Duct-tape residue

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon May 19 10:17:42 2003

On Sun, 18 May 2003, Jon Titus wrote:

> To remove the residue from non-water-soluble adhesives left behind by
> masking tape, labels, duct tape, electrical tape, etc., I've used xylene or
> xylol with good results. You can find this fluid sold under the brand names
> "Goof Off," or "Oops!" in the paint sections of hardware stores. (It
> removed latex-based paint drips or "slop" from trim, baseboards, floors,
> etc.)

I was just in the hardware store yesterday and saw a big can of Xylene and
wondered what it was. Thanks for the tip!

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