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Old 09-02-2018, 01:07 PM
RoadRacer_Al RoadRacer_Al is offline
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I'd look in your local yellow pages, Craig's List, or what have you to find someone who does sand blasting. It might be a PITA to get it there and back, and it might cost some dough, but the results are really good, and it's ready for paint.

Another option is chemical stripping -- When I lived in Maryland, Home Depot sold Aircraft Remover (or Aircraft Stripper, got CRS bad). Works like a champ. Slather it on thick-ish (not gloppy, but not like paint, either) then pat a garbage bag over it & let it sit overnight. The paint should scrape off with a stiff plastic putty knife.

Then hand-sand with 180 on a soft block till it's not shiny.

No matter what you do, wash it all down ASAP with some kind of phosphor pre-treat.
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