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Old 05-03-2006, 06:12 PM   #15
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Hey all,

How picky are all of you when you polish for the first time? Do you try to get absolutely every pinhead size mark out? I'm not sure if we're being anal or what! It's taking forever & I'm not sure if we're being too picky! Let's hear from everyone who has polished their babies!

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Very picky up to the top window line, then decreasingly picky with increased height.
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Old 05-03-2006, 07:23 PM   #16
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Bart Simpson

Well, just got in another half hour of polishing. Doug, you mean this one? I took it off to get new screws and to make for easier polishing under it. I've run out of my $12 a bottle polish Doug. I love that Canadian Essence polish. Time to make another trip to our Lowes. That's right, Lowes. First clue!
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Old 05-03-2006, 07:34 PM   #17
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Cdn. Essence?

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I used 2 bottles of Canadian Essence on my Safari and will bring it to your rally in Norwich, June 1st to 4th for inspection.
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Old 05-03-2006, 07:37 PM   #18
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Lookin goodt

Can't wait to inspect it! I hit my Grumman canoe with it too, and it was just as impressive!

You Cyclo the Safari with it?
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Old 05-03-2006, 07:40 PM   #19
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Yea, I got a cyclo this year and this is the first tryout with it. The Safari was polished a few years back and that made this goaround a little easier.
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Old 05-03-2006, 09:11 PM   #20
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another clue

Rob, Give us another clue about this secret. Yalls trailers look great. Wonder if we can get that secret stuff at our Lowes here in Mississippi.
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:50 PM   #21
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Here ya go!

It is in the metal truck box isle at Lowes. It is called Diamond Brite and it works well. Remember, no clear coat on my trailer, so it comes up pretty fast.

http://www.dawsbetterbuilt.com/pdf/d...ritepolish.pdf

We call it Canadian Essence because at a Rally we were going to put it in a Canadian Essence bottle and say it was that.... lol!

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The stuff really works. I've compared it with Rolite and Busch and it works just as good, on my repolish, and is much cheaper.
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Old 05-05-2006, 06:11 PM   #23
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Thanks Rob and Shacksman,
I plan on doing mine with the product cant wait. A little hot already in Mississippi so we plan on doing it in the fall. This will turn out to save us money since we have a 31 ft. trailer.
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There is a metal polish I have used called "what a shine " ,It comes in green and pink liquids and works really really well.I actually polished my trdwnd by hand using this polish ,how crazy is that ,but it chemically reacts with the aluminum and does not require heavy pressure to make it work.The green is the heavier cut ,followed by the pink which is finer and produces a smoother deeper shine .My airstream did not have the heavy oxidation like Robs trdwnd does ,soon not to be though ! so it was easier to use .You wipe it on ,back and forth till black residue forms wipe off ,reapply .It took 3 to 4 applications per panel to really bring out the shine .I have not tried it with a buffer ,it seems to work the best as described.im also now trying the cyclo with nuvite ,works really well also .Faster results ,arms still get tired !!

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