How do I cover scratches on the back of the console?

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories & Hardware' started by Song of storms, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. Song of storms
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    Song of storms GBAtemp Fan

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    I used a steel stand to keep the switch for a while, causing it to have some scratches on the back. Is there any way for me to cover them?
     
  2. CymraegAce

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    Wierd_w GBAtemp Fan

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    IIRC, it is anodized aluminum and black ABS that the switch's chasis is made from.

    Anodized aluminum is "theoretically" fixable with a steady hand, a graphite cathode, and a solution of dilute sulfuric and boric acids--- but I would not recommend. (needs high voltages, needs a clean area to clamp the anode of your plating machine, etc.)

    ABS could theoretically be fixable with a synthetic fiber based felt-pen, loaded with an appropriate solvent, like hexane. (USE WITH CARE)
     
  4. yippy

    yippy Newbie

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    How about wrapping it with some dbrand skins.
     
  5. PaBo

    PaBo GBAtemp Regular

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    reshell it!
     
  6. IRISH OS1R1S

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    This is what I did. :)

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  7. mattytrog

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    Ever nitice how when something gets wet, the blemishes disappear? (ie the water fills them up)

    Knowing this...
    You could...

    Let your Switch live in a fishtank
    Or seriously now...

    Lacquer the back to gloss it up. Achieves the same thing

    Or use bullshit spray (as we call it in UK) - silicone spray like you use on car dashboards. Called bullshit spray because you put it on car plastics just before you sell it
     
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