Based on a number of responses I got about cleaning them, I ended up in the kitchen sink scrubbing like it was a resin casting from a newbie caster. The dish soap and old toothbrush routine worked fine for me (but I did have to go over the "casting" twice). However, nothing will eliminate the "pebbly" finish once you paint it.
Tom Dempsey, Spokane, WA
From: Dean <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2013 9:19 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: News from Model Shapeways & UPS
I don't have an ultrasonic cleaner... and I suspect getting one would cost more than a can of Bestine!
I had no idea it was going to be such an issue to get these cleaned. If so, I wonder why they don't clean them at the source? The hassle and cost of using these frames is going up... I wonder if I shouldn't have just carried through with my idea of scratchbuilding them (but the saddles would be complicated to do correctly, and have them sturdy enough for use).
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