I need to repaint an old house this spring. I was thinking of buying a
power paint remover, such as the Porter Cable 7403.
Before I do that, I would like to know if they are worth the money. Which
grit of disc would be most appropriate., and do the discs have to be
I have not used this tool, but if I were looking at a major
renovation, I think I would head this way:
http://www.paintshaver.com/ watch their video, supposedly cleared
for lead paint.
Keep the whole world singing . . . .
DanG (remove the sevens)
I stripped a couple of houses with the paint shaver. It's a nice tool, but
extremely dangerous. Spinning carbide bits at the end of a grinder. It's
loud, dusty (even with the vacuum attachment), and can dig into the wood if
you are not careful. It is also a ton of work to strip a house. It takes
some practice too.
If I had to do it again, I would have had the houses sandblasted.
if you have any questions, please post them and I will try to answer them.
I have a lot of experience with the paint shaver.
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