Paint stripper safe or not?

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  1. ScottK

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    I just bought a 2nd hand tank and the back is painted blue on the outside. The tank backs my desk in my study so it would be nice if it was viewable from both sides.

    There is already water and LR in the tank. Do you think it would be safe to use paint stripper to remove the paint or would it be too much of a risk?
     
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  3. roderigo

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    I say to much risk if you ask me and they most likely used an oil paint and the paint stripper for that type of paint is very strong and has a strong order too
     
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    Maybe a sharp blade could work ?
     
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    Paint scraper/blade. Used it twice with great success and no scratches.
     
  6. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    No need for paint stripper, a sharp blade as suggested will work perfectly, it just requires a little elbow grease
     
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