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Old 09-04-2017, 04:30 PM
vintagerules vintagerules is offline
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Default How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

I'm going to Novus plastic polish route. But #3 still isn't tough enough to remove this pesky sticker residue although it did take the bulk of it away with a microfiber cloth.

Should I use nail polish remover/acetone?

I'm going to Novus route because yellowing doesn't bother me much and I'm hesitant to use harsh chemicals like lacquer thinner.

Any advice or links to helpful threads would be very appreciated
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Old 09-04-2017, 04:46 PM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

No acetone! It will dull the vintage wrap.

A better choice is naphtha or WD 40 but test it under a lug or bracket first just in case.
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Old 09-04-2017, 05:50 PM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

Googone is the only route to remove sticker residue. DO NOT use any solvents like acetone etc as Magnus is 100% correct and it will ruin the wrap. If you want to get rid of the yellowing or lessen it there are many posts about that. I did a huge experiment on many ways to do it. Take a look at that post . However, Googone and a plastic razor blade on a sharp angle will be the cure! Novus will get rid of scratches and help the drum to shine if you go the 3-2-1 approach.
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Old 09-05-2017, 05:37 AM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

IPA, or isopropyl alcohol as it is known seems to shift most sticky stuff without causing damage. If you do try it as suggested just make sure by testing in an inconspicuous place.
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:04 AM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

I use Goo Gone in these situations. It does take awhile though. I also use the edge of an old credit card to use as a soft scraper as it starts breaking the stuff down.
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Old 09-05-2017, 07:25 PM
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I use Goo Gone in these situations. It does take awhile though. I also use the edge of an old credit card to use as a soft scraper as it starts breaking the stuff down.
+1 with Mike...

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Old 09-05-2017, 08:19 PM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

+1 again, Goo Gone..Then
watch that stuff rub off like snot Good Luck !

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Old 09-05-2017, 09:08 PM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

As most have stated, Goo Gone will usually do the trick. I've used it myself with excellent results!

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Old 09-06-2017, 03:47 PM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

I have had very good success with lighter fluid. I've always preferred it to Goo Gone. It does not damage the wrap at all.
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Old 09-07-2017, 01:10 AM
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Default Re: How do I remove sticker residue from WMP?

http://www.citrus-adhesive-remover.c...breakdown.html

^^ this stuff isn't bad either.
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