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Old 06-01-2014, 01:40 PM   #1
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Smile Leaf Blower?

have you ever used your Leaf Blower to Blow Dry your RV
after washing it? I works great, no more water spots or Toweling it off.
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have you ever used your Leaf Blower to Blow Dry your RV
after washing it? I works great, no more water spots or Toweling it off.
Works for cleaning the fridge OS compartment and the fridge chimney flue, too.
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Old 06-02-2014, 10:21 AM   #3
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An electric blower might, a 2-cycle will leave a slight oily film from exhaust.
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An electric leaf blower is a very versatile tool.

Besides what has already mentioned we also use ours to blow debris off the tops of the slides. (It is a lot faster than a broom)

It also blows debris off the picnic table, and lo and behold, blows leaves off the campsite too!
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Use a cheap Walmart electric just like you mentioned. Works great!
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Old 06-03-2014, 09:09 PM   #6
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Use mine for my quads and snowmobiles and every once in awhile I even use it to blow off my driveway Have never actually used it to blow leaves though...
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Some great ideas here!
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have you ever used your Leaf Blower to Blow Dry your RV
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Nope, but I did use it once to clean the house. I was retired, DW was still working. We lost a 60 pound dog to old age. She asked me to thoroughly clean the house, so I did. I opened all the windows, fired up the leaf blower, and everything went out the windows.

Hey! Worked for me.

p.s., I have not had the request again.

I don't get spotting on my RV when i wash it. I use to use the Mr. Clean Machine that one could get a Walmart. Alas, they stopped producing it and the soap and filters that went with it. I did purchase a contraption that hooks up to the hose and is a water softener and it is the final rinse on the coach. Spotting and streaks are non existent. Some touch up is required where the windows and corners drip dry down the side of the MH and the Turtle Wax Detailer takes care of that.
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Wayne, just who makes that "contraption"? Been studying water softeners for the cleaning of the bus. Thanks.
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Look into a Deinonizer from Watersticks.com. I've been using one for about 5 years. Learning to be miser with it I can make a $15 refill last about a year but it all depends on how often you wash and the hardness of the water. It's not 100% spot free but close enough. I wash it and walk away from it wet.
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Look into a Deinonizer from Watersticks.com. I've been using one for about 5 years. Learning to be miser with it I can make a $15 refill last about a year but it all depends on how often you wash and the hardness of the water. It's not 100% spot free but close enough. I wash it and walk away from it wet.
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Hi Clay,
As TdogKing stated it is the Waterstick for RV's from WaterStick

I also just wash, rinse and walk away. As I stated, the corners of the windows will weep but once it is dry I'll just take a micro-fiber cloth and some ICE Detailer and they come right off. Coach has a shine like it just came off the showroom floor. It lasts until I pull out of the driveway, or it rains. Our rain around here is full of dirt.

Also, find a polymer based auto soap. I read the labels and make sure that the soap as a polymer in it. I never use a dish washing soap, especially Dawn, except on the roof once in a while. However, DW does the roof and she cannot get Dawn on her hands as they get all red. So, I give her a long handled brush, hee hee!

I think I'm in trouble. Last time she was up there she indicated in certain words that it was her last time. Oh well!

Edited: p.s., I put a two way valve on my hose here at the stick house. One way feeds just the Mr. Clean which I use only for soap and initial rinse. I don't have any filter for it anymore. The second valve feeds the Waterstick and it is the final rinse. This keeps me from using up the resin (softener) in the Waterstick.
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I just put a towel on my rv brush and dry it off. I have a 30 footer and it takes two dry towels to dry the whole thing. No worry's about any spots anywhere.
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My wash and wax job is real easy.

My arthritis say NO so I higher folks that hand wash and then wax-on/wax-off, and sometimes stop at Blue Beacon.

I dont get OCD about spotting. The morning dew in the East or a dusty breeze in the Southwest makes it totally futile.

In between cleanings, my rig slowly gains a nice, value-adding layer of patina that is sometimes there for a while, but the paint does not seem to mind.




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have you ever used your Leaf Blower to Blow Dry your RV
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Absolutely, then I put a towel on my squeegee and wipe windows then get the balance of water droplets off. I don't use 2 towels for my 42'. I also use it on my trailer, Harley and vehicles.

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