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    Default Cleaning Glossy black top of LSi speakers

    I tried cleaning the glossy top of my LSis with a spray I though was distilled water, but apparently there was some kind of chemical in it. The gloss looks kind of hazy now. Is there anything I can clean it with to bring back the glossy look?

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    It depends if the chemical etched the plastic. There are polishes made for plastic, do a google for them.
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    Some folks here use Armour All. If that doesn't work, try a 60/40 mixture of Clorox and comet.

    Seriously, the glossy looks nice, but it is a pain in the ass to clean. Whatever you put on them makes it worse. To be honest, I never used anything at all to clean them except a dry cotton cloth (usually whatever shirt I was wearing at the time.)

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    Early, I have to strongly disagree with all three products you suggested. None of them will restore a high gloss on plastic and will most likely cause further harm.
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    I use a guitar polish to clean my Lsi15s and have great results. Its dunlop formula No. 65.

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    I use a large soft camera cloth. Works great and no build-up.
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    I use Martin Guitar Polish with a guitar polishing cloth. Easy to find and works well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F1nut
    Early, I have to strongly disagree with all three products you suggested. None of them will restore a high gloss on plastic and will most likely cause further harm.

    My oh my, is it early for F1nut? Do you REALLY think Clorox and Comet might etch the plastic?

    Maybe two teaspoons of Armour All in the morning will keep you more regular.

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    PS Are you as humorless as you sound F1nut?

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    If you see humor in somebody mistakenly taking that advice as the truth then you're a bigger putz than you come across.

    Oh, one other thing....go FU(K yourself. :D
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    ouch..!






    I agree Marly...don`t be a putz

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    Ouch,,That may leave a mark :)
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    Thumbs down Pigs...fly

    Quote Originally Posted by F1nut
    If you see humor in somebody mistakenly taking that advice as the truth then you're a bigger putz than you come across.

    Oh, one other thing....go **** yourself. :D
    My god you’re insufferable pig and stupid as a stump. Your 6th grade education really fails you.

    I would suspect your IQ and penis length is around 2; unless you wear an ultra thin maxi pad (with wings of course).

    What a pitiful life and person you are. You‘re so destitute in personality and character you spend every moment you have in places like this (look at the number of posts you have right here!) and then spend that time being an ugly bastard

    Get out of here you boorish, lifeless fool?

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    All of that and you still haven't come close in impact to those three little words I directed your way. Wanna try again because I'm having a blast yanking your chain.
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    I find it amazing how short some folks memories are. Not long after you joined I answered many questions you had and you thanked me. http://www.polkaudio.com/forums/show...825#post222825

    Now, you take my comments out of context and for no damn good reason decide to try and be a wise-ass too. Pfffft.......

    Oh yeah, 37 posts in 2 years.....you're a huge asset around here.

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    In that case, a big double FU(K YOU to you, the horse you rode in on and the colonel that sent you. Sue me, you schmuck.
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    I have used this product and it caused no problems. It seemed to really clean them as well.

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    I like getting flamed for my cleaning methods.

    Early - I hope you dont put armor-all on a gloss finish, that will literally destroy it...

    I WAXED my 80 dollar high gloss TV stand with my drill buffer... best move I ever made, COMPLETELY cleaned it up and removed the hair line scratches - but now my TV slides very easilly.

    PS: I use McGuires wax and my soft foam (big) drill buffer... (about speed 3)
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    That sounds like not too bad of a idea Sid.
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    It worked GREAT for me..

    But only because of that drill buffer ball (20 bucks at Advance)...

    Thing is freaking awesome... made my 15 year old alloy wheels look brand spanking new... - great little tool.

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    This one is red and sold at Advance...

    I can honestly say it works. It is so much better than a regular buffer for waxing, its very even and well, its just better... lol

    That goes for your TV stands (like mine) and your cars. I waxed my truck with it, right after I had used a regular buffer and my truck became about 3 or 4 shades darker...

    As for chrome, etc - like I said above, my alloy wheels look brand new, not a speck of dirt anywhere. It also cleaned my 15 year old diamond plate bed caps right up. Look brand new. Its basically doing 4 hours of scrubbing by a 400 pound man of muscle in the click of a button. If you can only imagine attaching a polish cloth to a high speed drill with some fine polishing liquid (must be a liquid, not a compound - YMMV) - it does a ton of work in next to no time...

    PS: If you plan to use this on your vehicle for polishing the chrome - just get prepared to do alot of touch up/waxing on the paint - because this thing "slings" stuff every effing where. But its results are well worth the trouble of cleaning up its after math.
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