aluminum polishing

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by MacRuler, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. MacRuler macrumors 6502

    Apr 16, 2010
    i just started working at a car garage and polished some old rusted aluminum to look nice and shinny (took forever) but thats not the point, i was wondering if it would be safe to apply some aluminum polish to areas on my macbook air where i have some scuffs ? thank you anyone for any suggestions
  2. lucifiel macrumors 6502a


    Nov 7, 2009
    In your basement
    I would try it on a very very unnoticable part first...

    and if you're thinking about it doing it near the LCD (on the frame of the LCD screen for example), i would also recomend that you find some way of covering/protectign the LCD from the polish.
  3. MacRuler thread starter macrumors 6502

    Apr 16, 2010
    yea i dont want to do it on the bezel just on the wrist area, but i dont want to spend the 8 something if it wont work, does anyone have any info, or do i just have to be the guinea pig? thanks:D
  4. halledise macrumors 65816

    May 7, 2009
    Hamilton Island, Whitsundays, QLD Australia
    don't !!!
  5. Flynnstone macrumors 65816


    Feb 25, 2003
    Cold beer land
    I don't know for sure, but I suspect a MacBook Pro is anodized.

    MacBook Air is carved from a solid sheet of aluminum. This revolutionary unibody design replaces many parts with just one and results in a clean, seamless appearance. The anodized aluminum surface and stunning contours confirm MacBook Air as a feat of beautiful engineering.

    Simple polishing won't work.

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