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Sakis82

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Stripping Paint!
« on: May 09, 2017, 03:05:51 AM »
So I messed up the paint on my current build today. How do you guys go about stripping the paint off the parts.  I'm using mr. Color gundamcolor paints with a top coat of alclad2 gloss and alclad2 grey primer. Thanks for the help

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Re: Stripping Paint!
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2017, 05:32:56 AM »
Not sure about lacquers, I Mainly use acrylics and some enamels. But I dump my parts in a solution of Simple Green (I hear good things about Purple power as well) and water in an ultrasonic cleaner. works well for me and it wont hurt polystyrene. I left parts for an HG GM sniper II in it for over a month by accident and they cam out fine. After soaking them for a few hours-days I scrub them with a toothbrush. 

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Re: Stripping Paint!
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2017, 03:03:58 AM »
Mr color thinner. Scrub, don't soak.

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Re: Stripping Paint!
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2017, 03:06:17 PM »
Bleach will work, but it'll take a bit of scrubbing. I have read previously that alcohol works fine too although I am yet to try this myself.

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Re: Stripping Paint!
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2017, 10:49:21 AM »
I use Brake Fluid Dot 3 for stripping Lacquer paints, and usually works wonders.

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Re: Stripping Paint!
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 07:48:24 AM »
91% Isopropyl alcohol you can start scrubbing after like 20min. Don't dilute at all. I'm still angry at people that have suggested stuff like Simple Green and Purple power equivalents when alcohol works way better. Also, 70% alcohol won't do anything for stripping.