of the emerald green paint too. ...
02-16-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Canadian pricing for packages and standalone options

I went to my dealer on Friday to reserve our car and put a deposit.
Throughout our conversation, he kept saying he didnít know the prices of the options/packages.
well, the moment we took out our...
02-14-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

This really bugs me too. Nearly flat is not...

This really bugs me too. Nearly flat is not actually flat. Long objects like a mirror need to be fully flat otherwise any flex risks breaking it.
02-13-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By tiri

He responded this in another thread.

He responded this in another thread.
02-13-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By tiri

Interesting, I thought "dip" was a mispelling for...

Interesting, I thought "dip" was a mispelling for "deep".
02-13-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By tiri

That is a good reason why they can't be ordered...

That is a good reason why they can't be ordered together. Too bad the engineers/designers didn't plan ahead and allow for both.
02-13-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By tiri

I'm sorry, I really don't mean to be rude, but I...

I'm sorry, I really don't mean to be rude, but I don't see your reference, I also have never heard of a manufacturer offering a 20% discount on a new model being launched. Not even Chrysler does that...
02-12-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By tiri

I would imagine if you are getting a brand new...

I would imagine if you are getting a brand new GLE at 20% discount, chances are it was stolen and stuffed in a container to be shipped to Africa. Letís be real here.
02-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Keep in mind that we have two sales taxes...

Keep in mind that we have two sales taxes (Provincial 9.975% + Federal 5% = 14.975%) to add to the price. This $72,000 CAD turns out to be $82,782 CAD after sales tax is applied.
02-08-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Just perusing the MB.ca site, and tucked away in...

Just perusing the MB.ca site, and tucked away in a press release, I saw Canadian base pricing for the two models:


Linky here:...
02-06-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I wouldn't be surprised if Sweden has similar...

I wouldn't be surprised if Sweden has similar specific equipment as the Canadian market vehicles to face the colder climates. That said, we do get the option for the rear door sun blinds.
I know...
02-01-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I wonder if Canadian bound vehicles would be held...

I wonder if Canadian bound vehicles would be held up by US EPA certification delays. I wouldn't think so, but often Transport Canada tends to mimic US regulations for simplicity and harmonization.
01-30-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By tiri

How big are your potholes, expansion joints, etc?

How big are your potholes, expansion joints, etc?
01-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By tiri

The LED lights on my 2016 are active. I see the...

The LED lights on my 2016 are active. I see the beams move upon startup, and I notice them shift while cornering at night. They are also adaptive when on high. Not blinding others reduces the number...
01-24-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By tiri

I would discuss things with your lease manager at...

I would discuss things with your lease manager at your dealership. Perhaps they may be able to extend your lease by 2-3 months until the new GLE arrives. I'd hurry though if I were you.
01-21-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

What bugs me is having fake outlets, much the...

What bugs me is having fake outlets, much the same way BMW drivers don't appreciate synthesized engine sounds piped through the sound system's speakers.
On my 2001 BMW E38 740i, the exhausts are...
01-20-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

The Canadian DOG isnít very detailed....

The Canadian DOG isnít very detailed. Historically, the packages have always differed between our two markets. Heck, we even had the B-Klasse that the US never did, just as an example.

Hereís to...
01-19-2019, 12:20 PM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Disappointed both exhaust ports on the rear...

Disappointed both exhaust ports on the rear fascia are fake. Again. ...
01-19-2019, 12:14 AM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Itís late so hereís a teaser photo. ...

Itís late so hereís a teaser photo.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/e0dd3d55_f35b_458c_9257_7b37a09c79b8_0fa95a166775e086cea234c45fe4d352d1d8e9e2.jpeg
Itís a big...
01-17-2019, 02:16 PM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I'll be sure to take photos and sharing them here.

I'll be sure to take photos and sharing them here.
01-17-2019, 01:57 PM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Looks like the 2020 GLE will be at the Montreal...

Looks like the 2020 GLE will be at the Montreal International Auto Show as per MB Canada. ...
01-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

That Emerald Green finish looks pretty nice....

That Emerald Green finish looks pretty nice. Can't wait to get it this summer.
01-10-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Back in 2016, I cross-shopped them, as well as a...

Back in 2016, I cross-shopped them, as well as a few other SUVs. In the end it was between a Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland EcoDiesel and the M-B GLE 350d.
01-09-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

My dealer just called me to book a meeting to...

My dealer just called me to book a meeting to discuss replacing our GLE.
I told him I was holding off because my lease only comes up in June, and I wanted to ensure there would be no configuration...
12-25-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By tiri

The current one has hard plastic too. Itís a...

The current one has hard plastic too. Itís a bummer, but cost savings must come from somewhere.
12-21-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,713
Posted By tiri

I'm hoping the new GLE will be at the Montreal...

I'm hoping the new GLE will be at the Montreal Auto Show (end of January).
12-10-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I have the Magic Vision Control wipers right now,...

I have the Magic Vision Control wipers right now, and I really like them.
I normally change my regular wiper blades annually. Surprisingly, these have held up well in the 2Ĺ years I have had them....
12-07-2018, 02:35 PM
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Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

For those who understand French, the...

For those who understand French, the configurators are up for Belgium www.mercedes-benz.be (http://www.mercedes-benz.be) and Luxembourg www.mercedes-benz.lu (http://www.mercedes-benz.lu).
12-03-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

When I obtained my 2016 GLE, it came with climate...

When I obtained my 2016 GLE, it came with climate controlled cupholders.
My wife and I figured it was going to be a waste of $250.

It turns out it is a feature we use regularly. No one is more...
11-30-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

JoeMa, I find the Night package goes well with...

JoeMa, I find the Night package goes well with light-coloured bodies as the contrast can be striking. Conversely,the bright trim is a bit lost on the silver painted body.
11-26-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

I've got the steel springs currently so I'd...

I've got the steel springs currently so I'd appreciate the step up to regular Airmatic. I won't be able to justify E_ABC to the wife, especially not for $10,000 CAD.
11-23-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 339,701
Posted By tiri

Regarding the running boards, I will take the...

Regarding the running boards, I will take the minor nuisance of trying to avoid getting my pants dirty for the two advantages it does provide me with:

1) My kids, aged 2.5y and 5y, use them...
11-09-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,887
Posted By tiri

I was looking for that too. Thanks.

I was looking for that too. Thanks.
12-05-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By tiri

Topstitch refers to the style of stitching, not...

Topstitch refers to the style of stitching, not the location of the stitches.
Option U09 covers the top of the dash, as well as the glove box and the rest as you've mentioned.
12-01-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,320
Posted By tiri

I have no complaints about the Start Stop...

I have no complaints about the Start Stop feature. It is pretty quick and seamless, and is very useful on my commute, so I fail to see where the problem is, even in a parking lot.
12-01-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,105
Posted By tiri

I'll be honest, I find the GLE interior quite...

I'll be honest, I find the GLE interior quite dated.
-Yes the wood is nice, but there is more to an interior than that.
-Telephony is okay in terms of operation, but at least the microphone and...
11-28-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By tiri

That would come in handy. I'm certain we will see...

That would come in handy. I'm certain we will see these as standard across the industry within a few years.
11-28-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By tiri

I can't see how mechanically there would be many...

I can't see how mechanically there would be many differences between the two models. Since there are so many commonalities shared, it makes sense to group them together, however I understand your...
11-21-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,999
Posted By tiri

Mine looks like it running at 80įC when it...

Mine looks like it running at 80įC when it reaches normal operating temps.
I have a GLE 350d however so it might be different for a gasser.
10-28-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,978
Posted By tiri

Get the LED lights, it's a must safety-wise. ...

Get the LED lights, it's a must safety-wise.

As far as the self parking goes, the sensors have only been able to correctly identify one parking spot in the five months I've had it. However, it...
10-26-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By tiri

Dealer Relations and Communications Specialist...

Dealer Relations and Communications Specialist for a mutual fund company under one of the big six Canadian banks.
10-03-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,320
Posted By tiri

4) :rolf: Composite leather :D is a euphemism for...

4) :rolf: Composite leather :D is a euphemism for vinyl. It is very much man made, and is vegan friendly if you are into that mindset. The sales person was yanking your chain quite hard.

5) I...
09-29-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By tiri

Black rims on black GLE? Not bad.

Black rims on black GLE? Not bad.
09-29-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,404
Posted By tiri

thanks for sharing

thanks for sharing
09-29-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,274
Posted By tiri

I turn into a steep driveway. The chassis should...

I turn into a steep driveway. The chassis should not creak. That's why we have suspension travel. Also, the panoramic roof should not have any effect. All this is assuming you are not driving along...
09-29-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,334
Posted By tiri

You might have to compare what is actually...

You might have to compare what is actually included in the Premium Package from year to year.
09-29-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By tiri

Nice, I'm leaning towards the BRIDGESTONE Blizzak...

Nice, I'm leaning towards the BRIDGESTONE Blizzak DM-V2 as well, with the TOYO Observe GSi-5 as a close second.

Did you get your OZ rims in black paint, matte graphite silver, or bright silver...
09-01-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By tiri

The intensity of the light beam is pretty mild. ...

The intensity of the light beam is pretty mild.
My wife likes it, I don't mind it, but I found the puddle light on my old 2012 Ford Focus hatchback brighter, wider and more useful at night.
08-31-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,995
Posted By tiri

The Lacoste or the loafer? :naughty: I still...

The Lacoste or the loafer? :naughty:
I still wear the former.
08-29-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By tiri

I have heard very good comments from Jeep Grand...

I have heard very good comments from Jeep Grand Cherokee owners having a Canvasback liner for their trunk. All seemed quite satisfied with the quality.
08-23-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By tiri

It appears to have failed the moose test.

It appears to have failed the moose test.
08-22-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,073
Posted By tiri

I thought the climate controlled cup-holders were...

I thought the climate controlled cup-holders were a useless ($250 CAD) joke, but I keep finding myself using them, it's now a running gag between my wife and I. Why not use them if they are there? I...
08-18-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By tiri

The issue with driving in snow is that the wider...

The issue with driving in snow is that the wider the tire, the lower the performance.
Think of a snowshoe versus a boot. A narrow tire will cut through the snow to reach the road, whereas the wider...
08-16-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,300
Posted By tiri

Nice, enjoy!

Nice, enjoy!
08-15-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 23,035
Posted By tiri

My Carplay stopped working regardless of the...

My Carplay stopped working regardless of the iPhone used (6, 6 Plus) when I wanted my iPhone 6 to connect via bluetooth automatically.
I had to go dig around in the car's phone settings to...
08-09-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By tiri

Production of 2017s started in July, so it is...

Production of 2017s started in July, so it is possible they might have some in stock at a dealership, but I doubt it if no marketing documentation is available yet on the Canadian site.
08-08-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By tiri

You might want to check first to see whether MB...

You might want to check first to see whether MB USA will honour the warranty.
It is stated on the website here, that a Canadian market vehicle isn't quite the same:...
08-08-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By tiri

The 2017 model year cars should arrive in...

The 2017 model year cars should arrive in September. That was the timeline I was given back in early July.
I couldn't wait that long for a Hyacinth Red GLE350d (no 2016s left with beige interior...
08-03-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By tiri

I haven't noticed any whistling either, sorry.

I haven't noticed any whistling either, sorry.
08-03-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,988
Posted By tiri

I don't have the radar dish, so no smooth star...

I don't have the radar dish, so no smooth star emblem on the grille.
I did wash the sensors, front, sides, and back, but no improvement.
07-29-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By tiri

Possibly due to no file compression? Does the...

Possibly due to no file compression?
Does the navigation use up space on the HDD?
Forum: Canada
07-29-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 67,326
Posted By tiri

Nun's Island, Montreal.

Nun's Island, Montreal.
Forum: Canada
07-29-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By tiri

Nun's Island represent!

Nun's Island represent!
07-26-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,988
Posted By tiri

Six weeks into ownership, and I have the...

Six weeks into ownership, and I have the Collision Prevention Assist Plus Inoperative warning as well.
Not impressed.

Do I really have to waste my time with the dealer to have them fix it or is...
07-20-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,109
Posted By tiri

The beam has a bright white colour, and...

The beam has a bright white colour, and relatively sharp demarcation with little bleeding.
I followed the advice given here and am very happy with the Active LED lights, especially for the low mark...
07-17-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 41,517
Posted By tiri

Here are a few of my GLE350d. ...

Here are a few of my GLE350d.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-image_3a37ca2976bae453da2c6746eae9fc9d7348d128.jpeg

Puddle light

...
05-30-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,009
Posted By tiri

The WK2 Grand Cherokee with the air suspension...

The WK2 Grand Cherokee with the air suspension has a park mode that lowers the vehicle to ease ingress/egress.
I didn't see anything like that for the GLE, regardless of trim.
05-25-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,167
Posted By tiri

Looks like Tenorite to me.

Looks like Tenorite to me.
05-19-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By tiri

Could it be an outside temperature probe?

Could it be an outside temperature probe?
05-18-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,840
Posted By tiri

Cool, my 350d is on the railroad as we speak. I...

Cool, my 350d is on the railroad as we speak. I can't wait to drive it home. I have to agree with the lack of discount pricing, at least here in Montreal. Dealers don't want to negotiate at all, even...
05-17-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,906
Posted By tiri

Precisely as AS705 mentioned, it depends on how...

Precisely as AS705 mentioned, it depends on how long you plan on keeping your vehicle.
I'm not bothering with an extended warranty since I'm leasing on 36 months. There will still be a year left of...
03-10-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,911
Posted By tiri

Remember Daimler-Chrysler? Well, the current GLE...

Remember Daimler-Chrysler? Well, the current GLE and Grand Cherokee are both derived from the same platform dating back to that era. The Jeep will have a new platform in 2018 or 2019. I imagine the...
03-04-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,296
Posted By tiri

Under proper lighting, you can see the orange...

Under proper lighting, you can see the orange peel up close, and with metallic finishes, it collects near creases. you just don't feel it because the clear coat is smooth.
03-03-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,911
Posted By tiri

I'm looking to lease so it is slightly less of an...

I'm looking to lease so it is slightly less of an issue. Perceived resale (or buyback value) does influence the lease payment, but considering how fast both vehicles depreciate, it is pretty much...
03-02-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,135
Posted By tiri

The Grand Cherokee's rear seat entertainment does...

The Grand Cherokee's rear seat entertainment does play both Blue-Ray Discs as well as DVDs. The reader is under the armrest up front cannibalising too much space.
03-02-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,911
Posted By tiri

I too am cross-shopping a Jeep Grand Cherokee...

I too am cross-shopping a Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland with the EcoDiesel (from Italian firm VM Motori), and the Benz GLE 350d with Premium Pkg. I'm still debating whether I should spring for the...
03-02-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,296
Posted By tiri

There is a common problem with paint finishes...

There is a common problem with paint finishes today across nearly all brands.
Simplified answer: Water based paints are used for ecological reasons. Paint finish doesn't apply as smoothly as oil...
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