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Old 03-10-2013, 09:19 AM   #61
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Marcus how are you applying it, by hand, buffing wheel, or Cyclo?
I've never used a Cyclo. For really bad areas, I use a big compounder with the wool(?) pads from VTS.

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Then to remove the swirls or for areas already in decent shape, I use my Porter Cable random orbit buffer/sander. It removes the swirls and leaves a nice, even finish.

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I got this dude, and I'm all kinds of excited to try it out next weekend.
I like it! Ours is shorting out and we may have to order the Husky, the reviews were good and I do like the remote idea.
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Old 03-10-2013, 08:15 PM   #64
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For butt dialing, the remotes have a sliding cover to prevent that. It's up to the user to remember to engage said cover.
The video on the Amazon page for it also shows that the power cable unplugs and stows within the head.

I wondered too, but unplugging seems secure enough for me.

Heck of a beautiful jack though, innit!? Of course, Amazon Canada doesn't seem to carry the exact same jack, and the closest one it has is a hundred dollars more.

May have to send it to my brother-in-law in Florida to pick up when we go there in a couple of weeks...
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:49 AM   #65
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The video on the Amazon page for it also shows that the power cable unplugs and stows within the head.

I wondered too, but unplugging seems secure enough for me.

Heck of a beautiful jack though, innit!? Of course, Amazon Canada doesn't seem to carry the exact same jack, and the closest one it has is a hundred dollars more.

May have to send it to my brother-in-law in Florida to pick up when we go there in a couple of weeks...
Are you talking about the umbilical cord storage hook? If so, that's not going to do anything for the power of the jack, it's just a nice thing they included.

Speaking of which, in reading several reviews, it appears that the holder may interfere with the propane tanks/covers, so it may have to be removed, reoriented for it to work. I'm going to try to get over there one day this week to give it the once over.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:58 AM   #66
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Are you talking about the umbilical cord storage hook? If so, that's not going to do anything for the power of the jack, it's just a nice thing they included.
Drat, you're right. Well, if I have to wire in a switch that is mounted high up in the TT's interior,I would do it to have that jack.

I agree the little slide cover on the remote isn't enough; the up/down switches are right there on the outside of the barrel.
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I'll post my results in a separate thread when I get around to it. Mine will be on the exterior, probably right next to/on the jack itself.
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:05 AM   #68
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I've never used a Cyclo. For really bad areas, I use a big compounder with the wool(?) pads from VTS.

Then to remove the swirls or for areas already in decent shape, I use my Porter Cable random orbit buffer/sander. It removes the swirls and leaves a nice, even finish.
That PC buffer looks like a 7428, no? If so, I have the same one for my vehicles... and it's great for that. I tried it on my Airstream with limited success. The Cyclo made a world of difference the first time I went to it from the Porter Cable. Much faster and "deeper" results, if that makes sense.
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What did I get for my trailer today?

A new sewer hose....

Well, you asked..
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:51 PM   #70
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What did I get for my trailer today?

A new sewer hose....

Well, you asked..
Well, don't leave us hanging... Rhino? Revolution? Valterra? WHICH HOSE DID YOU GET?!?!?
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The axles have been here for a couple of weeks. Today my local mechanic (who services all of our vehicles and several fleets of school buses) agreed to do the axle swap for us.
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Stripping!

My RemovALL 220 arrived from Vintage Trailer Supply today!

Can't wait to get rid of 44 years of peeling clearcoat.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:04 PM   #73
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:15 PM   #74
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That PC buffer looks like a 7428, no? If so, I have the same one for my vehicles... and it's great for that. I tried it on my Airstream with limited success. The Cyclo made a world of difference the first time I went to it from the Porter Cable. Much faster and "deeper" results, if that makes sense.
For me it's been very effective. No offense intended, but I have no desire to, nor any intention of, purchasing a Cyclo at 3x the cost, when the PC does a great job for me.

As always, your mileage may vary.
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:12 PM   #75
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For me it's been very effective. No offense intended, but I have no desire to, nor any intention of, purchasing a Cyclo at 3x the cost, when the PC does a great job for me.

As always, your mileage may vary.
None taken and I wish ya nothing but the best. I tried 'em both and the cyclo was what I stuck with. As you said "YMMV". Cheers!
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Well, don't leave us hanging... Rhino? Revolution? Valterra? WHICH HOSE DID YOU GET?!?!?
Sorry to leave you hanging.

It's a Valterra. 20', 21mil, triple wall.

And it's silver like the trailer. Isn't that special.........
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Stall mats. On sale. Trailer is currently residing on grass/weeds/earth. Will place under trailer when we do the axle swap.
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Supplies, for the first trip of the spring this weekend!

It's only been two months since we've used the Airstream (winter camping, woohoo), but it feels a LOT longer than that. I think we're addicted.
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