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post #6 of Old 07-14-2010 Thread Starter
Bobio
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I used several materials and methods, the safety strip was effective in softening the lettering enamel and not damaging the Awlgrip clear coats, I found that a citrus stripping compound was much more aggressive and damaging to Awlgrip. We had at least two coats of thick lettering enamel to remove. My recommendation would be to be extremely careful with any stripping materials and use it only to slightly soften the lettering paint. In the end I found the most effective method to be use of a foam wheel on a drill in combination with water and a 3M rubbing compound intended for use on painted surfaces. This was effective after I softened and scraped most of the lettering paint using plastic razor blades. It took a long time. Good luck.
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