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Old 12-31-2017, 01:33 PM   #11
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I'm pretty sure it's specifically acetone that dissolves polycarbonate. It's about $6 at most stores? Nail polish remover is acetone, but has additives that may mess up the works.

here's the vid I remembered seeing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2ZRKPshPVM
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Old 12-31-2017, 04:04 PM   #12
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Yeah, that's makes sense. They're different types of molecules. Next time I think of it, I'ma snag some acetone

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I ended up taping a McD's straw to the end of a vac crevice tool and blowing air into the back until it all dried up. But that was from me carelessly rinsing them after sanding. Hopefully you sealed them up tight with the superglue so the fog won't return.
I had this problem with my Tempo and I went through about a dozen bulbs before I fixed it...I drilled a small hole right at the bottom of the lens so the moisture would drain...never had a problem after that...and never blew another bulb because of moisture splashing on them when they were hot...

If the seal method you used doesn't work try drilling...I might have put two small holes in them just to make sure there was flow but I can't remember now...it's been about 25 years since I did that...
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Update, I gave acetone a shot. I see how it works, but with those little raised mold cone things, a quick clean wipe was impossible. Also it was quite cold. With the lenses as clean as I could get them, I still got a milky layer on the surface

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When I sanded mine I left them sitting for a bit longer that I should and they milky layer returned. I found that I had to sand them (wet sanding), dry them off right after the last sanding, and then hit them with the clear coat immediately.

That was the only thing that kept them clear...so maybe try again and hit them with the clear coat...
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