Nicks and scratches in letterpress rollers

I recently obtained a heidelberg windmill and the ink rollers that came with the press have some light nicks on the rollers that cause consistent small lines of uninked surface. I know I can buy new rollers but the nicks are very light and I would much rather fix the problem than buy new parts. Any ideas?

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The rollers need to be replaced if you want the press to print well.

Daniel Morris
The Arm Letterpress
Brooklyn, NY

Take the lower roller out and turn it round lengthwise then replace. If that doesn’t help then its new rollers.

Thanks for the responses