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Post  Kuyp on Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:21 am

Hey guys just wondering how to go about stripping paint off minis without destroying them.

I have a metal fig that I want to paint up butI want to start new instead of the layers of caked on paint that I put on there foreverago.

Any tips ?
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Re: stripping paint

Post  Kal on Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:28 am

Don has this magic green liquid he uses.
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Re: stripping paint

Post  nathanr on Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:36 am

I think it's Pine Sol but I'm not sure. Whatever it is, you put the mini in it overnight or for a couple of days and then scrub it clean. works wonders.
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Re: stripping paint

Post  Mhael on Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:43 am

Canadian tire has it. Simple green
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Re: stripping paint

Post  Planes on Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:58 am

Yeah, Simple Green is pretty awesome, and a jug of the stuff will last you a long time. You might have to help some more stubborn paints with a toothbrush every so often.

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Re: stripping paint

Post  ScottRadom on Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:28 am

Simple green for sure, can't go wrong!
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Re: stripping paint

Post  decker_cky on Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:02 pm

Simple green is the way to go since it doesn't melt plastics. Lots of options that are easier for metals, but they usually ruin metals (and are tougher to dispose of properly).

If it's just a metal miniature as you mentioned, rubbing alcohol does the trick and you might have around already.

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