Canopy Scratch Removing

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Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Marnu Bothma » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:01 am

Hi all

i am looking to remove some scrathes on a conopy, i got some polishing compound from the guys that clears car headlights but are scared to try on the plastic canopy.

anyone tried this yet?

is there something else that someone have tried with success?
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Fish1 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:23 am

Brasso!!

Works like a bomb
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Marnu Bothma » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:26 am

Fish1 wrote:Brasso!!

Works like a bomb
Wil give it a try
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Seank » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:03 pm

G6 polishing compound works a treat
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Trevorn » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:15 pm

What you are trying is not as easy as it sounds.

how deep are the scratches? if you run your nail over it does it hook?

If so you will have to cut the plastic back until you nail no longer hooks. Use water sand paper probably around 1200 grit and go the the highest you can get.

If your nail does not hook, an abrasive compound such as Brasso, Silvo, rubbing combound or burnishing compound will work. But it will still stay dull.

A coat of clear gloss lacquar will take the dull finish out.
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Marnu Bothma » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:21 pm

Trevorn wrote:What you are trying is not as easy as it sounds.

how deep are the scratches? if you run your nail over it does it hook?

If so you will have to cut the plastic back until you nail no longer hooks. Use water sand paper probably around 1200 grit and go the the highest you can get.

If your nail does not hook, an abrasive compound such as Brasso, Silvo, rubbing combound or burnishing compound will work. But it will still stay dull.

A coat of clear gloss lacquar will take the dull finish out.
its actually not scrathes more like ''Skaaf merkies'' it seems like there was some sort of protection cover over it and i think velcro did it
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Trevorn » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:22 pm

Okay, then a coat of clear lacquar will work.
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Marnu Bothma » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:59 pm

Do i need to let the brasso dry and then polish it or polish with wet brasso
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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Trex600 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:42 pm

Marnu Bothma wrote:Do i need to let the brasso dry and then polish it or polish with wet brasso
100% agree with brasso.....Brasso works great. You just polish it with the wet brasso and rub it in a circular motion after a minuet or two rub/buff with a dry soft cloth and check.... repeat if necessary ...... :D

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Re: Canopy Scratch Removing

Unread post by Marnu Bothma » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:10 pm

Thanx Guys

i am sorted
got most of the scrathes off.

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