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#1 benc

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 04:28 PM

hello everyone. was cleaning the interior of my car the other day and managed to scratch this inside of the screen with a ring, (ha ha!!!) so not very deep. is this the kind of thing that a speacialist would be able to polish out or sort out? bit like those guys who make windscreen cracks disapear. any (useful)ideas anyone???

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 05:56 PM

:beat: I don't think there would be enough access to the glass to polish it out (presumably they would use a machine) You could nip down the local Autoglass / RAC and see what they think - if you need a replacement it will cost around £50 through your insurance - provided it's covered (good opportunity to get a black one, if you want one)

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 06:44 PM

Weird , I did exactly the same thing about a week ago - damned titanium rings :beat: Have tried a couple of things half heartedly so far but with no luck. If you find a miracle cure let us know? Kev

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 08:53 PM

try http://www.scratchglass.com/

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 03:31 PM

Hi Guys - finally got this 'sorted' - found this guy who has a company based in High Wycombe, i think. very nice bloke. basically - when i scratched the screen with my ring! i managed to leave bits of the metal in the glass - this is what makes it really stand out. he had some magic polish that actually removes the metal from the scratch and then all you have left is a slight indentation in the glass only. you can hardly see it - all you need is a bit of elbow grease with the polish and you've fixed the problem. alot less expensiveand hastle than a new screen i strongly recommend this guy - he was very helpful: his details are: www.glassdoctors.com Director - David Barry mobile - 07836 709244 office - 01494 813583 well worth a go (and no - i'm not on comission :) ) ben




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