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    i have a yellow 920 and the back is pretty scratched, is there any way to lessen them or get rid of them? can i buff it out?
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    Nooo! Don't tell me this. I want the yellow. How bad is it? Can you upload pictures?
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    ill upload pictures when i get home, they are not deep, only visible in direct light if u actually look for it, im just a little OCD about it lol
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    honestly i took several pictures but they dont show up on camera, like i said they are only visible in direct light and are so light you cant feel them :) dont worry about the yellow its awesome,
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    You might be able to buff them out with plastic polish, but do so at your own peril of course. If there aren't any skins out yet for the 920 there should be soon.
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    I don't know how you managed to do that already. I have a white 920 with no case and I don't have any scratches. Though it's more difficult to see them on white which is one of the reasons I chose it...but still it does not seem very easy to scratch this stuff from what I can see.
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    i go to school from 8am to 215pm monday through friday when its always in my pocket alone, then it lays on my desk when i head to work after. i have no idea where they came from...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Killer BIGxyz View Post
    i go to school from 8am to 215pm monday through friday when its always in my pocket alone, then it lays on my desk when i head to work after. i have no idea where they came from...
    believe it or not, your pocket will do it. its basically the same as the Speck candyshell case, its back is the same polycarbonate as the bare 920. I bought said case last week, had it on for two days, and that thing was scratched up as if I had it for a good few months or something (only place the phone with the case had been during this time was my hand or my pocket). needless to say, the case went back the third day. kinda glad i opted for the matte finished black phone now, wont have to deal with these surface scratches being on the actual phone itself. for right now, I got a screen protector on the front, and will just go nude back on it.
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    Same here (scratches that is) from laying it in a golf cart with no case. May have been the dirt and it sliding around in the holder area. I do want to know if it can be buffed out too though?
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    My red has some really really light scratches that can only be seen in bright light with the phone held at an angle. They're not visible in normal use, only when I'm in OCD clean-all-smudges-off mode and peering at it closely.
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    This thread had me take a good look at the back of my yellow 920 and found a tiny little scratch that's only visible when light reflects directly on it. I don't think it's a big deal, especially considering I've been carrying it in a pocket in my purse with a variety of pens/pencils and 2 sets of keys. Not bad at all.
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    in knife test we have seen the back surface of the bady doesn't get any scratches.. Is this only for the poly carbounate body or also for the matte finished black.. Does the black matte one survives back scratches
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    sorry wrong post
    Last edited by nikosxri; 04-05-2013 at 01:23 AM.
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    put a skin on it. The film will make the scratches invisible. I get mine from bestskinsever. I know i have said that in other posts and am no way affiliated with them. I just love their product and they are cheap! (price wise)
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    Quote Originally Posted by supsandroid View Post
    put a skin on it. The film will make the scratches invisible. I get mine from bestskinsever. I know i have said that in other posts and am no way affiliated with them. I just love their product and they are cheap! (price wise)
    I don't know why and maybe it's my childish mind, but bestskinever sounds like some sort of condom or adult toy LOL.
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    u're just too OCD or careless with it. It's plastic, it'll scratch for sure, nothing in this world is scratch free probably diamond is extremely hard to get a scratch but still
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    I understand where OP is coming from though. For me at least, one of the main things that attracted me to the Lumia (besides the OS), was the looks of the device. There's nothing better than breaking it out at a restaurant and getting looks from people who aren't used to seeing something so beautiful in a phone form factor.

    I do wonder if we could sand it with a high grit sandpaper say 1500 grit and remove the gloss and make it matte. Anyone want to beta test that theory?
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    Only the black & blue are matte polycarbonate. The rest are glossy and prone to scratching. I wouldn't ever bother buying the glossy finishes.
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    White Lumia 920, the glossy back scratched pretty badly, got one of those speck candy case things and now thats scratch to heck lol. I dont mind a few scratches, now if only they would fix the 1308 update.
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    Haha, they actually have a notice on their website to let other people in your household know that you are expecting a package from them so they dont get mistaken as porn lol
    Quote Originally Posted by derek533 View Post
    I don't know why and maybe it's my childish mind, but bestskinever sounds like some sort of condom or adult toy LOL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by supsandroid View Post
    put a skin on it. The film will make the scratches invisible. I get mine from bestskinsever. I know i have said that in other posts and am no way affiliated with them. I just love their product and they are cheap! (price wise)
    Is it a wet install or is it just like a sticker?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nimdock View Post
    Is it a wet install or is it just like a sticker?
    Wet install. I prefer the dry screens but the body skins are almost always wet.
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    My first Red 920 had tons of light scratches all over its body. So when I had to do a warranty exchange, I made sure I got myself a Folio case for the new one.

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