Ideas for removing color from anodized aluminum

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brew4eaglebrew4eagle VA 3291WRX Points: 431Handicap: 8.2Members Posts: 3,291 Titanium Tees
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Those with experience using heavy duty cleaner to remove anodized aluminum color, do you think it's possible to lightly apply oven cleaner to an insert while it's still on a putter? Or does the insert definitely have to be removed first, so it can be submerged in the cleaner?

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  • jtitleist12jtitleist12  3121WRX Points: 244Members Posts: 3,121 Titanium Tees
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    I would think you could remove the red anodization with Easy Off Oven Cleaner. I’ve used it to remove anodized colors on aluminum on everything from Ping inserts to Scotty Cameron sole plates.

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  • semarlorsemarlor Charlotte, NC 888WRX Points: 283Members Posts: 888 Golden Tee
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    If it was me, I'd remove it. I doubt it would mess up the rest of the putter but seems like it would be easier to remove all of the finish with it off...all the nooks and crannies. This is purely my opinion and not based on any previous experience!


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