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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:18 pm 
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I have another zaskar to start prepping for polishing , its got yellow and blue stickers fitted that I think are from a 95 zaskar ?

They are mega think unlike vinyl cut ones , and an absolute git to remove!

Does anyone have any tips for removing, I've been using a hair dryer but its a little bit at a time.

I was thinking of 800 wet n dry to rub them off but what about paint stripper ? It's a polished frame so would it hurt ?
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Anthony


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:23 pm 
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paint stripper should crinkle them up nicely


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:25 pm 
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Will it damage the alloy ?

Once off the sticky bits are easy to remove !


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:25 pm 
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Buy a pucker heat gun - second hand on EBAY if necessary. Excellent results. £13/14 quid (try screwfix)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:28 pm 
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I have a paint remover heat gun , melts paint.

Is that a bit drastic ?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:33 pm 
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No works a treat. Did it on my Zaskar. Using it sparingly of course.

Hair dryers don't get hot enough (unless its my local one - she is hot and dries hair very well)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:25 pm 
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acetone will also help. essentially melting them where they can be rubbed off easier


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:38 pm 
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Right then Sunday is sorted , may start a little now as I can hear lightning seeds playing on the chase , blonde is on next !


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