Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-15-2014, 07:54 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
Shawnna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 55
Nuvite question

When using Nuvite, after the first cut/polish, do you clean with mineral spirits before you move to the next section/area? Or do you wait until you have finished the entire trailer? Or do we clean it with something else? We did our first cut on a small area, then moved to the second step and noticed a lot of black was still coming off on the new pads, leaving black streaks and spots everywhere... So we cleaned the area with mineral spirits and tried it again and it seamed to work out better...but I'm not sure if this is the correct method. Thank you!
__________________

__________________
Shawnna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2014, 07:58 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
beckybillrae's Avatar

 
1964 17' Bambi II
Vintage Kin Owner
Schererville , Indiana
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2,273
Images: 19
I always use mineral spirits between grades of polish. I use VIVA paper towels to wipe it off. Pay special attention to the rivets, as a lot of residue hangs on there. You should clean between grades, because, if you don't, you'll continue to have the previous grit on there & won't make any progress. You will always have black coming off, no matter which grade you use. You'll have black right up until the last grade (S) & will have it when you wax. It's the raw aluminum that lets it off. If you don't have black, you still have clear coat on your aluminum. Hope this helps you out :-)
__________________

__________________
Becky


1964 Bambi II
1984 Avion 30P
beckybillrae is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2014, 08:00 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
Roadrunner's Avatar

 
1978 29' Ambassador
1974 25' Tradewind
1974 27' Overlander
Indiana , Pennsylvania
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 624
Blog Entries: 4
Shawnna...sound like you are doing it the way we do. We buff an area about 2' square then wipe with mineral spirits. I also use the cleaning wheel on the pad as well...that way I'm starting with an unclogged pad and on a panel clear of polish that has been broken down. I suppose you could do a bigger section, or your whole trailer but then you would want to wipe down with mineral spirits before going to second coat. Also change your pads when changing from one grit polish to another.

Bob
Indiana, PA

TAC PA-5
WBCCI 4871
__________________
Roadrunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2014, 08:56 PM   #4
2 Rivet Member
 
Shawnna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 55
Outstanding!!! Thank you both so much!
__________________
Shawnna is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
rolite vs nuvite nevisstudio Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 1 08-01-2005 04:47 PM
Where is the "best" (least expensive) place to buy Nuvite? 72Blazerod Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 4 03-12-2005 06:30 AM
How much Nuvite F7 and S do I need to polish a 16.5 ft'er 72Blazerod Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 6 03-02-2005 08:49 AM
Walbernize/Nuvite??? tmeagle1 Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 3 01-11-2004 06:24 PM
Rolite or Nuvite? What did you decide? airstreamcaravel Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 31 10-18-2002 07:14 AM





All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:57 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.
Modal Click