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Postby adrisub » Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:40 pm

Hi , I read the article of the micromesh repair kit for dome scratches. But there are a few different kinds of kits. acrylic restoration, finishing , gloss kits....
Wich one is the right one to buy?
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Postby James » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:17 pm

Kit number NC-78-1 is one I have used. it is fairly complete having the various grit papers, buffing cloths and polishes for hand restoration.

You might look at a system like Plexus, application of Plexus sometimes makes scratches go away, at least they are no longer visible in practical use:

http://www.plexusplasticcleaner.com/about.html

As well, any system for acrylic plastic such as Novus should yield good results for minor scratches and abrasions:

http://www.amazon.com/Novus-Polish-Plas ... B0000WUC7E

Hope this helps, BTW, this is for Plexi-acrylic plastics, glass is a whole nuther animal.

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Postby smb2 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:35 pm

I have been pretty happy with the Novus products.
Small scratches on the outside of the dome generally don't show up in your
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Postby tswinner » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:30 pm

I've used the Novus products on my acrylic domes as well. Works good.

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Postby scottg » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:01 pm

Acrylic restoration is the one you want, it works great

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