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Removing scratches from LCD screens?

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I've had success using toothpaste [preferbly with whitening] + a cotton swab. Slightly dampen the tip of the swab, and put a smidge of toothpaste on the top. Work that into the LCD screen [like you'd buff a car] preferbly in a circular motion [and make sure you press down slightly whilst doing so] and let it idle for a minute. Dampen the other end of the swab with water and use that to remove the toothpaste. I'm sure you get the jidst of what I'm trying to say..just make sure you don't do anything in excess.

This method worked wonders on a scratched mc12elk remote I used to employ a year back. Honest.

You don't have to dampen the cotton swab too much, anyways. The main bit is to make sure that you work that toothpaste in, and even if some gets in the crack between the LCD + the unit it's easy to get out and doesn't affect the paint. End result is usually a clean LCD and a minty unit!

Some scratches [thinking severe] cannot be removed with the toothpaste method, no matter how many coats you apply. It can lessen the obtrusive appearance, though..

It stunned me at first how I transformed a slightly scratched MC12ELK to super-mint [haw haw :rasp:] condition with this method. If you have a heavy scratch, you may want to consider another coat of 'paste to see what occurs.

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Some have reported some amount of success with Brasso Brass Polisher, especially for a white HD DAP that shall not be named here.

I personally had the best success using this: Weiman's Metal Polish. Use the same method as outlined above, but avoid any brushed metal or silkscreened plastics, as it'll rub it right out. It works beautifully on cell phone screens, scratched CDs and DVDs (rescued a very scuffed and scratched CD several times with this), and on metal, I'd assume. :-p

Very deep scratches and scuffs can be removed somewhat with repeated applications.

Available everywhere, a bottle of the stuff goes for $3 or less, and makes your electronics happy. Smells minty too!

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one word of advice, for any new people to this, make sure u heed the words, not in excess. Or even, dont buffer unless the screen is in really bad shape. I buffd the screen of my r909 and ended up spending ages trying to clear the edges of the screen from tooth paste.

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There r many scratch removers(for purpose of removing scratches from CD,MOBILE SCREER or ur PORTABLE HARD DISK SCREEN ETC...) in the market which can be used also

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There r many scratch removers(for purpose of removing scratches from CD,MOBILE SCREER or ur PORTABLE HARD DISK SCREEN ETC...) in the market which can be used also

But do they leave your player Minty fresh??

lol!

Leon

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But do they leave your player Minty fresh??

lol!

Leon

I haven`t tasted my player after using that scratch remover.I think every body should do the same(tasting) :ol_dead: .But i think u might have tasted it after using tooth paste that why u r able to tell that .

Just joking........ :ol_lol:

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I haven`t tasted my player after using that scratch remover.I think every body should do the same(tasting) :ol_dead: .But i think u might have tasted it after using tooth paste that why u r able to tell that .

Just joking........ :ol_lol:

This might sound disgusting, but have u guys tried using car wax? I just remmermbered i tried it on my old watch(which had a glass screen) and it worked well for minor scratches. I dont know if it will work the same way for plastic-based screens like those on walkmans!

Leon

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This might sound disgusting, but have u guys tried using car wax? I just remmermbered i tried it on my old watch(which had a glass screen) and it worked well for minor scratches. I dont know if it will work the same way for plastic-based screens like those on walkmans!

Leon

Car wax for glass(like of a watch) works well ,but if u try it on a plastic thing like walkman then it would be difficult to remove that greasy substance from it & if try remove again & again more scratches would be there instead of removing it.

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