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i have made a small hiking pot out of a can i have but it is painted on the outside, can i burn off the paint? Answered

i have made a small hiking pot out of a can i have but it is painted on the outside, can i burn off the paint with a heat gun or a blowtorch and if i can burn it off will it come off cleanly? thanks!!! cm

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dumbguy (author)2009-12-06

yes you can burn off the paint
no, it will not come off cleanly
best to sand the paint off
as for the inner coating, do what you're comfortable with

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Pyro the maniac (author)2009-07-28

No it will not come off cleanly use a power sander. also you cant cook in tin cans they leach chemicals and most have a plastic inner coating

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