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Ive tried something like it by them and you need to exert a lot of force to get it to work effectively. I use cheap white toothpaste and my thumb/fingers and then cloth to polish it up.

I used an old toothbrush and white toothpaste to remove numbers from the windows as well. It works treat but takes a while to do. :sm:
 

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I used an old toothbrush and white toothpaste to remove numbers from the windows as well. It works treat but takes a while to do. :sm:
Removing numbers from windows?? Sounds like something you do after a day of drag racing. ;-) Around here, the numbers are "painted" with a giant marker on a side window.

 
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i wuz thiking of buyin it to help remove the hazing/milkish stuff on my car's windscreens n windows... dunno if it'll werk though
Be very careful about the hazing of the windshields as I have ruined models with inappropriate cleaning solutions resulting in hazed windshields. Once they were hazed up, nothing worked. :cry: Let me know if you have any sucess with this stuff. :mrgreen:
 

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A word of warning to all:

I was looking at one of my beloved model and found some fine scratches on the side window which was visible at certain angle under light. So today I went out to buy a bottle and applied it using a piece of Microfibre cloth, and to my horror, it has totally made it worse. I applied it on 2/3 of the entire window, and it has left scratches more visible than the remaining 1/3 which was left untouched!

Now, I don't even know how I should fix the problem that's been made worse.. There might be other solution that's effective, but certainly not this!!
 

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Yeah...my main concern is white spots on the windshield of my models. I tried PlasticX it only cleaned and made it shinier like new, but the spots are still there. I don't know anymore what solution to use. Any tips that works besides toothpaste? I tried toothpaste didn't work either.!
Anybody???!!
 

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This is what you need. The Novus plastic polish system comes in three steps, but for most modelling, all you need is the first two. Check out this video. It even has the Bburago Countach as an example of scale models.

 

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This is what you need. The Novus plastic polish system comes in three steps, but for most modelling, all you need is the first two. Check out this video. It even has the Bburago Countach as an example of scale models.

Wow thats good, so just to verify, #2 and #1 are safe to use on the paint and other surfaces of most scale models...?
 

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wow i hate it when i cant see out the window in my privat jet! this really helped! THANKS NOVUS!
 

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This is what you need. The Novus plastic polish system comes in three steps, but for most modelling, all you need is the first two. Check out this video. It even has the Bburago Countach as an example of scale models.

Wow thats good, so just to verify, #2 and #1 are safe to use on the paint and other surfaces of most scale models...?
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Oops, sorry. I didn't see your response until now. No, the polish is not designed for paint. It is made for clear plastics like acrylic and such. I would imagine the polish is abrasive to paint, but that's my guess. The first two steps are great for the typical scuffs and light scratches on model cars. Step three is for heavy scratches. However, they say that if you can feel the scratch with your fingernail, then it's too deep for the polish to work for you. Good luck.

 

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This is what you need. The Novus plastic polish system comes in three steps, but for most modelling, all you need is the first two. Check out this video. It even has the Bburago Countach as an example of scale models.

Wow thats good, so just to verify, #2 and #1 are safe to use on the paint and other surfaces of most scale models...?
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Oops, sorry. I didn't see your response until now. No, the polish is not designed for paint. It is made for clear plastics like acrylic and such. I would imagine the polish is abrasive to paint, but that's my guess. The first two steps are great for the typical scuffs and light scratches on model cars. Step three is for heavy scratches. However, they say that if you can feel the scratch with your fingernail, then it's too deep for the polish to work for you. Good luck.


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Good deal, thanks for clearing that up :)
 

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Has anybody tried this Novus Polish out yet? Planning on getting one but not sure if it works
 
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