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Old 04-19-2006, 01:26 PM   #1
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Polishing problems

Has anyone used Blue Magic polishing paste?I'm havingsome issues with it. It is supposed to be a one product does all, does'nt seem to be cutting deep enough. I have a 1974 that is really not in bad shape, but after polishing it still shows alot of orange peel shine. If anyone wants to give me a call I would be very appreciative. Thanks much.
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Old 04-19-2006, 01:49 PM   #2
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hummerdinger,
Did you strip the unit first? If you can send me a PM with ur fone number and, let's see what we can do abt getting you on the right track..
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Old 04-19-2006, 02:38 PM   #3
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Mike,
I think you'll be pleased with the finished results..Nice talking to you..
Keep us posted on your polishing progress~! I'll be doing mine again shortly for the second time..lol, a lot less work this time, mind you~!
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:13 PM   #4
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Hey Vern

Ready to go at it again eh?

I need to break out the cyclo as well for my spring touch up. It finally stopped raining here so now I have a few weeks before it gets too hot to polish

Keep the shine going!
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Old 04-19-2006, 04:58 PM   #5
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Hey Vern

Ready to go at it again eh?

I need to break out the cyclo as well for my spring touch up. It finally stopped raining here so now I have a few weeks before it gets too hot to polish

Keep the shine going!
Hey Tim,
How's it going~? Yes, it's time to go over it once more..Wish all of us luck~!!
good luck~!
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Old 04-21-2006, 08:25 PM   #6
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We have just started to buff our 1968 Airstream trailor. Oh what fun it is. My husband works on it every free minute. What kind of buffer do you recommend to use?? And what kind of compound do you like the best? Need some good advice. Got any?????
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Old 04-21-2006, 11:32 PM   #7
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Mona go to www.VintageTrailer.com they have a 4 page print out on the whole process. Very helpful, and they also supply all the needed materials at what appear to be reasonable prices
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I used the polish method from perfectpolish.com. It consits of nuvite polish in several grades, and using a half inch drill and wool bonet for a compounder followed up by a cyclo polisher.

Lots of work, but looks great!
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Mona go to www.VintageTrailer.com they have a 4 page print out on the whole process. Very helpful, and they also supply all the needed materials at what appear to be reasonable prices
That should be http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/. We have bought from them before.
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:34 AM   #10
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cyclo polisher

Im in the UK and have just begun polishing my Bambi. However I am struggling to get a cyclo polisher here. Do I have to use one is thee anything else with similar results ? . I am also trying to get a lock for the door as the one she has has been butchered and needs replacing..
I would really appreciate some advice it quite airstream lonely onver here!
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Old 05-27-2006, 10:35 AM   #11
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Mary try this. Go to Ebay...the this number

Item number: 4643347881

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First one is Nuvite next is a door lock.
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