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Old 07-06-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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My motorhome lost to a tree limb

Hi everyone. We just bought a new class c motorhome. I was driving it and a tree limb scraped down the side causing a 10 foot scratch. It's just the typical fiberglass type body. Is there a product you know of and have used to fix this? Looks like I might be able to buff it out? Thanks
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:54 AM   #2
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I have a scratch like that. Full body paint.

Got it on our first trip out 7-8 years ago.

Still there...gives my coach character and reminds me not to show up at the campground after dark.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:21 AM   #3
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Go talk to a body shop that works on RV's. Or just ignore it. That is what most of us do. As Arch says, it is a reminder not to do that again.
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Try Driwash, it worked on mine today.But it wasn't a deep scratch.
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Old 07-07-2013, 06:25 AM   #5
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Polishing compound, it's not as abrasive rubbing compound. My scratch isn't noticed by many and I live with my mistake.
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Hi everyone. We just bought a new class c motorhome. I was driving it and a tree limb scraped down the side causing a 10 foot scratch. It's just the typical fiberglass type body. Is there a product you know of and have used to fix this? Looks like I might be able to buff it out? Thanks
Try an auto parts store they sell scratch remover , several brands and if the scratch is not too deep they do work.
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Try an auto parts store they sell scratch remover , several brands and if the scratch is not too deep they do work.
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And then cover it with Zep floor wax to restore the shine .Five coats .
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That is not so bad.. last Easter my, now former, wife took our brand new used jeep and hit a tree dead center at 50 mph... Kind of a shock when I turned around to see where she was and met the corner at the scene.
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Don't worry, plenty of us have these dings. My hubby is having a fit about a scrape on a rear fender. To me, a lot bigger things could go wrong. Save that repair money for camping! Well just try some compound and wax or something.
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