Paper stuck to the model question?

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Paper stuck to the model question?

Post by Tommy8008 » Sun May 08, 2016 8:45 am

OK, not sure if this is the correct section, if not, then please do move it.

Anyway, I was spraying the inside of my Enterprise - E model and the paint leaked through the windows that I had drilled, I know, arse first, but the paper I lay down, so the paint wouldn't cover the kitchen bench, has become stuck to the outer side of the model, and was wondering the best way to remove it?

I have tried sandpaper, but that is also sanding away the phasers and other details. Also tried a stanley knife, but that is a bit extreme.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Post by Rocketeer » Sun May 08, 2016 10:04 am

You might try soaking it in water; that should get the paper off, but the paint that stuck the paper onto the model would still be there. To get that off, I think you'll have to dunk it in some stripper and basically start all over with your paint job. :(

(There are plenty of threads here with advice on stripping paint.)

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Post by Tommy8008 » Sun May 08, 2016 10:43 am

I had a feeling that I might have to strip her back.

Thanks for your response.

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