paint strippers

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by bclark1, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. bclark1

    bclark1 New Member

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    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.
     
  2. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    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:
     

  3. bclark1

    bclark1 New Member

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    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.
     
  4. Jake86

    Jake86 New Member

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    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.
     
  5. trip286

    trip286 New Member

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    Painted strippers? GET YE TO THE TRAIL, YE DOGS!!!
     
  6. Jake86

    Jake86 New Member

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    I am thinking about taking body paint to the local titty bar.
     
  7. trip286

    trip286 New Member

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

    SSGN_Doc Well-Known Member

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    What finish is on the plastic parts?