Polishing carbon parts.

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by TLN

Hi all.
Got a small scratch on my handlebar (aerofly). No big deal, but I would like to get rid of it, or make sure it's less visible. How can I fill it, and polish after that? something that ensure clean look and easy to apply at home myself

I see many people striping paint off their bikes, so assume it's doable.

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by PokojniToza

Depends how deep it is. If it is only a light scratch, some wet sanding with 2000 grit may fix that for you.

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by Catagory6

gonna sound strange, but a dab of tooth paste on a damp cloth
especially if you wet sand first
it will work wonders bringing a high gloss finish back to life, if its starting to go dull

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by Marin

The bars will be painted, so you are trying to restore glossy or matte (much harder) paint. Glossy can be polished, matte will have to be repainted.

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