spray paint removal from formica tops?

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spray paint removal from formica tops?


By Pin-up

13 days ago



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    #1 13 days ago

    Does anyone have a suggestion on a good way to remove some light spray paint from a Formica surface? In this case it is the surface of a shuffle alley machine, but I do have a few pitch and bats and rifle shooting games that may need a bit of the same done.....

    #2 13 days ago

    Try lacquer thinner. My work benches are all formica tops and I clean them with lacquer thinner all the time.

    But to be sure - just try a small unseen section first.

    #3 12 days ago

    razor blade.

    #4 12 days ago

    I've used 2000 grit sandpaper before on bathroom Formica counter tops.

    #5 12 days ago

    Citri-strip

    #6 12 days ago

    Automotive polishing compound

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    #7 12 days ago

    Try some Novus 1

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    #8 12 days ago

    gasoline will take it off, cleaned paint off several machines with a rag, gas, elbow grease. works great.

    #9 12 days ago

    whatever solvent works and plastic razor blades.

    #10 12 days ago

    Lift Off Spray Paint & Graffiti Remover from Home Depot. Water based and works. Or rubbing alcohol would probably be cheap and safe.

    #11 12 days ago

    old reliable- Maple syrup and a pancake. Put the syrup on he spot, wait 5 minutes, and use the pancake to mop it up and eat.

    Jk- so many different ways to do this posted...…..

    #12 11 days ago

    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I tired goof off, works but super slow. Picked up some Citristrip to try next, and also trying some thinner and I've got novus on hand. Rubbing alcohol did next to nothing on this one. Shouldn't be too difficult or worrisome. It's just some over spray someone got on a puck bowler alley.

    #13 11 days ago

    Magic eraser is fast with no chemicals.

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