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jehall 01-20-2008 11:32 AM

Scratch Removal
 
We are considering the purchase of a 2007 bambi that has a scratch on the exterior surface. The scratch is not deep but can be felt with a finger nail. There is no dent and the scratch may only be in the clear coat. Can this scratch be polished out?

JIm & Sharon

Inland RV Center, In 01-20-2008 11:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jehall
We are considering the purchase of a 2007 bambi that has a scratch on the exterior surface. The scratch is not deep but can be felt with a finger nail. There is no dent and the scratch may only be in the clear coat. Can this scratch be polished out?

JIm & Sharon

Jim.

If the scratch is only in the clear coat, carefully polishing it may remove most of it.

However, if the scratch has gone thru the clear coat and into the metal, then there is no easy fix, short of polishing the entire trailer after all the clear coat has been removed.

A word of caution. "IF" when polishing the scratch you go thru the clear coat, then the polishing will change the metal appearance, very quickly.

It may be better to polish it by hand, and go from there.

Andy

cosmotini 01-20-2008 12:05 PM

Is it in a location where it would be possible to cover it with a vinyl decal or pin striping?

thecatsandi 01-20-2008 12:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jehall
We are considering the purchase of a 2007 bambi that has a scratch on the exterior surface. The scratch is not deep but can be felt with a finger nail. There is no dent and the scratch may only be in the clear coat. Can this scratch be polished out?

JIm & Sharon

Jim & Sharon,
If you can be felt with the finger nail it needs attention. You can get a can of clear coat to fill it in and make her look nice again. Call the factory.


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