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Re: Wet paint

>On Fri, 15 Sep 1995, Christopher Ice wrote:
>> At 12:10 AM 9/15/95, Mike Myers wrote:
>> >paint on the bottom quarter of the car.  Any ideas how to get this off?  It
>> >will come off using a finger nail, but I'd like some short cuts.  Thanks for
>> >your help here.
>> >
>> If you insist on doing it yourself, I would suggest trying a buffer with
>> some "polishing compound."  It's a very mild abrasive that will remove a
>> fairly thin (ie a thousand'th or two) layer of paint.  Keep in mind that
>> you MUST re-wax after you've done this....and be sure to go easy near seams
>> and corners so you don't burn thru the paint.
>I don't think this is a good idea.  If the stuff will come off with a
>fingernail, it is not stuck on all that well. Polishing it will not work
>all that well, and at the expense of the car paint.  Use a bigger
>fingernail!  A plastic ice scraper perhaps.  Keep the edge scrupulously
>clean, as any grain of sand or the like stuck on it will scratch your paint.

Just another chapter in the "don't believe everything you read" book.
Sorry! <blush>


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