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Has anyone successfully polished out scratches from a BMW screen?. Before I spend a few pounds at whoever has a good secondhand item, how do I remove light scratching from a GS (not GSA) screen?
brasso metal polish, patience and elbow grease
I've got some plastic polish as well. Can't for the life of me remember what its called but that works really well.
I've got some plastic polish as well. Can't for the life of me remember what its called but that works really well. I use a polish/cleaner called Plexus, can't remember the price or where i got it.
Solvol Autosol will do a fine job. I have used it plenty of times on different plastic, including mobile phone screens. Comes up like new.
I tried several options to bring out scratches in my std R1200GS screen. I tried:
Xerapol - abrasive polish, didn't work
Micromesh - progressively finer sandpaper (used in aviation) - no good
Plastic polish - visor cleaner for aviation dark visors - no good
Plexus - plastic polish and cleaner, works BRILLIANTLY. definitely recommended
If its only a small area I use
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Try your local caravan accessory shop - they do a polish to take scratches out of caravan plastic windows - may be worth a telephone call.
Halfords sells Plexus for around £7 a bottle. It has worked well on my screen and hemlet visor too.
Thanks for the suggestions. I can't remember seeing Plexus in my local Halfords but they do stock a product by Fenwicks designed for acrylic caravan windows. It apparently needs to be used on a polishing mop and power drill to work on polycarbonate (or so the gent at Fenwicks said).
Any fine abrasive - Toothpaste, brasso, Autosol works. But as g.s.john says, it's elbow grease and patience. There isn't a 'miracle cure'
Zymol makes a good polish for scratched plastic screens.
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