Cleaning Bathub (plastic coating/refinishing?)

Hi all. The tub in one of the bathrooms of my home is peeling its coating. Apparently the people living here previously had it refinished and after I moved (without even having used it once) I noticed leaks under this coating that caused it too bubble up. Well the finishing started peeling off, but mostly near the bottom of the tub. I would like to remove this but not sure how to get the rest to come off, I don't want to scratch the rest of the tub.
I'm open to suggestions (and I don't have a heat gun). This is a link to what it looks like so you can get a better idea.
http://members.tripod.com/pytnom/bathtub.jpg
Cheers, MP
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burn it , sandblast it , rip it out or put a liner over it. I dought chemical strippers will do well.
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Ok... I want to use the surface underneath, not destroy it or damage it so I have to refinish it again.
But thanks anyway.
MP

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Well,you probably do not know what the surface underneath the refinishing is actually like,you may NEED to get it refinished again,unless you -want- to have a nasty looking surface.
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I'm facing the same problem,and I'm thinking about a electric pressure washer to get under the epoxy coating. At least removing everything that is marginal in adhesion,I don't know if you can get it all off.
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