I have a small model RC cage which needs stripping down.
I have stripped about 70% of the paint off with a wire brush but I just cannot get in the nooks and crannies.
I've tried several pain strippers...Non of them touched it!
The paint isn't mega tough, A wire brush on a drill got the bulk off but it must be a cretin type of paint(not sure what) for paint stripper not to touch it.
I am in Manchester, Salford so if any one is Local to me it would help alot to save on shipping costs.
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Caustic soda, hot water and a bucket and leave it fo a couple of hours then take a wire brush to it :-)If the nagging gets really bad......Get a bigger shed:naughty:
sounds like you did not have it strong enough? you have to make sure it is thoroughly mixed, attack the paint with the wire brush every now and then so it works into the paint and it should come off easy. I've stripped quite a few machines this way and even powder coated ones.If the nagging gets really bad......Get a bigger shed:naughty:
I emptied a full bottle into just 3 liters of water, it was strong enough for me to have to leave the room for 10 minutes due to coughing like crazy.
Admittedly it did soften the paint but not enough to actually get it off.
The main issue I have (and its why I havn't finished it with a wire wheel) is getting in the nuts and crannies...its just not possible with the wire brush or the wire wheel
The other option is to put some acetone into a bucket with a lid to seal it in for a while. The vapors alone should do the job? Thinners may work also?If the nagging gets really bad......Get a bigger shed:naughty:
I don't want to spend any more money 'experimening' now I would rather just get it done properly (sorry I didn't mean to sound harsh there)
Thanks for your input though I appreciate it!
Find a local powder coaters, they'll have shot blasting gear. And would probably do that for the price of a pint.
Im guessing a heat gun/or just burn it off and a fist full of wire wool would make light work of that.
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