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Old 07-29-2014, 06:35 PM   #15
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I'll basically echo the other folks here.

Get some good airplane paint stripper, squirt it on, go drink a few, hose it off, repeat as needed.

Just might want to do it out in the desert where the EPA won't see you

Seriously though, looks like Mother Nature has got a head start on it for you. If there aren't a bunch of big dents, I'd sure go $1000 for it.

Best of luck!

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Old 07-30-2014, 12:58 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by 68Streamline View Post
Its true what other people are saying about covering dents with bondo/paint. We recently stripped a 21 footer and found the dents they were hiding. After 7 gallons of Aircraft Stripper we were able to bring back our Airstream to its original bare aluminum. Oh did i mention there were 4 layers of paint?

Four layers! Jezz! That's a ton of paint! I don't think with the lack of quality on the paint job they would have taking the time to bondo. But you never know.

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Old 08-10-2014, 09:40 AM   #17
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It's a screaming buy at $1K for a project trailer.
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:53 AM   #18
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Can I use a Hoime Depot stripper and knock it off with a power sprayer?
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:59 AM   #19
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Yes, that method works well.

Buy Kleen Strip Aircraft Remover, NOT the " "low odor" version.

The fact that I am opinionated does not presuppose that I am wrong......

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