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Old 10-18-2005, 10:21 PM   #1
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paint removal

Can anyone tell me the safest way to remove old faded paint from the exterior of an otherwise nice looking airstream . It looks to be spray paint? thanks.

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Old 10-19-2005, 04:28 PM   #2
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Tracker, the "Aircraft" paint stripper (which I get from Wal-Mart) should do the trick without damaging the skin of the trailer. It will, of course, also remove any factory clearcote from the skin. If you need to remove the paint without touching the clearcote, I would carefuly use the rubbing compound that is used to shine up or renovate spray painted surfaces on, for example, motor vehicles. It is available from your local NAPA or similar store.

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Old 10-19-2005, 05:49 PM   #3
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I stripped my Clear Coat with Por Strip, Nice stuff, very little effort!

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