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someone painted it metalic purple

Post by jopusbob on Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:06 pm

recently acquired a new radio and someone painted the bakelite this metalic purple. is there a solvent that i could use to remove the paint without eating the plastic?

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Post by denver on Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:06 pm

Only thing i ever used was lestoil or pinesol get at walmart.
Take chassi out &speaker have to get enough to soak radio in .Sometimes takes few days. It will start lifting paint then
use a stiff brush not wire. till its off.
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Post by sprman on Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:06 pm

Man another one painted ,i see that at swap meets and in junk stores flea markets.Grrrr wish they did not do that.Sprman

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Post by Resistance is Futile on Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:02 pm

Just think, of the challenge and how it gives you something to do. This will help you to do finishing techniques you would otherwise not be able to develop.
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Post by jewel's old time radio's on Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:58 pm

you can get paint remover at any hardware store that should work

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Post by denver on Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:20 pm

paint remover will mess bakelite up . If it doesn,t melt right away it will. It gets into it . Then if you did end up having to paint it again something besides purple. It would not stick.
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Post by RUBBERCHICKEN on Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:42 pm

i use Easy-off oven cleaner the original formula soak the cabinet down with it and put it in a trash bag leave it overnight and usally it will wash off paint with water if it dont remove all get what you can with water and a scotch brite pad and then resoak it with easy off oven cleaner and let it sit a litttle while longer it should take it off if its not factory paint also i use a plastic bristle brush while rinsing the old paint and easy off of it just remember to were rubber gloves the easy off will cause a burning sensation to exposed skin i restore them old painted broken and painted bakelits all the time so give my method a try heres my website go look at restoration section and radio collection of some of them ive done

my website http://jimstuberadios.tripod.com/
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