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Old 03-11-2005, 09:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a compaq laptop, and the silver finish on the inside of the laptop is starting to rub off. Is there a products that i can buy to touch it up, cus i only had it for 4 months, and i like to keep my things in good condition just incase i want to sell it for something better. Thank is advance.
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Hmm good question same thing is sort of happening to my ibook.
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Yeah man and i hate it cus it is making my expensive *** laptop look used! I really want to touch this up.
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BTW how much was your laptop and the only thing i can think of off the top of my head is maybe those model paints. if you werereally careful you might be able to make it look good/better
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it was $1500.00
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Old 03-12-2005, 02:11 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Some oil-based paints will eat away at the polycarbonate apparently (but I'm no paint specialist). I did find one site in a quick Google that painted the iBook - maybe you could use the technique to 'paint' the scratched bits of your laptops?
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http://www.moonpost.com/jeremy/archives/001878.shtml

http://www.bookofjoe.com/2004/11/paint_your_iboo.html

http://paintedbytes.com/

More paint jobs. The last link is a company that paint them for you... but I know your not after a whole new paint job for your books!!
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My averatec laptop looks like this

The paint rubbing off, the 2 scratches on the screen cover (my fault) and the keyboard getting the screen dirty, and this makes this look oldskool.
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Wash your hands and if your hands are sweaty wipe them off on your pants or something like that. It is because of oils on your hands and other $hit like that.
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are there no touch up kits?
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