Not a bad idea. I've never tried it, but it is a deffinite possibility. Personally, I like to strip frames myself; that way I get a good look at them at the same time as I'm not handing the frame off to someone else who may not be familiar with delicate bike frames.
> I have stripped bike frames by taking them to a furniture refinisher who has
> tanks big enough to immerse things like doors and dining tables. I forget
> what they charged but it seemed so reasonable compared to the misery that is
> doing it yourself.
> Does every town have one of these?
> Mark Bulgier
> Paulie Davis wrote:
> > Okay, say I have stripped my mystery old bike
> > frame with citrus stripper or some such (which I
> > have not quite yet done) [snip]