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Old 12-16-2013, 09:30 AM   #15
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Reminds me of an incident a friend of mine told me about years ago, he had been in the Air Force and it went something like this:

Question from an officer trying to teach a group of senior enlisted men:
What's the best thing to use to wash a B-52?

Answer from within the crowd:
Airmen!
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Old 12-20-2013, 01:59 PM   #16
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Talking Nu Finish

Been using Nu Finish for about 20 years and nothing even comes close. There is no heavy rubbing or buffing, wipe on wipe off, but you will get the best results applying a second coat. Goes on very easy and lasts a year or more if you do it right.
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Old 12-20-2013, 02:52 PM   #17
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When it comes to automotive waxes I do believe there is but one.. There are like a thousand brands but its all the same wax.. Some of em may have a bit more of it (or less) or different carriers, but it's all the same wax..

Meguiars is a brand I have used, works well, many recommend it, IT is a good compromise between elbow grease and results.

Some like floor waxes like ZEP

But if you want to know the best.. Kind of hard to beat a full Simonize job..Wash, Rinse, Dry, Pre-wax clean, then wax and buff.

But man oh man is that WORK with a capitol WORK.
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Old 12-20-2013, 03:15 PM   #18
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McGuires RV/Marine line or Collinite Fleetwax are pretty darn good.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:35 PM   #19
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how much Rejex does it take for the front cap
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You asked which WAX is best, both ReJex and NuFinish are not waxes but polishers that use polymers to protect the surface. They work best on newer paint jobs, those without any oxidation or scratches that you are trying to cover up. In fact applying them to oxidized paint will cause a a hazy appearance and they both warn against this.

I find the comment about NuFinish going on easier strange, I have used both and the application and subsequent wiping off is virtually identical. The only difference is that ReJex should not be applied in direct sunlight and if you do then it tends to "bake" on and the removal requires a lot of elbow grease. NuFinish however can be applied in the sun as long as it isn't too hot and that baking on will not happen.

I use ReJex on my whole coach, mainly because I don't want to carry two products and ReJex's ability to allow bugs to be wiped off with ease shows that it has a different polymer compound that works differently and in my mind, in a better way to protect my coach. But don't take that as a slam on NuFinish, that is a mighty fine product too.

As far as how much you need to use I use 1 16oz bottle for my whole 39' coach - that includes being able to coat the front cap and windshield twice. I am pretty heavy-handed with the stuff so most people would probably say they get better coverage and I wouldn't doubt that. One last thing is that NuFinish can cause plastics to haze over, where I have never seen ReJex do this.

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So what is the charge to have someone wax rv?
I wax all my vehicles however I think 35' rv is to big a task for me.
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Good service and attention to detail w/o pressure washer, this is a no no IMO and others. Ten dollars a foot. Wash wax detail tires and rims ti high shine.
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Picked up a bottle of Bio-Kleen Qwik Shine Detailing Spray and we're pretty impressed with the ease of use and the shine that resulted. It's a polymer polish spray wax. The label claims that it is a UV surface protectant that quickly removes waterspots, smudges, fingerprints, dust and light build-up. It can be used on fiberglass, painted surfaces, clearcoat, chrome, rubber, plastic, leather, vinyl and finished wood.

We can't comment on the results on all those surfaces since the one bottle was just enough to do the exterior of our 45' coach, but we're pleased with the results.
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Old 08-07-2015, 11:44 PM   #24
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another vote for Nu Finish .......... once a year.
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Just had my wife wax the 5'er with McGuires RV/Marine wax, it does an excellent job and makes the rig shine.

She is getting older and slowing down some and it only took her two days to do the job, but it is important for men to remember that, as women grow older, it becomes harder for them to maintain the same quality of trailer maintenance as when they were younger. When you notice this, try not to yell at them. Some are overly sensitive, and thereís nothing worse than an oversensitive woman.

She had to take a break when she was only half-finished washing and waxing the 5th Wheel. I tried not to make a scene. Iím a fair man. I tell her to fix herself a nice, big, cold glass of freshly squeezed lemonade and just sit for a while. And, as long as she is making one for herself, she may as well make one for me, too.

I know that I probably look like a saint in the way I support her. Iím not saying that showing this much consideration is easy. Many men will find it difficult. Some will find it impossible! Nobody knows better than I do how frustrating women get as they get older. However, guys, even if you just use a little more tact and less criticism of your aging girlfriend or wife because of this post, I will consider that writing it was well worthwhile.
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Just had my wife wax the 5'er with McGuires RV/Marine wax, it does an excellent job and makes the rig shine.

She is getting older and slowing down some and it only took her two days to do the job, but it is important for men to remember that, as women grow older, it becomes harder for them to maintain the same quality of trailer maintenance as when they were younger. When you notice this, try not to yell at them. Some are overly sensitive, and thereís nothing worse than an oversensitive woman.

She had to take a break when she was only half-finished washing and waxing the 5th Wheel. I tried not to make a scene. Iím a fair man. I tell her to fix herself a nice, big, cold glass of freshly squeezed lemonade and just sit for a while. And, as long as she is making one for herself, she may as well make one for me, too.

I know that I probably look like a saint in the way I support her. Iím not saying that showing this much consideration is easy. Many men will find it difficult. Some will find it impossible! Nobody knows better than I do how frustrating women get as they get older. However, guys, even if you just use a little more tact and less criticism of your aging girlfriend or wife because of this post, I will consider that writing it was well worthwhile.
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I have a cabinet full of wax/polish. From off brands claiming miracles to all of the brands mentioned here. T not waste them, I often use up a brand before buying more. No matter which one I use, NuFinish has and will be my number one choice until something better comes along. You can buy it anywhere, as easy as any wax to put on and remove and it seems to last just a little longer than the others.

I take the cap off, remove the inner paper seal and drill an 1/8" hole in the cap. I screw the cap back on and squirt out what I need. When I'm done, I replace the paper seal to keep the bottle sealed.
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I used Rejex on the boat. It left a great shine and protection, but it was a bear to buff off the dried haze. That may have been because it was a gel coat over fiberglass. The instructions state no sun and no water during application and I can attest to that being very true. A buffer cannot be used with Rejex as one cannot remove the spend wax from the pad. Because of this, I never tried Rejex on the coach. I use Klasse on the coach. Same shine and protection, lots easier to buff. I use Zep commercial floor wax on the roof.


With regard to there being only one kind of "wax" - that is simply not true. There are true waxes like carnuba, very shiny but they don't last long. I know Rejex is a siloxane and I suspect many of the polymers are similar. Turtle wax Ice is free silicone as are many of the clear polishes. I will never use Ice on anything ever again. While it gives an almost wet look, I found it to be impossible to get a uniform application. It is virtually impossible to remove al traces if you ever need to repaint or even touch up the paint. I know there are acrylic products, but never pursued them.
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