Removing duct tape residue.

From: Seth Lewin <>
Date: Tue Jan 28 17:06:00 2003

> Message: 48
> Subject: Removing Duct Tape Residue
> From: Christopher McNabb <>
> To:
> Organization: The McNabb Family
> Date: 27 Jan 2003 22:28:26 -0500
> Reply-To:
> While out in Idaho picking up a PDP-11/83 I also managed to pick up a
> working LA-100 at a government surplus place. It had a piece of duct
> tape stuck to the clear plastic cover with the word "Spare" written on
> it. Anyone know of a good way to remove the remaining duct tape residue
> from the cover?

Try a product named "Goo-Gone" which is a citrus-oil based concoction meant
to remove adhesive residues and whatnot from items on which you'd rather not
use hydrocarbon-based solvents. Works well (though slowly) at removing
adhesive labels so should probably work on duct tape residue, especially if
you warm the residue up a bit. Full-service hardware stores should have the

Seth Lewin
Received on Tue Jan 28 2003 - 17:06:00 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:36:03 BST