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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #60 on: 24 May 2021, 21:59:25 »
I do.  I've used the standard cleaner mix, set it to run at max time 3x... really didn't do much.
but I haven't tried using LA in it.
I hear good things about that method.

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #61 on: 31 July 2021, 21:05:37 »
A good variety. Chaotic red and ultra marine blue were awful. Though wolf grey didn’t go much better

Bloody hell, you weren't kidding about how tough AP red was. Boiled in simple green for an hour and it's still sticking to an AGOAC beamer and wolverine.

edit - Got enough off with a toothbrush that a second hot bath did the job. Still stupidly tough - which I suppose means it's good primer.
« Last Edit: 01 August 2021, 02:30:48 by Greatclub »

Kerfuffin(925)

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #62 on: 13 September 2021, 00:43:53 »
Has anyone used this stuff on the new plastic minis? I don’t want to accidentally melt them

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #63 on: 13 September 2021, 02:48:11 »
See post above yours. I literally boiled them in simple green, and the heat just distorted the bases a tiny bit (I think they're a different plastic)

Maybe I got lucky, but they don't seem damaged to me.
« Last Edit: 13 September 2021, 04:40:52 by Greatclub »

Kerfuffin(925)

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #64 on: 13 September 2021, 11:43:54 »
See post above yours. I literally boiled them in simple green, and the heat just distorted the bases a tiny bit (I think they're a different plastic)

Maybe I got lucky, but they don't seem damaged to me.
RIP reading comprehension.

Thanks.

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #65 on: 28 December 2021, 17:27:58 »
Ive stripped a lot of plastic minis, primer and all, using isopropyl alcohol.
Before trying this, i had tried so many different solutions that all either didnt work or took a lot of time and effort.

Isopropyl and a toothbrush will strip any mini ive tried in minutes. Soak for a minute, give it a rough brush and let it soak for a few more minutes and make a final brush and it will be like new.

I understand there might be restrictions on how accessible this substance is in various places but if you can get it, do it and youll never look at anything else for stripping paint.

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #66 on: 28 December 2021, 17:31:48 »
Isopropyl alcohol is restricted somewhere?  ???

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #67 on: 28 December 2021, 18:19:10 »
Isopropyl alcohol is restricted somewhere?  ???

I dunno, maybe. Wouldnt surprise me, Why else would people use SG and other various ineffective solutions?

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #68 on: 28 December 2021, 18:30:19 »
Uh... advertising?  ???

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #69 on: 28 December 2021, 19:15:11 »
isopropyl was even less effective than SG

it's the Army Painter color primers that were the issue.

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Re: Simple Green bath - how long?
« Reply #70 on: 29 December 2021, 04:12:46 »
isopropyl was even less effective than SG

it's the Army Painter color primers that were the issue.

Alrite, good to know!