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Old 01-10-2004, 06:08 PM   #1
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I am planning on mirroring my Airstream it is a 31foot trailer and I was wondering just how much polish to buy? And what type of polish too buy (walbernize or nuvite). I visited nuvite's web site and obtained a lot of helpful information about what grade to apply according to the condition of the aluminum, but which to use, which to use???


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Old 01-10-2004, 08:01 PM   #2
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Best bet is to review (search) the threads on polishing to get an idea on what materials and equipment needed.

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Old 01-10-2004, 10:03 PM   #3
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I agree with garry, there is a lot of info on polishing here on the forums. But to help clear things up a bit for you...Walbernize is intended more as a protectant for clear coat-type finishes, much like a wax for your car. Nuvite is a series of compounds used for removal of oxidation.

For polishing a vintage trailer, there are many methods, however the most widely subscrided to method is the Nuvite/compounding/cyclo-polishing techniques as found on the website....

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Old 01-11-2004, 06:24 PM   #4
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If the PHOTO site ever works again I have a series of progress shots of polishing my 76 Caravanner with Nuvite. I'll be glad to answer any questions you may encounter.
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