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Lets talk RV/TT/TH Detailing...
So with the purchase of the TH this weekend and Eli's new TT, I figure a new thread might be good to get some input from people on detailing. Helpful hints, frequency, products, etc.
I do my own detailing on all of our cars/trucks/bike, but have never actually waxed any trailers I've owned. I use Meguires Ultimate on the other stuff, but it isn't cheap and I think I'd use a whole bottle on the 27ft TH alone.
With that said, how often is everyone waxing their trailers? Do you just pay someone to do it once in the spring/fall, or what? I am being quoted like 450 to get it done at most places, and just can't imagine paying that for something like this.
I guess my reason for asking is that I do the truck 2-3 times a year, wifes car is brand new so twice before it hit 3 months old, and know I couldn't do the TH more than twice a year at best. It does sit in covered storage and only gets sun a few hours a day on the front, but even that is short and mostly covered.
Being an aluminum sided rig, are you able to use a buffer? I have a 10 inch with tons of pads so figure it wouldn't be that bad if I can, but not sure it would really get the wax off and I might be less thank happy.
I was thinking come spring I would get it out of storage, wash the whole thing, then wax 1/2 of it that time, and the other 1/2 when I brought it back and washed it. Issue is, that's going to be a full day for sure.
Any tips, products to make it easier, or am I the only one who is considering doing this by hand.... I have a place to store it with power, etc, just not covered. It's not where I store it year round, that place has 0 power.