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Old 01-03-2014, 01:36 PM   #1
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Blue MaGic

I had several friends recommend polishing with a produce called Blue Magic. I have seen their trailers and I must admit they look great, so it makes me ask if anyone out there has used this product, and what are the 'pros & cons of using it? Anyone?
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:16 PM   #2
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In my experience , it is a very light polish, would cost a fortune to polish an AS with it with mediocre results... Just my opinion !
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:28 PM   #3
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I picked up a couple Jars at Flying J years ago. Cost was reasonable compared to many of the popular polishes and I felt it did a decent job. I felt that a little went a long way and I am still on the first jar after two repolishings.
I was not starting with a "never been polished" situation so I can't speak to a first polish job but I am happy with it.
The best way to make your polish look good at a rally is being careful who you park next to
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:51 PM   #4
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I bought a small container of Blue Magic and will give it a try. I am a bit worried about the silicone in the mixture and will use it to work on my tanks first. I have them close to final polish and wonder where the BM fits in as far as grittiness. My gut feeling is somewhere between "C" and "S" that Nuvite offers, any one?
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:11 PM   #5
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Blue Magic? That the name of a "brand" of heroin sold on the streets of NYC in the 70s. Strange name for a polish!
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:01 PM   #6
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I've played around with various alumimun polishes thru the years,and Blue Magic is one that I can comment on. It gives a protective finish like NOTHING else that I've used!(actually,the was a polish called "extreme" that gave a comparable protective coating) I believe it comes in various size containers with the small being the most expensive per ounce....walt...tulsa,ok
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:33 PM   #7
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Call P&S

If you are unsure of using it, I would reccomend you call P&S Trailer in Ohio who are known to be the polish pros and ask them what they use?

P&S Trailer Service - Airstream Restoration and Refinishing

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Old 01-13-2014, 12:58 PM   #8
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A friend of mine has a polished Swift (airplane) He has completely switched from the Nuvite line to Blue MaGic. He has even tried a half/half and says the Blue holds the shine a lot longer. That said, it is a product for an all ready polished trailer to do the annual re-shine. It is not abrasive enough to do an initial polish on 40 years of oxidation. Once mine is polished, I plan to use it as a maintenance product.
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Old 01-29-2014, 10:40 PM   #9
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I have had excellent results with blue magic even as the initial polish.

Trailer is a 1961 and sat in the mountains its whole life. Likely the first time it has been polished.
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Old 01-29-2014, 10:49 PM   #10
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The best way to make your polish look good at a rally is being careful who you park next to
So true! he he he... needed a chuckle tonight.

8 inches of snow and ice. I fell asleep in my trailer and 3 hours later was trapped by melting ice over the door. Oh the joys of a space heater aimed at the door. 20 minutes later "pop" "crunch" and the ice had fallen off.

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Where do you find the Blue Magic? I see some in small sizes, but feel we would need larger quantity. Any suggestions?
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When you say polish here are you talking about using an electric buffer or doing it by hand?
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Doing it by hand. We have a new one and want to give it a good polish!
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Thanks Laura. When you say new do you mean it is ok to put it on with the clear coat still there?
Thanks again in advance.
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