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#1 Maximusmjg

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 06:07 AM

Anybody have a good way to remove the horrible white toy trades on the body with out affecting the body it self?

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 08:34 AM

from what i've seen on mine they aren't actually engraved onto the body.  You could probably just rub them off i'd wager.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 09:46 AM

I've been looking into doing the same thing, though friction alone wasn't really enough to do a good job. I'd personally prefer to make it look like they were never there, rather than having a huge worn out spot on the body.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:16 AM

Reason why I ask I cause I have purchased 2 used MP7s one still has the white ugly trades like it would out the box but the other has them fully removed like they weren't even printed on the gun, no body damage or anything. I'm the third owner of it so I can't find the original owner and ask how it was done

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 12:12 PM

could also be a dab of paint thinner?  then you wouldn't have to use friction to wear it off

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 06:24 PM

I used nail polish remover. No I don't polish my nails!!! It was my girlfriends.

There is a little bit of a discoloration or smoothness. It's hardly noticeable to me. It beats the ugly white warnings.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 09:54 PM

Now, I tried nail polish remover annnnnd...it completely ruined that spot of my gun. It melted the plastic and it looks horrendous. However, electrical tape over it was a simple fix. It actually blends in really well with the body. And coming from someone picky like me, that means a lot.

#8 Maximusmjg

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 01:28 AM

View PostBENboBEN, on 25 April 2013 - 09:54 PM, said:

Now, I tried nail polish remover annnnnd...it completely ruined that spot of my gun. It melted the plastic and it looks horrendous. However, electrical tape over it was a simple fix. It actually blends in really well with the body. And coming from someone picky like me, that means a lot.
Thanks! I tried paint stripper on the other one and had the same problem as you melted the body and made it look terrible. The electrical tape works nice to cover it up. Still looking for a good way to remove the trades with damaging it tho.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 07:30 PM

Rubbing alcohol....rub with your finger.  It's not perfect but it's fine with me.  It might get a bit shiny but it is not destroyed.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 09:54 PM

I have a different solution: I cover the area with two pieces of black gaffer tape roughly the same size as the markings. Because the gaffer tape has similar texture & color to the MP7 body, unless specifically looking for them, you won't notice there are tapes just from a short distance.


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