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Old 07-13-2016, 07:54 AM   #1
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Perma Plate vs Wax

When I bought my TT, I also bought a Perma Plate application. It was installed 12 months ago and I re-applied it but not happy with the dull look. Is there another product that will restore the shine on my gel-coat?

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Old 07-13-2016, 01:04 PM   #2
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I recently used Meguiars Marine Cleaner Wax for the first application. Then followed up with a coat of Meguars Flagship Premium Marine Wax. It looks amazing and super smooth and silky

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I'm having some work done on my unit right now... I was talking to the guy who owns the repair facility... he showed me a unit older than mine that was coated and sealed with CostaCoat... usually sold/installed by dealers under a yearly contract... I was amazed... he sent me to ebay.com... honestly after seeing the results I bought the kit.. the kit showed up today... still in the box... but I was given the phone # of the owner... called him... boy he's long winded but talked about how/why it works... 619.548.8782... he's on the west coast just out of Spokane WA... and seems to understand the chemistry of cleaning and maintaining a very high quality sealer/uv protector...

So when the RV gets home that's my first project...

I don't have a clue if the # above will come through when I post this... will I get in trouble for suggesting a commercial product...
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Check out Rejex. You have to remove all of the old wax before applying but if you do it by their instructions one application will last several months if not a year depending on where you live and how you store your RV.

Our RV is stored outside and we apply Rejex in the spring and fall. We also apply a fresh coat to the front before each trip and most of the bugs will wash off with just a garden hose. We also apply it to the windshield and in my opinion it works better than RainX.

RejeX: Nothing Sticks but the Shine!

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Thanks for all the suggestions. Currently traveling and when I get home I will try the suggestions.
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