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Offline flatsjunky

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Stripping paint
« on: August 22, 2013, 06:50:05 AM »
Need to remove paint from a small area.  Will paint remover harm expoy and glass?

Offline brook

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Re: Stripping paint
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2013, 07:19:36 AM »
Paint stripper based on methelyne chloride can loosen up epoxy, but would take a lot of work to do so. I would try MEK on a scotch brite pad with gentle scrubbing.

Offline David Nolan

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Re: Stripping paint
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2013, 09:37:54 AM »
I used MEK but sparingly.   Id donit again, wipe it off and then grind where i used it

Offline pfithian

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Re: Stripping paint
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2013, 02:31:26 PM »
I tried this on my swim platform and found the paint stripper did soften up the epoxy a bit.

I'd suggest sanding instead.
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