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Old 01-10-2013, 06:07 PM   #1
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wash and wax Rv on the road?

We are new RV owners, traveling for a few months, currently in Mesa, AZ. We need to wash/wax our class C and don't know how to find a place or equipment to do this while we are traveling! With all of the snowbirds here, there must be something? Guess we don't know what to look for. Can anyone give us some advice?
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:16 PM   #2
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If you're looking for someone to hire, there's usually a bulletin board in the park office and there are often times cards from people offering this service. Just asking at the desk is almost certainly going to get you a recommendation too.

Many/most parks don't allow washing your rig at your site with a hose... at least not out west. There are sometimes self service car washes with extra large bays... although I've never found one I could get my 40DP into and out of.

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Old 01-10-2013, 06:25 PM   #3
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Blue Beacon Truck Wash might be a possibility.

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I've never used them but have heard good things.
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http://www.meguiars.com/en/automotiv...-wax-anywhere/

Meguiars Ultimate Anywhere Wash & Wax is waterless and is wonderful stuff... if you'd like to do it yourself. It's also available in auto parts stores as well as Amazon.com.
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Blue Beacon Truck Wash might be a possibility.

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I've never used them but have heard good things.
They do a good job, ask for a hand wash, it costs a little more but worth it, and it is reasonably priced.
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Blue Beacon Truck Wash might be a possibility.

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I've never used them but have heard good things.

X2 on this one. I've noticed quite a few located near Flying J truck stops. Good Luck.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:05 PM   #7
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Look up the Blue Beacon site to see if there is one in your area. I went to the one in Lodi Ca. twice and that place is cool. Pulled in building. 4 or 5 guys with brushes go to town and the whole ceiling was a giant sprinkler that rains soap and water down. I takes about 15 minutes and they even have a rain x treatment that is suppose to protect the rv. I got a coupon attached to a KOA map and the rain-x treatment was free and I paid 26.00 out the door. Well worth it.
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We've used the Blue Beacon near Kingman, AZ twice with good results.

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Ditto on the truck washes ! Well worth it !

(Especially since I don't have to do it )
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I have used the Blue Beacon for many years for trucks and trailers, and it is the only way I have washed my RVs since 1994 when I bought my first RV, being a Jayco fiver. I probably get the MH in at least once a month for the wash and rainex treatment. And I usually get the undercarriage wash which is only $5 more and washes the whole under side of rig. They are nation wide, and happen to be a local Kansas company headquartered in Salina Kansas. They have hundreds of locations across the USA and even some in Canada.
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And they will also wash your toad, or trailer. I can't hardly drive by a Beacon with out pulling in, weather in a pickup or SUV or MH. They will wash anything on the road, and are reasonably priced. The only downfall is sometime there can be a bit of a waite, but they are open 24/7 365 days a year.
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I out of my way 1 hr. to have my class c washed at Blue Beacon in Hammond, LA. worth the trip and the cost. I did have to wait a little, the person ahead of me had their TT and Pickup washed. I like the way they operate.
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I out of my way 1 hr. to have my class c washed at Blue Beacon in Hammond, LA. worth the trip and the cost. I did have to wait a little, the person ahead of me had their TT and Pickup washed. I like the way they operate.
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Hello what I find is looking for a RV wash you can never find one and when you do they are everywhere.I found Blue Beacon Truck Wash do a very good job and fairly priced. As I travel the interstate highways look as you come into a city or town for highway billboard signs, and when you find a Blue Beacon Truck Wash get a little map of all their locations. I love a clean Motor Home.
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