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Paint removal via media blasting

PostPost by: Emma-Knight » Sun May 19, 2019 5:56 am

I had a small try dry ice on the Windscreenframe - micro-cracks all over the area. Horrible. After that I had the rest continued with soda - perfect result, Surface just into satin, even airbubbles survived. No gelcoat damage. Kind of ready to prime surface.

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PostPost by: nmauduit » Sun May 19, 2019 9:54 am

Emma-Knight wrote:I had a small try dry ice on the Windscreenframe - micro-cracks all over the area. Horrible. After that I had the rest continued with soda - perfect result, Surface just into satin, even airbubbles survived. No gelcoat damage. Kind of ready to prime surface.

Anna


I have heard of that technique and meant to give it a try (setting up a dedicated setup), but did not get the chance so far : how expensive does it turn out to be ?
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PostPost by: rcfurse » Sun May 19, 2019 10:44 am

You can buy a small fairly simple kit from Frost. I did and will try it next week.
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