Author Topic: Ethyl vs Isopropyl Alcohol for Stripping Kato Paint  (Read 2983 times)

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mplsjct

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Re: Ethyl vs Isopropyl Alcohol for Stripping Kato Paint
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2016, 07:38:28 PM »
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The first thing that came to mind when I used Scalecoat paint stripper is how similar it smelled to Pinesol. I use 91 percent isopropyl alcohol, almost exclusively, I have the best luck keeping it and whatever it is I'm stripping at room temperature, around 70 degrees or so. I used to use a toothbrush, but now use a finger nail brush

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It is infinitely faster than the toothbrush, and I would definitely recommend it for stripping passenger cars, as they lack the relief detail found on most loco shells, which in my opinion, make them easier to strip.

I have a Dremel too, but it lacks variable speed, so I've never used it for stripping paint.
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robert3985

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Re: Ethyl vs Isopropyl Alcohol for Stripping Kato Paint
« Reply #16 on: September 10, 2016, 11:59:30 PM »
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That looks like a good idea.  I'll give that a try!

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Bob Gilmore