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Old 23rd Aug 2017, 3:58 pm   #1
John G8MWF
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Default Bakelite Scratches

I am trying to get rid of a scratch from a DAC90A and apart from Polish No.5 I have not tried any other method yet.
The case in in excellent condition apart from this scratch.

The soft wax option appeals to me but I am told that this is only a temporary fix because the wax eventually falls out.Perhaps the hard wax option works better?

I do not wish to use the filler and spray paint method at this time.

Has anyone have 'tried and trusted' permanent method that wil not show up against the rest of the case?

A picture of this scratch is enclosed.


Kind regards


John
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Old 23rd Aug 2017, 6:20 pm   #2
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Default Re: Bakelite Scratches

Brown shoe polish leave for two days to harden , then polish using something flat in the cloth so as not to rub the polish out . Mick.
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Old 23rd Aug 2017, 7:38 pm   #3
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Default Re: Bakelite Scratches

Thanks Mick.
Does the shoe polish like the heat of the radio when it warms up?

Cheers

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Old 23rd Aug 2017, 7:50 pm   #4
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Default Re: Bakelite Scratches

Artist's oil paint mixed to match the mottled finish, polish when dried hard.
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Old 24th Aug 2017, 8:55 pm   #5
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Hi John I suppose that could be a problem , if it is near the dropper , Mick.
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