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Old 08-18-2010, 11:57 AM   #43
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Absolutely fantastic job on the trailer and truck - neat combination of vintage vehicle and trailer. The 8-track really puts the icing on the cake.
BTW - do you have a leisure suit and ascot to wear like in the old Airstream ads of the 70's?
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Old 08-19-2010, 01:51 PM   #44
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It took way longer than I expected...but I have finally finished polishing and we will be full-timing in 5 weeks...where to go first??? hmmmm
Holy Macaroni, does that rig look FINE!

You really did an incredible job on both the truck and the trayla!

If you did anything to the inside, I've love to see the photos of that, too...?
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:53 PM   #45
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when you used the Cyclo, did you use pads or sweatshirt material or?
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Old 08-19-2010, 07:05 PM   #46
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when you used the Cyclo, did you use pads or sweatshirt material or?
I used the sweatshirts. They seemed to work well when cleaning with microfiber rag frequently.
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Old 08-19-2010, 08:46 PM   #47
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Fantastic job on both the truck and Airstream!
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:12 PM   #48
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Thank you all for such positive comments!!

I would like to sincerely thank everyone for their encouraging comments on my polishing project and truck. Seems to help make the money and effort worth more worth while. Thanks again!!
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:48 PM   #49
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looks fantastic, great job!!!!
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Old 08-24-2010, 08:19 PM   #50
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Dude!!! that is one fantastic looking trailer. absolutly Gorgeous!!! The time and effort is unimaginable. About how many hours to do that??
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:07 PM   #51
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I'd go to bed! Looks like an amazing job, enjoy! I hear if you wear a foil sweat suit while polishing in 110 degrees you can hit your goal weight in 5 days!
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Old 08-24-2010, 11:26 PM   #52
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Very impressive! I plan on stripping ours in the next few weeks, then polishing her over the winter (luckily she lives in a heated garage). Your work is inspirational. I must say I have trailer envy. Well done!!
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Old 08-26-2010, 02:17 PM   #53
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Found some "before" pictures

Here are a couple of before polishing pictures from the day I bought our trailer...
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Old 08-26-2010, 05:38 PM   #54
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Thanks!!

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Dude!!! that is one fantastic looking trailer. absolutly Gorgeous!!! The time and effort is unimaginable. About how many hours to do that??

It took three months...seemed like longer
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Is that a Carefree awning on your trailer? Did you remove it before polishing? I think we have the same awning.Ours is pulling a bit from the trim at the bottom. Any tips on fastening down securely?
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Old 08-26-2010, 10:25 PM   #56
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Almost Carefree Awning

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Is that a Carefree awning on your trailer? Did you remove it before polishing? I think we have the same awning.Ours is pulling a bit from the trim at the bottom. Any tips on fastening down securely?
Yes it's a carefree. The main one was new when I bought the trailer and I bought the small living room awning from Carefree to match the large ($85). I did not take the awning down. I blue taped and painter papered the awning while I polished both the side and the roof with no problems. All of the spatter from the compounder and the cyclo ended up on the paper and I just removed it and it was all done. With the question about securing...a picture would give me a better idea of your dilema. However, Carefree was very helpful when I order the smaller awning. They might be able to help you too.
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