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Old 08-22-2008, 08:12 PM
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I need to remove a little overspill of CA from a canopy. I remember a while back trying this using acetone or rubbing alcohol and the canopy became hazy becasue of the checmical reaction. What can I use to remove the CA that wont harm the canopy? Thanks!
Old 08-22-2008, 09:08 PM
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Default RE: removing CA from canopy????

I don,t beleve you will find anything that will do what you want. The best solution is to see that no CA gets on the windows or canopy.
Old 08-22-2008, 09:43 PM
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You can sand the canopy to remove the CA if it on the outside. But to make it clear again, you have to shoot a coat of clearcoat over it.
Old 08-22-2008, 11:10 PM
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Default RE: removing CA from canopy????

Yeah, anything that will cut the CA will probably attack the plastic. Once the CA is mechanically removed, you can get the canopy clear without shooting the clear coat by wet sanding and then using polishing compounds. A lot of work, but I have done it before and it works fine. Sand up to 2000 grit, then polish with medium to fine cutting compounds. Might be easier to shoot the clear on it.

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