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  1. bouncing_boy77

    bouncing_boy77 Oakley Enthusiast

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    hey guys, any suggestion to help me strip the matte grey paint on a pair of flak jackets? the paint has already flaked and chipped on the inside of the earstems and i think i'll just strip the whole thing since it's matte black underneath.

    thanks!
     
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  2. dr.chop

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    boiling water and patience...or a strong air compressor after the hot water. Should just blow right off once you break the bond
     
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  3. marc2040

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    +1 with pics and dishwasher tablet
     
  4. bouncing_boy77

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    thanks doc! i'll just add marc's suggestion to make it come off faster!
     
  5. bouncing_boy77

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  6. dr.chop

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    toss em in the dishwasher too. That always helps
     
  7. marc2040

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    Yes. They were like a new pair.
     
  8. bouncing_boy77

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    thanks doc and marc! btw, how long do i need to boil 'em? until the paint separates? thanks!
     
  9. dr.chop

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    don't boil the glasses...just the water lol. then remove when water barely starts to boil, drop in for like 30 seconds or so, and work it off. Repeat as necessary.
     
  10. bouncing_boy77

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    thanks doc, about to do it now! lol