PAINT CALCULATOR. It is ideal for use as a window cleaner, limescale cleaner or degreaser. so again. I've cleaned 99% of the paint of a model with no obvious loss of detail. Isopropanol is also one of the primary additives of Methylated Spirits. So I asked him if the book he was referring to was from England, to which he answered that it was. $17.99 $ 17. Methylated spirits (known as “meths” and not to be confused with “meth”) is a concentrated and poisonous form of alcohol, dyed blue and vile tasting to discourage its abuse by alcoholics. Tried methylated spirits, not as good as dettol as stripping but you don’t get the sticky residue. 4.5 out of 5 stars 59. This product can also remove wood finishes such as varnish and wax. Free Shipping by Amazon. Denatured alcohol is toxic to drink and may be unsuitable for some lab experiments or other purposes. A woodworker friend called wanting to know where he could buy some methylated spirits. FREE Shipping. 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