slamkeys wrote:I hand-sanded the lid with a rubber sanding block and some adhesive-backed sandpaper I picked up at O'Reilly Auto. There was 80 grit and 120 grit in the assortment.
The wire wheel was a cup shape like this one I used with a portable Milwaukee 12v drill:
I got a semi-paste paint remover. The instructions said to follow up with low-odor mineral spirits. That sound about right?
The paint on the smoke chamber lid is starting to peel near the top seam, should I take the same approach to that area before it starts to rust?