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Old 04-10-2014, 08:27 PM   #1
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I know this has been brought up before. Just when I need it, I have forgotten all the tips for polishing minor imperfections and rub marks from canopies. Anyone have a great tip.

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Old 04-11-2014, 12:59 AM   #2
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Re: Canopy scratches

I've used toothpaste on the real life Plexiglas windows in (real life) helicopters. It's messy as you need lots of water during and for the rinse!
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Old 04-11-2014, 10:08 AM   #3
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Re: Canopy scratches

I've heard some motorcycle guys were using Pearl Drops Tooth Polish on their visors for removing scratches.
Same thing for Pledge but I am told Pledge only works for small/fine scratches.

Anything being done I would try on an old/spare/broken canopy before trying on a good one, if I hadn't just done a spring clean I could have tried this out and reported back as several old canopies went to recycling ... maybe should have kept one for this very reason!!
Did you see that........I actually meant to do that...
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Old 04-12-2014, 10:29 AM   #4
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Novus Plastic Polish! Best stuff there is!
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Old 04-12-2014, 01:33 PM   #5
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Re: Canopy scratches

Ok dont get me wrong but that was a blast from the past., DID you see the police officer in the Skirt... I think that Edge 540 is worried his plane will not look as good as mine.,. He may be better flier .. doubtfull

oh yes I have been drinking and wanted to stir the pot..

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Old 05-06-2014, 01:38 PM   #6
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Re: Canopy scratches

always used Brasso on my mc faceshields. recovered a scratched watch "crystal" with it also.
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