(Topic ID: 269000)

Flame polish Police Force ramps?


By Meri-cah

85 days ago



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#1 85 days ago

I have a nice police force but the main ramp is worn and cloudy. In good structural condition but I would like it to be more clear. Short of spending $350 for new replacement ramps, does anyone know if you can flame polish them? I’ve seen it done on some old JP games. But I’ve also read NOT to do it on games manufactured before 1990 because it’s a different type of plastic. Thoughts? Has anyone flame polished their Police Force ramps?

#2 84 days ago

Anyone have thoughts?

#3 84 days ago

Test on a area not easily seen.

#4 84 days ago
Quoted from Meri-cah:

Anyone have thoughts?

Super easy.
Propane torch from Homedepot. $21
Clean your ramps thoroughly. Heating will allow contaminate to sink in.
Start at a healthy distance and keep the flame moving. If you don't see change (clarity) move a little closer BUT KEEP THAT FLAME MOVING.
The ramp will slowly clear up so don't expect immediate results (Which fools people into moving the flame closer resulting in melting/burning)

Go slow and it'll end up looking the way you want it too!

#5 84 days ago

Try polishing with novus 2 before resorting to flame polishing.

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