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paint off the back off an acrylic tank?


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just picked up a tank and the back is painted blue appears rollered on, but unsure what type of paint- ideas on how to get it off without damaging the acrylic? took off a small spot with goof-off and seemed OK, hesitant to use that in large quantities for fear it will fog the acrylic... will not scrape or peel off (at least not easily)

ideas?

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  • 2 weeks later...

ended up using a product called Mostenbockers Lift Off

water based, biodegradable...

it's a thick gel- brushed it on, covered it with saran wrap so it wouldn't dry out

24 hrs later that paint scraped off like jello without a trace of damage/haze/fog/crazing to the acrylic!

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