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Rocketcrab

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I recently acquired a built 3.0" diameter Bullpup, and while I'm not 100% sure, I think it's from PML. It looks like it was seen a number of flights but is still in very good condition, it just needs some TLC. After I fix the dings and battle scars, I'd like to re-finish it. So, my question is, does anyone have a good method of removing decals? I believe that they are the usual water-slide type. Thanks!

Oh, and by the way, can anyone tell me who makes a 3.0 Bullpup other than PML?
 

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I recently acquired a built 3.0" diameter Bullpup, and while I'm not 100% sure, I think it's from PML. It looks like it was seen a number of flights but is still in very good condition, it just needs some TLC. After I fix the dings and battle scars, I'd like to re-finish it. So, my question is, does anyone have a good method of removing decals? I believe that they are the usual water-slide type. Thanks!

Oh, and by the way, can anyone tell me who makes a 3.0 Bullpup other than PML?
I removed some decals once using WD40.
 

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I've seen lots of recommendations for scotch tape. I've used micro set decal solution and a paint brush to lift and reset recently applied decals with some success.
 

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If worse comes to worse, sandpaper will remove waterslide decals. However, it will affect the paint finish.... soi if you are refinishing your paint, you should be OK w/sandpaper.

Fred
 

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I think Public Enemy made a 3" Bullpup. Q modeling has a 2.6 inch version.
 

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Try regula scotch transparent tape... put some tape on top of the offending decal then remove the tape. It worked for me when removing decals from an old Interceptor.
 

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Thanks for all of the feedback guys - I'll give them all a try!
 
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