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Line left after fish tales mylar removal

By martymart

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

I have removed the mylar from a fish tales playfield and it has left a line in some areas which would be from a build up of dirt over a long period of time.

I have tried a few different ways to remove this but have not had much luck.

What is the most effective way to remove this line as I have it in a few areas.

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#2 2 years ago

It's dirt ground into small cracks. Some very gentle and careful work with a magic eraser and alcohol will do it. Just go slow, and less is more.

Some wet sanding with 2k grit and alcohol might do it as well.

#3 2 years ago

Use some Flitz polish from the tube. Not the can. It cuts a bit more than Novus 3 and should remove the line with a bit of elbow grease. Apply on a soft cloth and rub it well. Then wipe off excess.

Note Flitz in the can is a bit more watered down. The tube version rubs out lines like this a big better.

This is the easiest and cheapest safe method.

Thanks
Dougram69

#5 2 years ago

Brake cleaner on a rag or RapidTac Remover Cleaner.

Brake cleaner would work only because it's clear coated.

#6 2 years ago

RapidTac

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