Recon Ironhide Paint Removal

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  1. Sashiel

    Sashiel AutoCon Lurker

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    Hey guys, I have a Recon Ironhide and I want to remove the lightning detailing on it. Someone said that by using Isopryl alcohol, it should get the job done. Is there a trick to it or what? Did I buy the wrong kind of alcohol? I really new to the whole painting and detailing, so I'm sorry if I sound like a noob. :noob 

    Thanks for you input.
     
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    I use the alcohol that ninety something percent alcohol from walmart and let the part soak for about an hour or so. Comes right off with no agitation.
     
  3. Wollstone

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    That would be a little difficult with this figure.
     
  4. Sashiel

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    well, see I thought just jus had to rub it down. Well like the other poster said, it all over the vehicle. Is the only option to disassemble the fig? If it is, then I suppose I'll let it stay like it is.
     
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    Will the alcohol cause the plastic to "melt" at all? I just know that with thinners and such which are different chemicals I know, the plastic will get sticky and begin to break down.
     
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    I used Mr. Color leveling thinner. works effectively, apply using a cottonbud & in small quantities.

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    91% alcohol, Q-tips, and patience will most likely do the trick.
     
  8. Sashiel

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    well, i rubbed and rubbed and nothing. i think i'll just give up. i wanted to do this to my battle damaged OP since i heard that it would work on that too. i don't think i should mess with thinner and stuff like that. i don't wanna mess it up.
     
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    Ive heard of some people having success with using a Mr clean eraser bar, or what even the name of it is.
     
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