PLZ help me. The Simple Green might eat the glue you used for the mini. I wasn’t able to remove it all, but I tried. ! What I now use on any figure stripping project is Simple Green. Repeated the process and got most of the paint off. I removed the chrome coating from a plastic capsule, and there was no damage to the surface at all. I assume that after 2 years you have found a solution, but I suggest painting a piece of scrap plastic and then trying to strip it with that before you use it on your precious model. Acetone is good for getting rid of super glue and stubborn bits of paint. I would recommend soaking the model in water, after it is clean, to dilute and remove any simple green that has seeped into the model. How I go about stripping paint from miniatures (metal & plastic) Sometimes you will need to remove the majority of loose paint and place the model in the bath for a further 24 hours or so before the most difficult-to-remove paint will budge. Afterwards I might take an Ex-acto knife and remove an left over glue id needed. It's an all purpose cleaner that's available in the automotive section of Walmart. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. It works on plastic and metal miniatures and is safe to use. Take one of the models or pieces you want to strip out of the IPA pot and put the lid back on. on Introduction. It's an all purpose cleaner that's available in the automotive section of Walmart. "Simple Green" all purpose cleaner works great. It works on BOTH plastic and metal figures. For the rest, use a soft old tooth brush under warm running water. I would be careful with metal bristles. Stupid bumpy primer ruined the lot of them Removing paint from old miniatures can be difficult. This. Very low smell. Scrub off as much of the loose paint as you can and if it still isn't fully cleaned, place the model back in the mixture. I wasn’t able to remove it all, but I tried. While simple green helps, I found that putting models in the freezer really helps with taking apart models made of metal. Tool set of bristle brushes for stripping (you can find a cheap set in the paint department of Home Depot)- one plastic, one copper, one stainless steel. I would recommend soaking the model in water, after it is clean, to dilute and remove any simple green that has seeped into the model. I've found that some primers can be resistant to SG, though. * * * Stripping parts of a miniature. The product I linked is a concentrate, so you’ll put roughly 1-2 parts Simple Green for 7-10 parts water. I don't have Simple Green with me but I do have Mr. It doesn't hurt the model or the FFG paint job, except for the wash. You will need to do a little scrubbing with a soft tooth brush to clean out some of the details, but it is a fairly simple process. Yes if u leave them dunked in simple green overnight, no if u spray it then leave the mini for an few mins to lossen the paint. If something goes wrong though or you just want to start over on a model, there is a cleaner called Simple Green that can remove all of the paint and primer. If insufficient, repeat the process. Let'em soak overnight, and gently scrub w/ a tooth-brush. This works with plastic and metal miniatures. Step 2: Soak the Models in Simple Green. If you are in the UK (or I think Australia) you can get Fairy Powerspray. You might give Simple Green a try. The black/green is a Reaper 2281 Crypt Wraith metal miniature and the gold/white one is a Games Workshop Stormcast Eternals Prosecutor which is plastic. Just wait until the paint has some bubbles. I personally use Simple Green to take old paint off. Fill a bowl with solvent of your choice, put it in the machine's tub, then fill the tub with water, but not so that it spills over into the bowl. "In North America, one of the best products for stripping paint is known as "simple green". A benefit I have found of Simple Green is that it doesn’t matter how long I have left the models in the bath for, it hasn’t damaged any (yet). For me it’s about safety. Re-soak the miniature if required. Re-soak the miniature if required. While it came primed with an airbrush and based, there were mould lines and hastily removed runner remains over it. just use in a WELL ventilated area. This stuff is my new holy grail. How to strip plastic and metal figures using cleaning products! It doesn't hurt the model or the FFG paint job, except for the wash. You will need to do a little scrubbing with a soft tooth brush to clean out some of the details, but it is a fairly simple process. Not recommended for plastic figures! The product I have is "Simple Green" which looks the same, and has the ingredients on the back - so apart from guessing I have no way of knowing if it's the same stuff or not. To actually Strip Paint off Miniatures wait about 20-40 minutes, pop on some gloves, ensure your ventilation is good and/or if necessary, put on your ventilation mask. I'm wanting to make it purple and the only model came in a bright red. I would try amazon. I will look. Nice. This guide will teach you how to remove and strip the paint from all of your old miniatures - plastic and metal. I filled them with Simple Green and dropped in these two guys. Don't let it boil dry! I've used this process on Games Workshop / Citadel miniatures in plastic, white metal and lead forms and it works great. I've found that Simple Green often works well in stripping some paints, particularly from plastic or metal miniatures. You can also use Wesley's "Bleche White" and simply leave the piece to soak for a while. Is purple power the degreaser or more like simple green? Just scrape at the model with a toothpick until it gets too dull. Let'em soak overnight, and gently scrub w/ a tooth-brush. I knew this was possible, but it's great to see it in the form of an Instructable. Reply Awesome has worked for around 95% of my eBay rescues, an it's so cheap. The glue becomes brittle and the model easily comes apart. Like the minis from Tannhauser or AT-43. The paint will dry back onto the model after a few hours. It's also a showcase of the stuff you're really proud of. It was quite a process, and it took just about all day (5 minutes at a time) to remove the paint from all of the metal miniatures I had at hand. At this point all the paint except for the black primer is removed. Also, it won’t destroy the super glue since 99% of the time I only want to remove paint, not glue. Paint which does come completely off is then removed with a wire brush or a pin for the crevices. Its time consuming but easy. I love LOTR and I been looking for some. The Crypt Wraith is one of the first miniatures I painted. Dip a q-tip in acetone and rub it along the model where you want to remove the paint. D4RTH 0N5L4UGHT 8 D4RTH 0N5L4UGHT 8 Member; Members; 8 14 posts; Posted April 16, 2016. Available at most DIY stores & Auto Parts, this stuff is flat-out miraculous for cleaning figues w/o damage. I know I can leave stuff in Simple Green forever and it will never harm it. You can use break fluid as well , i don't live in the States and i can't get "simple green" for plastic minis... so i use break fluids ... they get the job done as well. I've used this process on Games Workshop / Citadel miniatures in plastic, white metal and lead forms and it works great. Full Member; Posts: 935 ; Country: How to remove acrylic paint from miniatures « on: February 27, 2010, 10:37:02 PM » Well, I'm at my folks house and, well, I'm bored. I think the paint technique used makes a strong bond between paint and plastic where they kind of become one. Step 2 THE BEST thing to use, hands down is Simple Green. Scrub Off Old Paint After soaking for about 24 hours, you'll find that most paint ready to remove. Featured Product Hard-Bristle Toothbrush. Soak metal miniatures in Pine-Sol overnight, then scrub miniatures with a hard-bristle toothbrush, and even old paint comes off easily. The remaining paint had no "height". The paint slides off like melted butter. Available at most DIY stores & Auto Parts, this stuff is flat-out miraculous for cleaning figues w/o damage. Cleaner – Simple Green Industrial Cleaner and Degreaser – 99% Isopropyl Alcohol (Pack of 12) 99% Isopropyl Alcohol Single Bottle Scraper, Putty Knife – Stainless Steel – DEWALT Stainless Steel Putty Knife Knife, 5-Inch 3) Remove the miniature from the Simple Green and scrub gently with a toothbrush. works quite well. just simple green and a plastic cup. Will this also work? This depends on what the model is made of. To clean and remove lead dust, use mixture of 10:1 Simple Green … These all work well with a toothbrush. It does help to wear gloves. Just repeat the process until you remove all the paint. It takes off ANY paint, and unlike many of the other alternatives mention above, will not do even the most minute damage even to soft plastic moulded mins. But, the paint would have to be quite thick. It's a bit expensive, but reusable. This would likely also work to remove the paint from any plastic model that had been printed from a 3D printer and painted. I've had good results boiling them in water with a bit of soap powder added. Any reasonably sized container would do. For plastics use something specifically designed for it, or something like Simple Green, Bleche-White, brake fluid, etc. Using Simple Green to remove paint from miniatures Re: How to remove acrylic paint from miniatures « Reply #2 on: February 27, 2010, 10:44:00 PM » I tried nail polish remover on the plastic guys and was so impressed with the results that I tried it on a metal guy I've been wanting to repaint and the results were equally impressive. Kuma. I've found that Simple Green often works well in stripping some paints, particularly from plastic or metal miniatures. 15-20 minutes and you can rinse most of the paint off your models. No Memes. Simple Green – If you thinly apply primer and paint, this is a step you can avoid. I liked the green glow but the black didn’t have enough variation. Cookies help us deliver our Services. If you have time to let the model soak for a while, mix the simple green with water. Full strength it'll take just about any paint off of any fig with an overnight soak, and it doesn't damage plastic.-John Tip: You can also remove 'chrome' finish by soaking in ammonia. I prefer those with no leak lids that seal in moisture.Kitchen Gloves (if you don't want to get dirty). so here’s the list that’ll help you along the way: This is a great tip. Alternatives to Simple Green exist, such as L.A. By D4RTH 0N5L4UGHT, April 16, 2016 in Star Wars: Armada. ... Pine-sol or Simple Green) you should always make sure you are in a well ventilated area. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. It's a bit stronger than SG, so wear gloves. You have to rinse them afterwards in warm soapy water and give them another scrub with a different toothbrush otherwise it … It isn't harsh on plastics and works well on metals also. First use an old toothbrush to get the majority of the paint off of your model, occasionally rinsing the model in a tub of water. that I could remove primer and paint by soaking the figs in Pine-Sol. Nice. If statue is too large to be placed in a jar, apply mixture liberally with paintbrush. There are lots of techniques for stripping acrylic paint from metal, but most require some patience and a little bit of elbow grease.The basic method is to soak your miniatures in one of the paint removing mediums listed below for 6-12 hours and then use a soft brush to remove the softened paint. If you want to go one step further you can also take apart some models. and they say its safe on plastics. Still, it's worth a shot...! Totally Awesome (which is cheaper). It can help to remove superglue from models. You might want to do this if you buy used painted models and want to paint them yourself. It takes a while (even days) to remove paint, but it doesn't damage any miniature. The rest only faded. Once you’ve come this far, you’re ready to paint, play or display. 15-20 minutes and you can rinse most of the paint off your models. The one you have to watch for is plastic, as even mineral spirits will dissolve it - let alone anything hotter. Focus on the areas where the paint really covers up the model's detail. I tried this for my Space Hulk Blood Angels terminator miniatures that I got from Ebay. It doesn't solve glue. would it be possible to use a stiffer brush (either stiffer synthetic bristles or possible a softer metal like brass) to scrub the model instead of manually picking at it for hours with a toothpick in step 4 .. or do you think that would damage the model? Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts . Tools List. Plastic Container to hold miniatures. I've had less success using Simple Green or similar products when stripping second-hand resin miniatures and scenery, but this is probably due to the different paints used as well as the composition and surface of the resin itself. I did this and it did a good job of removing primer from unpainted figs, ... What I now use on any figure stripping project is Simple Green. Can be reused several times and has low evaporation. Simple Green – If you thinly apply primer and paint, this is a step you can avoid. - posted in Painting Tutorials: What spurred my recent search to find a new and better paint stripper for plastics other than Simple Green was twofold. Sometimes you will need to remove the majority of loose paint and place the model in the bath for a further 24 hours or so before the most difficult-to-remove paint will budge. Allow to sit for at least 24 hours. "In North America, one of the best products for stripping paint is known as "simple green". repeat if necessary. but an alternative is Brake Fluid. This article shows how to take paint off of old models so that you can repaint them. Dust, AT-43 , Tannhauser... decent paint jobs, but I want to use these guys in other games and I'd like to make full repaints if possible. - Phill says via comment: "North America also has a product called "Dawn Power Dissolver," available for about $2.00 in most Walmarts. Then use a tool to scrape the paint off into the wooden surface. Simple Green is the way to go for removing paint form the figures. There's not that much hobby stuff here anymore, just a few old miniatures in a room upstairs. Enjoy your miniatures. I have some ships I wish to remove the paint … Let the figure soak for about 48 hrs and then take an old tooth brush. Water re hardens the paint again. Acetone. (Do a google saerch for 'Simple Green (Strip, stripping )Miniatures ' Soak your mini's in it overnight before scrubbing them with a toothbrush under running hot water. Simple green is hard to get around here, I use zippo fluid...Probably not the safest thing but I've always got some laying around. Followers 0. Works brilliantly for me, takes it right back to the plastic. A white metal model should have no trouble, but you could also use a "hotter" solvent, such as mineral spirits or lacquer thinner (which removes almost any paint.) Though acetone is frequently used to remove paint from resin, the statue can be damaged by the harsh chemical. Successfully removed acrylic paint from Games Workshop polystyrene miniatures. I also tried this with plastic models, but im not sure if the weakened glue was from the simple green or the freezer. And you should always wear gloves while using it. Best model paint stripper ever!!!! Fastest and easiest way I have found to get figures cleaned. Maybe I will even take them off the shelf and try to use them in a game or two. This right here. Completely safe for miniatures in plastic, resin, or metal. Once you’ve come this far, you’re ready to paint, play or display. I've had less success using Simple Green or similar products when stripping second-hand resin miniatures and scenery, but this is probably due to the different paints used as well as the composition and surface of the resin itself. BTW, and I know this from experience, Simple green will not remove primer well, I have a hell of a time trying to remove a layer of bad primer from my dire avengers. I haven’t tried it on resin figures yet, but I may do an experiment soon and update this post (or if anyone wants to do it and send me the results I shall post them up!). Especially old enamel paint may take a second scrubbing to remove all paint, especially from deep crevaces and indentations in the miniature. I soaked some X-Wing miniatures stuff in Purple Power for a few days and it only removed some of the paint. If you can't remove all paint from your miniature the first time around, soak it for another day and use the same process to remove what's left. Mark nude minis as NSFW. I have not tried gw resin though. Where did you get that orc model? 11/29/2018 0 Comments As battlefleet gothic is an out of production game (at the moment) I have quite often purchased second hand ships from various sources. I also use Simple Green. (I actually do it under running water) Hope this helps. Wait a couple hours. This is exactly the treatment I give eBay models. Regular scrub brush from kitc… Don't work at this step for too long, just get most of the paint on the exposed faces off. You can now repaint the models (see below), or sell them for much more than you could a model covered in paint. If the primer was a bit thick on the mini, then it might take 2 dunks. Depending on the model shapes and paints used it may take a couple of hours or days. Simple Green. How to strip plastic and metal figures using cleaning products! The first picture is after about a minute of scrubbing. Simply replace the Simply Green with a like product. Sometimes they are painted well and I feel bad to remove the paint, but then sometimes the ships are lathered in paint and need a bath. some people swear by it. This part can take a while. You just need to point the heat gun directed to the painted area to make it heat. Summary, this process works well… but I really hope there is a better way, because this took a lot of elbow grease to remove all the paint. This is a simple and effective way to remove paint without making paint remover. Enjoy your miniatures. Just FYI, Testor's makes a product called "Easy Lift Off," which will also remove most hobby paint. I've used automotive brake fluid to do this, but Simple Green is a lot cleaner, not to mention less toxic! He had been sitting in Simple green for about 6 months. I tracked down a Maisto model of a Ducati motorcycle that I wanted to paint to match a comicbook character, and I've never painted anything with so fine of detail. Acetone is good for … But as these solutions are highly volatile, toxic, and even carcinogenic, care has to be taken while employing this method. The responses generally include acetone, caustic lye-based solutions, Pine-Sol, paint thinners, Simple Green, and sometimes even automotive brake fluid. Content: 240 ml If have the correct solvent, you can watch the paint start to swirl off the corners and pointy parts of the the mini in little vorticies. In fact I just cleaned up a Battelmasters Knight and horse that I forgot about in the garage today. Do not run water over it. Also the longer you soak the models the easier it is. If you want to sell them, taking the paint off and priming the models can make them look more appealing. dunk the mini in. When the q-tip gets too crappy, get a new one. Once is all it usually takes. I use a 4 Qt storage tub, and mix the Simple Green with an equal amount of hot or warm water, put the miniatures in the tub, put the lid on, and check in a few hours. On the four models you see below I spent about 2 hours picking at scraping and picking at them. To strip paint from metal figures, I prefer to use acetone or Pine-Sol. See, that's what I was curious about - and exactly what I'm afraid of. When I scratch my finger nail over the mini's surface the black primer will come off but it will not come off using only the toothbrush. In the UK I have also used Fairy Power Spray and that seems to be one of the best too. Plastic and metal brushes do not get along. I see this as a good thing as it lets me get rid of the old glue and gives me a chance to thoroughly clean off all the paint and better prep the model. You can use pins or needles instead of toothpicks, but they can scratch the models. I've used this process on Games Workshop / Citadel miniatures in plastic, white metal and lead forms and it works great. I don't like the paint jobs because they're so thick and unattractive, but I'm afraid that because they are so thick I'll never get what I want off. This is the method I used to strip prepainted mage knight figures years ago and it worked great. Dunk in simple green for a day or 2. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the minipainting community. It can be tough to remove paint from countertops without causing damage, so proceed cautiously. Instead of these techniques, Simple Green and chemical paint remover for concrete are effective alternatives to restore the beauty to a statue. I purchased two products, oven cleaner (EZ Off) and an all purpose cleaner (Simple Green). Once the paint is tripped off I wash my models in warm soapy water and then rinse and allow to dry. "Simple Green" all purpose cleaner works great. Best model paint stripper ever!!!! Then put it in a bucket a d scrub with a hard toothbrush. One question I do have is can this be done with the plastic miniatures that you use? In the US we don’t have Dettol, though we have similar methods I could use. Specifically I was thinking pre-painted stuff like Tannhauser, confrontation, or other minis. Share it with us! It is less toxic than this brush cleaner you describe, safe to use on plastic, and very effective at stripping paint." Summary, this process works well… but I really hope there is a better way, because this took a lot of elbow grease to remove all the paint. Paint Stripping Miniatures. Gotcha. I should have put this in the title- I'm interested in the minis that you buy that come pre-painted. Place statue in jar with mixture of Simple Green and water (1:1 ratio). About: I am a student in Seattle, WA My Tumblr https://www.tumblr.com/blog/weeklyclaypokemon. 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