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glenuk

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cello tape removal
« on: July 23, 2009, 07:19:59 PM »

hi chaps, i have cello tape glue on the hull of my tinto boat, what is the best thing to removoe it without damaging the hulll?
thanks in advance ..glen
p.s i think its fiberglass/gel
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craftysod

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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2009, 07:22:06 PM »

White spirit should be okay,depends on paint though.
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chingdevil

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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2009, 08:56:24 PM »

White spirit will be ok as craftsod has said depends on the paint, try it where it will not be seen if it all goes wrong
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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2009, 09:26:39 PM »

 WD40 or RP7 spray dewatering fluid will remove the tape & residue without damaging any other surfaces......... :-))  {-) Derek
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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2009, 09:38:29 PM »

Meths will do the trick removed hundreds of sticky things from typewriters,word processors, computers in my days.

Don't rub too hard.
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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2009, 02:47:00 AM »

3M do an Adhesive Remover spray as well. If the tape has been on the hull for a long time, donot be surprised if there is a little difference in the paint under the tape, compared to the paint around it.
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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2009, 08:53:52 AM »

if all else fails try liquid lighter fuel, its often used in graphics studios and stuff to clean and remove residues on drawing equipment, drawing boards, rulers and stuff, it evapourates and leaves no oily  mess
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glenuk

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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2009, 04:03:40 PM »

Hi all, thanks for the feedback, used meths and now 100% ok,
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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2009, 09:29:53 PM »

What a wast of meth's --- why I can remember  we used to use a loaf of bread and-----opp's!!! sorry babbling again.
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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2009, 02:53:05 PM »

glenuk  glad it work 4 u has done for years 4 me
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Greggy1964

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Re: cello tape removal
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2009, 02:47:30 PM »

Nail Varnish remover works for removing sticky stuff too but check the substrate for suitability!
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