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#1 Homersimpson

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Posted 09 August 2019 - 10:53 PM

Hi All,

 

I need to strip the paint of an entire car, its a 1960's Jaguar MK2 and its been repainted with something that hasn't adhered very well and has flaked off.

 

I will scrape off the loose bits but what do people recommend for paint stripper? I had a look through the archive and found a recommendation form a few years back for Synstryp, is this still good or is there anything better?

 

Thanks for any help with this.



#2 Tupers

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Posted 10 August 2019 - 12:34 AM

Synstryp is the best I’ve used especially compared to anything you can buy from a regular diy store.

If you work in small (40x40cm) patches and cover them in cling film to stop it from drying out as it works it’s really effective stuff.

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Posted 10 August 2019 - 11:21 AM

Second vote for Synstryp.
Just did the whole car in one hit, only took two or three hours, made one hell of a mess.

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Posted 10 August 2019 - 09:04 PM

Thanks guys, how much did you use to do a mini? Do you use any form of mask or just gloves and goggles?

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 08:18 AM

I used just over 5 litres to do the mini exterior. Didn't use a mask but the stuff eats marigolds and nitrile gloves. There must be some sort of industrial glove available that won't melt, I just put up with the burn. Advise wearing safety glasses or goggles in case the stuff flicks off the brush.

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 06:31 PM

Synstrip is very good. But mask goggles and gloves are a must!’

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 09:52 PM

I used synstrip on my petrol tanks, this was after failed attempts with other brands, it worked very quickly but must be used with care and good ventilation, gloves mask goggles/visor is a must but it’s the only paint stripper I would use now, not expensive either.




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