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Old November 17, 2012, 09:15 PM   #1
bushmaster65
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stripping grips

being an amateur wood worker I should just go to my reference library and look it up, but what the hay. I've got a belly full of stake and taters and I'm being lazy

I don't care to much for the gloss varnish on these wood grips on my pistols.
I prefer the stained and oiled look.
So, the question is:

What have you guys found to be your best way to strip the varnish.
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Old November 17, 2012, 09:26 PM   #2
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Chaz12 said he used acetone and I remembered that his grips looked great!

Here is that thread....
http://thefiringline.com/forums/show...ght=grips+tung
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Old November 17, 2012, 09:35 PM   #3
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"Tuff-Strip"

I've successfully used Crown Tuff-Strip found at Lowe's. It's a spray on that works in just a few minutes leaving bare wood ready for smoothing and oil.
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