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#1 vazuw


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Posted 01 February 2011 - 08:27 AM

Does anyone have website for a company that sells port scratch repair kits?

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Posted 01 February 2011 - 08:43 AM

Assuming you mean for an acrylic (plastic) dome then Google "Micro Mesh polishing kit".

How deep are the scratches? I removed some light scratches using Autoglym paint renovator (a very fine liquid cutting compound). And by light, I mean it was some hazing of the inside of the port (a gear came loose and spent a few days rolling around in there :P ).

There are a few threads on here on how to do it, just have a search - but start here - Removing scratches from a dome port

If it's glass, your options are limited.

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Posted 01 February 2011 - 08:59 AM

For light scratches in acrylic, Novus polishing kit is available on Amazon, 2 oz, version for less than $10. There is also a larger 10 oz. kit


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Posted 01 February 2011 - 11:06 AM

Agree with Steve, Novus for acrylic ports works just fine and unless they are really deep scratches they won't show in your underwater clips anyway. If your port is glass like the Fathoms ports you may have to send it back to be re-polished and that is an expensive fix.


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Posted 01 February 2011 - 12:59 PM

I read that title as pork scratchings.......why is it when you're on a diet everything reminds you of food!!!!! :P
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Posted 01 February 2011 - 07:38 PM

I read that title as pork scratchings.......why is it when you're on a diet everything reminds you of food!!!!! :P


Another vote for Novus, I have a tiny mark on my SWP44 fathom port and the cost for a new glass front element is around $900 so definitely not a cheap option, it doesn't show though so I'll wait till I get some more :)

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 12:58 AM

ok, now i want some pork scratchlings too!

There is another long post about this somewhere but i still reckon brasso is the best and cheapest solution out there... any mild abrasive will work.. silver / brass polish, even car wax... but the kits def seem good if it is a deep scratch as seems like it would take less time.
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