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Old 03-18-2012, 02:47 AM
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Default Best way to strip spraypaint from plastic?

I have an old yamaha tri-moto plastic tank. I paid $15 for it, and it holds about 2 gallons. Original color is black, but I have tried spraying it several different colors to see if there were any colors that wouldnt bubble up. Found out that any paint will bubble on plastic because gas fumes permeate the plastic. Dont want to paint it no more, just want to get back to the flat black. Looking for something cheap, easy and relatively quick that wont scratch the tank anymore than it already is. When I say relatively quick, I mean something that I can do in a few hours or less. Cheap means $5 or less. Easy means I can do it using whatever solvent is recommended and other household materials, unless I already have a solvent around the house that I can use. Let me know.

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