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Scuffs on nylon stock .

Virginia BoyVirginia Boy MemberPosts: 213 Member
What would be the best thing to use, to buff out scuff marks,
on a nylon stock ?
Thanks in advance.
Rights and freedoms, won with patriot's blood,
shall not be taken away, by ink from a tyrant's pen.

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  • LinefinderLinefinder Moderator Posts: 7,576 Senior Member
    I'm not sure. And I don't mean to sound trite, but the reason nylon stocks exist is because they can get scratched up and not detrimentally effect their performance. If you want pretty.....wood. If you want "takes a licking and keeps on ticking"....nylon.

    Dings. That's the beauty of nylon.

    Mike
    "Walking away seems to be a lost art form."
    N454casull
  • coolgunguycoolgunguy Senior Member Posts: 6,626 Senior Member
    Like Mike says, sure, but why? Can you 'catch' the scuffs with your fingernail? If so, they are deeper than what I know as a scuff and have gone into the scratch realm of things. Depending on the depth of the scuff, a Scotch-Brite abrasive cloth will smooth things nicely, but the appearance will become dull or even cloudy. If you care to paint it, you can really pretty it up again, but the question is...what kind of work are you wanting to put into this? Me, I'd leave things as they are. I've worked hard for the gray hair I have, (took almost 46 years to get it this way!) and trying to go back to the blonde of my boyhood seems wrong. That stock is the same way. It's got a story to tell. It's got character!
    "Bipartisan" usually means that a bigger than normal deception is happening.
    George Carlin
  • timctimc Senior Member Posts: 6,684 Senior Member
    Its a badge of honor, wear it with pride. You know only the first scratch hurts!
    timc - formerly known as timc on the last G&A forum and timc on the G&A forum before that and the G&A forum before that.....
    AKA: Former Founding Member
  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Senior Member Posts: 13,653 Senior Member
    ArmorAll or some similar car care product?
    I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn away from their ways and live. Eze 33:11
  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 12,453 Senior Member
    I had a Nylon 66 that had scratches on it. I buffed them out with a felt buffing pad and rouge.
    Concealed carry is for protection, open carry is for attention.
  • orchidmanorchidman Senior Member Posts: 8,299 Senior Member
    I used to polish up the patrol car overhead light bar with 'Brasso' ( brass polish). I also use it on the Jeeps headlight covers to polish out scratches.

    Don't know how it would work on 'Nylon'. If you do find a suitable product, polish slowly by hand, don't use an electric polisher. Heat caused by friction will damage the stock.
    Still enjoying the trip of a lifetime and making the best of what I have.....
  • Virginia BoyVirginia Boy Member Posts: 213 Member
    Thanks,for the info, guys.
    Rights and freedoms, won with patriot's blood,
    shall not be taken away, by ink from a tyrant's pen.
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