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#1 dovechoco



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 07:48 PM

Hi. I need tips on how to remove whitish water mark/ blemish from my Nauticam housing. I have tried Salt Away, Toothpaste, Tarnish off, Laundry detergent and car polish but all to no avail.


Does anyone here have tips on how to keep my external housing looking new again?



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 08:09 PM

There is really nothing that will get rid of the marks from anodized aluminum. You can try a little vegetable oil to make it look better but it never last long.

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Posted 09 February 2015 - 09:33 AM

Yeah, we hit them with some silicone spray to make it look better, but consider them as an aged, "experienced housing".



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Posted 24 March 2015 - 03:57 PM

I think I recall reading in an old post some people use gun oil to bring the black anodised finish to new? Search and you may find the original post.

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#5 JamesR


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Posted 23 April 2015 - 06:14 AM

I think it's like grey hair. You can dye it over and over, but it will keep coming back. 


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#6 jannatul18



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Posted 27 April 2015 - 01:39 AM

You can use lemon also, but if nothing works then just paint it!

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Posted 27 April 2015 - 12:31 PM

I wipe my housings down with WD40. No problems and they look like new

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Posted 27 April 2015 - 12:45 PM

I just wear the marks proudly - it shows that I have used my gear instead of just having it sit on a shelf.

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#9 zenny bhai

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 02:55 AM

 I have tried Salt Away, Toothpaste, Tarnish off, Laundry detergent and car polish but all to no avail.


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Posted 29 April 2015 - 08:27 AM

Try soaking your housing in a solution white distilled vinegar in warm fresh water.  Use a soft toothbrush and brush the stains, they should come off this way.  I am thinking the car polish has added a layer of wax over the stains and will require more scrubbing to get it off.  After you get he stains off, dry the housing and rub it with a silicone cloth.   This will restore the shine and add a layer of protection.

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