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Old 10-16-2010, 11:28 AM   #1
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Really COOL faded plastic restoration info!

I did search, but didn't find anyone had posted this before..
A home made solution for restoring faded ABS and maybe other plastics...
Check it out!

General info:
http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com/

Recipe:
http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com/Retr0Bright+Gel

Using and examples:
http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com/Using+Retr0Bright
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Old 10-16-2010, 11:44 AM   #2
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This has been discussed before, but it still sounds interesting. I plan on trying it myself. In the past, Merlin from RetrObright has joined and posted, forum username, RetrObright.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f39/...tic-50799.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f38/...tic-48931.html

I plan on trying in on my Excella's shower pan and cabinets above the sink and toilet. I an replacing the sink and counter with something new, so may use it as practice.
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Old 10-16-2010, 11:51 AM   #3
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Oops, sorry... I guess I searched the wrong forum!
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Yes, and Merlin still monitors the forums.....
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Old 10-16-2010, 05:26 PM   #5
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Yes, and Merlin still monitors the forums.....
Hi Merlin,

Good to hear from you.

Thanks for sharing your knowledge!
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I have a 1976 Sovereigh with two large plastic pieces at the front and back. Has anyone been able to restore them without taking them out the camper? In addition, I have two cracks in mine that are about three inches long, is there any way to fix them.
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I used a similar formula from the other threads to restore the plastic surround from my skylights. It worked great!
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Hi Merlin,

Good to hear from you.

Thanks for sharing your knowledge!
You are all very welcome!! Frankly, I am amazed at the uses that people have found for Retr0bright. Lego, old telephones, Airstream trailer parts , refrigerator door parts, the list goes on and on....

Long may it continue.

BTW: It's Retr0bright with a 0 (zero); we are l33t, ya know.......
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You are all very welcome!! Frankly, I am amazed at the uses that people have found for Retr0bright. Lego, old telephones, Airstream trailer parts , refrigerator door parts, the list goes on and on....

Long may it continue.
My friends have the odd Commodore or Atari that they treasure. Several old computer cases that have yellowed. I showed them the links to the Airstream uses and to the original Retr0bright site.
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BTW: It's Retr0bright with a 0 (zero); we are l33t, ya know.......
Thanks, I noticed that after I had posted.
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