Napoleonic & ECW wargaming, with a load of old Hooptedoodle on this & that

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Once More unto the Bleach, Dear Friends

Jock after his second confinement - note matching beard
Jock the Guinea Pig has had a further 6 days in the neat bleach, and his paint will still not come off, though it has changed colour more than somewhat.

Righto – time to move onto further experiments. I have identified a source of Simple Green, as advised, but am greatly impressed by the relative cheapness of Dettol, so that will be the next trial.

Jock has served his time, so will be spared any further suffering. I’ll use one of his mates...


  1. The multiple soakings in bleach have also hardened the chemical properties of the paint to any further bleaching processes.

    1. That wasn't a guess, by any chance…?