Re: paint sripping

Dennis Williams

I would use caution for some, very few, it will attack.  I used it on branchline Athearn, and Proto ith no problems.
Dennis Williams/Owner

--- On Mon, 2/28/11, Raymond Hatfield <iron_horse819@...> wrote:

From: Raymond Hatfield <iron_horse819@...>
Subject: Re: [STMFC] paint sripping
To: STMFC@...
Date: Monday, February 28, 2011, 7:39 AM


Hello Don,

I'm new to the list, but this is a subject I can comment on - believe it or not,
automotive brake fluid is a safe and effective paint stripper for models (and
autos as well!)  I have a 1:350 scale model of the RMS Titanic I had to totally
strip and repaint, and this worked wonders for me.  Use a shallow dish of an
appropriate size to soak it in, and use an old toothbrush to scrub nooks and

Raymond L. Hatfield

From: sarbuf <djjanes@...>
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Mon, February 28, 2011 9:09:09 AM
Subject: [STMFC] paint sripping

Hello Group: I was just wondering if anyone has stripped the paint, or at least
the lettering off a Roundhouse (Athearn) Phaudler wood milk car. I have a couple
of painted cars I want to redo and need to get the lettering off. I would
appreciate any suggestion.

Don Janes
Sarnia, Ont

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