How to Strip Primer from Miniatures?

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Primers are mostly used for paint, but often cause a layer of hard plastic to form on the models surface. There is no easy way to remove this primer from miniatures without damaging them and you can use an X-acto knife or sandpaper.

Stripping miniatures isopropyl alcohol is a process that removes the primer from miniatures. This process can be done with a variety of tools and chemicals, but it’s best to use acetone.

How do you remove paint from metal miniatures?

A: I am not sure what you mean by remove paint from metal miniatures. If you are talking about removing paint from a miniature that is painted, then the best way to do this would be to use a mild solvent such as acetone.

How do you remove primer from metal?

A: Primer is a thin layer of paint that is applied to the surface of metal before painting. It is usually used to prevent rust and corrosion from occurring on the metal. To remove primer, you will need to use a solvent such as acetone or lacquer thinner.


Primer is a type of paint that is used to protect the model. Too much primer on the miniature can cause it to become brittle and break easily. Reference: too much primer on miniature.

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