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Need Help Finding a part

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  • Member since
    November 2005
Need Help Finding a part
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 8:42 PM
I am building the Revell P-61 and smudged the paint on the canopies. Disapprove [V] How do I correct this? (Gloss Black enamel over acryl interior green).
Or is there a company that makes the canopies?

Thanks, in advance, for your help.

  • Member since
    January 2004
  • From: USA
Posted by MusicCity on Thursday, August 5, 2004 8:44 PM
Castrol Super Clean will take off paint like nobody's business. Maybe a little on a Q-tip will get the smudge off. I haven't tried it on clear plastic, so try it on some scrap first.

If you want to replace the canopy you might try some Thermo Form. I've never used it, but it's a sheet of clear plastic. Heat it with a candle, pull it down over your old canopy, and it will form over it. Let it cool, cut it out, and you have a replacement canopy. It's available from Squadron (
Scott Craig -- Nashville, TN -- My Website -- My Models Page
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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Friday, August 6, 2004 9:53 AM
Thanks muchly.
I will give them a try.


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