Removing duct tape residue.

From: Joe <>
Date: Sun May 18 11:49:00 2003

   What you're talking about is the same as Goo-Gone. It's been discussed
here several times before but it's not effective for removing hard dried on
tape resdue or permanent marker ink ("Sharpie" markers). Otherwise it
great for tape and adhesive that hasn't dried up yet.


At 11:14 AM 5/18/03 -0400, you wrote:
> I'm surprised no one here has mentioned De-Solv-It for removing sticky
>label residue. It's made from orange peels and is totally safe, yet works
>very well to remove a variety of sticky remnants. It was used extensively
>during the Alaskan oil spill to remove oil from wildlife. The company
>president drank some of his product at a demonstration to prove its safety,
>although they don't recommend this.
> The history and uses of the product are interesting: see their web site
> It's available at Home Depot and Walmart or from the web site.
> I use it all the time to remove labels and their residue from old
>computers and CD jewell cases. It can even be used on paperback books and
>sofware boxes, as long as they have a slick, shiny finish.
> Paul Pennington
> Augusta, Georgia
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