Just had my bottom waxed!!

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  1. Daiboy

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    Hi, yesterday I had my Motorhome Waxoyled by RustMaster UK in Cheshire. They seem to have done a great job and were really helpful and friendly. Took me into town and picked me up when I'd had enough. They were also happy to let me stay and watch whilst they carried out the work, obviously nothing to hide. They left it on the ramp for me to inspect once they'd finished.

    Having read quite a few adverts about Waxoyl and the various companies carrying out the treatment and researching same on tinternet I noted that this company is the only one using Waxoyl Professional products. It seems that other companies have to use white spirit to thin the Waxoyl and you can't sleep in your van for a couple of weeks. I slept in mine last night and apart from everyone avoiding me this morning lol (there is a slight waxy smell) everything is fine.

    I'm in Chester at the Festival if anyone wants to have a look and they've given me a few 10% of vouchers if anyone wants one. You can't miss me I'm the one (smelling of wax and) flying the Welsh flag.

    I've honestly got no connection to the company but to give credit where it's due and save other funsters a few bob I thought I'd post this thread.

    Dai
     
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    Back Sack and Crack?:Eeek:
     
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    How much are we talking about
     
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    Depends if mr Hugh jass is about :Doh:
     
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    I have been thinking of getting this done, what do they do about the under-slung tanks? do they just spray over them as well ? There is a firm in Morpeth called the waxworks that advertises doing motorhomes from £420.
     
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    I was quoted £540 + vat (24ft or 7.5m if you're metric) but turned up with cash and negotiated, I saved about £100.
     
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    I paid £540 for a 24ft Motorhome. They only spray the metal bits, I have an under slung gas tank (red Gasit tank) they asked if I wanted it sprayed I said yes.

    Dai
     
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    Waxoil is on record as saying they only make ONE type of product and no professional grade I read that somewhere
     
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    Yes, look at the very poor adverts for "Before and After" the firm that dilutes Waxoyl with white spirit and recommends that you don't sleep in the Motorhome for 2 weeks after treatment. They are the ones making that claim, they also make the claim that Waxoyl is made in uk.

    I did lots of research before spending my hard earned money and decided that RustMaster were a professional company. Only time will tell but any Waxoyl is better than no Waxoyl on a Transit chassis.

    Dai
     
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    I did a mini years ago with waxoil and that made a huge difference
     
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    The original Waxoil is make in Pruhoe in Northumberland (was Finnigans now sold to another company) They also make stoneguard.
    There is a German company also trading as Waxoil and this is the firm that advertises a professional product.

    My Hymer was coated underneath with wax at the factory and it is recommended in the handbook that this is cleaned, inspected and recoated where necessary every year.

    Under-slung LPG tanks should be protected with stoneguard to stop stones chipping the paint and the thin tank metal rusting. They are designed to be in an enclosure if you read the instructions on a new tank. Chris at Autogas2000 showed me this when he refitted my MTH tank that was not fitted correctly. The tank should sit on its cradle and the straps only hold it in place. Mine was fitted with the cradle on top by MTH and was hanging on the straps. There was an incident of a tank thus fitted falling off a vehicle just after it had been refilled as the straps has rusted under the powder coating.

    John
     
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