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Customs: How do I remove factory paint apps?

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by Nefud, Oct 3, 2007.

  1. Nefud

    Nefud Well-Known Member

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    I just got a Leader Megatron and I'm looking forward to removing all of that nasty blue crap all over him. Anyone have any tips?
     
  2. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    Isopropyl alcohol would be my guess.
     
  3. frenzyrumble

    frenzyrumble Banned

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    blow torch and paint thinner.

    j/k
     
  4. EvaUnit13

    EvaUnit13 REBUILD

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    Sometimes a pencil eraser works, but paint thinner works way better
     
  5. TonyzCustomz

    TonyzCustomz Am I doin it rite? TFW2005 Supporter

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    I thought to my self HOLY SHIT! I hope doesn't take him seriously. Good stuff. :lolol 
     
  6. Wingsbr

    Wingsbr Christian TF Fan :)

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    If possible you need to soak your parts in 91% isopropyl alcohol. I those ziploc containers with the lids and soak for a couple of hours and the paint comes right off. I use a toothbrush to get the paint off between the cracks...
     
  7. Xaxis

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    Use 99% Isopropyl alcohol. You can soak the parts in it for a few minutes and the paint wipes right off. To get it out of detail areas, I use an old toothbrush.

    If the plastic looks foggy after exposure to the alcohol, try polishing it with soft towel or cloth. Cleans right up!
     
  8. Xaxis

    Xaxis Well-Known Member

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    Heh. :)