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Scratch repairing

Don't know if anyone will find this useful or not but here goes:
A bloke off my old forums swears by this stuff and reckons, for the price, it's a good deal for minor scratches and apparently works for scratches down to the primer. (He isn't the seller BTW) I haven't used it, so can't comment on it myself.
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Hi there, I remember my Dad had a 2-stage product back in the seventies (not that I'm implying this is the same), the first stage was a 'cutting' compound which would soften the surface and take out swirls and surface scratches. The second stage was a 'polish' which gave a protective coating and a gloss.

I'm not sure how (if it isn't a colour specific product) that it can restore paintwork that's been scratched down to the primer though.

Also a pity that no mention is made regarding the quantity of product that you are buying - the price seems reasonable, but it could only be 50ml tubes...


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It's a shame your 2 photos weren't taken in the same lighting conditions as well. The two photos are different colours!

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Hi i think at this price before you go down the route of paying 100+for a door repair at a Garage it has to be worth a try i would also say it my indeed work when the paint is down to the primer but i have to say it will be a big undertaking when i worked for a breakers yard we used to repair some damaged repairables i can remember that we had a red Mazda 323 with a bad scratch on the quarter panel and we got this stuff iam sorry i cant remember its name for the life of me from the spray repair shop up the road it did not take the scratch away altogether but god it did help and if the scratch had not been as wide as it was i would say it would have,so it got to be worth the money and the try???
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I agree with Paul, its never going to work if the scratch is down to the primer/metal/plastic (Espace owners) unless it pushes the base coat into the scratch ... but that means going through several layers of laquer .... and no "miracle" finishing product is going to fix that amount of "paint/laquer" damage (well not for long anyway) ... that amount of damage requires proper refinishing...

Laquer scratches ... no problem, although I prefer 3M Finesse-it ... even by hand .... or better still use a red mop and plenty of water.

sorry for being such a sceptic ... esp first thing in the morning ...

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