[Amps] How to get the blue markings off of aluminum stock

N3XX n3xx at charter.net
Tue Jan 22 16:25:53 EST 2013

I would try "Goof Off" http://www.goof-off.com/
Home Depot, Lowes, & many other places sell it.

Tim - N3XX

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vic K2VCO" <k2vco.vic at gmail.com>
To: "Amps reflector" <amps at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 2:53 PM
Subject: [Amps] How to get the blue markings off of aluminum stock

> Well, I just finished the cover for my power supply. Removed the clear 
> plastic from the aluminum sheet, and it is beautiful -- except for the 
> blue printing that indicates the alloy, etc.
> How do you get this off? I've tried 91% isopropyl alcohol and various 
> petroleum-based solvents without success. I would hate to use anything 
> abrasive because then I would have to polish the whole thing to make it 
> look nice again. I hope there is something I can buy at the hardware 
> store!
> I don't understand why the manufacturer didn't put the printing on the 
> unprotected side.
> -- 
> Vic, K2VCO
> Fresno CA
> http://www.qsl.net/k2vco/
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