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Old 07-06-2012, 12:24 PM   #379
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This is more of a solution for faded/burned out gelcoat. I did not want to spend huge bucks for a known brand acrylic sealant, so I opted for this.

Worst case scenario is I may have to strip it off, but I don't think so. Others say it starts to wear off within a year or so and then needs a couple of "refresher" coats.
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Old 07-06-2012, 12:59 PM   #380
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Apparently, Wet takes less coats, High Traffic is more durable..

Does the HT attain the gloss level of the Wet look. I guess I really want it to pop when I'm finished regardless of coats required.

From all the positive testimonials of the concept, irregardless of brand name, I have not heard anything negative other than some redo's from being a little sloppy early on.
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For some reason, the idea of covering my motohome with floor polish doesn't sit well with me....after all, I wouldn't cover my car with it. Don't you guys get drips, runs and rough spots (like orange peel or streaky rub marks)??

Maybe it's just because I have a smooth panels (that were like glass from the factory)?? I'm sure if you had textured fiberglass, it might look good.

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hahaha, well I'm just intrigued. The before and after pics look awesome!! but it seems this is more of a fix for older units, or units with textured sides (where you can feel the fiberglass strands ever so slightly)....not for unit with glass-smoth sides.

Probably would have done wonders on my old Coachmen...it was dull, and there wasn't much I could do about it.

Does it yellow?? can you use it just on stripes and maybe fiberglass front and rear caps?
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I did ours on smooth gel walls and no yellow that I can see and it was done last July. I want to redo it before we leave for the winter just because it looks awesome to us. I waxed our alpenlite 3 times in 2010 and 2 times each summer since 2001 so I did a lot of work removing the build up. I did our shower and nothing is smoother that a shower. glad you had a chuckle.
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For some reason, the idea of covering my motohome with floor polish doesn't sit well with me....after all, I wouldn't cover my car with it. Don't you guys get drips, runs and rough spots (like orange peel or streaky rub marks)??

Maybe it's just because I have a smooth panels (that were like glass from the factory)?? I'm sure if you had textured fiberglass, it might look good.
Every time you 'wax' with those 'new waxes (that are not wax)', you are, in fact, covering your car with Acrylic.. There are also many 'polishes' out there that are specifically sold to be used on boats/RVs/Planes that are, in fact, Acrylic (Poly-Glo, for example)...
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Does the HT attain the gloss level of the Wet look. I guess I really want it to pop when I'm finished regardless of coats required.

From all the positive testimonials of the concept, irregardless of brand name, I have not heard anything negative other than some redo's from being a little sloppy early on.
Not sure, not having used either, only Red Max..
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Zep High Traffic is RMP 3

I have posted this before but it is buried somewhere in the last 300 posts. As RMP 3 was being deleted, I called ZEP tech support. ZEP said , ZEP High Traffic is RMP 3 in a diffrent bottle. Wet look is not an exact replacement for RMP 3. Have to agree with Larry. I didn't think the shiney glass on my slab side would benifit from RMP 3. I was wrong. The improved shine was awsome. Done a year ago. Tried some touch up and it did not improve much.
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For some reason, the idea of covering my motohome with floor polish doesn't sit well with me....after all, I wouldn't cover my car with it. Don't you guys get drips, runs and rough spots (like orange peel or streaky rub marks)??

Maybe it's just because I have a smooth panels (that were like glass from the factory)?? I'm sure if you had textured fiberglass, it might look good.
Not if you're even slightly careful applying it. If you see a drip, wipe it off! The reason for the several coat requirement is to allow you to put it on in very thin coats. The applicator should be damp, not dripping wet. Kind of like a chamois?

Do a test panel (the area below the front headlights?) to see what's going on. My bet is once you see, you'll do the whole coach like the rest of us have! Don't judge too harshly until after the 4th coat or so..... and don't go over anything you're not going to want to see forever!
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I wish I had known about this stuff when I had my Ranger bass boat. The gel coat was so far gone, the metal flakes were.... flaking off.

It works on just about everything. Not going to embarrass myself by telling everything I've tried it on, but I did my 30+ YO counter tops, a computer desk, my sand rail tube frame parts, work bench, and even a floor... imagine that. My MH doesn't need it yet. I bought the Wet Look just to see what everyone was talking about. I've even changed primer grey to gloss grey.
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I wish I had known about this stuff when I had my Ranger bass boat. The gel coat was so far gone, the metal flakes were.... flaking off.

It works on just about everything. Not going to embarrass myself by telling everything I've tried it on, but I did my 30+ YO counter tops, a computer desk, my sand rail tube frame parts, work bench, and even a floor... imagine that. My MH doesn't need it yet. I bought the Wet Look just to see what everyone was talking about. I've even changed primer grey to gloss grey.
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Does the HT attain the gloss level of the Wet look. I guess I really want it to pop when I'm finished regardless of coats required.

From all the positive testimonials of the concept, irregardless of brand name, I have not heard anything negative other than some redo's from being a little sloppy early on.
Here's a shot of High Traffic (5 coats) on a faded 13 year old Alpine. I'm happy
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Here's a shot of High Traffic (5 coats) on a faded 13 year old Alpine. I'm happy
Sweet! You could shave in that reflection...
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With ZEP Wet Look

Here are some pictures of our 2001 Mountainaire with five coats of ZEP Wet look. Pretty impressive if it lasts awhile.
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