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    Best way to...

    remove all the paint from parts

    planning on raw-ing my bars and forks.

    would a wire wheel be ok?

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    if you have experience with a wire wheel it'll work.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Do you like rust?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Expatriate
    Do you like rust?
    If he clearcoats his stuff hell be fine wont he?

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    yeah, i was planning on putting plenty of clear coat on.

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    I went to home depot and bout some paint stripper, the gel kind. Pour some in a bucket, dip a paint brush in it, wipe the gel stuff on the frame, and let its sit for like 10 minutes. the paint will be bubbling off. Then use a plastic scraper and scrape of the paint.

    And dont let it stay on your skinf for long, it hurts.

    I wanted to raw my frame and when i did it looked horrible. the metal did not have a nice finish at all. I tried sanding it for a long time with very fine sand paper which helped but i didt feel like doing it to the whole bike.

    I ended up striping the frame, fork, and bars, primered and repainted and clear coated it.

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    aircraft remover from walmart-its a heavy duty paint stripper in an aerosol can, easy to use, just don't get it on your skin! I usedit all the time to strip my motorcycle frame for polishing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
    If he clearcoats his stuff hell be fine wont he?
    Yeah, but there's some etching crap you need to use first.

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    explain the etching crap

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    Most strippers get washed off with water. After you strip the paint, there's some stuff you put on the bare steel that removes traces of stripper, water, and whatever else is on there.

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    and thats called etcher?

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    Well that is what he is defining... isn't he?
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GunzOfSteel 921
    Well that is what he is defining... isn't he?
    Like you knew what it was before he told you....

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    Quote Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
    Like you knew what it was before he told you....
    Nope. I just assumed that's what he was saying.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GunzOfSteel 921
    Nope. I just assumed that's what he was saying.
    ASSumer.

    Anyways, i didnt know either, but no reason to snap at him, you dont want to hurt his feelings do you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
    Anyways, i didnt know either, but no reason to snap at him, you dont want to hurt his feelings do you?
    Well, I can't really say I was snapping at him... and who says I don't want to hurt his feelings? Maybe I am just a dick like that and have made that my goal in life.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    hey man im very fragile, ok? haha, i just wanted to make sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by premiumbmx2005
    hey man im very fragile, ok? haha, i just wanted to make sure.
    He just wants to break you down so badly...

    Haha what a gay song.

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    wow

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    now all i can picture is that jumping gazelle getting f**ked up

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    Why?
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GunzOfSteel 921
    Nope. I just assumed that's what he was saying.
    when you assume you make an ass out of u and me

    ps. premium, rumor has it your moving down to VA?

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    its a slight possibilty...my parents have their heart set on it. i on the other hand, not so much

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    then you'd get to ride and one up all the cool kids like me

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    haha, fo sho

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