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Removing Paint [message #49742] Tue, 12 June 2012 15:08 UTC Go to next message
avatar ecs_norway  is currently offline ecs_norway
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Been working on painting some items recently acquired in WSF. Sprayed them with a quick coat of white primer and started painting, but am very disappointed with my original choice of color. Any recommendations for removing paint?

I normally use Simple Green, is this safe to use on WSF?
Re: Removing Paint [message #49868 is a reply to message #49742 ] Fri, 15 June 2012 10:48 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar stop4stuff  is currently offline stop4stuff
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What's Simple Green and what kind of paint have you used? WSF is Nylon-12 if that helps hunting down any answers for reactions.



Re: Removing Paint [message #49872 is a reply to message #49868 ] Fri, 15 June 2012 14:24 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar ecs_norway  is currently offline ecs_norway
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Paints... a quick spray with Krylon primer, then common acrylic paints.

Simple Green... http://www.simplegreen.com/

It's a common cleaner. I've used it before on metal and resin castings for paint removal -- usually just needs to let it soak for a couple of days.

Active ingredients per their MSDS sheet:
Water
2-butoxyethanol
Ethoxylated Alchohol
Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate
Sodium Citrate
Re: Removing Paint [message #49873 is a reply to message #49872 ] Fri, 15 June 2012 14:34 UTC Go to previous message
avatar stop4stuff  is currently offline stop4stuff
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Nail varnish remover and a cotton swab should be just fine for removing acrylic paint without worry of effecting the WSF.


 
   
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