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Notebook Cosmetic Repair. Help me please!

by smokinpope / January 21, 2006 4:51 AM PST


How do I repair a deep scratch on the lid (the outside of the LCD panel) of my notebook? Its about a centimeter in length but deep enough to be felt with a finger and very visible. My notebook is brand-spanking-new and this scratch is driving me nuts! Its right smack beside the HP emblem! Its a horribly painful sight! HELP! I guess my last resort would be a very cool sticker...

The notebook is finished in silver.

To all you prospective notebook buyers: Make sure you purchase a carrying case with COATED inside zippers!!!

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(NT) (NT) put a cool toshiba sticker over the HP loga and scratch.
by Qosmio / January 21, 2006 8:12 AM PST
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after leaving a bad joke this may help
by Qosmio / January 21, 2006 9:37 AM PST
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I'll check that out. Thanks! Any other suggestions anyone?
by smokinpope / January 21, 2006 3:48 PM PST

Actually, I've already placed a sticker from my university over the scratch just so I stop obsessing every time I use this notebook. That Plastex Plastic Repair kit seems to be my brightest hope, thanks Qosmio! Did your brother apply the repair kit himself? The whole process seems complicated...

But does anyone else have any solution using home ingredients that does not require me to make a $19 purchase?

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my bro did it himself
by Qosmio / January 22, 2006 1:01 AM PST

it took him a day to get it they way he wanted it.The repair comes down to mixing the color into the fill or just touch up paint after the plastic fill.I recomend touch up paint con
sidering ive been doing surfboard repair for 17 years that would be much more easy.
Take your time

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Similar problem with scratch on laptop lid
by nickyp1982 / January 26, 2006 12:44 AM PST
In reply to: my bro did it himself

Hi, I was just wondering if you ended up following the advice and trying to repair the scratch on your laptop lid? I actually have the exact same problem with my brand new silver laptop, and am really hoping for a safe way to remove the scratches without damaging the computer. Can you please let me know how it worked out? Thank you!

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