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Answers to questions about the right paint scheme or tips for the right effect.
How to remove oil?
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Uusimaa, Finland
Joined: March 07, 2002
KitMaker: 1,088 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 - 05:45 AM UTC

How to remove oil paint and also enamel base coat?

I decided to give my figures another try with ACRYLICS and a LIGHT colour base coat...


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Florida, United States
Joined: December 27, 2001
KitMaker: 4,268 posts
Armorama: 2,804 posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 - 08:46 AM UTC
I know that Polly Scale makes a product called " Polly Scale Easy Lift Off Paint Remover" for removing paints and decals. I have not heard of any reviews of this product.
Another product is called "Strip A Kit". All it's info is here: Strip-A-Kit

...and finally here's a place which talks quite a bit about stripping paints of all sorts:
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Oklahoma, United States
Joined: March 01, 2002
KitMaker: 6,042 posts
Armorama: 4,347 posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 - 08:18 PM UTC
Good links Ken. Saved them up.
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Hauts-de-Seine, France
Joined: April 11, 2002
KitMaker: 1,757 posts
Armorama: 929 posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 - 09:57 PM UTC
In earlier posts, people coucelled :
- nail polish remover
- easy off oven cleaner, to use with gloves
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United States
Joined: June 16, 2002
KitMaker: 96 posts
Armorama: 0 posts
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2002 - 11:39 AM UTC
I use Easy-Off oven cleaner and a stiff brush..Make sure you do this outside and wear gloves and mask