I need a good paint remover.

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Gil Finn, May 23, 2007.

  1. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

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    I have an old Matua American that must have 3 or 4 coats or partal coats of paint. In places that is flaking.

    I have had good luck with post war Lionel and break fluid in the past.

    What about this?

    Before I send off for some hi tect concoction worth more than the engine, I will just paint it black and weather it but I would like to strip and repaint with some colors.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks Gilbet
  2. myltlpny

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    I've had good luck with Pine Sol, but for really tough stuff Chameleon paint stripper is the best.
  3. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    Plastic or cast metal that you are dealing with?
  4. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Hi Gil.
    I use brake fluid for stripping paint.
    It will work fine on your Mantua.
  5. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

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    Plastic.

    Thanks guys