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Forum topic by Clarkie posted 10-29-2018 10:42 PM 451 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Clarkie

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10-29-2018 10:42 PM

Just thought I’d ask a question. Does anyone know a solution for getting lacquer spots off your plastic lens glasses? Thanks for the help, Clarkie.


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Dark_Lightning

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#1 posted 10-29-2018 10:46 PM

I don’t think that the lacquer will melt polycarbonate. Try lacquer thinner on an old pair to verify that. I used a two-stage paint to repaint the roof of my truck. The kind of stuff that you wear a protective suit and respirator when spraying it. I got over-spray on my glasses (plastic lenses). I buffed and buffed with a soft cloth, but ultimately got it all off by running my thumbnail over the lenses. They are still clear.

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Nubsnstubs

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#2 posted 10-29-2018 11:11 PM

Been using lacquer thinner for over 30 years, and ain’t hurt the lenses yet. ............. Jerry (in Tucson)

-- Jerry (in Tucson) www.woodturnerstools.com

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