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Old 04-04-2008, 11:49 PM   #1
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diy scratch removal

125 acrylic tank with scratches inside and out has any one sanded their tank with wet dry sand paper and then used a buffer to smooth out the scrathes from the sand paper???? if so please let me know how exactly you did this and how it turned out for you thanks

hello has any one ever done this or heard of how to do this anyone at all?????

come on people someone has to know somthing about this.
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Old 04-06-2008, 03:11 PM   #2
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hello come on someone has to know somthing
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I'm curious too, so I'll give you a bump.
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I don't have a clue, sorry, but try this search for other threads on acrylic scratch removal.
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How about trying a GOOGLE search on the subject "acrylic scratch removal."?

You might find this
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Old 04-12-2008, 07:48 PM   #6
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well i found out how to do this. if any one is interrested
take 1000 grit wet dry sandpaper to the deep scratches first then 2000 grit wet dry next then you will need buffing compound called novus2 or 3 depending on how bad your tank is thank use novus 1 to bring the tank back up to a nice shine. the novus is cheap to the great.
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That might be a nice article, if you would like to show us how and take pics.
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Old 04-13-2008, 10:59 PM   #8
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that is the plan. i have done some small areas it comes out very nice. we are going to do the whole tank.
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I know it sounds too simple, but if the scratches aren't too deep, try a little toothpaste on a soft cloth in an inconspicuous spot.
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:55 AM   #10
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I wouldn't put toothpaste on the inside of the tank. Maybe on the outside if you hvae scratches, but never inside the tank.
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