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Old 05-15-2015, 04:47 AM   #15
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When at home I use a power washer. When traveling its a truck wash like Blue Beacon.
Its 303 protectant for me, I do not use wax.

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Old 05-15-2015, 01:55 PM   #16
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I would never use a pressure washer on my equipment. I always hand wash but lately I have been using the Wash Wax All kit and it turns out perfect. I live where water is scarce these days so we can not waste it.

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Old 05-16-2015, 04:55 AM   #17
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Ditto on SMOKEY RV ...Hand washing and waxing always gives me a thorough shakedown of my rig.
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Old 05-16-2015, 05:19 AM   #18
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Hand wash with lambs wool on a pole, Johnsons Baby Shampoo. No kidding. Never use a brush.

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Old 05-16-2015, 06:09 PM   #19
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Hand wash and wax it removes all the dirt.
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:50 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by Mike and Cha View Post
I do a hand wash, and I wax it about three times a year. I have gotten a complete wash, including the roof down to about 5 hours to do it right. When I wash/wax it takes me about 14 hours total and I usually get it done in two days, three at the most.
wow thats fast i would do it ever month if i could do it that fast..wash and wax takes 2 or 3 full hard days for me 25 to 30 hours
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Old 05-17-2015, 11:40 AM   #21
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wow thats fast i would do it ever month if i could do it that fast..wash and wax takes 2 or 3 full hard days for me 25 to 30 hours
Well the first time took me about two weeks to do, and as I figured out how to wash/wax it, I got the time way down. So what I do is after doing the roof, I start with the back and the 1/4 of one side. I will dry the back totally, and then just a couple feet of the side. I put wax on the back, and then go and do about another 8'-10' of the side, again only drying down to about 2' of where I have washed. Then I put wax on the side down to about 4' of where I have dried. I then complete the washing of that one side, doing it in the same increments, and then put the wax on the rest of that side as I go. By this time the back wax is ready to take off and I just work my way down around the side, as this wax is now dry and ready to tae off. If I'm going to continue for that day, I methodically work the other side in the same way.

This way you are doing two things at once and not re-drying areas as you get them wet again as you move down the side. After about 7 hours I am beat, so I usually do it in two days, and I don't have one of those water systems where you don't have to dry it, so that would save even more time. But it comes out really nice doing it this way and I always get asked who I use to wash my MH when at CG's. This way I don't feel so bad when we stop at the Casino CG's and I lose a couple hundred.....

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