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Old 09-05-20, 07:31 AM
Jackhr Jackhr is offline
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What is the best method to get lacquer of badges with no damaged to badge ??

Thanks Rob
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Old 09-05-20, 07:46 AM
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What is the best method to get lacquer of badges with no damaged to badge ??

Thanks Rob
Hi Rob,
I've used paint stripper to remove varnish from badges, no damage done.
Cheers, John
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Old 09-05-20, 08:51 AM
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Imerse the badge in hot water and leave for a period of time. You will find that the coating will begin to flake away. After each immersion scrub with a tootbrush or similar, and repeat. Another method is to hold the badge with a pair of long nosed pliers and use the steam from a boiling kettle to shift the coating. Take particular care if there is any enamelling on the badge as heat may cause it to crack or otherwise dislodged.

I woiuld not recommend the use of any abrasive chemical agent.

Dave.
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Old 09-05-20, 04:47 PM
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I’ve used “Tinto’s suggestion as well as nail polish remover. No harm done in either case but DO wash in hot soapy water afterwards. Regards, D.J.
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Old 09-05-20, 10:30 PM
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Thanks to all who have replied , I shall give it a go.
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