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Old 03-23-2004, 12:44 AM   #1
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acrylic tank scratches

I am wanting to get rid of some unsightly scratches on both the inside and outside of a 180 gallon acrylic tank. What is the best way to go about it. TIA.

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The only way I'm aware of is to buff them out. Scratch removal kits are available however I've heard it takes a lot of elbow grease to get rid of them.

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Novus makes a good compound. not directly for tanks, but works just the same. i actually bought mine from a Harley dealership. there are three levels, 3 is in a green bottle and for deep scratches, 2 is for light scratches, and 1 is just a cleaner. you can get all three bottles on line from their direct site. http://www.novuspolish.com/ it actually works very well. and no need for sanding the scratches down either wich is a very big plus. i just went to the local hardware store a bought one of those buffer things you can put on an electric drill. it takes some time to do, but imo its worth it.
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Make sure it is safe for the tank. will you be fixing a tank that is full or empty?
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