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Offline EbayJay

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Discoloration in finish WE-500
« on: February 21, 2013, 10:04:54 AM »
Has anyone seen this before? As I am wet-sanding this receiver, and I am getting a spot of different color. The spot grows as I sand, as if there is a different finish color layer below...? Any explanation? Thx.

Offline rdelius

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Re: Discoloration in finish WE-500
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2013, 10:31:17 AM »
Your handset might be painted. Look inside and look at the color

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Re: Discoloration in finish WE-500
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 10:59:06 AM »
Yea, that was my first thought, but the inside matches the outside....  ???

Offline Gilas

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Re: Discoloration in finish WE-500
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2013, 11:38:43 AM »
They can be painted the same color. I'm doing a turquoise one right now that did the same to me. I've had to sand it all away and it takes FOREVER. I've also sent it on a white one and black one I've had.

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Re: Discoloration in finish WE-500
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2013, 11:51:36 AM »
I've seen that on wall phones.  Handset is painted the same color because it was faded but the paint is wearing off from the cradle.

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Re: Discoloration in finish WE-500
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2013, 11:59:37 AM »
Oh boy... sounds like I'd better get sanding! Uggggh... Thanks, guys.

Offline markosjal

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Re: Discoloration in finish WE-500
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2017, 11:57:24 PM »
I sanded a WE phone once and got what appeared to be a hair sized discoloration in the plastic. The more I sanded the more it seemed to show so I left it. It was not a painted handset it looked more like an unmixed swirl of color, or lack of.
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