Then I tried Methylated Spirt (Purple)….again, nothing happened. Generally go for a … So I asked him if the book he was referring to was from England, to which he answered that it was. See more detail on the internet’s most trustworth source of information – Wikipedia. Most chemical cleaners are not necessary if you know how to handle methylated spirit! A woodworker friend called wanting to know where he could buy some methylated spirits. 99 $22.31 $22.31. If you need pure ethanol (CH 3 CH 2 OH), you can purify denatured, contaminated or impure alcohol using distillation. What I hadn’t taken into account was that everything I’d read on line was about stripping modern acrylics from minis, not enamels! I left it to soak for a few minutes, then gave it a light scrub with an old toothbrush, let it soak another few minutes and scrubbed lightly again. I used methylated spirits to strip the paint + primer of a Storm Trooper I'd being testing paints on. Methylated spirits and a wire brush. I like to use methylated spirits (denatured alcohol in the US) that I order in for cheap, and usually leave the models for 20 – 30 minutes. It is ideal for use as a window cleaner, limescale cleaner or degreaser. Isopropanol is also one of the primary additives of Methylated Spirits. Methylated Spirits – The traditional UK paint stripper for generations. I first tried the figures in Dettol (Clear)…..nothing happened. This term has caused much confusion in the U.S. Free Shipping by Amazon. Methylated spirits (known as “meths” and not to be confused with “meth”) is a concentrated and poisonous form of alcohol, dyed blue and vile tasting to discourage its abuse by alcoholics. However, do not despair, there is a fool-proof method to strip your models that is easy, safe and cheap! 4.5 out of 5 stars 59. Everything came off really easily. Even without any at all. While its strength makes it great for removing permanent marker and tough stains from metal surfaces, it is not a good mix for wood surfaces. Next I tried the figures in White Spirit (Clear) …..nothing happened. I've cleaned 99% of the paint of a model with no obvious loss of detail. why bother with Methys when you can just go straight for IPA. Cleaning with Methylated Spirit. $17.99 $ 17. All you need to do is fill in the following: the total area you would like to paint in square metres and the average spread rate of the desired paint you will be using here. so again. BioStrip20 – A relatively new entrant in the market, manufactured in the UK. Introducing Dettol, a model-painter's new best friend! Make sure you have both in a sealed container, I use a bit jar with a lid, they both are pungent (even though I’m one of the few who likes the dettol smell), both evaporate and meths or isopropyl alcohol are flammable. 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