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Keyair 08-27-2011 07:55 AM

Started to polish my Motorhome!
Been lurking this section, but now I have something to post!
The clearcoat is long gone, and I have no choice but to join you all "On the Bright Side"!
Collected my basic supplies...
HF Buffer and pads...

Found a used, but good Cyclo on CL!

Now I was ready...
Its gonna be a slow and spotty job, as I have much else to restore, but I started with a storage Drawer repair. I thought it made no sense to put it back with the ugly paint still on it...

Ready to go... I noticed that this panel is labeled as being 6061 T6 Aluminum.

Compounded with G6..

After G6 with the Cyclo..

Its not perfect, has some scratches, but so much better!

Keyair 08-27-2011 08:06 AM

Now I had to try the first piece of the Motorhome....

The PO had already stripped and sanded the front quarter... I was scared..

15 mins with the Compounder, and it was much better...

More pics, but a long way to go!

Hueytownalss 08-27-2011 08:13 AM

Looks like a great start!! Keep it up, and post more pics along the way.

Keyair 08-27-2011 08:18 PM

Did some more today...

Keyair 08-27-2011 10:16 PM

And a little test strip in the middle!

Keyair 09-02-2011 10:03 AM

I stripped the Black painted area on the front... what a pain that was!
Several layers of different types of paint!
Also, stripped another 2 panels ready to get some shine on it!
Pretty much finished the Storage Drawer. Gave the inside and outside 2 coats of Herculiner.

gunner 09-02-2011 02:47 PM

Keyair, did you only use the G6 and which buffer did you use the new one you purchased or the cyclo?

Keyair 09-02-2011 04:11 PM

Only used the G6 so far... On the Drawer, I tried G6 or a foam pad on the Cyclo.
Only used the Compounder with the wool pad on the M/H so far...
Lots to do!

1953 Flying 09-02-2011 04:29 PM

Looks real good.

Keyair 09-02-2011 06:48 PM


Originally Posted by 1953 Flying (Post 1041055)
Looks real good.

Long way to go in reality...
Typo... meant to say, used G6 ON a foam pad on the Cyclo...

Keyair 09-10-2011 08:12 AM

Photos of the painted areas I stripped...

And got the Drawer back in...

Keyair 10-10-2011 06:23 PM

Once you start.... You cant stop!

desertair27 10-10-2011 07:28 PM

Looks AWESOME!Keep up the good work!

c_lewis77 10-10-2011 07:32 PM

Looks great!

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