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Old 09-22-2011, 09:45 AM   #1
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Stripping paint off plastic items


Is there a way to strip paint off plastic items that have intricate detail in them? If I use sandpaper I will damage all the detailing and I don't want to do that. Any ideas?

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check HD/LOWES for a BIX paint stripper you can spray/brush on let it sit and hose it off....just check if for paint on plastic.i've done doors with 6 layers let it sit for 24hours and scrapped it off easily came off like peanut butter consistancy...spray bottle comes with the can if you do go with it give the can a good shaking to get the liquid actives mixed good


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Is there a way to strip paint off plastic items that have intricate detail in them? If I use sandpaper I will damage all the detailing and I don't want to do that. Any ideas?
Might try soaking in a 50-50 solution of ammonia for awhile. Plastics aren't usually known for taking paint very well, colors usually embedded before they're molded.
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