Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-21-2013, 12:42 PM   #1
Rivet Master
1999 28' Excella
New Orleans , Louisiana
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 675
Images: 2
How to remove grizzly scratches on my AS?

There just minor scratches by the stove vent. Wolbernizing hasnt helped. Could have been worse if Jackson and the dog had chosen that exact time to go for a little stroll.

Any buffing ideas?

Thanks, BadKat

badkat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2013, 01:03 PM   #2
Rivet Master
ALANSD's Avatar

1966 26' Overlander
Woodstock , Georgia
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 8,510
coarse polish like Nuvite F7, or high grit wet sanding with 1000-2000 grit. A black emery bar might help.
This is all deendant on whether the AIrstream is clear coated, if so you will be scratching off the coating.

1966 overlander..sold
AIR #005
Please visit our blogs and web pages:
ALANSD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2013, 01:34 PM   #3
Commercial Member
eubank's Avatar
1967 30' Sovereign
1999 31' Land Yacht
Bosque Farms , New Mexico
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 6,515
I suspect it's not entirely unlike dealing with scratches from some PO. Something I'm dealing with right now. Begin with a good orbital polisher and some F9. Like Alan points out, though, this means removing the clearcoat -- and suddenly the job becomes a lot more complicated.

If those scratches are from a grizzly, though, you might just want to keep them as a momento! So much cooler to tell people about than some less than wonderful previous owner's misadventures!

WBCCI 21043
eubank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2013, 02:00 PM   #4
Rivet Master
1999 28' Excella
New Orleans , Louisiana
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 675
Images: 2
Thanks guys!
badkat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2013, 03:08 PM   #5
Sbb's Avatar
2017 25' Flying Cloud
Denville , New Jersey
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 1,029
Images: 2
I say keep em, my sorry storey is PO removed sap with brillo! Grizzly so much better!
2006 Bambi CCD ("EireStream!!")
2010 Funfinder
2005 T@B
2001 Teardrop, Mountain Hardware Tent
For some perfection takes a little longer...
Sbb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2013, 03:26 PM   #6
Rivet Master
RangerJay's Avatar
2002 19' Bambi
Northwestern Ontario , - on the backside of the map and just above the big green spot
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 819
Images: 44
We call the stone chips on the front of our trailer "adventure" marks - but grizzly scratches? - wow - now that is a whole 'nuther category - don't dare remove them - they are a part of the legacy that needs to stay with this trailer .....


Bambi - 2002 (The Toaster)
Pathfinder - 2009 (The Buggy)

"I'm not young enough to know everything ....."
(Oscar Wilde)
RangerJay is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.