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Sevastopol29 Jun 2018 5:25 p.m. PST

Saw a posting on a blog where the author used Simple Green to clean plastic figures. Has anyone tried this product?


Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2018 6:10 p.m. PST

Simple Green will remove most paints, so don't clean your hobby stuff with it. Use regular soap and water.

I use Oxyclean to clean my unpainted plastic troops that I buy used. You don't know where they have been. It's great.

For regular cleaning use warm water and soap if they are not too dirty.

For cleaning painted plastic figures I clean them dry, using a very large soft brush, like a make up brush.

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jhancock29 Jun 2018 6:36 p.m. PST

Yes, Simple Green is great for stripping acrylic paint from figures, so I only use it on new figures from the molds and rinse very well to remove the cleaner.

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