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Old 06-20-2021, 07:28 PM   #41
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I use 303 on mine after cleaning it because it seems to be especially intended for use on ďall rubber and vinylĒ surfaces and it is supposed to offer UV protection. It seems to make it less prone to staining from tree droppings as well. And it only takes a few minutes.
Nice I have 303

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Old 06-20-2021, 07:47 PM   #42
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I use 303 on mine after cleaning it because it seems to be especially intended for use on ďall rubber and vinylĒ surfaces and it is supposed to offer UV protection. It seems to make it less prone to staining from tree droppings as well. And it only takes a few minutes.
I use the 303 on my decals too. So far so good as my decals look good. I like to spray the decals before waxing the side and then while waxing I try to avoid the decals. I have seen some 3 years old coaches with badly cracked decals
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Old 06-20-2021, 11:17 PM   #43
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I use the 303 on my decals too. So far so good as my decals look good. I like to spray the decals before waxing the side and then while waxing I try to avoid the decals. I have seen some 3 years old coaches with badly cracked decals
Talking with my son for Father's Day... he reminded me we waxed the Roof in February; so I will wait until September before waxing roof again However, I did wash & wax the sides of RV today, sprayed the 303 on decals. and I have started to wax the sides. I will wax just a section at time and the water rust from rear AC; so it may be next week before I actually finish dependent upon weather.
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Old 06-21-2021, 12:14 AM   #44
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When we got our 28Z the paint was dull with black streaks.

I used a buffer and polishing compound then went over it with Meguiars Ultimate Wax.

Shiny.
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Old 06-21-2021, 12:24 AM   #45
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When we bought our Outlaw back in 2017: it was in,about the same shape as yours.
We refused to take possession until they actually had it cleaned and waxxed
They had it looking pretty good!
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Old 06-21-2021, 01:32 AM   #46
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When we got our 28Z the paint was dull with black streaks.

I used a buffer and polishing compound then went over it with Meguiars Ultimate Wax.

Shiny.
Our hope for OP that he keeps the roof and RV clean and he will never need the polishing compound or black streaks. But if he fails, you have the ultimate fix.

I have a 13 year Lincoln Navigator that when parked next to one of the new models (especially at night) will put the new model paint finish to shame. I have never had to use a polish compound for entire vehicle; although I have some that I spot treat a stubborn stain or scuff mark. I do use the Mequiars Ultimate Spray Wax when in a hurry on a cars but Mequiars #56 exclusively on my Boat and RV. It is perfect for gel coat on Fiberglass
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Old 06-21-2021, 10:58 AM   #47
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We just ordered the baby Lincoln...
The Missus will keep it shiny enough to give you a run for your money...
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Old 06-21-2021, 11:28 AM   #48
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We just ordered the baby Lincoln...
The Missus will keep it shiny enough to give you a run for your money...
A few years ago our Lincoln was on rotation to be replaced and when I got to the Lincoln dealer, the Navigator Reserve was $95k and they were NOT blinking I said with that kind of money, I could buy a RV that sleeps 8, full bath, 3 TVs, 2 kitchens, and TWO 13,500 ACs UNITS with 50 amps of power no matter where I go, or what I need The rest is history It has worked out well because we drive our RV everywhere we go that normally was a trip for the Navigator. We have no intentions of getting a toad because I have yet to be constrained by driving the RV anywhere we need to go. When / if the day comes, we will get a rental. The savings was used to pay the $100 upgrade to get 50 amp service at home
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Old 06-21-2021, 11:52 AM   #49
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So THAT's where the money went...
Since we have a Toad: we'll just have to keep our 30 amp service plans.
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Old 06-21-2021, 12:14 PM   #50
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So THAT's where the money went...
Since we have a Toad: we'll just have to keep our 30 amp service plans.
Oh so now you play the "I have a toad card". I surrender. I thought you were going to be one of the nice New Yorkers and let me win, but nooooooooooooooo
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Old 06-21-2021, 12:21 PM   #51
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Second place is just the first loser...
But I'll be fair: you can hook up to my 20 amp outley in yhe garage: just bring a long extension cord.
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Old 06-21-2021, 03:41 PM   #52
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The forward part hasn't been touched. You can actually see a line where I used the buffer and polishing compound.
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Old 06-21-2021, 03:50 PM   #53
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Got a got of wax on it but then it started raining before I got it buffed out.
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Old 06-21-2021, 04:27 PM   #55
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Old 06-21-2021, 04:52 PM   #56
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When we were in NC a couple of weeks ago, animals were lining up to get in the RV. If we had pontoons, we could have floated.
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Old 06-22-2021, 02:00 AM   #57
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The forward part hasn't been touched. You can actually see a line where I used the buffer and polishing compound.
Yes sir that's the way we do it

It rained in Dallas 2 weeks straight and then it stopped ; and then it went 2 weeks with no rain, so I get about 3/4 through waxing and guess what.... the rain is coming down

I use a buffer as well for wide areas, but since I have frequently waxed since new; I have not had a need to go to the polishing compound on this RV despite leaving outside in the elements. I do have Mequiars polish compound when I encounter a rough stain for any of my autos, RV or boat. I forgot what it is called but Winnebago has some auto paint like finish they crow about; but not at full body paint cost, it does shine very well. The Wash & Wax solution we were discussing for OP does not remove wax; so it just keeps the shine going in between my full wax jobs with Mequiars #56 Pure RV & Marine Wax.
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Old 06-22-2021, 02:17 AM   #58
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Second place is just the first loser...
But I'll be fair: you can hook up to my 20 amp outley in yhe garage: just bring a long extension cord.
The way I was raised, losing is a good motivation and spawns creativity. I may need some site help, but I am thinking about forming a 50 Amp Homeowners Club. Of course to join you must have 50 Amp Service at your home or RV Port Exceptions can be made for an existing homeowner with 15/20 Amp, or 30 Amp Services that expresses an intent to migrate to 50 Amp Service. Homeowners that do not have at current 30 or 50 amp Services; but plan to install a new 30 Amp Services will NOT be allowed in the 50 Amp Homeowners Club and banned from any member benefits. But you need not worry because you may actually be the 1st person banned
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The way I was raised, losing is a good motivation and spawns creativity. I may need some site help, but I am thinking about forming a 50 Amp Homeowners Club. Of course to join you must have 50 Amp Service at your home or RV Port Exceptions can be made for an existing homeowner with 15/20 Amp, or 30 Amp Services that expresses an intent to migrate to 50 Amp Service. Homeowners that do not have at current 30 or 50 amp Services; but plan to install a new 30 Amp Services will NOT be allowed in the 50 Amp Homeowners Club and banned from any member benefits. But you need not worry because you may actually be the 1st person banned
Enlighten me. What are the 'benefits'? Make it good now...
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