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Old 09-25-2006, 01:11 PM   #41
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Danno, what kind of soap? Sorry if it was mentioned before.
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Old 09-27-2006, 11:51 AM   #42
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Danno, what kind of soap? Sorry if it was mentioned before.
Hey Fenix,

The main purpose of washing the kit is to remove the (at times) oily mold release that can coat the casting (some casters actually use Vaseline thinned with mineral spirits that can leave a real nasty and hard to remove film over the resin parts). It depends on the caster...there are castings that come in where paintable spray mold release is used to the really nasty oil stuff. But it is always best to wash the parts as a rule of thumb.

With this being said, you need to use a soap/cleaner that will remove that mold release. many time, simple dish soap like Dawn (since it is a degreasing dishsoap) works perfect along with warm water and an old toothbrush. There are times when you may need to get a bit more aggressive and use a heavy duty kitchen cleaner degreaser (I use 509 Orange Clean for the tuff stuff), especially on the vaseline ones.
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Old 10-08-2006, 05:07 PM   #43
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Excellent Danno!!!
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Old 10-08-2006, 05:22 PM   #44
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Great tutorial!
and for those of us who still won't be able to do thier own, its good to see the process in action.
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Old 11-21-2006, 06:45 AM   #45
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Hi, Danno i'm new in this forum and willing to keep up after i 'd read yours article,very impressive and need yours advice about:How can i made a monster eyes and mouth look wet and juicy like you did? it so real and look alive.
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Old 02-04-2007, 06:52 AM   #46
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Ive just signed up so i could thank you for the post, its come in very helpful and has improved my statue making no end Ill certainly try and pick up the mag now too.

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Old 03-14-2007, 05:03 AM   #47
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A tropic I was very interested in.. Great pics and info, Danno. I'll be contacting you soon.
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Old 04-11-2007, 03:38 PM   #48
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Thanks Danno, great tutorial!!! Nice advices and tips, it will help a lot!
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Old 08-08-2007, 02:43 AM   #49
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Just wanted to say thank you. I found this very helpful. A picture is worth a 1,000 words is right
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Old 09-03-2007, 04:44 PM   #50
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Thanks, Danno.
You have insired me to give it a go!
(Great more money to spend! first on the kits, the supplies and paint, ouch!)
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