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I was fabricating some mirror block-off plates when i must have got a small drop off Epoxy Resin on the screen.

Ive uses Acetone before on the paintwork to remove glue from decals and resins, but when i tried it on the screen it ate through the plastic straight away.

Their is a Smoked Double Bouble waiting for me at the local bike shop :)

ACETONE + SCREENS = :th_down:
 

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LOL, do the same thing with the acetone right before a race, picked up the wrong towel.
 

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dayum that sux!! good excuse to have to get a new screen thou!!!
 

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Good to know. Thanks.
 

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i'm not gonna lie......i did this before.......on my ol 954
 

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If you really wanted you could fix that with some real fine wet sanding and scratch-x. I had a windscreen that was painted on the inside a while ago. I used acetone to strip the paint and it left the screen etched like that. It took me an hour of sanding and buffing with scratch-x while watching TV to get it looking new again.
 

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If you really wanted you could fix that with some real fine wet sanding and scratch-x. I had a windscreen that was painted on the inside a while ago. I used acetone to strip the paint and it left the screen etched like that. It took me an hour of sanding and buffing with scratch-x while watching TV to get it looking new again.
I didnt think buffing would work?, but i do know you cant buff out scratches from a helmet visor because they are layered.


Well it seems like some of you have made this mistake before, so im glad it wasnt just me being thick. But to those who havent made this mistake, i hope ive saved you from having this happen to you.
 

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Why does anyone have acetone near anything on their bike? That stuff eats through plastic. It IS an organic solvent. And screens are very tempermental. You just have to breathe on it and it gets swirly scratches.
 
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