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replacing large Decals


Old 06-09-2004, 09:19 AM
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Hey Guys:

My LT-40 went through a minor crash. Part of the fun included shooting arrows at my plane, trying to retrieve it.

I built the Kit version of the plane, and applied the large decals along both sides of the fuselage that give the LT-40 its red/blue stripes.

Part of my crash repair includes patching the monokote on the right side of the fuselage. I want my plane to continue to look decent, and would like to replace that decal. One idea is to purchase a new decal and cut create a "patch" for that decal. That would be acceptable.

My first thought was to remove the entire decal and replace all of it...and I wanted to ask you guys.... Is there any easy way to remove a decal from a kit? What do you guys think?

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Old 06-09-2004, 10:46 AM
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A slight amount of heat will loosen the adhesive on mylar decals. Pull slowly. Clean any adhesive with ether or acetone.
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