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Removing paint?

Old 04-02-2010, 08:39 AM
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Can paint that has not been backed be removed from a lexan body?
Old 04-14-2010, 11:51 PM
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I have a body that I startted painting 15 years ago, and now that I'm getting back into RC, I wanted to do it better. I've been experimenting a bit with paint removal. One thing I've tried, and if the paint isn't too thick it works, use 91% rubbing alchohol. Soak a rag with it, and wipe it on lightly a couple times to get it worked in, then progressivley rub harder. It's should work, but you'll need to wash the body good with soap and water when you are done.
Old 04-25-2010, 11:34 PM
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Well , it really depends what paint is on it . Lacquer based will not come off without used thinner to remove it , which will smoke the lexan . Water based like Parma should come off the easiest .
Old 05-01-2010, 10:28 PM
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There is a product that you can get at Wal Mart called OOPS!!! and it works really well.
Old 05-03-2010, 08:54 AM
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Im not exactly sure if it will work with plastic but have heard that brake fluid works, I would use it on a scrap piece of plastic  to see if it works or if it leaves a fogging finish, before pouring it on a full body. not knowning what your body was painted before, only way to find out if any method works is to experiment with a little piece of material your working with, or buy a new body
Old 05-03-2010, 10:55 AM
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Brake fluid will smoke the bodies . Good idea for anything else though !

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