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

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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?
 

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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)
 

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This is what I did. :)

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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?
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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