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Old 02-16-2017, 08:10 PM
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Side view of the old 1980. Lots of scuff marks add that it has provide years of hard work.
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Old 03-25-2017, 10:22 AM
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hopefully they used Iron Gard from the dealer, then it's easy... paint removal will happen on its own very rapidly, the 1st time it gets a drop of gas on it....
I won't waste the money on that paint again.
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Old 03-31-2017, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Berwil View Post
My O is multi colored and chipping like yours. When I rebuilt the deck, I was cleaning grease off it with mineral spirits and noticed I could take the top wrong color white paint off the deck and leave the original white. If I rubbed too hard the original white came off too which was no big deal since I already planned to strip it all down and repaint. I'm sure there is a happy medium and with practice you can do to take off just what you want. I haven't tried it on the brushed on yellow of my tractor, but it worked on the no-prep sprayed on white. I have no idea if it will look better when your done though, it may look all smeary and dull.

I have had the same experience as Bill with mineral spirits. A guy was trying to sell me a 3 digit, but it didn't look right. After rubbing the yellow paint, the other digit was plain to see, but it took all the paint off.
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