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Quickest way to remove paint?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by StrudelBass, Mar 14, 2004.


  1. StrudelBass

    StrudelBass

    Jul 6, 2002
    California
    I'm sanding down a guitar and repainting it, but the process of sanding is going real slow. (Doing it by hand.) What is the quickest way to remove a finish from a guitar? Cheapest way if possible would be appreciated too, I'm still an unemployed teenager. :)
     
  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Lighter fluid and a match.


























    :D

    Seriously, I'd try a gel-type paint stripper for wood, which you can find at most hardware stores.