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Vintage Travel Trailer Aluminum Polish & Restoration

A big and important part of vintage travel trailer restoration starts with its aluminum exterior. Airstream travel trailers are famous for their head-turning, bright silver polish. Polishing your aluminum trailer can help restore the brilliance and classic look of your vintage trailer as if it were new. Airstream restoration can be a time-consuming, tedious and confusing process for beginners. If you are not sure how to get started, you can check out our article “How to Polish a Vintage Airstream (or any aluminum trailer)”. Our guide will walk you through how much labor goes into polishing your trailer, whether your trailer can be polished and how to get the perfect shine with all the materials involved. We also offer proven techniques to save you time on restoring your airstream. With our wide range of aircraft polish and supplies, you can begin your Airstream polishing process today.

Airbrite Aluminum Polish 6" Loose Cotton Buffing Wheel Drill Chuck Arbor Mounted Loose Cotton Buffing Wheel
Drill Chuck Arbor
Price: $3.99
Amazing shine for aluminum trailers! Available in regular or extra wide sizes. Attach buffing wheels to your standard drill. Great for trim and detail work.
Cylinder Buff Mushroom Buff Tapered Buff Mushroom Scuff Pad
Cylinder Buff
Starting at: $5.49
Mushroom Buff
Starting at: $2.99
Tapered Buff
Starting at: $5.49
Mushroom Scuff Pad
Starting at: $3.99
Great for trim and detail work. Great for trim and detail work. Great for trim and detail work. Great for trim and detail work.
3M Bristle Discs Bristle Disc Holder 1/4" Professional Air Die Grinder Nuvite Grade S (Very Fine)
Bristle Disc Holder
Starting At Just: $5.79
We are in love with these abrasive things. Keeps those bristle discs in place. An essential tool for many vintage trailer projects. This no-cut finish grade is what gives "The Nuvite Look."
Nuvite Grade A (Fine) Nuvite Grade C (Medium) Nuvite Grade F7 (Coarse) Nuvite Grade G6 (Coarse Special)
For a light touch-up before using Grade S. The most common step before using Grade S. A common first step for moderately oxidized trailers. The only grade that changes from coarse to medium while it works.

We carry various polish options to fit your aluminum trailer’s exterior needs. As for tools, we offer drill and grinder polishing tools and supplies with buffers in different shapes to cover large external spaces and small areas such as trim and detailed work. For final touches and optimal shine, we have various polisher pads made from cotton, microfiber terry cloth, and brush bristles to give your exterior a mirror shine. Keeping your aluminum polishing supplies clean is important to ensure they can be used time and time again. With our pad cleaning powder and padwashers, you can keep your wool pads in tip-top shape for multiple uses.

We carry the best aluminum polish supplies and products that you need for a successful aluminum trailer polishing experience. If you are still unsure of what supplies and tools are necessary for you to begin polishing your Airstream travel trailer, contact us and we’ll help you. Once you get through your first travel trailer polishing experience, your yearly polish maintenance will get easier and less time-consuming. Investing in the proper equipment and materials now will make the process simpler in the future as you use your travel trailer.

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