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GameCube Disc Scratch

I have a Game Cube game that has a lot of scratches, so many scratches that I can't play the game! Every time I make an effort to play the game, the screen will say something like, " Error: Game disc could not be read, please read Game Cube guide for further information." or something along those lines.

Is there anything that I can do to fix the scratches? I have tried using a CD cleaner, but the disc was too small. I tried using a damp cloth, but that didn't work either...

By the way, I can't just buy a new game either because they don't make the game any more...

Any recomendations about what I could use? I don't want to spend a ton of cash on something though.

Thanks in advance~

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There is only one recommendation I can think of but it may damage the disc forever so do it at your own risk. With that said I have done this with about a 50% success rate.

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