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Old 06-12-2013, 07:45 AM   #15
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In step 3, I use a Skil random orbit sander (it was $20 at a Sears outlet store).
In step 7, I use the random orbit cyclo. It takes out all the swirls that the variable speed polisher leaves behind. You should try your makita random orbit polisher to see if it takes out the swirls (if you've already used it & aren't thinking of returning it). I use my cyclo every year for the yearly polish job on my trailer(s) I've pared it down to just the Bambi II, so after this year, it should be a breeze!
We are still working on the interior. My first attempt at the shine will prob be in the fall. I love harbor freight. Where can I get one of those cyclo polishers. I'm so excited. I am seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. We've gutted the whole inside and put in Marine plywood Fixed about 23 hundred leaks. Fixed some wiring. Now I'm painting and then all the stuff back in. It's fun but lots of $$$. Don't give up on me
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:47 AM   #16
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becky, do you recomend using the random orbital polisher or just a variable speed one? Is the cyclo necessary. I went and bout a makita random orbital, but it seems harder to use than the others. I may be wrong though.
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Where do you buy the nuvite stuff. Local or do you order it?
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:59 AM   #17
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Most people get Nuvite from Perfectpolish.com. There's good info about polishing there too.
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:09 AM   #18
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Most people get Nuvite from Perfectpolish.com. There's good info about polishing there too.
Thanks. That's where I'll look.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:29 AM   #19
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You can get the cyclo polisher from here:
Cyclo Toolmakers

or you can get the cyclo and Nuvite polish from here:
Cyclo PolisherCyclo Polisher

Have fun!
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:00 AM   #20
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Becky, how did you end up removing the drain pipe from he shower and toilet. I'm stuck.
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did you buy a special tool in the end?

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Old 06-17-2013, 09:27 AM   #21
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We didn't buy any special tools. They both turned off( after a lot of effort as I recall). We didn't reuse either one. The drain for the shower pan is one for a bar sink (from Lowes) and we used new Valterra parts for the black tank valve.
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They both unscrewed ( with a lot of effort as I recall) we didn't buy any special tool. We replaced the shower drain with a bar sink drain from Lowes & the valve for the toilet with Valterra parts.
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:34 PM   #23
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Thanks Becky,
Ill give it a try again tomorrow. Did you just use pliers from avive the drain and twist until it budged or is there a secret? I get to type to the forum each night as I try to sit with my little one as he falls asleep. If time allows afterwards I go out for an hour and work on the Bambi. Great way to gear down after a long day.
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