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Old 04-10-2011, 06:05 PM   #1
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simple question

At 36 I'm probably one of the younger members here. After almost 19 years in the military I'm no stranger to hard work and am in pretty good shape. My question: Is it me or is waxing a large 5th wheel an obscene amount of work?
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Old 04-10-2011, 06:47 PM   #2
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you got that right find yourself somf liquid carwash soap that has a wax in it i use it on mine rince scrub down with carwash brush and rince again dont let the soap dry before rincing so do areas in small amounts looks great when done i usuall get my 30footer done in about 30-45 min have fun
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Old 04-10-2011, 07:03 PM   #3
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I've always used the car wash with wax on all my vehicles......don't know if it actually works but I use it. I waxed the whole nose today and everywhere that's prone to black streaks. I'm told waxing decals can keep them from fading.......but the whole thing.....just too much work Maybe I can convince my kids to do it
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Old 04-10-2011, 07:05 PM   #4
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Washing and waxing my 28.5' Surveyor last weekend nearly did me in....and I am only 58.
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Old 04-10-2011, 07:30 PM   #5
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I am 38 - yesterday was in an attic installing two fan braces and then installed the fan - let me say it was hot up there and thought I was gonna pass out cause it was so hot -
I wax my Dodge with a High speed buffer and to do it right it takes me a few hours so I could imagine whats its gonna be like when I do my camper soon - I feel your pain and I am not far ahead of you on age
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Old 04-10-2011, 10:02 PM   #6
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Campers are small compared to the surface area of an airplane. On an airplane, you not only wax the top, but you have to wax the bottom also. Remember one thing, you can do one side this week, another next week, then do the ends on weeknights. Doesn't all have to be done the same day.
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Old 04-10-2011, 10:27 PM   #7
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I havae an idea...
lets hold a waxing party where we all get together and wax my 30' trailer.
after mine is done we can all step back, relax, and I'll think about helping you on yours.
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Old 04-10-2011, 10:29 PM   #8
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Who's buying the plane tickets, renting the car, feeding the crowd, and last but most important..... buying the BEER?????
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