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Need help....I buggered up real good.


5spdstang
02-25-2013, 02:13 PM
So, I appear to have made a bad choice for a base color on my latest project...I used a nice shade of dark charcoal metallic krylon, but...its a VERY textured finish. Wetsanding is out of the question, brake fluid dunking is a possibility, but as this is one of those 'Chinese' revell kits..I'm very wary of trying it.
The only other thing i have available at the moment(im out of work and money is severely tight)is a bottle of GREZ OFF
http://www.spraynine.com/product/grez-off-heavy-duty-degreaser-638
http://http://www.northernsafety.com/photos/product/180239/300.jpghttp://www.northernsafety.com/photos/product/180239/300.jpg

Would this work like superclean? Anyone have any other Ideas, I need to remove ALL of it.

freakray
02-25-2013, 02:41 PM
try 90% rubbing alcohol. Personally, I wouldn't try anything random like that unless I had something to test it on.

5spdstang
02-25-2013, 02:42 PM
Crap, I think I only have 70% alky.....I'll take a look and if not, see if I can get some up the road.

5spdstang
02-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Discovered I have a can of this.....

https://cdn.alice.com/images/products/1262635/300.jpg?1288625145

LimitedSlip72
02-25-2013, 05:57 PM
Fume free oven cleaners are VERY poor for stripping paint...the rubbing alcohol is your best bet, even 70%...better to give it a try, and see how it goes, then try for 90% if the results aren't satisfactory.
So much better than oven cleaner, and doesn't leave deposits in your panel lines...

Didymus
03-08-2013, 05:22 PM
The brake fluid ought to work. Or a strong degreaser from Home Teapot. Fumey oven cleaner will work, but it's real unpleasant to use - isn't modeling supposed to be fun?

Regardless, wear rubber gloves. Get the medium-duty reusable kind that are lined with some sort of cloth. With the un-lined kinds, you end up getting stuff on your hands when you're taking them off.

5spdstang
03-08-2013, 05:25 PM
Sorry guys....in my trials of trying to find a job, I forgot about this thread.....

I managed to scrape together a few bucks($10 actually) and got 2, 500ml bottles of 99% alky....it worked great and the only paint left is that which etched the plastic.

Thanks for all the help, much appreciated!!

freakray
03-08-2013, 05:49 PM
Excellent news on the model and I hope the job search is proving fruitful - credit to you for being out there trying to find one in this economy.

5spdstang
03-08-2013, 08:26 PM
Excellent news on the model and I hope the job search is proving fruitful - credit to you for being out there trying to find one in this economy.

No luck so far...almost out of money.......frustrated beyond belief :confused:

I made a bunch of custom stuff on this one....I'll post up the pics and details in a new thread shortly :smokin:

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