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Old 17 November 2011, 14:40   #1
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Polishing Perspex

....in fact may not be perspex.....someone may be able to advise??

BUT, the Pacific has a flat windscreen set inside a frame which has dulled /yellowed a little and gone slightly opaque (the sections beneath the coding stickers are clear.....)

I had planned to replace it, but before I do wanted to check and see if there was a way of buffing /polishing out the discolouration (it's really not got that bad tbh)......the material is pretty heavy duty /thick stuff (as is everything on the Pac!)

Any advice appreciated.....have done a search, but no joy.
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Old 17 November 2011, 15:01   #2
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Brasso, genius stuff for restoring Perspex. Used to be used on aircraft cockpits.
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Hi, I have used T-Cut on perspex and it worked really well, but try in a small area first
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Hi, I have used T-Cut on perspex and it worked really well, but try in a small area first
YEP. Toss up between T-Cut and Gaffa T who will save the Universe!
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Have just finished putting all the stuff back under the sink.....no Brasso....but have found lots of other interesting stuff I'd forgotten we owned....

Will purchase some Brasso and T cut tomorrow and give each a try....will report back.

Thanks all, brilliant advice as always
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Old 17 November 2011, 17:01   #6
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Will purchase some Brasso and T cut tomorrow and give each a try....
Just get one of them - same stuff (virtually)
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You might save yourself a lot of elbow grease if you buy some 600 and 1200 grit wet and dry at the same time. Use the 600 to get rid of the discolouration, then the 1200 to smooth out the resulting scratches, then finish with brasso/T-cut.
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When I had my windscreen made by nugent he used Brasso Duraglit wadding polish to clean the screen
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I have an 1999 e class merc. The head lights had gone yellow (looked like they smoked) I used 1500 and 2000 grit sand paper (wet dry stuff ) from motor factors. and finished off with cutting compound. The lights came up like new. bastard of a job though. I would have thought that 600 grand paper was too rough. do not use dry sand paper

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needless to say they were not glass lights but a type of plactic headlight
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