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I have an Iroquois 30 that I am refurbishing. I want to strip the interior down to the fiberglass to remove the old paint. What products and or procedure should I use - sandblasting, chemicals???
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If you can afford it, I would recommend getting the interior sodablasted. Sandblasting will likely damage the interior, where sodablasting will not.

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what about wood ??? my entire cockpit is 1" strips of oak that some one with the soul of a cheap prostitute painted & looks like others followed suit .
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I think it depends on the wood...but if it isn't a softwood, like pine, then I think the sodablasting would be okay...YMMV, and you should probably talk to the sodablasting vendor.

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