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Author Topic: Paint Removal  (Read 1530 times)

Offline AstroMat1

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Paint Removal
« on: September 29, 2012, 09:38:17 pm »
Good evening all

Just had a quick question regarding paint removal from plastic parts (particularly clear parts).  Painted some warp nacelles with some enamel blue paint and a...gulp....paintbrush.  When I went to remove the paint off the parts, it would not come off....and actually broke one of the parts in half trying to do so.  I tried to use standard paint thinner to remove it, but that didn't work.  Was just wondering what your guys' method of removing paint is, and how I can go about removing the paint off my clear parts.

Offline fumblethumbs

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Re: Paint Removal
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2012, 07:59:05 am »
Simple Green cleaner can also do the trick depending on what you are stripping.  Good luck with it AstroMat1

EDIT: Yeah, here we go.....This is one of several Simple Green reviews done by ModelmanTom!  If you need more search Tom's channel with "simple green"!!
« Last Edit: September 30, 2012, 08:18:28 am by fumblethumbs »
Ooooooo!  I think I may buy that kit!

Offline AstroMat1

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Re: Paint Removal
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2012, 11:54:54 am »
Thanks for the replies people, will definitely check into those products.  All I need is to remove some Testors Blue and Red Enamel paint off some clear plastic parts.....but yes I will definitely look into those products.  Again, thanks a million.

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Re: Paint Removal
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2012, 03:35:07 pm »
The simple green does seem to work great, but you will have to be patient for it to do its work ;-)


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