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How do you take scratches out of plastic?

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To take scratches out of plastic, sand the surface with a damp sandpaper, and wipe off the residue with a damp cloth. Dry the surface, and rub it with metal polish to restore the shine.

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  1. Sand the surface

    Dampen the sandpaper with water, and use medium pressure to sand the scratched surface in a circular motion. Add moisture to the paper as needed, and rub until the scratches disappear.

  2. Clean the surface

    Dampen a cloth, and use it to wipe off the residue generated from sanding. Wipe again, but with a dry cloth.

  3. Apply polish

    To restore a shiny surface, put a little metal polish on a dry cloth, and use it to rub the surface gently in a circular motion.

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