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Old 08-02-2014, 05:41 PM   #57
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Yep Frank, that's exactly what I bought. Notice it can't be applied when it's hot or on a bright sunny day.
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Old 08-02-2014, 06:31 PM   #58
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I've been waxing stuff on cloudy days a long time Donna. I use Nu Finish on gel coat, and have for many years, but am more than happy to try something with such a great recommendation!

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Old 08-03-2014, 07:02 AM   #59
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Hi Donna,

I clicked on your link thinking that Rejex would be pricey stuff, but it's actually very reasonable. Once you get your carport raised, you'll have no problems worrying about rain. Don't know about your area, but our weather reports are so inaccurate these past few years with my luck it would rain!

I read the full write up and I am very excited to learn of this product. It did say old wax would soften underneath, so I'm wondering what would be best to wash it off with first? Would you mind re-posting to this same thread with your thoughts/results afterwards?

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[QUOTE=CampyTime;474206]It did say old wax would soften underneath, so I'm wondering what would be best to wash it off with first? Would you mind re-posting to this same thread with your thoughts/results afterwards?
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Most automotive waxes will come off with a good washing with dish detergent.

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Old 08-03-2014, 07:09 AM   #61
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I read the full write up and I am very excited to learn of this product. It did say old wax would soften underneath, so I'm wondering what would be best to wash it off with first? Would you mind re-posting to this same thread with your thoughts/results afterwards?

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Wendy, I'll be glad to, but it may be a while!

I'll be using Tide detergent to remove the wax currently on the trailer.
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When time permits of course, Donna. I've been using Dawn dish detergent and didn't know if that was strong enough to get wax off. I honestly would like to put this Rejex on before covering her for the winter, as she sits outside with no carport. Looked into all of that and with my garage setup there'd not be enough space between the structure and the garage for runoff of snow. Leant I won't work either as my eave height is 8 ft and the slope required would bring other side down to 5. Bummer.

Do normal waxes "bond" with the surface like this Rejex? Do you have any reservations about that for Ten Forward?


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I have no concerns using RejeX Wendy, as long as I get TF squeeky clean and apply it according to the directions. Since it was formulated for fiberglass boats and they take more abuse than most all molded towables, I believe it's going to work very well on my trailer.

I know I'm fortunate to be able to store my trailer under the carport where all it gets is dusty. But at more than 9' tall, I don't want to get out the ladders and scaffolding to wax and wax very often....
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May I clarify something friends? I wash the trailer after every trip with Dawn detergent. Not much, just a couple squirts in a gallon bucket. Am I washing the meguiars flagship marine wax right off every time I do that, or does some remain?

If so, I would be making a case for waxing each time I wash which seems like a lot of work. Yikes!


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May I clarify something friends? I wash the trailer after every trip with Dawn detergent. Not much, just a couple squirts in a gallon bucket. Am I washing the meguiars flagship marine wax right off every time I do that, or does some remain?

If so, I would be making a case for waxing each time I wash which seems like a lot of work. Yikes!
I never wash cars, trucks, boats or my egg with dish deterent. I'm a fan of Blue Coral for that sort of stuff. From their website: Blue Coral High Foam Car Wash Concentrate is a concentrated car wash formula for greater strength and economy. It is specially formulated for all car finishes and will not strip or dull waxed surfaces."

I've been using that stuff longer than I can remember, and it's not expensive.

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Frank, where do you get that? Can I pick up at Wally World?


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Frank, where do you get that? Can I pick up at Wally World?
That's where I get mine!
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Getting ready to head out. Going about 5 1/2 hours north into bug country. To make it a bit easier to clean them off when we get home I just gave the 9 year old paint job a good paste waxing with Mothers California Gold. I too have used Nu Finish for many years mainly as a cleaner/polish to get rid of the winter haze but being an old duffer I still believe in a good waxing and buffing. In between times and for a quickly job I'll use an instant detailer to keep things shiney. Over the years I haven't found much difference between the Mothers or Meguiars products. To me it all comes down to cost and I usually have both with the cleaning products in the garage.
By the way, I just brought the vinyl spare tire cover back to life with a liberal amount of Spray-Nine and a soft cloth.
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Wow. That trailer looks like mirror glass. What a shine!


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Does it take multiple layers of wax and buffing to get the shine?
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