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Andy Kev.

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I've been trying to strip some paint off wood. It's softwood and is outside. The paint stripper has removed some but there is a lot of the paint which seems determined to stay on.

Should I switch to abrasives? If yes, then which grit would you recommend (I have a Festool Rotex sander.) Here is a pic of the problem.

Thanks in advance.
Paint strip tow.jpg
 

Terry - Somerset

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If the existing paint is adhering so well and the wood is solid, why bother to strip it off. Just sand smooth and overcoat.

Or is this a sinful thought in a world of perfectionists.
 

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