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    nail polish HELP

    so i have a few scratches on my bike and i thought id touch it up with clear nailpolish but in one spot it smudged and looks real bad, what can i use to remove it, i was told over time it will come off but some people say acetone free nail polish will do the trick, others a magic eracer....should i go with the acetone free nail polish remover???
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    i'm not sure if it'll work but when I got nail polish on my walls at home I used rubbing alcohol.

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    I believe liquid carwax would be better. You can polish it out with carwax, without worrying about fudging up your paint, and the nail polish will almost certainly come off gradually, so you can slow down and stop when it's all gone.
    Good luck and let us know how it goes.

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    i did both thanks guys i hit it with 1part rubbing alc 2 parts water, then washed it down with water, then polished it...it came out great
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    really, it worked?

    nice

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    i should have had my sister put on the nailpolish hahaha nextime im getting her to do it
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    Quote Originally Posted by ____asdfghjkl View Post
    really, it worked? nice
    Note to self: before taking strangers' advice on the internet, post a response saying it worked perfectly, and thanking them to ensure that they say something reassuring, like "Of course it works! I've done it plenty of times over the years and it's never damaged the finish, nor eventually resulted in any staining or discoloration."

    THEN test the solvent/cleanser/compound in question on a small, hidden area...

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    thatstrue youre absoutly right if i would have taken off the paintwith the alcohol i would have been pissed lol i used a q tip though to keep the surface area to a minimal spot so in case something bad was to happen at least it wouldnt have been an entire spot....but thanks again now i feel compelled to polishing the entire bike haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by ____asdfghjkl View Post
    i'm not sure if it'll work but when I got nail polish on my walls at home I used rubbing alcohol.
    OK

    How does one get nail polish on their walls? And it sounds like this is a common occurrence?
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    Quote Originally Posted by spinnaker View Post
    OK

    How does one get nail polish on their walls? And it sounds like this is a common occurrence?
    Oh, I just wanted to demo the colour on my wall. I didn't mean to make 'wall' be plural. it was a one time thing, I swear :O

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