Knackered......

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  1. Sas r us

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    washed the van yesterday then had to relax on recliner sofa for the next 6hrs....
    My arms where knackered and even had to take some pain killers..!

    This morning I just done the front with some collinite and that's me done for today, might do bit by bit on the rest in the week. I hope this collinite is as good as they say as my arms won't want to do that more than twice a year, I'm hoping that just a rinse will suffice till the next wash and polish.

    Has anyone tried one of these hand wash gangs for doing your motorhome and how much did they charge for a big Aclass...?
     
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    That one on the corner of Sandy Lane and Mt Ambrose charges the SIL £15 to valet his station wagon.
    More than likely be the price for :rolleyes:a 5th mortgage for an A class wash & polish
     
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    Just get fjmike in Garry ,and let him do the hard work .he lives near you so no travelling costs..Roy
     
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    If you do go that route then watch what they do with the pressure washer. They won't be as careful as you are where they direct it and you'll end up with a fridge full of water, various decals hanging off and any dicey sealant blasted away letting water into the body.
     
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    Thanks for the plug Khizzie. S.r.u just imagine how I feel after valeting up to seven vans a week :LOL::LOL:
     
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    Also beware, they don't wash from top to bottom ,using clean sponge etc, when they do my car any dirt or grit from lower sides of doors seems to get on the sponge ( not washed off sponge) & then in the next swift movement its back up to the top & so on.
     
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    I wash our van in three sessions, one each day

    Roof - off a ladder with a big soft extendible brush
    Wheels - cos they're so grimy
    Body - with a big soft brush

    All the stretching does my back in, but it's worth the effort seeing the van looking nice
     
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  8. Sas r us

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    Having the right tools help..... And besides your taller then me...:Eeek:

    :crying::crying:


    (y)
     
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    Not sure Garry if I should have not marked it funny .but couldn't see any other option suitable..Roy
     
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    Funny is all it could be Roy, that's the way I am...:):LOL::LOL::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Why don't you get the wife to do it(y)
     
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  12. Sas r us

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    She's in Swindon and I'm here in Cornwall but she's moving down next month and I needed to show her the standard of a clean motorhome that is required ...;)
     
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    That a permanent move Garry???
     
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    its only a month (y)
     
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    Pervert.
     
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  16. Sas r us

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    Yes it is Roy... Well for now anyway, we have a five year plan to move back up to a village near Swindon, but we will be up that way frequently in the van for visiting relatives.
     
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    Another plug for @FJmike. He did a really good job on mine which was really filthy.
     

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