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Old 04-16-2012, 12:25 PM   #1
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Waxing my 2501ss

I have a 2011, 2501ss Im going to wax. I have been using Gel-Gloss
RV cleaner & wax on it. Its OK wax but not great. Im thing about using
car wax on it.
What waxs do you guys use,and what do You think about using car wax.


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Old 04-16-2012, 12:29 PM   #2
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I do use car wax on ours, I stick to the quick detail spray and wipe waxes, easy to put on and wipe off. Won't last long, maybe a month or two. But since it easy and fast to apply, not that big a problem

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Old 04-16-2012, 01:17 PM   #3
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I've done the same with the quick spray on Nano waxes. So much easier to apply!
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:30 PM   #4
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DH used Nu Finish when he waxed this spring. Sure makes it all shiny and pretty! We're still wiping off spots he missed, but it comes off without any effort at all. Not like paste wax while would take an eternity.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:55 PM   #5
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I use Maquires Flagship Premium Wax for boats and RVs. Easy on and off and last a long time. A little expensive but worth it to me.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:58 PM   #6
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I've been around/maintaining fiberglass boats my whole life. I can't imagine things would be any different for a fiberglass RV. The easiest best stuff I have found is the 303 protectant. Spray it on, wipe it off and it protects against the slow fade or chalkyness from UV rays. Remember that while car waxes may help with appearance, they are formulated for clear coat, not gel coat. If you want to spend more time and effort with a paste, there are many options out there. I've used this for a couple years on my boat that is moored on the water for 5 months at a time...not a hint of fading or oxidation with applying it once a year.

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I'm going to apply the 303 to my RV using a swiffer handle and rags. The paste is too big a project!

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Old 04-16-2012, 05:16 PM   #7
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On our 2604 I use Nu-Finish and it takes about 2 hours to do the whole trl. About the same time as it does to do the truck.

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Old 04-16-2012, 05:50 PM   #8
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I also use great!
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:38 PM   #9
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Is Nu-Finish any good at cleaning ??
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:49 PM   #10
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I use meguiars marine/rv cleaner wax on the boat and rv. I also use meguiars gold class car wash on all vehicles.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:16 AM   #11
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X2 on the 303 Protectant. I use a swiffer mop. I spray it on the flat mop, and mop away up and down. The only downfall it will collect a little dust, but is easy to wipe off.

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