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Old 12-04-2011, 10:58 AM   #1
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Imperfections

Hey!

Right...I have a couple of imperfections on my car. I am presuming from the target practice the birds take at my car! (before I owned her) Is there anyway of removing the marks left behind where it's 'burned' the paint (if thats the right term to use)

I will try and get a couple of pics of these if and when i can to show you! This would be by hand, and hopefully something I can do bearing in mind I have RSI and struggle a bit when it comes to doing my car properly!

Thanks in advance!
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Old 12-04-2011, 05:34 PM   #2
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erm probably not and it is known as etching depends how deep but i will nearly guarantee its is a machine polisher job before you go anywhere
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Old 12-04-2011, 05:52 PM   #3
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As above, from what I've read on here a machine polish usually does the trick.

That said, I have removed minor etching using Meguiars Scratch-X and a fair bit of elbow grease! lol
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Old 12-04-2011, 06:35 PM   #4
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im too worried about getting anyone on my car with a machine polisher, being ford's radiant red! Even a mate of mine who has one said he wouldn't want to touch it! lol
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Old 12-04-2011, 06:37 PM   #5
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whats so bad about the radiant red paint?
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:36 PM   #6
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Id say a machine correction is needed, as for being to scared to do it use a DA (much lower paint removal rate) and just be careful take your time and youll be fine. Ive done work before on some very soft paints but never had any problems.
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:28 PM   #7
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Use a DA with Megs Ultimate compound, you will be surprised.
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