Fiberglass restorer or ?


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I have a badly oxidized dark blue fiberglass travel trailer.  Is Fiberglass restorer the best product you make for me to use ?  Do I need to do any kind of polishing or compounding to even out the very blotchy color before cleaning degreasing and applying Fiberglass restorer.  What is the expected coverage?

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Gel Coat Restorer would be your best option.  You need to remove all oxidation using concentrated Power Clean and a scuff pad.  Polishing doesn't work well because gel coat is porous and you only remove the surface oxidation, that's why a chemical agent like Power Clean is necessary.  After Power Clean, dry thoroughly and apply Gel Coat Restorer - usually 4-5 coats are required.  The 32 oz bottle is enough GCR to apply 4 coats to a 40' RV.  If you wax your trailer every 6 months you can get 2-3 years durability from GCR.

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1 hour ago, Ron@Optimum said:

Gel Coat Restorer would be your best option.  You need to remove all oxidation using concentrated Power Clean and a scuff pad.  Polishing doesn't work well because gel coat is porous and you only remove the surface oxidation, that's why a chemical agent like Power Clean is necessary.  After Power Clean, dry thoroughly and apply Gel Coat Restorer - usually 4-5 coats are required.  The 32 oz bottle is enough GCR to apply 4 coats to a 40' RV.  If you wax your trailer every 6 months you can get 2-3 years durability from GCR.

So what type of wax would you recommend?  I am presently trying to decide between waxing over the Gel Coat restorer or just applying a Ceramic coating after I have used the Power Clean.

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not clear on what your plan is - applying a ceramic coating over gel coat without using GCR?  Ceramic will protect gel coat but not restore it.  I would recommend applying Hyper Seal after GCR - it has ceramic coating properties and is much more durable than wax or seal.  If you don't go that way, I'd suggest Opti-Seal as more durable than wax. 

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