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« on: July 19, 2014, 01:23:35 pm »

I think this is the correct place to post this
How do I safely remove paint that has been rubbed onto a figure from another without damaging the paint that is supposed to be there? Example, this arm of Beth Phoenix. 

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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2014, 05:46:56 pm »

Bummer. That's a tough one.  Undecided

I've never been able to successfully remove acrylic paint. There are lots of hypothetical remedies out there like brake fluid, etc, but I've never manages to get them to work particularly well.

My only suggestions (and what I've done) is to gently cover the area with a brush on undercoat, then repaint the area the preferred colour.
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2014, 06:55:26 pm »

This is paint on paint, or paint on flesh tone plastic?

If it's paint on plastic, check out my article 'cleaning vinyl' in the classic toy board.

The arms are PVC, which is vinyl, so it might work.

It sometimes takes a day or two to work, but won't damage the figure if it doesn't.
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« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2014, 12:13:48 pm »

I have a few paint on paint and paint on plastic. Thanks for the suggestions guys.
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