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Old 03-05-2020, 09:36 AM   #1
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Question Best wash brush for Full Body Paint

I am trying to decide if I should go with a synthetic or a boars hair brush for my washing. Anyone using the boars hair brush? Is it really softer than the synthetics and better for your paint?

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When I first started to work at UPS a VERY LONG time ago they used horse hair brushes for truck washing, now they have car wash tunnels. I use the brush that came in the Wash Wax all kit which I believe is a soft cloth on our full body paint
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I'm not a fan of the cost and they trap dirt which leaves swirls. Plus they're not very good at getting rid of bug splatter. With an RV that will see infrequent washes, I think I'd buy a lower priced brush and replace every year or two.
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I have a very soft synthetic bristle brush with "frayed" tips. I think key is to rinse dust and dirt off before using any brush to prevent scratch/swirl marks.
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Old 03-05-2020, 01:26 PM   #5
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I have a very soft synthetic bristle brush with "frayed" tips. I think key is to rinse dust and dirt off before using any brush to prevent scratch/swirl marks.
I agree with Cypressloser.

A synthetic bristle brush with "frayed" tips works fine if you use a pressure washer to clean it before using it on a painted surface.

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Old 03-05-2020, 02:25 PM   #6
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Anything you would use to wash your car is fine. Might get one of these. Screws onto any extension pole you have. I use it on my FBP motorhome with no issues (very soft).
It is Unger Hydropower Bi-Level Soft Wash Brush, 10" on Amazon for around $10.00.
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I used the brushes like above ONCE. I could see lines all over in the paint. I now use a micro fiber oval on an extension pole. No more marks in the paint. I still use the brush, but only on the roof.
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Just was looking at some product literature on the high tech finish on my coach. It says "do not use any synthetic brushes on painted surface, as they cause scratches" "use only lambs wool" it went on to also say even the microfiber cloths are synthetic and are basically plastics which give micro scratching. Who knew? I guess I've been using the wrong stuff for years. I guess it's back to old cotton t-shirts and old school deerskin chamois'of my youth some 55 years past.
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When I first started to work at UPS a VERY LONG time ago they used horse hair brushes for truck washing, now they have car wash tunnels. I use the brush that came in the Wash Wax all kit which I believe is a soft cloth on our full body paint
that is what I use. I did just get it clear coated
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I use a Shurhold #1710 Synthetic Lambs Wool pad on a swivel. This is what is recommended by Tiffen. I have it on a 6' extension pole then use a squeegee keep the water spots off.

All except the squeege and it's pole came from Amazon, the other from Lowes.
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Old 03-08-2020, 08:20 AM   #11
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I would agree with dblr. The Wash & Wax System forks great. Been using it for 3 years
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Old 03-08-2020, 10:21 PM   #12
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not familiar with this wash wax all kit?
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Old 03-08-2020, 10:49 PM   #13
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I wash with a lambs wool pad that attached to the extension pole that came with my Wash Wax All kit. Lambs wool is recommended by our coach manufacturer.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B078X...b_b_asin_title

I also use the Wash Wax All kit in between a full regular wash. It is a great product. I use it on the cars too.

https://washwax.com
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