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Old 07-15-2003, 05:28 AM
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I was given a gp ultimate bipe that was in fair shape that I am repairing
Once I am done repairing and flight testing I want to recover it
What is the best way to get all that old covering off
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Old 07-15-2003, 05:49 AM
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Use a heat gun and gloves and peel it off.

Note low-temp films (i.e econokote) will leave the color on the wood. That will have to be scraped off. High-temp films may leave a little color on the wood.
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Ditto on the heat. Depending on the brand of covering, it will either be an easy or difficult task.
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use a scalpel to cut and pel up the edges, and then just pull it off with your hands. it works well. i like using scalpels because they can be a lot sharper than hobby knives, and peel up edges really well.
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