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Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:20 am 
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What would be the best method of removing paint from plastic without damaging the plastic? I've tried thinners, Even tried eucalyptus oil but it will take forever using that method.
Anyone got any advice/tips?
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Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:32 am 
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i would of thought thinners...
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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:40 pm 
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Maybe get some cut and polish? or thinners.

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:59 pm 
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Acetone works a treat and gunwash, be careful not to melt your plastic with it though

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:14 pm 
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there is a spray pack you can buy is a paint stripper for plastic .we us it all the time . aftre you have stipped off all the paint. use some scotch brite and water to clean it up .once done use a plastic primer before you repaint it . i hope this is any help to you?
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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:16 pm 
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i forgot to mention you should be able to get it at your local auto paint suplure
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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 11:28 pm 
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tryandtakeme wrote:
Acetone works a treat and gunwash, be careful not to melt your plastic with it though

gun wash is thinners... 8-)
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Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 11:59 pm 
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Make up a caustic solution and let it soak for 24 hours. Wont eat the plastic but will disolve the paint.
You can get caustic crystals from the supermarket.

 

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