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What is the best way to remove a scratch on a scope?  I've been told a permanent marker and been told paint.  It's a Swarovski AV, so I want the best.  Paint seems like it wouldn't match at all to the finish, but I guess it'd cover....
 
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I don't think you'll ever get it perfect, how bad a scratch is it?
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That's not a scratch, it's a character mark.
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I just found something that works excellent - black car wax.  It works great, covered the scratch well, and you rub off all the remaining excess.
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Good find! Black shoe polish also is suggested.

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Ive always used A Marks alot black marker. Does the job well. Unless its just a really bad scratch 
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sharpie works for me
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Originally posted by pyro6999 pyro6999 wrote:

sharpie works for me
always worked for me too.
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Birchwood Casey makes a gloss and matte black pen designed for touching up scopes and aluminum floorplates.
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With every scratch comes a story.  I guess if it were a "this is where i dropped my gun out of the blind before taking a shot on a 180-class deer," I too would want to cover the scratch. 

If it''s a better story, leave the scratch,
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