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Old 03-17-2008, 10:42 AM   #1
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Stripping An Iron Fence


My new home has an iron fence and gate across the front. It was painted white but apparently not maintained. There is alot of chipping and some rust spots. I want to hit it with some white Rustoleum but first I wanted to strip as much of the chips and rust as I can.
Besides a wire brush are there and attachments I can put on a drill for more of a "power strip"?

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Old 03-17-2008, 04:03 PM   #2
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A powered sander would be much more efficient, if you can get it around the surfaces you need to strip (the power sander is flat). A wire brush on a drill is more hit and miss, and more time consuming if you want to do a good job. I don't know anything else you can put on a drill.

A wire wheel on an angle grinder might be better too.

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Old 03-18-2008, 09:34 AM   #3
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Actually I have a random orbit sander. Didn't even think of using it on this. Now to find the right sandpaper.

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