Originally Posted by rufusswan
I don't know if there is a 'stripper' for paint on fiberglass. If the paint is truly bonded to the glass, then why not just sand the surface smooth, then rough up as appropriate and repaint?
Being in the boat business, and being's that most boats are fiberglass... YES, there is a special stripper that is used to remove paint from fiberglass. Try looking for an Interlux product called Interstrip 299.
But I also agree that you should just sand the existing paint, as it will make for a good substrate for any additonal paint and pinstriping. Bare fiberglass is not a thing of beauty!! Even good gelcoat will fade/chalk, etc, and can be made much more attractive with paint, particularly if it matches the rest of the bike and pinstriping.
just my opinion.