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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...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...55e7450f63.jpg

Found a used, but good Cyclo on CL!
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...01d3e7cd1b.jpg

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...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...186c781519.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...2d2f331491.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...31a8e2696f.jpg

Ready to go... I noticed that this panel is labeled as being 6061 T6 Aluminum.
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...41c67338b7.jpg

Compounded with G6..
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...c664382d48.jpg

After G6 with the Cyclo..
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...1f53f65b7c.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...288b5377d5.jpg

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..
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...998668aa75.jpg

15 mins with the Compounder, and it was much better...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...e14c575d2c.jpg

More pics, but a long way to go!
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...de4e650be5.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...95e4c5dded.jpg

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...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...7b60e4165d.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...f866434e85.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...d4435d026c.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...977eb299f9.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...302c70b290.jpg

Keyair 08-27-2011 10:16 PM

And a little test strip in the middle!
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...c4c1f77230.jpg

Keyair 09-02-2011 10:03 AM

Yesterday...
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.
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...b40a995db6.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...578d0af527.jpg

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

Quote:

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

Thanks!
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...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...8488833f73.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...9a4ebcea56.jpg

And got the Drawer back in...
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...7521e20540.jpg

Keyair 10-10-2011 06:23 PM

Wow...
Once you start.... You cant stop!

http://www.airforums.com/attachments...2962460905.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...739c814c79.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...a86fb2fb37.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...4626b8c9b4.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...0da8ae5958.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...4626b8c9b4.jpg
http://www.airforums.com/attachments...a2e49fc58c.jpg

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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