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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:42 pm 
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I did a stupid thing 3 years ago and now have to pay for it. I put red duct tape on the bottom of the amas to avoid scratches. Well it did work well but the front sections are falling off and the rest are stuck. I have used a heat gun razor blades and a few solvents, all involve considerable second effort to get the glue off.
Any suggestions? After a dozen razor blades and a few hours I need some fresh ideas. All that is left is the sticky residue on half of one hull.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:51 pm 
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Rubbing alcohol or cooking oil, I read, is effective.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:48 pm 
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Give WD40 a try.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:44 am 
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Goo Gone follow the instructions allow it to sit and soak for awhile and rub off with a rough cloth turning frequently.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:50 am 
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Second on the Goo Gone. That will dissolve most glues. It will need to soak in for a while to remove the dried up adhesive from the duct tape.

Also, if you must use a razor blade, don't use metal ones. There are now plastic razor blades that work almost as well but don't scratch. Use those.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:02 am 
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Well, got it done. The solvents and a microfiber cloth after scraping with a razor seemed to be the best way. I also used a very rough emery paper to collect glue in the heavy areas.
Will NEVER use duct tape to protect the hull bottoms again.


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