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Modding Scratched ... ARRRRRGHHHHH!

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Coolrunnin, 24 Jun 2002.

  1. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Hi,

    Just finished making my extremely cool LCD/rheobus drivebay insert out of clear Acrylic, pulled off the protective paper, rised it in soapy water THEN noticed a 1" long scratch across the front of where the LCD will be.

    My question is... HOW the **** do I polish out this scratch so no-one will know it's been repaired? Brasso is too abrasive to do the finish I'm after! Would Jeweller's Rouge work at all?

    I've had a look through the forum to see if I could find anything similar - no luck tho :sigh:

    Any help much appreciated!
     
  2. linear

    linear Minimodder

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    I don't know if you can source this stuff in the UK, but Novus#3 followed by Novus #2 should do it.

    If you can't get it, try removing the scratch with 2000 grit wet/dry sandpaper (use it wet!) and polishing out the haze with brasso or rubbing compound.
     
  3. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks Linear M8 - I think I can probably get something similar from a plastic supplier in the u.K.? If not I could always get my relatives in Cape Cod MA to look for some Novus for me - they did offer to get things for me if they weren't available in the uk last time I saw them, come to think of it :D
     
  4. hydrogen18

    hydrogen18 Banned

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    okey how many novuses are out there?

    NOVUS - polishing solution
    NOVUS - iNoovation for USers - FIC product that gives voice errors instead of beep codes in bootup

    any others???
     
  5. linear

    linear Minimodder

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    the company that issues Discover cards (credit card)
    The Australian petroleum co.
    Kayak maker in Washington state
    Norwegian publishing house
    Handspring accessory manufacturer
    German tool maker

    I'm sure there's a bunch more (Hint: Google)
     
  6. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Just found a UK site selling the novus range -

    Possibly the most random shop you can think of for stocking it tho-

    a PINBALL supplies store :eyebrow:

    Gonna get all 3 - I've got loads of scratched things to polish now I know what this stuff can be used on :D (plexi, walls, floor, dog :lol: )
     

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