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Old 06-19-2014, 01:57 PM   #1
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Orbit sander and wire brush not effective.


I am trying to remove the paint on some weight lifting plates. The plates are not completely flat and smooth, if you run your fingers across the plates you feel many imperfections. Also the plates have a hole in the middle and gripping holes on the side.

The orbit sander doesn't work. I have a wire brush attached to a power drill, it doesn't work either. With these tools, it will take me a lifetime to get through all the plates.

Any alternative tools I am not thinking about that I should use?

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Old 06-19-2014, 02:43 PM   #2
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What are these plates made of? Thanks

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Old 06-19-2014, 03:36 PM   #3
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Cup shaped wire brush on a angle grinder.
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Why does the paint to come off?
Just paint over what's there.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:53 PM   #5
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Cup shaped wire brush on a angle grinder.

Yep---cheap and fast----4 1/4" angle grinders cost $20 to about $40--
Handy for cleaning your outdoor grill,also.
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Who the hell cleans their grill?That's pure flavor when it burns off.Sure your from IL?Must not be fer enough south.
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Sand blaster!
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Who the hell cleans their grill?That's pure flavor when it burns off.Sure your from IL?Must not be fer enough south.
I said,"Cleaning YOUR grill." Not mine---

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