Getting Scratches Out of a Sterling's Finish?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Folmeister, May 24, 2005.

  1. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    I love my Sterling, but the original owner must have worn one of those spiked belts when he played it. There are many surface scratches around the neck plate and top body contour. Does anyone have a good system for buffing them out? I have been thinking about Novus plastic polish, but I am unsure of the best treatment for the EB/MM finishes. Suggestions?
  2. jja412

    jja412 Fine gear enthusiast Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2004
    St. Louis
    I just posted to subscribe... I, too, am looking to remove some scratches from a hard finish...
  3. Jason Brown

    Jason Brown

    May 1, 2000
    SLC, UT
    3M Finesse-it II Finishing Material used with a white microfiber cloth is the best solution I've found to take scratches out of any finish.