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Old June 27th, 2008, 04:50 PM   #1
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is there a chemical way to strip paint down to bare metal? someone told me to try graphetti(sp?) remover. looking for ways other then sanding, wire wheel, or scraping the paint off the 1500 some odd firehydrants i'm forced to be painting over the summer at work. sucks balls for me. i work for independence township in case anyone wants to know y i gotta do this.
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aircraft paint stripper works.

you can usually get it at any paint stores or hardware stores
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Sounds like community service work to me!

Aircraft Remover is the best I've found but I have to warn you to wear a mask. I didn't while stripping my 69 Bronco inside of a garage with the door open some of the time and now it makes me literally sick to my stomach just smelling it for a couple of seconds. Gloves are a really good idea too. I didn't have this problem, but my neighbor touched some of the paint after it had fallen off the Bronco and his hand burned for a long time even after washing it with soap and water.

I recommend going to an auto paint supplier for this even though Autozone sells it. The price per gallon will be the same as the autozone price per quart (or whatever their smaller bottle is).
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