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Old 07-11-2019, 08:23 PM   #1
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Don't know what this is but have scrubbed with household cleaners, denatured alcohol, nail polish remover and acetone all with zero effect. Ideas?

Lacking an answer, maybe I'll shop grey splash guards...if it will cover.

But you don't see too many finishes this shade of grey.
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porcelain or gel-coat?

looks like a stain coming through the finish.

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Looks like a rust stain , try something like CLR . Might have to leave it on the surface for a while .https://www.amazon.com/CLR-Calcium-R...49103251&psc=1
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porcelain or gel-coat?

looks like a stain coming through the finish.
Porcelain.

A winning combination given the matching shorty toilet that's only a lifetime off.
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try a polishing compound.

go EASY.....

you can also try toothpaste and/or baking soda.

GO EASY.....
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Looks really seated in there. The three dark spots seem raised ever-so-slightly.

Could something be propping from down under?

Actually the stain is goes wider that most splash guards I've seen...

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You know... you can't always polish a...

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I'd go with oxalic acid. Or a sledge, either will do.
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I'd go with oxalic acid. Or a sledge, either will do.
I was thinking of a running head start down the hallway spearing a breaker bar. I'll find what's ever supporting it through the side.
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Try Barkeepers Friend.
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Looks really seated in there. The three dark spots seem raised ever-so-slightly.

Could something be propping from down under?

Actually the stain is goes wider that most splash guards I've seen...
Use a new blade on that first to scrape... you can also try some ceramic glass top compound for the rest...

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