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Old 09-07-2018, 03:58 PM   #1
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sticker shock called to get my trailer washed wax for the winter. $420+ he says traditional RVs do not require wax on the roof ours does increases the surface area
Its so hard to reach the roof to get a good coat of wax . I can wash it fine but wax is difficult.
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:07 PM   #2
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Thanks Kate, makes me feel better when it takes days to clean and wax the trailer. Removing oxidation and waxing the 5.0TA is certainly a lot of work.
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:13 PM   #3
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sticker shock called to get my trailer washed wax for the winter. $420+ he says traditional RVs do not require wax on the roof ours does increases the surface area
Its so hard to reach the roof to get a good coat of wax . I can wash it fine but wax is difficult.
Hi: Fox hunt... My sticker shock was a complete wax job using compound and Maguires 50 Marine RV one step. Nice round figure "G" note!!! Alf
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:29 PM   #4
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sticker shock called to get my trailer washed wax for the winter. $420+ he says traditional RVs do not require wax on the roof ours does increases the surface area
Its so hard to reach the roof to get a good coat of wax . I can wash it fine but wax is difficult.
Last spring in the RV Park we were at in Arizona, a neighbor was having his big 5th wheel washed and waxed ( he leaves it there for the summer) he was paying $480.00. I asked what it would cost to do our 21, they said $420.00, same as you. I said no thanks. Did it when we got home.
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:20 PM   #5
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I washed and waxed my trailer top to bottom, and it took about 4 hours straight. Sure look good afterwards though.
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:30 PM   #6
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sticker shock called to get my trailer washed wax for the winter. $420+ he says traditional RVs do not require wax on the roof ours does increases the surface area

Its so hard to reach the roof to get a good coat of wax . I can wash it fine but wax is difficult.


Try using Nu-Finish itís a sealer and is much easier then wax.IMG_3915.JPG
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:32 PM   #7
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Try using Nu-Finish itís a sealer and is much easier then wax.Attachment 33842
Wax is pretty darn easy. Wipe on, wipe off.
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:36 PM   #8
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I bought Nu Finish, but then I read the directions. As I recall, you need to strip off all wax before applying. Since I use Simonize Wash 'N' Wax to clean the trailer, I figure I shouldn't use Nu Finish.
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I washed and waxed my trailer top to bottom, and it took about 4 hours straight. Sure look good afterwards though.
🤔4 hours,man I must be getting old. Just did mine took me 11 hours and I see I missed part of the roof. Do you use a buffer?
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:42 PM   #10
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I use Collinite Liquid Insulator Wax #845 - protection is second to none. I've used it for years on my 82 Chris Craft and the gelcoat still looks new. Nothing seems to match it - water still beads after a year in the Texas sun.

You get what you pay for! Oh, and I use a PORTER-CABLE 7424XP orbital to apply and polish it.
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