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Old 02-01-2007, 06:51 PM   #155
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do u still have to polish after using the napier removall 220
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:53 PM   #156
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yes, that will only remove the clearcoat
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Old 02-01-2007, 09:28 PM   #157
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LI, how did it go...

LI, I was curious how Metalwax did for you? Did you try it or do your whole unit?

After reading this entire thread, I am ready to give AlanSD's method a shot with the removall, purple stuff and then the liquid glass. Metalwax program as good? Better? or.....

I have a '90 Excella 32' so I just want it cleaned up a bit... not shinny. I can't physically do it myself and at a $150 up per foot.... out of my league.

Thanks and would like to see a pic of your unit.
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Old 02-01-2007, 09:39 PM   #158
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I can't tell you if it's better or not I never used the purple stuff.

The meta;wax worked great on the good areas it went really fast, where it was oxadized it took longer, but figure 75-90 square feet an hour.

See this thread
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Old 02-03-2007, 12:03 PM   #159
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I like the sound of that

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The Metalwax can do that size spot in two minutes or less
Thanks for the info..haven't gotten any yet, I need to use up what i've bought! hahaahah...now if it will warm up just a bit more today...I'm gonna work at it some more
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Old 02-03-2007, 01:21 PM   #160
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I am always looking for and trying different stuff. I am happy with my Sovereign being quite shiny but not mirrored. As for the purple product, it did a great job cutting thr the very dull chalky gray, where other prducts like Blue magic and Mothers did not touch it. I also like the tool box polish from Lowe's. The product used was used by hand and ocasionally a Harbor Freight polisher.
The Liquid Glass has held the shine since June, its now 6 months or more, and still looking good, but will need a touch up for sure in March or April before our rally and travel season.
I never did paint my roof center white, that will probably be the next thing I do after I get the old TV antenna off, and the weather warms up some.
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Old 02-03-2007, 05:06 PM   #161
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A while back I looked at my roof it was oxidized pretty good, I can't see polishing it for the birds eye view.

What type of paint can be used up there?
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Old 02-03-2007, 05:16 PM   #162
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do u still have to polish after using the napier removall 220
Depends on how shiny you want it....mine looked great to my eye when the Removall was done. Some minor clean up and a bit of polish on the really chalky areas that had no clear coat to begin with.
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Old 05-09-2007, 09:39 PM   #163
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Starting to remove my clearcoat tomorrow. I picked up some Nuvite S and F7 today. Meant to get C as I think given the condition of my clearcoat and almost no oxidization, C will be sufficient. Does this sound right? Should I go with F7 or C given the condition of my skin?
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Old 05-11-2007, 12:03 AM   #164
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OK, I have read all the reviews.............my question is this.....after you strip your airstream.............what does it look like then...with no polishing...also if you strip it......then it requires you to get going on the polishing right away if it sits out in the sun....or is there no rush....31 foot long will take me awhile...one side of my unit is peeling to some degree, but rest is good, but still think I will follow you guys!
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Old 05-13-2007, 04:58 PM   #165
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Take a look at ALANSD' airstream.. I believe he has stripped but not polished and it looked great...
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Old 05-13-2007, 05:04 PM   #166
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When you take off the clear coat where the surface is in good condition it will look great, but it is sooo easy to get it to look great with a quick polish.
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Old 05-13-2007, 08:22 PM   #167
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I'm thinking of running an educational seminar on trailer cleaning and polishing. I'm the one being educated. And all you folks knowledgeable on the subject can come and show me. I'll buy the beer.............

I know, nice try..........

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Old 05-14-2007, 06:06 PM   #168
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Deal!!!

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I'm thinking of running an educational seminar on trailer cleaning and polishing. I'm the one being educated. And all you folks knowledgeable on the subject can come and show me. I'll buy the beer.............

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