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I'm trying To mainly remove the shoulder pad of some marines. trying to pry it off did work to well. on of my friend told me to freeze it and it will come off easier. it sorta worked bit but is there an easier way?
Freezing for plastic is def the best.
You can use Acetone which is found in nail varnish remover. I've heard that that dissolves the super glue right off.
In years of model building I have come to realize that you can alway s remake something better so with a minimum amount of adhesive, a little prying with a #11 X-acto blade is usually sufficient to remove a part. I find that soaking in hot soapy water (not resin models!) also is an excellent way to soften stuborn glue joints. I've reworked 20 year old HO train cars I've bought in flea-markets and rebuilt them like new but that's for another forum. In short, if you want to have really top notch models, go sparingly on the glue.
Super glue is ideal for assembling models you may want to rework at a later date as it doesn't dissolve plastic and holds reasonably well if applied properly.
This is what I use:
UN-CURE SUPER GLUE DEBONDER
I recently took my 4000+ pts in space Marines painted in a "custom" color scheme, and decided to gowith a codex army, or a fluff army, soall got stripped and repainted. WHen going back over my marines I noticed shoulder pads and other accoutroments on the models they shouldn't have/didn't need.
THis stuff worked WONDERS. It ate ONLY the superglue. None of the models were harmed during the dismantling of the marines and the pieces were 100% perfect afterwards.
The only thing I can suggest is this: WASH THE MODELS AFTER USING THIS.
*Scratches head* funny how superglue won't stick anymore after using this on them to strip them until you wash them clear of the debonder. I was seriously confused and thought I had bought a bad batch of glue for a good 30 minutes until I cuffed myself in the back of the head for not realizing I had covered them with a debonder..doh
Rome wasn't built in a day, Either should good scenery.