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Tamiya 1/24 1982 Renault 5 Turbo Rally (Twin's Build)

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:43 PM

Oishhhh....   :(



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:08 PM

Don't worry, you'll do this one day too, it's just a matter of time, and the Law of Averages will catch up to you sooner or later!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:14 PM

nice little rally car :rolleyes:



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:18 PM

Hey Mike let that Charger spend the night in the purple pond, then washoff and start over on the primer and paint.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:19 PM

Don't worry, you'll do this one day too, it's just a matter of time, and the Law of Averages will catch up to you sooner or later!

 

Seriously Mike???.... Can I get worse???   :P

 

nice little rally car :rolleyes:

 

Thanks Kenneth



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:21 PM

Hey Mike let that Charger spend the night in the purple pond, then washoff and start over on the primer and paint.

 

What is Purple Pond?... 

 

I heard on a video that some sort of motor oil will wipe the paint away...  Literally dumped several bodies to ruined paints. 



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:31 PM

Take "Purple Power" cleaner degreaser you get at the auto parts store in gallon size. Pour it into a tupperware tub deep enough to submerge the body. That stuff will lift the paint without warping the plastic. Leave the car in there for a day or so. Once the paint bubbles up you should be able to just wipe it off. Then wash the body off with soapy water, wipe off, let dry, then you should be back to bare plastic.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:38 PM

Erik, that body (and all the other associated parts that needed to be body color) would have to be sanded, that texture is the plastic, not the paint. That's what happens when you don't use a Primer/Sealer under a Lacquer paint!

 

Juan, the "Purple Pond is Super Clean, Purple Power or any number of other Degreasers used to strip most paints (Acrylics and Enamels mainly). If you want to strip Lacquers, you need to use something a bit stronger, like D.O.T. 3 Brake Fluid. Super Clean is great, you can pick it up at Wal-Mart for about $8 a gallon, D.O.T. 3 Brake Fluid you'll have to get from an auto parts store, the cheap store brand will do just fine, Buy some plastic containers big enough for a model body, put whichever stripper you're using in the container (I keep one container of each on hand), and dunk the body in and let it sit overnight. USE RUBBER GLOVES with the Super Clean, it'll take the oils right out of your skin, causing severe cracking of the skin! Once the parts have been in there for a day or so, pull 'em out, rinse 'em off (You might need an old toothbrush for stubborn spots of paint), and prep for paint again!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:42 PM

Yes, That was it...  Brake Fluid!!!...   

 

I'll keep in mind for future use, can only feel like a complete fool after throwing out at least 4 or 5 bodies  :unsure: