= Removing spray paint from boat

Discussion in 'Boat Yard Basics' started by abr45, Jun 29, 2014.

  1. abr45

    abr45 I Love microskiff.com!

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    I have whaler and has spray paint on transom. My question is can I use paint stripper on it ? ( clean strip or citrus strip) I know its spray paint but cant tell if its enamel or some other type.
     
  2. Brett

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    I've tried Ready-Strip, took multiple applications to get all the paint off a console,
    but did the job without damaging the gel-coat. Wal-Mart had it.
     

  3. abr45

    abr45 I Love microskiff.com!

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    Thanks Brett. I hope I don't have to sand off.
     
  4. AfterHours2

    AfterHours2 Stripper in my own Mind!

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    I've had good luck removing paint with Easy Off oven cleaner. Just be careful what you put it on and the time you leave it on. Worked like a champ on a previously painted cowling..
     
  5. cal1320

    cal1320 Well-Known Member

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    Be careful with the Easy Off. It will remove anodizing from aluminum.
     
  6. Net 30

    Net 30 Soy un Perdedor

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    Depending on how old the paint is….Goof Off works real good.
     
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