Introduction

Remove scratches from a scratched AirPod charging case

Parts

No parts required.

Both sides are heavily scratched Both sides are heavily scratched
  • Both sides are heavily scratched

Use P2000 to P30000 sandpaper. I first used P2000 sandpaper, and then P3000 sandpaper.
  • Use P2000 to P30000 sandpaper. I first used P2000 sandpaper, and then P3000 sandpaper.

After sanding the charging box, clean with a cotton swab and rubbing alcohol
  • After sanding the charging box, clean with a cotton swab and rubbing alcohol

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Use cotton and alcohol to clean the surface of the charging box. You should also clean the inside.
  • Use cotton and alcohol to clean the surface of the charging box.

  • You should also clean the inside.

Wet the surface with cotton and alcohol (or water), and use P2500 sandpaper to polish the surface.
  • Wet the surface with cotton and alcohol (or water), and use P2500 sandpaper to polish the surface.

  • Most of the scratches should now look smooth. The shiny surface should have become matte.

  • Depending on the state of the case, you can redo this step several times.

There are no more scratches, but the surface is still matte.
  • There are no more scratches, but the surface is still matte.

  • If you have suddenly become fond of this matte feel, you are done.

  • If you prefer the shiny surface, use >P3000 sandpaper and conduct step 5.

And the box is back to near pristine condition!
  • And the box is back to near pristine condition!

Conclusion

The charging box should now be in pristine condition

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Z.Heng

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Extremely convincing, especially the last picture.

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