Stickers for External monitors

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Jmouse, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. Jmouse macrumors 6502

    Mar 14, 2011
    Hi all,

    I have just made a nice scratch on the left side frame of my lcd monitors.

    I am thinking if i can put some sort of stickers to cover it up. but the frame is pretty narrow specially the ones on both side.

    Does anyone Have experience on putting stickers on monitors?

    Or i should just use it as is? and may be save up to buy a new one?

  2. Gillespie81 macrumors regular

    Sep 2, 2011
    is it a scratch or a gouge. if it bothers you just put a sticker on it then put stickers all over the monitor so it looks somewhat normal-just with stickers
  3. Jmouse thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 14, 2011
    Its a scratch , i was moving my ps3 around and the gold plated HDMI cable head scratched it its pretty deep too.

    Thats exactly what i intended to do, but im running out of ideal s to how and what to put on, the rest of the monitor is gloss black.
  4. Kissaragi macrumors 68020

    Nov 16, 2006
    Cant you get some touch up paint from a car store and cover it?
  5. skorpien macrumors 68020

    Jan 14, 2008
    What material is the frame made of? If it's acrylic or plastic, you may be able to use a scratch remover to fill it in and buff it out. If it's metalic, touch up paint would be your best bet.

    Otherwise, you could get some black vinyl and cut it up to your monitor's dimensions and stick it on. That would preserve the appearance better than stickers IMO.

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