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Paintless Dent Removal After Hail Damage - Worth a Look?

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Paintless Dent Removal. It doesn't even sound right. Is it really possible to magically repair a dent like hail damage without having to do any paint work at all? I can remember the first time I saw one of these "dent wizards" in action. I was in college and working at a newspaper in Atlanta when a nice pile of large, marble-sized hail fell on the parking lot. The wizard showed up the next day almost as if he had created the storm itself. He set up shop and the hail victims flocked to this guy who was offering to fix their cars for less than a third what a body shop would charge. I couldn't resist the chance to heckle so I lurked in his repair area while he got to work on the first couple of cars. Wow. At the end of the day I was calling him Merlin, because he was able to use his bag of strange iron tools to rub, massage and tickle the metal on these cars into total submission. It was amazing. So to answer the question -- Yes! Paintless dent repair, when performed by the right technician, works quite well! A real money saver.

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