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Old 08-12-2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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Heat Stripping Zolatone?

There have been many threads concerning the stripping of Zolatone and other paint from the interior of the 'Streams, but has anyone ever tried a heat gun? In the stripping of some window frames in my 1926 house I found that a heat gun did a good job on some surfaces that had 53 layers of paint, so I wonder if the same could be used on the Zolatone without melting the rest of the interior.

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:37 AM   #2
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I tried it but the metal became a giant heat sink and therefore would not peel up like it does on wood...I have just been using a scraper to remove the paint.
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