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#21 Monty

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:17 PM

I had the same experience with a Lindberg kit some years ago. People laugh at Testors paint for never drying, but try to get their flat black off of styrene once it does...


I should have made the first sentence more emphatic. If you're thinking of using Pine-Sol to strip paint off a model, test it on an unused piece from the kit first. Luckily for me, the kit that was ruined wasn't anything I valued.

#22 skysoldier46

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 02:25 PM

I've had the same problem lately with junk parts I bought off eBay. The black paint and some green paint just would not come off and I used easy Off oven cleaner, Simple Green, the Purple stuff, mineral spirits, acetone and finally laquer thinner still no removal. Luckily I didn't worry so much about the laquer thinner destroying the plastic as it was on parts I really didn't need.