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it has been suggested that i use a chemical stripper to remove the remaining paint on the inside of my cal 2-30. i have scraped and chipped so far. any suggestions on the best brands? is it safe to do in the cabin of a sailboat? thanks, glenn
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Yes, just wear proper respirator with VOC filtering... Soy Strip and some others have worked fairly well and are less toxic than the more traditional strippers. Be sure you get a "fiberglass" safe paint stripper.


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I've been using a 3M "safe" stripper to remove varnish on teak and it has worked very well. The fumes are not bad at all, I don't think you would have a problem using it inside the boat. I've used regular strippers and this seems just as fast and a lot more pleasant to work around.

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This thread isn't nearly as interesting as the title led me to believe.

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