25 May '12, 8am

How to de-vintage those horrible 'vintage' Nikes - @EddieEbola

QUOTE: QUOTE: Gonna attack my heal counter on my 576 Anniversary, does the acetone take that off or has anyone else tried different? Let us know what happens if you do this before I receive mine. I'm gonna check it out once they arrive, if it's just a bit of orange paint over the plastic, then it might be fine. I dunno what acetone's like on plastics however, as I've never really dealt with the stuff. They are a white plastic with cream paint, hen orange sprayed on to that. Acetone will lift the lot off, so I wouldn't suggest it unless you want white counters. As it's already painted I reckon just mix up some cream acrylic and apply that over it. I reckon it will coat the existing paint, although I haven't done it to mine as yet... Just thinking on from that, acrylic is a little shiny, and the finish on these is more matt/satin. Maybe Humbrol model paint enamel would be be...

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