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Does anyone know of a good way to strip the paint from plastic and metal models for repainting? Thanks in advance!
 

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For metal models ONLY just get an old jar put the models in and poor pure Metho over them, just enough to cover. Leave for about 5 hours then get and old tooth brush and literally brush the paint off.
 

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Brake fluid is what I use. Hasn't harmed even the RT era guard plastics.

Strips enamel paint OR acrylic paint (you may have to scrub with an old toothbrush - but wear gloves as it will seep into your skin and leach the fat from it). Potent, but can't be just poured down the sink afterwards, needs specialist disposal).

Simple Green is what I believe Lav25 Gunner was referring to. It's a biodegradable cleaning solvent. Is supposed to work, but my local hardware doesn't stock it and the nearest "big" one doesn't either.
 

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I use brake fluid..

Can I just point out there is a sticky thread about removing paint at the top of this forum. Take a look through there as there are some good ideas :)
 
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