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bclark1 03-25-2013 03:29 AM

paint strippers
Anyone know of any strong paint strippers that can be used on metal and plastic. I've been thinking of painting my ar-15 with cerakote or gunkote and i need a good stripped for the metal and plastic parts.

c3shooter 03-25-2013 04:00 AM

Chemically, SOME plastics are not that different from SOME paints.

What eats up one, eats up the other.

Do you need paint stripper, or a degreaser? :confused:

bclark1 03-25-2013 04:36 AM

The plastic would be the buttstock and pistol grip. I just need to remove the original finish from all parts that will be coated. Sand blasting would probably be best unfortunately I don't have a cabinet right now so I was wandering if any strippers would do the job.

Jake86 03-27-2013 02:40 AM

Don't use chemical stripper on plastic. It will eat the finish up. Even a mild stripper will do so.. I recommend cleaning, degreasing, then scuffing the plastic lightly with sand paper.

trip286 03-27-2013 02:49 AM

Painted strippers? GET YE TO THE TRAIL, YE DOGS!!!

Jake86 03-27-2013 03:09 AM


Originally Posted by trip286 (Post 1192227)
Painted strippers? GET YE TO THE TRAIL, YE DOGS!!!

I am thinking about taking body paint to the local titty bar.

trip286 03-27-2013 03:14 AM

Can we say titty outside the bunker? ....

SSGN_Doc 03-27-2013 03:29 AM

What finish is on the plastic parts?

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