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Exclamation Scratch Removal for Nexus S Plastic Housing/Backcover

I've been noticing scratches on the plastic backcover of my Nexus S that apparently comes about when the phone is placed on a hard wooden surface. Is there any product available that removes scratches and safe to use on this type of plastic?
 
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I've been noticing scratches on the back of my Nexus S that apparently comes about when the phone is placed on a hard wooden surface. Is there any product available that removes scratches and safe to use on this type of plastic?
Hope that you find an answer, meanwhile have a look at this? http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=871308
 
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Excellent find. Although the scratches aren't as bad, I'm thinking of using a plastic polish (even the Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0) to see if that removes them.

Edit: Bought Mothers Plastic Polish instead. Will keep you guys updated when I try it.
 
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Excellent find. Although the scratches aren't as bad, I'm thinking of using a plastic polish (even the Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0) to see if that removes them.

Edit: Bought Mothers Plastic Polish instead. Will keep you guys updated when I try it.
Any luck? can you take pictures before and after? Thanks much
 
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Using the Mothers Plastic Polish on the Nexus S plastic backcover didn't remove them and actually introduced more scratches, but they were very fine and the phone needed to be held under light to notice.

I would advise anyone who gets this phone to order a case with it. My 2 year old Samsung Galaxy Spica takes more beating than this and still looks like new (without ever using a case too!)
 
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yeah, the only solution for me seems to be order a throw around extra back cover if I were to go without a case, but they are not easy to find.
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