View Full Version : Removing a dent? possible??

07-28-2006, 11:17 PM
well, it finally happened.. I got a little "blemish" dent on the lid of my powerbook.. is there anyway to remove this? I know it's possible for cars and with this being aluminum would the same thing apply?


07-28-2006, 11:43 PM
I work at an auto body shop, and for dents we usually fill it up with body filler, sand it down, and paint it. Or we replace the part entirely. We also have a machine that can pull the dent out with suction devices, however that will be way too powerfull for your powerbook.
You could always hammer the dent out against a flat surface... if its possible at all without damaging the notebook.

07-29-2006, 06:47 AM
you'd have to get it off if you want to try to hammer it flat, but most likely if you try that it's not gonna look great, probably a litlte wavy (think when you get paper wet, but as severe) gonna depend on how deep it is

07-29-2006, 07:12 AM
And if it's on the lid, that would either mean removing the entire LCD - or hammering the LCD (not recommended!).

So I'd just see it as a sign of maturity :)