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Old 10-02-2010, 05:34 AM   #31
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

Can the gelcoat be replenished easily, like at a car body shop?
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Old 10-02-2010, 07:38 AM   #32
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

Hi: HokieEscape...Dan; There are kit$ that you can get like PolyGlo, or Vert Glass that will rejuvinate chaulky fibergla$$. They are usually three step processes and very expensive/labour intensive. A cover that prevents having to do this would be a good idea IMHO!!!
As for re-gelcoating that's like going back to before your egg was hatched.
I'm not looking forward to waxing Our Escape Hatch as the roof is verrry chaulky. I was just up there to replace the sewer vent cap and once the Meguire's is finished, I'm going to add a coat of 303 Aero-Space protector to the surfaces. A cover would have been so much easier even tho we have indoor storage for the $#*^ season(4letter word). The summer sun is a killer Alf
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Old 10-02-2010, 07:57 AM   #33
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

I've been using Collinite 885 Wax for a few years and it is highly recommended. See reviews here:
http://www.buzzillions.com/reviews/c...ax-885-reviews

Bali Ha'i gets a coat soon.

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Old 10-02-2010, 08:24 AM   #34
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

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So, there you go.

Do you pay to restore the luster on the trailer gelcoat after several years exposure, or do you pay to replace a cover that's been exposed to UV?

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Exactly Glenn

Elizabeth even if you go with a cover or shelter, I think it is essential to keep your new Escape well waxed. I still use the one Consumer Report rated as best buy several years ago - NuFinish, as it is really easy to use, found most places and seems to last well. I just bought some 303 Protectant http://www.303products.com/shop303/i...protectant.cfm that is supposed to be very good at protecting plastics and other materials from UV damage. I plan to use it on all the plastic parts, especially those on the roof.
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Old 10-03-2010, 07:35 PM   #35
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

This will be my second year with a cover for our 19' that was bought from Reace. It works great!
The only problem is that the metal projection over the hot water heater wore a hole in the cover. This year I have put a temporary rubber bumper on the projection.
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Old 10-19-2010, 06:26 PM   #36
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

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So, there you go.

Do you pay to restore the luster on the trailer gelcoat after several years exposure, or do you pay to replace a cover that's been exposed to UV?

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I say don't stop using it and neither wax or a cover comes into the question.
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Old 07-22-2011, 08:58 AM   #37
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Re: Anybody have one of theose $600 trailer covers?

I do not have an RV but I wanted to get some sort of cover for my cars. I do not have a garage and I was wondering if there are any portable garages or temporary building of some kind that can be set up easily. I checked out the provided but I wanted to know if you have any recommendations.
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