View Full Version : Dried Glue =/= Nail Polisher remover

August 22, 2012, 11:57 PM
Few threads ago that I've posted, you guys suggested that I use a nail polish remover to remove the gunk of a paste in certain parts.

It's been weeks and I started to do it... all because I can't wait for the GG Infinite to send in the replacement parts

I applied the remover to the parts (Qanta's GN Sword handle and both palms) and it didn't do nothing (i.e. the palms can't fit the handle)... sadly it's my fault for doing other things other than gunpla...

can anyone help me with this? Don't like the sword to be stuck on the waist just for aesthetic...

Focke Wulf
August 23, 2012, 12:06 AM
Nail polish remover? Umm... if it has acetone in it, it will melt the plastic. What kind of glue did you use?

August 23, 2012, 12:19 AM
No acetone... bit careful with it

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSIMG3AYPGEVcrAe099JZiLpqp4tERaX K35y-U_hd7E_r2k0NIv&t=1

So far nothing happens

Focke Wulf
August 23, 2012, 12:29 AM
Try cutting the parts off with a #11 blade. Has to be sharp. Take your time.

August 23, 2012, 12:36 AM
The gap is bit small... so I was wondering if there's gonna be quicker way

and what's #11 blade?

August 23, 2012, 12:47 AM
sand the glue down

August 23, 2012, 12:49 AM
is there a small sandpaper for the gap in the sword handle?

August 23, 2012, 1:31 AM
where is the glue? on the hand or in the handle? or both?

August 23, 2012, 2:09 AM
Both actually

And I'm working on the handle right now


August 23, 2012, 4:58 AM
Okay, I would take a file and sand the glue off of the hand peg until you just get the glue off. Don't go too deep and go slow checking frequently. For the handle, get a rotary tool or a Dremel tool and use a drill bit that looks like this:

Get a very small one and slowly and carefully drill out the glue. Little bits at a time! Go SLOWLY!