If there does not appear a WW discount position when you check out you do not have enough postings! One coat of paint stripper x 2 minutes and the paint just falls off. You might want to provide that info. The driveside dropout was as good out of the way practice spot. There is a great thread somewhere in here where a fellow stripped an old giant for a single speed project. Malhecho 7 years ago on Introduction. Would a citrusstripper be good for the spray paint and leave the original paint intact?
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It took almost three full cans to do the frame, rear subframe and footpegs. Even though I am still intending to cover it with another epoxy coat, it certainly doesn't hurt it to also use the older coat as well for the extra benefit of sanding and smoothing, after filler primer coat, and before final painting. Follow the sandpapering with a solution of phosphoric acid -- the mild acid which gives Coca-Cola its tang. Did you make this project? FYI You will generally find that under two-stage urethane paints most often auto finishing. With a bicycle frame, much of this work can be accomplished with ordinary bicycle tools and other simple tools and supplies, though final preparation for painting is best handed over to a professional.
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These aren't extremely effective at removing powder coat, but with enough time and multiple applications, they can work. And depending on the degree of contamination, you may need to wet sand inbetween coats. Ben Beath February 2, at In retrospect, this was a messy experience, but it was much more efficient than attempting to sand factory paint off a year-old dirt bike frame. You can work it a bit without removing the plastic. Once all of the parts were removed and stored, the frame was thoroughly cleaned, and all of the various plugs, bolt holes and un-paintable areas were plugged, taped and masked off, it was time for chemicals. With that being said, I have stripped zinc plated parts with B17 before and visibly the zinc plating does not appear affected.
Also do not submerge the engine into any strippers. OSHA also requires air quality testing to be completed once per year as there are standards for allowable air quality. Shane November 16, at The three common ways to apply a finish to a bicycle frame are to brush it on, spray it on, or powder-coat it. I'll post up some before an afters assuming it doesn't turn to shite.
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