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Airfix Bentley Chrome
LinusB
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Western Australia, Australia
Joined: March 21, 2016
KitMaker: 247 posts
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Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 - 11:24 AM UTC
Hi All

I have started on the 1/12 Airfix Bentley but am looking for some advice on how to strip the chrome from the parts. It is appearing pretty tough to remove.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers

Linus
Scarred
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 11, 2016
KitMaker: 1,605 posts
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Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 - 01:38 PM UTC
I used oven cleaner in my car days.

Here's two links on various methods. I'd practice on a piece of the sprue the parts are mounted on first tho.

http://www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/topic/1527-removing-chrome-plating/

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=91270&page=1&ord=0