Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-18-2009, 04:27 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
TravelSoftballDad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Hemet, Ca
Posts: 125
Lightbulb Best wax for TT?

I know its one of those never-ending debates, but I gotta ask for the new year. What is everyone using in terms of wax for their fiberglass trailers?

I have read good things about some of the marine waxes, but wanted to ask the pros (and Joes) in here. Do you apply over the decals or try to avoid 'em? Any disaster stories and/or products to avoid?

Thanks again fellas !!
__________________

__________________

2006 Avalanche 1500 w/6" lift
2007 Suburban 2500 4x4 w/4" lift
2008 Salem 26TBSS
P3 Controller
4 lil' ones & a Hottie for a wife
TravelSoftballDad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
Grape Escape
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Southern Ontario
Posts: 774
Nufinish lasts a long time. Been using on cars, boats and trailers as long as I can remember .Decals and all.
__________________

__________________
2008 Cardinal 30RKLE 5th wheel sold
2006 Rockwood 2607, 2001 Traillite
55 nights 2009, 53 for 2010
44 for 2011, 38 for 2012, 35 for 2013, 51 for 2014
dezolen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2009, 06:08 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 3,260
I use Meguiar's Cleaner Wax. I use it on my auto's and camper. It works great on fiberglass.
__________________
rockwood06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2009, 11:29 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Greensburg In
Posts: 785
I used Eagle one nano wax it is a spray on It was very easily applied and leaves no white residue and safe for vinyl decals
__________________
2008 8296SS Rockwood Signature Ultralite
2002 Silverado 2500HD extended cab
chevy02 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2009, 07:28 AM   #5
Head Rambler
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Southwest Alabama
Posts: 4,322
I use Turtle Wax Ice. Put it on right over the decals and all. Easy to apply, no buffing, lasts a long time. I don't actually know how long it lasts because I wax about twice a year and it's still good from the last time.
__________________
Salem 29RKSS Pushing a GMC Sierra 2500HD!
Gotta go campin!
Bama Rambler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2009, 08:38 AM   #6
Moderator Emeritus
 
MtnGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Shenandoah Valley
Posts: 9,274
I used Protect-All on my aluminum skinned Trailmanor. Still got plenty of it left over, so should that be a problem on the my fiberglass Surveyor??
__________________
MtnGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2009, 12:39 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Edison, NJ, Stroudsburg, PA
Posts: 117
Send a message via Yahoo to SSport
For the first wax of the year I use a mother's 3 stage (3 seperate bottles, that can be purchased at any Wal mart or auto store). For a quikie I use Meguires NXT 2.0. A little pricey but it works AWESOME!!
__________________
2008 Cherokee 39BS
SSport is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2009, 08:07 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Justin, Tx
Posts: 2,671
wax is wax is wax is wax, just as long as you use it

I use the liquid kind because it's easier to apply and remove

nuff said
__________________
aintgotnun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2009, 11:11 AM   #9
Senior Member
 
hunt4240dw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Bartlett, TN
Posts: 129
Send a message via MSN to hunt4240dw
I think I remember reading that you have to watch what type wax used. Some waxes are not good for the type of clear coat / gel coat that is on trailers. It is best to use a marine wax since it formulated to handle gel coat. Some regular car waxes could strip the gel coat a little at a time.

David
__________________

The Hunts
2012 F150 Ecoboost, 3.55, tow package
Equal-i-zer Hitch
2009 Flagstaff V-Lite 30WRLS
1982 16' Glastron Ski boat
hunt4240dw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2009, 09:22 AM   #10
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 4
My vote is for NuFinish. It offers superior protection and durability and IS NOT a wax. Waxes to differ and care must be taken when choosing one. In any case, be sure that is you choose to use a wax that the compound does contains caruba wax.
__________________

__________________
Facory is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
26tbss, salem, wash, wax, cleaning

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:13 AM.