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>From: "Lilyana Radeva" <lilyanaradeva@...>
>Subject: [taxidermy] Stripping/repainting fiberglass school mascot-NEED
>Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 23:54:21 -0000
>Our 7' tall fiberglass bear (school mascot) is in desperate need of
>repainting. It has been repainted over and over since the early 1960s
>and may need to be stripped first before a good repainting.
>Anyone have any experience in this area? We do not want to
>accidentally damage the underlying material by using the wrong
>stripper. Would sand blasting be best? There are layers and layers
>of black paint on this thing and very little of the original detail of
>the sculpture still shows.
>What type of paint would be best and would the fiberglass need to be
>Thanks in advance for your help!