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Clear plastic refinishing

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Restoration of transparency and lustre to scratched or fogged clear plastics is easily done by going over the surface of the plastic with fine grade steel wool. Use fast light strokes until the entire surface is matted. Don't concentrate on individual scratches; bring the entire surface down to the level of the deepest scratch. After the surface is leveled and evenly matted, apply ordinary household silver polish cream and rub lightly with the finger tips or with a piece of fine chamois. A few minutes of light rubbing will make the plastic as clear as glass.

John B. Ferguson, jr., W3AEV.