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#699696 - Sun Dec 03 2017 05:50 PM Removing paint from Porcelain Sign
51hudson Offline
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Registered: Tue Aug 15 2017
Loc: colorado
I have a porcelain Frontier Rarin To Go sign that has been re-purposed many times and has a few coats of paint on it. It is a keyhole shaped sign and is about 6 feet tall and wide. I also have the heavy frame that was mounted to a pole. I can get the frame blasted and powder coated. What is the best way to remove the many layers of paint from the sign without damaging it?
The sign has also been used as target practice so it probably isn't in great shape to begin with.I tried to post a picture but it said it is too big and I don't know how to shrink it.


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#699698 - Sun Dec 03 2017 05:59 PM Re: Removing paint from Porcelain Sign [Re: 51hudson]
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Registered: Tue Jul 25 2000
Loc: South of St. Louis, MO USA
On the Google Custom Search form in the upper right corner of this page, type in "cleaning porcelain signs" and click the Search button.

Lots of great info available on this forum in past topics.

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#699700 - Sun Dec 03 2017 06:07 PM Re: Removing paint from Porcelain Sign [Re: Oldgas]
51hudson Offline
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Registered: Tue Aug 15 2017
Loc: colorado
I've been a member for some time, but this is my first time posting. So I think I have figured out the resize issue. I will give it shot

sign painted.jpg

#699715 - Sun Dec 03 2017 08:12 PM Re: Removing paint from Porcelain Sign [Re: 51hudson]
cggas Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 02 2003
Loc: northern in.
Brush on paint stripper & a plastic scraper.

#699805 - Mon Dec 04 2017 07:18 PM Re: Removing paint from Porcelain Sign [Re: 51hudson]
Speedracer Offline
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Registered: Sat Feb 08 2014
Loc: Michigan, USA (near Chesterfie...
^^^What he said^^^

It's hard to tell how many bullet holes are in it from that picture, but that sign may still look really nice after you clean it up with paint stripper.

Please post an after picture.

Currently looking for a WHITE STAR Staroleum or Staroline sign and a FILMOIL sign. Send a PM. Thanks.


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