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Hey Guys,

I am kinda excited about going to the Penny Arcade Expo and I want to bring my computer. I am in the process of cleaning it up to look nice and I was wondering how I could get rid of the scratches in my case window.

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The window is a real cheap plastic and it has a ton of ugly scratches. I heard that you can buff out scratches in a glass windshield with 2000 grit sandpaper. Can I do something like this for my case window?

Any Ideas?

Thanks a lot for your suggestions!
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Originally Posted by Ktulu View Post
Hey Guys,

I am kinda excited about going to the Penny Arcade Expo and I want to bring my computer. I am in the process of cleaning it up to look nice and I was wondering how I could get rid of the scratches in my case window.

Here is A Reference Picture

The window is a real cheap plastic and it has a ton of ugly scratches. I heard that you can buff out scratches in a glass windshield with 2000 grit sandpaper. Can I do something like this for my case window?

Any Ideas?

Thanks a lot for your suggestions!
What you want is something like Plastx or another polishing compound, apply to rag, rub on scratched area and buff it out
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Thanks Swiftes!
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Interesting was just wondering this my self in fact i found this visa google, Fist result.
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Any local automotive supply carries tons of products to fill and remove scratches, you can always bring your side panel there for an expert advice.
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I can attest that Plastx works pretty well. The more you buff, the better it looks so using a power buffer couldn't hurt.
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post #7 of 14
or you could just replace the piece of plexi glass you can get a new peice at lowes for like 8 dollars ?
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Use Brasso metal polish, I use it to remove scratches from cd's and dvd's.
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Careful to get the right compound or it will get "foggy".
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Originally Posted by pmrballer123 View Post
or you could just replace the piece of plexi glass you can get a new peice at lowes for like 8 dollars ?
This, probably the best option, a few cuts and drill holes and you will be right as rain.
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