Scratched plastic screen

From: Richard Erlacher <>
Date: Sat Dec 9 11:49:45 2000

There's a material, basically a buffing rouge, available at crafts shops and
some plastic retailers, that works better than the baking soda. The problem
with baking soda is that it's not aggressive enough and therefore requires a
lot of rubbing that works out badly for other plastic parts. The somewhat
more abrasive rouge, which is mixed with a lubricant of some sort, takes off
more of the plastic but doesn't require as much effort. That's the same
thing I use for cleaning CD's, so it seems to work OK.

I'd advise you to avoid the Dremel tool, since it gets the plastic hot and
thereby risks permanently distoring the optical properties of the lens.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue & Francois" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, December 09, 2000 11:54 AM
Subject: Scratched plastic screen

> Hi all,
> I have a Sega Gamegear with a badly scratched screen. THe scratches are
> sobad that they distord the display.
> Is there an easy way to polish it?
> A hard way?
> I tried baking soda and dremel all morning but it's still bad and I've
> some damage to the case with the dremel (yeah I should be more carful with
> power tools)
> Thanks
> Francois
Received on Sat Dec 09 2000 - 11:49:45 GMT

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