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skidplate84
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does anyone have any tips on how to get rid of annoying scratches on visors of full face helmets? oh and Merry Christmas to all.


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Awhile back someone posted about the benefits of Pledge for taking the scratches out of windshields. Might work in your case, but no promises.
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Re: scratches

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Pledge is good for cleaning, but I've never heard it used to remove scratches. I suppose it could fill them in slightly and make them less visible?

There are several products intended to remove scratches and haze from expensive airplane windshields like this one that will work just fine on motorcycle windshields and helmet face shields.
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I use Plasti-X for the windshield and visor. Does a pretty good job. http://meguiarsdirect.com/imagesEdp/p84711b.jpg
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thanks all for the suggestions, i'll give them a try.
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Novus makes a good 3 step liquid scratch removing prosseces that works pretty good.
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skidplate84 wrote:does anyone have any tips on how to get rid of annoying scratches on visors of full face helmets? oh and Merry Christmas to all.
You'll be surprized how good is to use toothpaste. I used to clean the windshield of my airplane.
Clean the plastic with soap and water, then put toothpaste and wipe it in VERTICAL MOVEMENTS using your hand or a very used piece of clothe.
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Is there a certain kind, I know some toothepast is more grittyer than others.
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I use Plasti-x also and it does a good job on removing scratches. You can get it at Wal-mart.


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