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SeaVenom

Help! White Spirit's clouded by Betty canopy

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On 2/14/2019 at 11:16 AM, Seahawk said:

Well done.  An encouragement to us all: it can happen to anyone.  Like several others, I'd recommend you give it a final dip in Klear: you'll be impressed by the difference.

 

PS What grade sandpaper did you use and di you find it easy to get?  I don't see wet and dry finer than 1200 grade in the shops.

 

 

To be honest I'm not sure.  I found it in one of my boxes and it was also used so it might have been even finer because of that.  It's very smooth though.

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On 1/28/2019 at 8:06 PM, JWM said:

I will also go the way suggested by Giorgio. It should work if the structural destruction is superficial (not penetrated deeply in styrene structure). Instead of putting it into Kler you may paint with acrylic gloss varnish. 

BTW - what chemical stuff is exactly what caused damage?

Cheers

J-W

 

White Spirit is the name used in Great Britain for Mineral Spirits. It's sold as a brush cleaner and paint thinner (for oil-based enamels).

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