Customs: That was strange

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  1. gunman_sr5

    gunman_sr5 Energon Station Comander

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    DOing some prep work on an LOC Starscream with alcohol. This happened.

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  2. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    That is strange. Never seen alcohol do that to plastic before. Then again, the LOCs plastic has a different feel from you average TF.
     
  3. Napjr

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    did you removed the head im guessing?

    Or all it did was to remove all the paint?
     
  4. Brave Magnus

    Brave Magnus Hecho en Argentina

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    What type of alcohol did you use? Serious question.
     
  5. gunman_sr5

    gunman_sr5 Energon Station Comander

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    The head is removed. I put it back together just to take this pic.

    I use 91% Isopropyl. Generic Walmart stuff.

    All it took was one swipe with it on a Qtip and the canopy paint disapered.
     
  6. REACTOR

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    I am very sure that the paint used on those must have been alcohol based. And very thin at that. Alcohol will strip paints that have an alcohol vehicle. Vehicle=stuff that makes the paint flow.
     
  7. Xaxis

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    Wow. Well, for those who want to do custom paint jobs on that figure, I guess this is good news.
     
  8. GALVATOM

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    Wow, Booze is bad news. He looks more like Ramjet now...... very interesting
     
  9. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    Interesting yes..... very interesting indeed
     

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