How to remove lettering

Discussion in 'FAQs' started by kchronister, Nov 11, 2004.

  1. kchronister

    kchronister Member

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    Okay, I model PRR. I have got hold of a couple locos lettered for other roads. Both are Bachmann Spectrum (0-6-0 and a light mountain 4-8-2). How can I get the old roadnames off without ruining them so I can re-decal them as PRR?

    THanks,

    Kris
  2. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Kris this is what Tom did to remove his numbers off of his locomotive cab.

    Hope this helps you out. :wave: :wave:
  3. SAL Comet

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    Ha Kris, Pin-sol will all so desolve the lettering on most models, you should test a spot somewhere out of site first to make sure it doesn't hurt the paint under the lettering.
  4. McFortner

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    I would be careful with the 91% Isopropyl. I use that to strip paint from shells! I have to leave them in for a while, so I don't know what a short exposure would do.

    Just my $0.02 worth (tax and title extra)
    Michael
  5. kchronister

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