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Old 10-15-2013, 02:29 AM   #1
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scratches on acrylic 75g aquarium?

I sanded them all out with wet sand paper but now I'm not sure how to get my tank so I can see through it again? Its like looking through frosty windows. I'm low on cash so keep it cheap please. I don't have tools really. Is there something I can buy to kinda buff it? I hate not being able to see my fish
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:33 AM   #2
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:00 AM   #3
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What grit size did you use? You will have to use some fine grade to get ride of any scratches left behind from your initial sanding and then you finish with an acrylic polisher. Best to have a buffer for this. In the future you would probably get away with just buffing out the scratches unless you really bang up the surface.
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I used 400 tgen 600 then 1200 then 1400.
I got it used and it had some gnarly gashes. Bought a buffer today, took care of the issue.
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Old 10-22-2013, 12:20 AM   #5
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Im also working on a scratched up acrylic tank. Go to my thread and check it out. The novus solution that i ordered is supposed to clear up the tanks after you sand it down.
I ordered the solution, i just need to get my wetdry sandpaper in.
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