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[HELP] How to remove scratch on Leatherman

Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by Ciclope, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. Ciclope

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    Hi to everyone

    I need to remove some scratch on my brother's Leatherman Wave (look the pictures on the name "Wave")

    The scratch are not heavy but I don't know how I can remove it.

    Can you help me about this?

    Thanks a lot!

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  2. smokingfish

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    It's a tool, i say you leave it and let it accumulate even more scratches.

    Oherwise, you could always polish it with sandpaper, dish scrub, or buffing compounds and a power drill.
     
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  3. nr73

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    I'm with smokingfish. Tools are meant to be used, not stay pristine. Wear the battlescars proudly :)
     
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  4. gibbsrule9
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    I'm with the others; leave it be.
     
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  5. Ciclope

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    Off course guys but I need to do this
     
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    Cheeser Hey Bub!

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    did you use his tool without him knowing and you've scratched it? ;)
     
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    That's what I thought, too :D
     
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  9. Ciclope

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    No I have mine used and I don't care about the scratches.

    My brother tell me to do this ;)

    I saw the nail buffer to polish the little scratch like that
     
  10. Ciclope

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    What dou you think about this?





     
  11. OreoGaborio

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    Easiest way to "remove" a scratch on an item like this is to camoflage it.... scratch the whole thing uniformly. I use a scuff pad on my Seiko Black Monster when it gets scratched up to give it a nice uniform brushed finish.

    Start with something MILD at first to test... Maybe a scotchbrite or brillo pad or something. If that doesn't work quick enough, then go coarser.
     
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    I agree with above. Start with a scotchbrite pad, if need be, use something coarser. If you want to refinish the whole shebang, use wet/dry sandpaper, move up through the grits, and finish with simichrome or Flitz on a dremel buff wheel. That takes time, money, patients, and talent. Alternately, tell your brother to stop being a wimp and use the dang thing. Its not jewelry, its a tool. That scratch is history, character, proof of use.
     
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  13. Ciclope

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    Nail buffer works done
     
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    Cheeser Hey Bub!

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    Not heavy use but the serrated blade shows where I've used it to strike sparks off a ferry rod to light fires, the scratches on the side are from testing the scratchiness of a piece of Flint and the straight blade I used to sharpen a carpenters pencil a couple of days ago. A tool not an ornament ;)
     
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  15. Ciclope

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    Everyone used his tool like he want.

    For my brother is a "jewel-tool" and i'm glad to make him happy ;)
     
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