stripping paint

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Re: stripping paint

Postby -ElijahSeven » Thu Aug 04, 2005 2:33 am

careful when using pinesol on plastics; it tends to soften them up a bit if you aren't careful, which will completely wipe out details etc. and ruin the fig.
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Re: stripping paint

Postby Jeramakus » Thu Aug 04, 2005 3:49 am

And I'd suggest a denture brush. they're stiffer and work better than a toothbrush. Duane Reade, CVS, etc. all have them. Due to their stiffness they'll last longer than a toothbrush, even an old worn out one...
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Re: stripping paint

Postby Flavius Infernus » Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:23 am

I use simple green on both metals and plastics. Plastics can soak in it for several days without damage: the primer won't come off, but the acrylics do. On metal, simple green will take the primer off too.

I also use a denture brush: much quicker than the toothbrush.
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