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#11007085 - 07/29/15 08:13 AM paint stripping
Michael.Beaty Offline
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A buddy gave me some baits to repaint for him. Just wondering whats the best thing to use to strip the paint without messing up the bait

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#11007115 - 07/29/15 08:30 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Light sandpaper (400grit) to remove the clear coat...sodablasting works if you have the tools to do it. Brad has some good ideas on removing paint. 2cents

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#11007517 - 07/29/15 11:22 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Bois d'arc]
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Originally Posted By: boisarc
Light sandpaper (400grit) to remove the clear coat...sodablasting works if you have the tools to do it. Brad has some good ideas on removing paint. 2cents

brad turned me on to throttle body cleaner.it works great but you have to be careful. if you aren't careful it can actually melt a bait.
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#11007539 - 07/29/15 11:30 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
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Thanks bass cat brad told me that before but i couldnt remember it

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#11008913 - 07/29/15 10:26 PM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
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Got him lined out on the process, it's kinda hit or miss depending on the process the manufacturer uses to paint and top coat their baits.
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#11009798 - 07/30/15 11:40 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
Michael.Beaty Offline
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Yeah he said it works best it you put a lit match between the bait and the sprayer now if i can figure out how to not melt the bait?? hmmm

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#11009825 - 07/30/15 11:55 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
basscat dad Offline
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Originally Posted By: Michael.Beaty
Yeah he said it works best it you put a lit match between the bait and the sprayer now if i can figure out how to not melt the bait?? hmmm

or blow yourself up. i just dip a paper towel in the fluid and wipe it on the bait. let it sit for a couple minutes and wipe it off. usually takes more than one application to strip the finish. i've never ever used a flame.
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#11009833 - 07/30/15 11:58 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
Michael.Beaty Offline
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Haha yeah i just put it on an old rag and rubbed it off works good

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#11014908 - 08/02/15 10:04 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Originally Posted By: Michael.Beaty
A buddy gave me some baits to repaint for him...


Would like to see some pics of the end product...if you want. texas

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#11015063 - 08/02/15 11:28 AM Re: paint stripping [Re: Bois d'arc]
basscat dad Offline
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Originally Posted By: boisarc
Originally Posted By: Michael.Beaty
A buddy gave me some baits to repaint for him...


Would like to see some pics of the end product...if you want. texas

me too!
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#11015873 - 08/02/15 07:16 PM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
Michael.Beaty Offline
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Will do once i get em all done

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#11016028 - 08/02/15 08:48 PM Re: paint stripping [Re: Michael.Beaty]
Troutnout Offline
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Try wiping it with a saturated laquer thinner rag. Usually does the trick and does not melt since you are wiping it on and off.
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