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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-29-11, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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as the title says , im looking for a product in the uk to strip plastic models, ive looked online abit( not to much tho as lack of time) and i find a bit but its normaly refering to products in the us.
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Detol, same method as simple green. Make sure you use branded stuff (not cheap own brand cack) and use it neat.
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Must be the brown dettol that you get from the chemist, rather than the stuff for household cleaning.

And definitely use neat as Bubblematrix said - otherwise, say hello to horrible, sticky, gungy mess.

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Dettol makes the miniature tacky and it's a pain to get it all off. Use fairy power spray instead. Works great, spray neat, leave for a little bit and give them a scrub down.

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@Moonschwine - I only had that problem when I mixed water with Dettol, and it was an unholy pain to clean it all off without any sticky residue.

On a 2nd attempt with neat Dettol, I didn't have that problem at all.

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cheers guys ill give both methods ago and see the results
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If using neat dettol, make sure you rub the paint off in the dettol. Then it comes away really easily. Do not put under a running tap or in water otherwise it will gunk up like crazy.

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I've used Mr Muscle oven cleaner in the past to good effect. Probably the same stuff as Fairy power spray.
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also if using detol DO NOT get it on your hands for any extended period of time as it hurts like hell after a while, use some gloves.
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