Customs: Removing the red paint on WST RedAlert.

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  1. Tigertrack

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    Okay, some day I'm going to be repainting my WST Red-Alert into Clampdown. What's the best method for removing the red paint and just have the white on there?
    All I really need to do is remove the red and the Fire-Chief graphics, and then paint on Clampdown's black graphics. "Think Prowl".

    So, what's the best method? What grit sand-paper do you suggest for sanding off the red? Can I just sand off the red and paint the black, or would I need to prime it, and repaint the entire thing white?
     
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    If the plastic itself is white, letting the parts soak in about 90% Isopropyl (rubbing) Alcohol ought to get the paint off. Otherwise, you can rub it off with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser (or generic equivalent). It won't leave any scratches, but it'll scuff just enough to turn the gloss finish of the plastic matte.
     
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    Thank you, I'll try that. I've completely taken apart Red-Alert into all his components so it should be easier to do this.
    I just want to get rid of all the graphics on this figure and have a fresh-white canvas.
     
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    i second the 99% Isopropyl (rubbing) Alcohol
     

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