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Stripping Acrylics?

Discussion in 'Painting Techniques' started by Mike McGregor, Apr 4, 2006.

  1. Mike McGregor Member

    Hi, I just took a stab at some M29 camouflage and I don't think I'm too pleased with the results. so, I need to take some Vallejo Acrylics off a resin figure... what should I use that won't damage the figure?

  2. Mortarion Member

    Brake fluid is your best friend in this case!
  3. Brad S Member

    Brake fluid will work and Castrol Super Clean. Castrol is good stuff. Just put some in a zip lock bag, undiluted, with your figure, let it set for a while, and it will take it right off.

    Brad Spelts
  4. Gauntlet New Member

    Easy-Off ovencleaner in the spray can works good too.
  5. Einion Well-Known Member

    Oven cleaner works well on resin.

  6. megroot A Fixture

    I use ovencleaner.
    And with the last figure i was doing it works five times :lol: :lol:

    Amazing stuff.

  7. PJ Deluhery Active Member

    Easy off oven cleaner (no fumes) - and a toothbrush for tight spots - will work well.
  8. geaugan Member

    I'm a big proponent of Easy Off Oven Cleaner. It actually works better than my industrial grade paint stripper.
  9. John Long Active Member

    I've used oven cleaner and brake fluid. Brake fluid WILL create problems with some resins. If it were me I would stick with oven cleaner. It's reliable and won't likley attack the resin.
  10. Jim Patrick Active Member

    I guess I'm just out of touch. Rubbing alcohol with hot water works perfectly for me when it comes to stripping acrylic paint. :eek: :lol:

    Jim Patrick

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