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I'd like to point this old stone wall but would love to remove the paint first. Is that possible? If not will the new mortar stick to the painted surfaces? What type of mortar mix should I use?

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Try a pressure-washer on it; might take the paint off. – Ecnerwal Jun 15 '14 at 18:53

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