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the problem with goo gone is, a few seconds too long and it will eat into the paint. WD-40 or zippo lighter fluid works best.
Lighter Fluid works like a charm because it evaporates so fast. My dad owned an appliance store when I was younger and that's what we always used on the refrigerators, washing machines, etc., after unpacking. Have used it on my bikes for 40 years without problems.
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i've used wd-40 for years. Safe on paint and the glue just rubs off after a soak.
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I've used WD-40 for years.
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dental floss, mono fishing line,or para cord strand. Goo Gone with a follow up of simple green gets the surface ready for the next application. used this all the time in my grandad's shop.
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Lighter Fluid works like a charm because it evaporates so fast. My dad owned an appliance store when I was younger and that's what we always used on the refrigerators, washing machines, etc., after unpacking. Have used it on my bikes for 40 years without problems.
zippo fluid does everything wd40 can do and more
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Does this WD 40 work on oil stains?
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Bestine...It's rubber cement thinner. Evaporates quickly and it's not at all harsh solvent.
Won't dissolve any laquer paint or clear coat
It is used by collectors to remove stickies and light dirt from collectables and collectable packaging. You know, that 300.00 GI Joe figure that you colored with red crayon for blood.
You'll find it at a Dick Blick art supply or similar
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