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How about putting them in a dryer but on "air only" dry? No heat
I guess you can. I, however, prefer a clothes drying rack. I set it up in my basement and the towels dry in one day. After, they are dried, I simply fold up the rack and store it away.
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How about putting them in a dryer but on "air only" dry? No heat
This is what I do. It's worked great with the towels I use.


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I have expensive towels that are all that can touch the paint, and less expensive ones that have their own tasks. Yellow for glass, green for interior, black for exhaust tips and jams and such. I have a bunch of blue ones that are general cleaning until they start looking dirty. I wash with MF detergent. My expensive towels are still looking perfect after several years.

If you are using to remove wax and such, I'd only use them until they seem to be getting worn, or show signs of any stiffness, then demote them to other, non paint, tasks.

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Very similar to what I do. I purchased about 50 assorted Microfiber towels from Chemical Guys about 3 years ago and have probably about 20 new still in a bag. When they get old or stained I just use them as oil rags and to clean my Mountain bike.


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I always get little dried leaf remnants stuck to my towels (Seattle I guess?) so mine don't last long. I buy nice towels but they just never seem to wash well so I go through em pretty quick.

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I always get little dried leaf remnants stuck to my towels (Seattle I guess?) so mine don't last long. I buy nice towels but they just never seem to wash well so I go through em pretty quick.
Everyone has a different definition of nice towels but I have had some that have been washed more than 40 times with with no issues. I have used lots of different microfiber specific detergent and the Chemical Guys one seems to be best. The Wolfgang is also very good.
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