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Yes. Plaster will not stick to paint. You must sandblast off all the old paint plus any loose plaster under the paint. Surface preperation is the key to any good paint or plaster job.

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Q: Do you have to sandblast paint off a gunite or plaster pool in order to re-plaster?
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