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Old 07-01-13, 12:48 AM   #11
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Just a word of warning. Test any paint stripping Product or other products that might work on a piece of aluminium first as any caustic based product will destroy it.
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Old 01-06-14, 11:46 AM   #12
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Should have replied sooner but with brake fluid on the chassis, I gave it a degrease/ clean with white spirit after and the red oxide primer stuck on perfectly fine
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Old 03-11-14, 09:58 AM   #13
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I've just been stripping paint off of an old 2 gall petrol can for my collection. I used cellulose thinners (as i said previously) It occurred to me that if i use the used thinners that i wash brushes in, it solves two problems. !/ what to do with the thinners. 2/ Saves on cleanup afterwards as it dries itself & just need a brush off & a rub down. (An old newspaper underneath soaks up the thinners then dries itself. No nasty dangerous residue. The last stripper i bought said in the instructions "apply stripper, leave for 24 hours" As it was crap stuff anyway it could take weeks. life's too short.
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