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Old 11-07-2013, 07:40 PM   #1
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Karate Kid, wax on, wax off

We waxed the trailer today. Used some Maguire's Medallion high end car wax that I had, and the results were shiny good.

So what is the benefit of using a Marine Wax over a high end car wax?

Also, the windows have hard water stains on them. Anybody know what might knock that off?
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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Turtle Wax Bug 'n' Tar does a good job on black streaks, insects, sometimes even sap.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:46 PM   #3
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Turtle Wax Bug 'n' Tar does a good job on black streaks, insects, sometimes even sap.
Why is there no Steelhead? We are getting farmed steelhead at Costco here and it is tasty on the weber Q. Would love to catch a fresh one and try it. My favorite fish BTW.
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White vinegar will remove water spots.
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I've never caught a steelhead and I've never seen a steelhead caught, therefore, they don't exist.
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White vinegar will remove water spots.
Thanks. I will give it a try.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:18 PM   #7
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Dan, hard water marks may pit glass. Don't ask me how I know . Once you get all the stuff off the glass that you think may be causing the marks and if the marks still show... wax the glass! You only need to wax if the transparency of the glass has been compromised. Besides, waxed glass... the water runs off faster
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My G-PA used a dry crumpled news paper to clean his windows inside and out.
I use windex followed by warm dish soap and water.I dry with a paper towel then two coats of RainEX thats good for about 6 months.
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I use windex followed by warm dish soap and water.I dry with a paper towel then two coats of RainEX thats good for about 6 months.
DD - I'll second that RainEX recommendation - works great, especially on our rear window that always seems to get a lot of dust on it when we travel.
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Well these spots seem as Donna suggested, etched into the glass, so I guess I'll start with the vinegar and go from there.

Thanks for the suggestions.
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