a 96 contour and this is what i did: went to auto parts place and got a
can of Turtle Wax Polishing compound for $1.79... opened the hood on the
car and used some duct tape to protect the bottom and sided of the
lensed so the rubbing compound would not rub the paint off the painted
parts... i then got a glass of water and some old face cloths(the kind
with the bumpy surfece on it.. then wet the face cloths and folded them
over the make a pad to apply some compound on the lenses and polished
each one for about 5 minuted or longer( i had these head mounted
magnifers and was looking at the lenses every so often and could see
that the yellow stuff was coming off.. i then put some more compound on
it and used the electric drill with a polishing bonnet on the end and
workd on each lens for about another 5 minutes each... when finihsed i
took off the tape and used some WD-40 to get off the sticky stuff from
the tape that was left on the car.... after about three tries with this
the lenses looked like new( i did it once a week for three weeks)... the
only trouble is it last about 6 months and then you find that you are
removing some more plastic from the face of the lense as the weather,
the sun, is whats ruining it... just like those big plastic kids toys..
if you leave them in the sun long enough you have a pile of plastic
hope this helps.
You forgot one thing and that was what cause the lens cover to
cloud in the first place. One needs to maintain the lens after
it is cleared. The deterioration of the lens cover can be
avoided if one uses a polymer, like NuFinish, on occasion.
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