old macbook body aluminum or paint? can this be cleaned?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by NarKEd, May 7, 2010.

  1. NarKEd macrumors member

    Jan 16, 2004
    I am goint to sell my old macbook pro to buy a new one. I want to make it look as new as possible but it has some marks where I rest my wrist and it looks like of the paint has fall down. isnt supposed to be aluminum? if it is aluminum can i just scratch the marks until they disappear?
    I am attaching a pinture.
    thanks for the help

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  2. celticpride678

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boston, MA
    Those look like burn marks to me. You would have to buy a new top case to fix that.
  3. farmermac macrumors 6502a

    Jul 23, 2009
    Its painted aluminum
    don't scratch it, it will look worse. Best bet to fix would be to keep trying different products or respray that piece but it will be hard to blend/match or replace case

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