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Old 01-30-2010, 07:17 PM   #1
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Diamond Shield

Has anyone had success at removing scratches on the Diamond Shield?
If you had, would you mind sharing your experience?
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:31 PM   #2
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See if this might help: http://diamond-shield.com
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Old 01-31-2010, 07:07 AM   #3
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Diamond SHield is warranted for 5 years, so if you have more than scratches (torn, bubble) they will visit you and fix it. Otherwise they will suggest a plastic polish.
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Old 01-31-2010, 08:14 AM   #4
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Just curious-

With all the protectants recommended, the waxing/cleaning schedules, what's the advantage of having Diamond Shield?
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:37 AM   #5
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puttin, not sure, to protect the less durable front end of the vehicle..
Unfortunately I think a clear bra would be better(I think we have both)
The Diamond shield was added with anticipation of a trip to Alaska(which I think
the advantage would be obvious.
Its a pain to clean behind, as well as regular cleanings,
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:42 AM   #6
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Diamond Shield is a clear plastic adhesive laminate that protects against stone dings.

As it is stuck to the paint, there is no cleaning behind it.
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As far as the five year warranty, I was told by the owner of the company that it is a three year warranty if it was put on by the coach builder and a five year warranty if you put it on after you've purchased the unit. I do not like the product, the company's customer service or the fact that they do not put their warranty on their website or with the materials you receive when you purchase the coach. I've got mold growing under mine and the company said it was because I live in Florida and did not properly care for their product. Baloney! They did not make a friend when they refused to make good on a defective product on a 3 year old coach.
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Old 01-31-2010, 05:10 PM   #8
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My Diamond Shield film started looking bad after 3 years. I put up with it looking crappy for another 2 years, until I got tired of looking at it. I pulled it off about 6 months ago. The front paint looks like brand new. I should have yanked it off a few years sooner.
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Old 01-31-2010, 10:20 PM   #9
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Diamond Shield is a clear plastic adhesive laminate that protects against stone dings.

As it is stuck to the paint, there is no cleaning behind it.
You are right sorry, we have diamond shield(or clear bra) and a lexan/polycarbonate shield as well, I got the names backwards..
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How did you pull off the diamond shield? I've been tempted to do that for a while now.
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Old 02-03-2010, 10:47 AM   #11
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Diamond Shield removal

I douldn't do it, but the tech (he was the one who told me that it was a 5 year warrantee)who Diamond Shield sent to my coach to fix the two bubbles I had, used a box cutter and a hair dryer. First he cut the area to be removed in 1/2 wide strips...he did this free hand, with no support for depth. After he made stripes of the affected area, he used a hair dryer to heat it as he pealed it off. Not for the timid!
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:00 AM   #12
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How did you pull off the diamond shield? I've been tempted to do that for a while now.
Here is a link to where there is a lot of talk about removing the film. I explain how I did it under the TMitchell post. I got it off without harming the paint. Wish I had done it years ago.
http://www.rv.net/forums/index.cfm/f...0.cfm#23163480
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Old 05-08-2010, 04:48 PM   #13
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Tom, Thanks for the link and post on removal of the Diamond Shield. We had that put on when we purchased the coach and now it is almost black. Over the years we have been unable to clean it no matter what we used. I did remove the stuff from the entry door just to see how to go about it. You are right, a heat gun only makes it gooey and even harder to remove. Thanks for your post. Guess I have some work to do.
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Hey BobGed: Link to dimond-shield didn't seem to work. What am I doing wrong?? Steve
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