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Re: How do you get caked on Acrylic off palettes?

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Mon, 14 Dec 1998 17:23:07 -0500

I have always just soaked pallettes in hot soapy water for a long
time and had no problem pulling the plastic acrylic off.

Christi Fennell wrote:
> I recently acquired some nice 10 well Dick Blick plastic palettes.
> The problem is that they were never cleaned or scraped off. There are
> layers of coated on Acrylic paint. I have cleaned some by picked the
> paint off, but it is taking too long. Will mineral spirits work? I
> am afraid to use paint thinner since they are made of plastic. Any
> ideas? C.