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Old September 20, 2009, 08:45 PM
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I managed to nick my laptop's screen with the screw driver somehow and now there is a 2cm mark on it . I've read about the vaseline method, eraser method and displex. Wondering if anyone has had any kind of experience with these. Or anything scratch repair related would help!
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Old September 20, 2009, 11:50 PM
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Honestly mom! It's not what it looks like! The vaseline is for the screen!
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Old September 20, 2009, 11:59 PM
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trying using toothpaste on that lcd screen, not the gel but regular toothpaste. google on it.
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Old September 21, 2009, 12:16 AM
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I managed to nick my laptop's screen with the screw driver somehow and now there is a 2cm mark on it . I've read about the vaseline method, eraser method and displex. Wondering if anyone has had any kind of experience with these. Or anything scratch repair related would help!
Don't bother.. its damaged for good.
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Old September 22, 2009, 01:51 PM
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That's right. It's beyond me why manufacturers can't be bothered with some sort of protective barrier. Money to be made I suppose. My cat was chasing a fly one day. Guess where it landed? That's right, my $600.00 dollar monitor.
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Old September 22, 2009, 04:39 PM
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Honestly mom! It's not what it looks like! The vaseline is for the screen!
Gross. I've never been there before.................
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Old September 25, 2009, 04:06 PM
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As closure to this thread I will note that I tried the vaseline. Better than nothing. Took away the thinner part of the scratch and reduced the definition of the deeper part. Overall about a 30% improvement. Could see where it would help a lot more on hairline thin ones.
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Old September 26, 2009, 05:57 AM
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Depending on how deep the scratch is. Car wax or furniture polish might be enough to fill in the scratch. Maybe even polish it out. If you start rubbing...make sure that screen is clean and that buffing cloth is clean.

Try it at your own risk.
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I found this while googling.
Future Shop: TV & Video: Video Accessories: Merlin's LCD Magic Scratch Repair Kit

and this...
Merlin's Table repair kits fix scratches on CD, DVD, LCD, MP3, iPod, iPhone, iPod Touch, PSP, Xbox, 360, Playstation and PS2 game discs

If I had a scratch on my lcd, I'd give it a go. What's the worst that could happen?
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and this...
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If I had a scratch on my lcd, I'd give it a go. What's the worst that could happen?
Erm...read those reviews before rushing out to get some. I'm just sayin'...
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