Scratches and Blemishes how to deal?

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    Hi ladies & gents...

    So recently i started picking up how EASY vape mods/tanks get scuffed, scratched and paint chipped/rubbed off.

    How do you guys deal with a new or beloved mod that does self harm.

    My OCD is driving me crazy so can someone share some insight with me to get over it or is it something i must just accept.

    Thanx...:confundio:
     
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    It depends on the material of the MOD but a good set of superfine sandin pads go a long way in buffing and polishing.


    Im currently looking into a compound that i can rubberize my older mods to improve their appearance but will share once I have successfully done this.
     
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    Hi @Christos

    Thanx for the response, will be looking into some buffing materials...

    When you have made a break through with your vape mod mods please let us know...
     
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    Ive got 2 hexohms, they are about 6 months old. Have not used then once haha .just to damn afraid ima drop them haha
     
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    What would work perfect is a fine coat of plasti dip, ruberised paint. The same they use to coat alloy wheels
     
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    A bit off topic here but my hexohms I use at home. I have a mouse pad on my desk that I rest all my mods on and my vapeshelf also have a mouse pad where the mods live on when not in use.

    Four out and about the mods go into desce sleeves.
     
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    Hi @Alex will upload some photos over the weekend. The worst one must be my VooPoo Drag, my Red OHM BOY Rage colour comes off slightly and the Smoant Charon has actual paint chipping off.

    I must say though that most of my scracthes are so small one can hardly see it... I despise scrarches/micro scratches and that all started with watches...
     
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    Yes the voopoo drag has some of the worst paint ive seen, i think it is on ppa with the smok alien 220, even with a protective sleeve, the paint still chips. But not all mods have that bad quality paint
     
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    Please let us know if and when you have tested so that we may know the outcome. That will be much appreciated.

    LOOKS interesting
     
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    Like the idea, could work well.
     
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    Yes the VooPoo is bad, i was shocked at how easy the paint came off after being in a sleeve.

    I hope for a RUGGED mod one day that doesnt have shiny plastics/metal/screen. That will trully be rugged...
     
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    Desce sleeves???
     
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    Pic attached of my hexohms in desce sleeves.

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    That looks good... :) will have to look for some sleeves forsure...
     
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    I don't worry about scratches and things, a vape mod is a tool and part of the job is being chucked around and knocked over. Occasionally I'll bring out the sandpaper and give it a going over.

    The most durable finish in my opinion is a good powder coating.
     
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    Clear tape, finish and klaar, use a blade to cut around the edges.


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    When i figure out life i will be like you and enjoy things i buy and not baby them...
     
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    Did that to my Captain PD 270 and it did work. Looks good
     
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    The Geekvape Aegis legend is built like a tank. If you hold one you'll immediately feel how durable it is. It's my everyday carry because its waterproof and can take a beating well. Most of the mod is rubberised so it gets grazed rather than scratched.
     
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    Agree with the Aegis, it’s my hunting/fishing/working mod. So far so good. No serious tumbles yet, but still looking good a year later with no real blemishes. The dam thing is built like a tank, and heavy enough as a self defense weapon at any stage. The one mod I will never let go of.
     
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    100% I'm thoroughly impressed with mine. It's definitely one of my best purchases of 2018.
     
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