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Old 06-18-2011, 07:30 AM   #29
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There's lots of good products out there. The tough part is finding one that does good in all 3 areas - quality of shine, ease of application, and durability. I've been a big fan of Meguiars products and used tons of them in the past but the one item I've found that stands above the rest is Meguiars #21 - Meguiar's Direct Mirror Glaze Synthetic Sealant 2.0 - although I now buy it in the gallon jug rather than the quart because it's more economical.

Carnuba waxes give a great shine but aren't very durable. You need to keep on them every few month. Meguiars Synthetic Sealant is good for a full year so you get 4 times the life out of it, which minimizes my workload and maximizes it's protective life cycle. It also gives a great shine so that's two out of three so far.

The last is the ease of application. I've never seen any other product that was this easy to apply and still give a shine and offer durability. This purple slop is applied and then is easy to remove without requiring very much elbow grease or having to worry about it caking up. It also doesn't leave a powdery residue that you find the next few days where you missed a few spots when buffing it off. So that's three out of three. I haven't found that in any other wax or polymer sealant.

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Old 06-21-2011, 03:13 PM   #30
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On my older MH will gelcoats I got some wax from West Marine for removing oxidation from the sides, worked well and use it yearly. I figure a weekend to do entire unit.

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Twice a year I use a good abrasive wax/cleaner then put a sealer over that. I have to do the back end of the coach a couple more times a year as it gets alot of road dirt on it and the front to get the bugs off.
Between times I use either a touch up (detailing) spray or a spray and wipe wax product.
Usually I use NuCoat or Meguiars products. I also like the RainEx products for both windows and waxing.
I have a Flex dual action buffer and highly recommend it. I use a wool bonnet for detailing the shine or removing water spots, the red pad for waxing, and a white or orange for the yearly cleaning.
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Old 06-22-2011, 02:17 PM   #32
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Wax I go with collinite insulator wax:
Collinite Wax Products* :: Choice of the Pros :: Auto, Marine and Industrial


Holds up very well and is easy to apply. I also use protect all sometimes on touch ups or on the rims when I get to a cg.
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Old 06-24-2011, 06:59 PM   #33
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I like the kind my detail guy uses. He also does my cars and motorcycle. Used to like doing my own detailing, as no one can really do it the way I like/want it done, but it just got to be too much..!! Was cutting into my martini time...!
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:04 PM   #34
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Name of wax

The wax I use from West Marine is called Starbrite and it has PTEF in it. It has both a cleaner and polish. It has worked for me on some of the tougher oxidation, but I am always looking for an easier way.
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Nu Finish for me as well...been using it for many years.
I've used Nu Finish for years also, now I'm using Protect All, it is the easiest wax I've ever used and it really shines!
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If I need to remove any oxidation, I use meguiars cleaner wax. Then I use meguiars ultimate liquid wax. I called meguiars and they claim this is one of the best uv protection waxes they offer.
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Marine wax

I used West Marine's "Starbrite" to remove heavy oxidation, then their polish to maintain. I have used Nu Finish and liked the results. The wax is personal preference and how much time and work you want. Secret is to keep it waxed and protected.
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Wax I go with collinite insulator wax:
Collinite Wax Products* :: Choice of the Pros :: Auto, Marine and Industrial
Holds up very well and is easy to apply.
Collinite I like also. Liquid Insulator Wax (No. 845)

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