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I have recently recieved a large amount of imperial guard that is in poor condition. They have already been poorly paintEd and poorly glued together and i need to know the best way to get them apart and strip the paint. Ive heard nail polish remover can work but im not to sure s i thought id ask around some more before i start pouring chemicals all over my models.
Nail polish remover does work, but if it has acetone in it, it will melt plastic if it's left in too long. All purpose cleaners are meant to work well. From personal experience the brown Dettol works well when it's straight out of the bottle.
If they've been glued together by plastic glue, the only way you'll be able to un-glue them though is if you sit there with a craft knife cutting them all apart, otherwise Dettol will dissolve super glue too.
I think the glue that was used was not super as i sem to eb able to pull them apart. So soaking them in dettol is the way to go? and this will remove paint and make the glue fall off?
I'd say so yes, plastic glue melts to two pieces together so it wont come apart with dettol. But super glue will