Stripping soft vinyl figures.

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Stripping soft vinyl figures.

Post by merkin63 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 3:15 am

Sorry people if this has been posted but I did use the search engine.I wanted to strip the acrylic paint off of the C-3PO figure from the landspeeder kit because mine had a lot of dirt like particles in the paint plus I could remove some of the bigger seams with a new # 7 blade.I have had Goldenrod soaking in super clean for over 7 days and this is some damn tough acrylic paint.I managed to remove about 1/3 of the paint with a medium bristle electric toothbrush but the rest ain't coming off! I really don't want to take the time to sculpt a figure even though the top and bottom halves of the figures seem to be a different scale.I was going to try Lestoil next but figured I better ask first or end up with a melted blob but the super clean did not affect the almost medium rubber like figure.I have some easy-off oven cleaner but was afraid to try it because this figure was so soft so I am open to any suggestions.Thanks. :~D
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