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Old 11-27-2011, 04:41 PM   #1
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Polish: Shiny VS. Not so shiny

I stripped the clear coat on my 1976 31' Sovereign about 10 years ago and it still looks good, a good shine but not the deep shine of the polished trailers. But it does need some attention to obtain a more uniform look to the entire exterior. Is it possible to polish the trailer and accomplish the not so shiny results. I have heard that reapplying some type of clear coat produces a less shinny finish. I would rather take the trailer to someone and have them do this job rather than me doing it myself. Any suggestions.


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Old 11-28-2011, 06:38 PM   #3
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Thanks, for refreshing my memory, I had not thought of P&S although I had talked to one of their reps at a Vintage rally some time back. I have sent them an email for more details on what they would recommend. I will follow up when I get a response.

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P&S has a loyal following and does a good job of shiny but not too shiny. They also offer a clearcoat option. There may be others that are closer to you but may not offer UV resistant clearcoat that is suitable for Airstreams. Automotive clearcoat is too brittle for Airstreams.
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What about Oasis RV in Tucson

It seems That I remember something about Oasis RV in Tucson AZ polishing and clearcoating Airstreams from a few years ago. We have a trip planned to AZ in April if so that would be convenient. I am going to contact them today.

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