Cleaning clear parts?

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  1. Wildcat

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    Some of the clear canopy parts for my spitfire have scuff marks on them, how is the best way to remove them? They have had one coat of future. Any help appreciated.
     
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    It depends on how deep these scuffs are my friend. Usually polishing of an entire part is enough. Any pictures ?
     
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    You say scuff marks Andy rather than scratches.....so polishing should do the trick.....:D
     
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    What product do you guys recommend?
     
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    A piece of felt or soft rag ( these for cleaning of glasses are nice). Some of the Tamiya Polishing Compound Fine might be useful as well if these scuff marks are deeper.
     
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    I normally find that 'T-Cut', a car body colour restorer for getting rid of scratches/dull paintwork works very well. Failing that, metal polish or toothpaste. Rub it on, polish it,rinse in like warm water, then re-polish with a soft cloth or cotton wool. A dip in 'Future' after wards will make it gleam.
     
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    Awesome, thanks guys! I shall give these methods a go.
     
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