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remove stickers from vehicles ?

Postby Pomse2001 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:44 am

Hi guys have any of you tried to fix old star wars vehicles and had 2 of the same vehicles, one yellow with good stickers and one that is nice white but with missing stickers. I thought maybe I could remove the stickers I need from the yellow vehicle and place them on the nice white vehicle. Have any of you tried this without breaking the stickers ? :?

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Re: remove stickers from vehicles ?

Postby poncho » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:56 am

i have a few times. get a hair dryer on the old stickers medium setting. after a while they lift with ease with a knife and reapply to new ship a with a glue stick/pritt stick

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Re: remove stickers from vehicles ?

Postby apack7229 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:35 pm

Watch out using a hair dryer if the stickers are brittle. I have an imperial shuttle I was trying to fix the wings on and I used a hair dryer on low and it started to crumble the litho of the stickers.
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Re: remove stickers from vehicles ?

Postby Pomse2001 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:30 pm

I have tried a hair dryer on some stickers, but it does not always work :(

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Re: remove stickers from vehicles ?

Postby SAVORY100 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:45 am

Some of the Micro collection stickers are plastic rather than paper, I would be careful with a hairdryer around those, the others though should be fine; just a bit of patience as it can take quite a while to dry the glue out

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Re: remove stickers from vehicles ?

Postby Pomse2001 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:25 am

SAVORY100 wrote:Some of the Micro collection stickers are plastic rather than paper, I would be careful with a hairdryer around those, the others though should be fine; just a bit of patience as it can take quite a while to dry the glue out


thanks maybe I should give it some more time :D


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