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Old    Ron Mexico (ron_mexico)      Join Date: Jul 2007       03-30-2009, 7:53 AM Reply   
Does anyone have experience buffing their trailer?

My trailer usually sits out in the sun (boat stays on lift) and has faded. I don't want to repaint it because it is not in that bad of shape. Would it bring back some of the color if I buff it? If so, what should I use?

thanks for any help.
Old    cmosley (da_mose)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-30-2009, 10:27 AM Reply   
My trailer was in the same condition as yours I buffed my trailer last year with a Variable speed buffer with an 8" polishing wheel using a 3M Micro-Cut compound followed up with a good coat of wax it looks great, you just need to be careful on the corners and edges of the frame not to buff the paint off.
Old    scooter (spherren)      Join Date: Aug 2005       03-30-2009, 10:38 AM Reply   
If you have pin striping, buffing will likely take it off. Just a warning.

(Message edited by spherren on March 30, 2009)
Old    Ron Mexico (ron_mexico)      Join Date: Jul 2007       03-30-2009, 11:58 AM Reply   
awesome. thanks!
Old    Brock Landers (formfunction)      Join Date: Jun 2008       03-30-2009, 12:37 PM Reply   
I buffed mine last week and it looks brand new.Most trailers are painted with single stage enamel that has no top coat to protect the color hence the fade.
A little wax after you buff will go a long way.
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       03-31-2009, 9:23 AM Reply   
If you DO polish the pin striping off - don't sweat it you can buy white, red or black pin striping at any parts store for under $8 and do your whole trailer, its pretty easy.

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