Author Topic: Best way of removing fine scratches and scuffs from cases  (Read 927 times)

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Best way of removing fine scratches and scuffs from cases
« on: February 19, 2019, 20:47:12 PM »
Anyone know what the best way of making a case look like brand new is? Obviously you can retrobright it to get rid of yellowing and WD40 will polish up the case nicely but I'm look for a way of removing the really fine scratches that show the consoles age? I've heard that using a cream cleaner like cif/jif works as it has micro-particles so acts as a very light abrasive.

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Re: Best way of removing fine scratches and scuffs from cases
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2019, 02:28:11 AM »
I've seen people post pictures of restored consoles but I've never been certain of how they remove the scratches. I did find this video that may help, though.


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Re: Best way of removing fine scratches and scuffs from cases
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2019, 14:07:04 PM »
I've heard mixed things, from my experience it will remove some of the shine in the plastics, you can try and buff them up after.
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Re: Best way of removing fine scratches and scuffs from cases
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2019, 17:23:48 PM »
Some in another forum have suggested this https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Novus&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

I think I'll buy some battered old Mega Drives on eBay and give the kitchen cream cleaner a go first seeing as it's like 80p from Asda.

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Re: Best way of removing fine scratches and scuffs from cases
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2019, 20:25:43 PM »
That may work.  Let us know!

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