Half the fun of collecting is seeing guests' eyes widen, and hearing the Oohs and Ahs. Over the decades vintage radios and other devices have been dropped, sun baked and abused in ways to numerous to imagine. The resulting radio scratches, dents, plastic discoloration, rubbed off lettering and "plastic chrome" all distract. Here are some tips and techniques for making your collectibles look factory-fresh, or at least better: