Fiberglass Cleaner - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-27-2012, 09:20 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Name: Steve
Trailer: Bigfoot, Trillium, Scamp 5th Wheel
Spokane Wa. and Las Vegas, Nv.
Posts: 1,312
Registry
Fiberglass Cleaner

I brought my "new" 84 Scamp 5'er home a couple weeks ago. When home I noticed there were several "rust" discolorations in places where the hardware had corroded. After trying several products unsuccessfully I found a great marine product that cleaned it right off with some rubbing. Unfortunately, now I have very clean spots where I removed the rust discoloration. Is there a simple rub on wipe off product out there that will remove all the old yellowing/oxidation? The "marine" product worked fine but the thought of using it to rub out the entire 5th wheel is not appealing to me if there are better faster products.
Thanks for your replies
Steve
__________________

__________________
Steve Hammel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2012, 10:50 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Carol H's Avatar
 
Name: Carol
Trailer: 22' Airstream Formerly 16' Scamp
British Columbia
Posts: 11,731
Registry
Think you will find that one bottle of 3M restore & wax will do the whole trailer... not a big expense and suspect you will be happy with the over all result.
__________________

Carol H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2012, 01:33 PM   #3
Moderator
 
Name: RogerDat
Trailer: 77 Scamp 13
Michigan
Posts: 3,080
I have had good luck with Bar Keepers Friend on a rag and bucket of water, others have reported good results with TSP, water and a little soap in a bucket. I have used TSP in a bucket of water on my Scamp with good results as a final wash before waxing.

Big soft scrub brush on a short handle proved very handy too.

I found the washing with rags and a brush, followed by a power wash rinse to be less work than StarBrite fiberglass clean/restore and wax product that I had to rub on and rub off. But I was just clean at the end of my process, not waxed. I used Red Maxx Pro #3 liquid for my wax job as a follow on process.
__________________
RogerDat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Oven Cleaner Cleaner? Ruth C. Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 16 06-02-2011 09:52 PM
My new favorite cleaner Donna D. General Chat 1 08-27-2009 10:35 AM
Anyone use "Awesome Spray Cleaner"?? Carolyn Patterson Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 20 08-16-2008 11:53 PM
Fiberglass Cleaner and Polish Chester Taje Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 27 08-07-2007 10:15 AM
Electrical contact cleaner Legacy Posts Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 3 03-25-2003 04:09 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.