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 Posted: Aug-27-2008 06:49AM
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Rick,

Ill come out this evening around 5pm and help do some patching and repair.

 

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 Posted: Aug-26-2008 09:04PM
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I use to leave them in a coffee can with Acetone OUTSIDE for a couple days...Dishwashig gloves are fine....They should peal right off...1/8 scale buggy wheels are a little more expensive than 1/10 scale so...Do the math....

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 Posted: Aug-26-2008 08:37PM
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Get a cheap toaster oven and set it on 350.....OUTSIDE your house.The smoke is noxious if you breathe it.
 

 
 Posted: Aug-26-2008 08:26PM
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 Exposure to acetone is dangerous, baking the tires seems safer.






 


 Posted: Aug-26-2008 07:42PM
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Acetone is fine on rubber. Might make it softer because it's a solvent, but not enough for someone to notice a huge difference. If you want to reuse tires, an oven works better IMO. Then dremel the bead to get rid of any caked on CA. Much faster than acetone too.

 Posted: Aug-26-2008 07:22PM
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I am going to NorCal to do track repair on wednesday.  If anyone can help it would be make it go much faster.  Kevin, do you have time?  The "shoot" is blown out again .  I'm not sure how to just lock it in.  Carpet isn't an option there because of traction roll???

 Posted: Aug-26-2008 07:17PM
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Not sure? If it smells harsh, then it usually is.  Use in a well ventilated area is usually a red flag.

 Posted: Aug-26-2008 07:07PM
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Can you use acetone to reuse tires lets say the wheels get damaged?

On another note regarding recycling items, does anyone remember what the main chemical ingredient is in Bolink Body Wash? That stuff goes right through latex gloves and has a strong smell. It will remove lexan paint without ruining the lexan but will it enter your bloodstream the same as acetone?

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 Posted: Aug-26-2008 07:02PM
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I baked some yellow rim in the oven 15-20 at 350 degrees and they are not nearly as bright as they were.  I don't think they warped, must be a thermoset plastic????

 Posted: Aug-26-2008 06:58PM
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Acetone will go through thin rubber gloves.  Use tongs, screw driver or something else to get the rims out of the acetone container, then use gloves to hold the rims while you scrub the stuff off.  Trash the gloves after one use.  It is absorbed into the blood streem very fast.  I work with the stuff all the time in the medical device assembly industry.

 I'm not sure about the thick gloves they sell at the store for washing dishes.  Just do it at home so we all don't talk smack about the granda gloves!!!  LOL!

 Posted: Aug-26-2008 06:52PM
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rubber gloves for washing dishes acetone proof?

 

 

 

 

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 Posted: Aug-26-2008 06:41PM
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The Kid is right.  He's been doing this for years and I actually tried it when...doesn't matter when....It works....

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 Posted: Aug-26-2008 05:16PM
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I don't think they change the color at all.

 Posted: Aug-26-2008 04:28PM
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That's what I figured.  I have used acetone in the past for lots of stuff and mounting/unmounting foams back in the days before premounts.  Stuff is way hard on your hands if you don't wear gloves... suit up!

Anybody got pics of before/after on yellow wheels to see how bad it changes the color?

 Posted: Aug-25-2008 10:58PM
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ca debonder doesn't work as good as acetone

 

 

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 Posted: Aug-25-2008 10:32PM
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ca debonder is hella expensive  1oz bottle is $3    acetone is about $12/gallon.

 

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 Posted: Aug-25-2008 09:28PM
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Stupid question, but has anybody ever tried CA debonder?

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just cut the tire off the rim  soak in a can of acetone.. also Nail polish remover works in a pinch.same as debonder.  good to have if you glue your hands together with CA.  (I did that glueing 5th scale tires once..  ) 

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 Posted: Aug-25-2008 06:10PM
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Thanks Tyler and Gary! Heading to Home Depot...

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Yup, acetone.

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