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Any ideas for decals that have yellowed on the model
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PostPosted: May 16th, 2017, 4:43 pm 
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I built this one 25 years ago and some of the clear surrounds to the decals have yellowed badly.

I have considered touching up with silver paint and stripping and replacing the decals but just thought I'd ask here if anyone has any great suggestions - e.g. would a strong decal solvent help?

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Possibly sunshine? It works for decals still on the paper, so maybe worth a try?

Do you have sunshine over there? :ha: :-D

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Oh yes, we have plenty of sunshine. It is the 'Sunshine State' after all and lives up to its name but it's also 90F here today and I am worried that the heat and sun will damage the model.

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Fair point; not usually an issue over here!

Windowsill plus aircon?

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UV nail varnish dryer?

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