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Old 10-17-2016, 10:38 AM   #1
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Cleaning and waxing your Georgetown

For my 2012 Georgetown I have tried to maintain a clean and shiny exterior. I have washed with mild soap and water regularly and hand dry.
I have waxed my rig yearly with Meguirs flagship premium marine wax because its good for painted fiberglass and has a high UV protection.

Now after 5 plus years I'm seeing some minor imperfections in the clear coat with swirling visible in the darker paint areas most at the higher points on the exterior. I guess the higher areas didn't get enough attention by me being I had to climb to get up there.

I'm considering doing a good once over with an RV product that is a All-In-one product that has a cleaner, Wax and Sealant from McKee's.

McKee’s RV All-In-One Cleaner Wax & Sealant

Has anyone used this stuff or recently done a good waxing with a similar product I'd like to hear.

My overall objective is to get rid of some minor swirl marks and polish up the clear coat.

Any professional detailers out there?
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:01 AM   #2
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Iggy, let me know what you find i am interested, got swirl marks. How many miles you got now?
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:11 AM   #3
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Iggy, let me know what you find i am interested, got swirl marks. How many miles you got now?
Wow have not hear from you in a while.
Stay tuned here and I'm sure we will have some expert chime in about the swirl marks.
I now have 50,000 miles on the odometer.
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:19 AM   #4
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I have my 2011 in shop now (Ford) for 60k service plus rear wheel seal.
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Old 10-17-2016, 01:19 PM   #5
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Just doing my midnight 378 now with McKees and a CablePorter Dual Orbital Buffer. Working great. I have some swirls, but mostly shrub and branch marks from tight travels this past summer. Great howto videos at McKees also.
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Old 10-17-2016, 01:40 PM   #6
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Just doing my midnight 378 now with McKees and a CablePorter Dual Orbital Buffer. Working great. I have some swirls, but mostly shrub and branch marks from tight travels this past summer. Great howto videos at McKees also.
Funny timing.
Same model MH
Same DA Buffer
Doing the same thing removing swirl marks and some tree scratches
Wow!

You already used this McKee’s RV All-In-One Cleaner Wax & Sealant ?
The Clean, Was and Sealant one?

What pads did you use?
Any suggestions on how to apply or remove?
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Actually began with Requires cleaner wax cuz I had it. Worked well on the white and silver. But deeper ones on the black requiring a rebuf f with the Maguire's ultimate polish (same as jewelers). Then cleaner/wax again (or fast), then final wax. One portion of the coach per day.... Gotta make the project last lol.

White pad for cleaners, orange for polishes.
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Actually began with Requires cleaner wax cuz I had it. Worked well on the white and silver. But deeper ones on the black requiring a rebuf f with the Maguire's ultimate polish (same as jewelers). Then cleaner/wax again (or fast), then final wax. One portion of the coach per day.... Gotta make the project last lol.

White pad for cleaners, orange for polishes.
I'm learning a lot but I thought:
Orange for cleaning being it is a bit more aggressive for removing swirl mark and white for polishing as it less aggressive than orange.
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Yes. Generally so, but always use the less aggressive pad and product you can get away with. At least to start. You can always do more.
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Old 10-17-2016, 02:33 PM   #10
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Iggy (and others),


Don't break your back just get this:


Aircraft RV Cleaner Waterless Wash Wax Detailing Products Supplies


1st application will take you maybe 1.5 hours. Thereafter, as the polymer coat seals, much less. I can do our coach in 45-55 min now.


Oh yeah - added bonus - the bugs hardly stick to the front cap (now if I could find a windshield treatment with the same properties! RainX works but is nowhere near as easy to apply as WashWaxAll)
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