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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 12:37 #52536

Home Depot should have some that are resistant to chemicals.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 09:59 #52535

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My Cruisemaster had not less than SIX coats of paint
Started off with Zipstrip which I had always used before. Then switched to Clean strip which was cheaper and worked approx. four times as good.

Ditto on the gloves long pants & sleeves.

I love it when people ask what color I'm gonna paint it :lol: :lol: :lol:
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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 05:25 #52534

Was wondering about chemical resistant gloves. Where do you get 'em? Also was thinking lacquer thinner and scotch brite pad on primer?

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 05:15 #52533

Yes. As good or better. Don't use it in the wind. Wear pants and a long sleeve shirt and goggles and chemical gloves. It is some nasty sh t. Let it sit for 5 to 10 then pressure wash off. It sprays on as a liquid then gels up. For really stubborn spots spray it on and use a scotch bite pad (with gloves)

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 04:58 #52532

Works better than Aircraft Paint Remover?

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 04:55 #52531

Don't forget to use Dad'sstripper available from ace hardware. It sprays on and is much easier to apply.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 03:00 #52527

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3100 psi. The paint was all chalky from 60 years of Texas sun.

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1955 Vagabond I w/ 1955 Mercury MK55 50 hp
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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 02:44 #52525

What PSI is your pressure washer? I can't say my 3100 went through the paint like butter.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 02:34 #52523

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shelbygt wrote: BEAUTY. How much paint do you think was left on yours compared to mine? Have a gallon of stripper. Now you've shared me into using it. :-) :-)


Mine had more paint on it than yours. The paint on the top decks is pretty much burnt off so there isn't much work to do up there. Most of the original white paint washed off with the pressure washer. It was the primer that needed to be scraped off.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 28 Sep 2015 02:23 #52520

BEAUTY. How much paint do you think was left on yours compared to mine? Have a gallon of stripper. Now you've shared me into using it. :-) :-)

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