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Old 07-09-2010, 08:15 PM   #21
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Wait, I had to look back, where did anyone say anything about illegals?
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Old 07-09-2010, 08:18 PM   #22
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So how about stripping first?
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Old 07-09-2010, 08:25 PM   #23
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I would be interested if they stripped first also. I would love not to have to strip due to where I park my trailer. I don't think they would want me to strip it there, no matter how "harmless" the process can be to the environment if you use certain products. Plus, since a lot of mine is still in good shape. I would hate to strip it all first and then watch is oxidize as I worked my way around the trailer. The alternative would be to spot strip and polish.
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Old 07-09-2010, 08:41 PM   #24
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I would be interested to know if they used any acid wash initially.After talking with some truckstop service guys and a trailer service I know in the area, most of these tanker polishers and horse trailer polishers use an acid wash to cut through all the corrosion.
I would certainly ask.No sense in having a leaker for life.
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Old 07-09-2010, 08:51 PM   #25
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More pic's Its Raining still!!!

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Old 07-09-2010, 08:53 PM   #26
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I've seen that also. What about the citrus?. Mine was just cleaned real good before I handed it over to the guys. No acid on my end...
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Wait, I had to look back, where did anyone say anything about illegals?
Post #14.
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Old 07-09-2010, 11:08 PM   #28
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Sorry, yes I know #14 but where the heck did that post come from?
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Old 07-10-2010, 04:11 AM   #29
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Hate to break it to you but most all of the polishing companies use an acid wash first. It is the duration of how long it stays on, and the strength of the mix that can cause issues with the seams.

I love the illegals comment. Texas is 45% latino now. 200 years ago it was 100%. Kind of difficult to know who is, and who is not an illegal.
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This has been a very interesing thread.

I'm about to start polishing my Sovereign using the Rouge stick method. I'm about ready to go. Just waiting on the stripper to strip the new rear panels.
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I am going to look into the Gords...long ago at first we tried the Nuvite---which WAS truly really good stuff- but it went fast and was $$$. Been working with 3M super duty rubbing compound and Mother Mag so far now --and this is good and affordable. But I am open to new products all the time......
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new thread

I posted a new thread because I don't want to keep piggy-backing this one. Congrats again Trophycare. If i were just a little closer to Dallas, maybe I'd ask these guys to do my Tradewind, but I'm in Sasquatch country.

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I had a guy do my 76 Sovereign with Flitz polish and it worked well on everything except some deep scratches. He was done in a long weekend and I just paid him by the hour. Huge improvement.
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