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In my experience, brake fluid immersion is the most effective. For something as big as a computer case, though, this may mean a huge amount of the stuff, so it's no longer cost-effective.

If you can find it, use "Easy-Off" spray-on oven cleaner. Wear gloves and a filtered mask; trust me on this one. I may have brain my damaged from (unintentionally) inhaling some of these noxious fumes.

As I said, I'm blanking out on another product I've used to strip paint. I'll keep thinking about it, and as soon as it comes to me, I'll recommend it. (I do know it's an automotive product as well...)
    
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I used something called Airplane Remover. Big ugly white can. This stuff can be had at most Autozone/NAPA places. It takes off all paint with little or no work in seconds.

Do it outside though and make sure you don't let any get into any water supplies.
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In my experience, brake fluid immersion is the most effective. For something as big as a computer case, though, this may mean a huge amount of the stuff, so it's no longer cost-effective.

If you can find it, use "Easy-Off" spray-on oven cleaner. Wear gloves and a filtered mask; trust me on this one. I may have brain my damaged from (unintentionally) inhaling some of these noxious fumes.

As I said, I'm blanking out on another product I've used to strip paint. I'll keep thinking about it, and as soon as it comes to me, I'll recommend it. (I do know it's an automotive product as well...)
Thanks! I'll find "Easy-Off" spray-on oven cleaner as it sound "Easy"

For other people who've reply, thanks for your time to help me out, I'm pretty sure to post again on overclock.net with my project soon.
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hey guys, i have no luck finding Easy-Off oven cleaner or airplane removal in any shops as I'm in UK. would white spirit will do the trick?
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bump! i really need to know about the question above.

thanks to:

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The names listed got +REP
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hey guys, i have no luck finding Easy-Off oven cleaner or airplane removal in any shops as I'm in UK. would white spirit will do the trick?
White spirits cannot peel off paint It's not that powerful
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White spirits cannot peel off paint It's not that powerful
ah okay thanks, i'm not having much luck finding stuff i need to remove the paint. +REP
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ah okay thanks, i'm not having much luck finding stuff i need to remove the paint. +REP
Don't give up the chase yet, dude.

I've pinged a buddy about that other automotive product I mentioned several posts ago, but which I can't remember (from inhaling too many fumes from Easy Off, maybe?). As soon as he checks in, I'll pass the word on to you.

(I do remember it's a Castrol product, so you probably can find it in the UK.)
    
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Don't give up the chase yet, dude.

I've pinged a buddy about that other automotive product I mentioned several posts ago, but which I can't remember (from inhaling too many fumes from Easy Off, maybe?). As soon as he checks in, I'll pass the word on to you.

(I do remember it's a Castrol product, so you probably can find it in the UK.)
ok thanks +REP
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acetone would do.
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