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Old    herbilizer            03-14-2004, 7:06 PM Reply   
I just bought a used board, but there are some stickers on it which I would like to remove... any ideas???

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
Old    cmm83            03-14-2004, 7:17 PM Reply   
If you were real careful with a razor blade you could probably get them off without hurting the board. Use some goo gone if there was stickiness left over (I dont think that would hurt the board?)
Hopefully the sun hasn't faded the board too much or else the stickers will still show even when they are gone.
Old    sk8joe01            03-14-2004, 7:21 PM Reply   
duct tape. peel the stickers, and then attack the sticky residue with the sticky side of duct tape. works like a dream.
Old    Ryan Maheu (ryin)      Join Date: May 2002       03-14-2004, 7:42 PM Reply   
ya use the razor blade real careful to get under the sticker. you can also rub some lighter fluid over any sticker crap still left on the board.
Old    JT (aidan)      Join Date: Feb 2004       03-14-2004, 7:47 PM Reply   
Use hairdryer to heat up stickers and then peel. Use Lift-Off from homedepot to remove all adhesive without dis-coloring board.

(Message edited by Aidan on March 14, 2004)
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       03-14-2004, 8:04 PM Reply   
Hair dryer and WD40.
Old    grampawakerider            03-14-2004, 8:20 PM Reply   
Herbert...
Glad to see you got the board ok. Hairdryer idea sounds best to me. After that, there is a product called "goof off" that works pretty killer on the leftover residue. I don't know if they have it over in Hong Kong though.
Old    herbilizer            03-14-2004, 8:29 PM Reply   
Thanks for all the idea guys... time for a before and after pic for future references...
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       03-14-2004, 8:30 PM Reply   
i peal the stickers off with my hand. normally some residue will remain which u can take off with paint thinner.
Old    les (leshella)      Join Date: Feb 2004       03-14-2004, 8:33 PM Reply   
NO NO NO! just soak your board in HOT water (like in the tub) and then just rub them off--easy as anything.
Old    chris ramey (cramey)      Join Date: Jun 2001       03-14-2004, 8:47 PM Reply   
just break the thing off a huge double up, and return it to the mfg for a spiffy new one... works for me every time.
Old    tpanoz            03-14-2004, 9:01 PM Reply   
heat gun then peel them off and use some goo-gone to get rid of the residue
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       03-14-2004, 10:54 PM Reply   
Hair dryer and WD40.
Old    Glen (mx21)      Join Date: Dec 2003       03-15-2004, 3:36 AM Reply   
Hair dryer and WD40.

-- I second. Works every time. But I would add Hair dryer THEN WD40 (to remove residue). Gotta be careful - the least common denominator is out there somewhere spraying WD40 into their hairdryer.
Old    JONb (jonb)      Join Date: Oct 2003       03-15-2004, 7:23 AM Reply   
nailpolish remover works for the sticky stuff too.
Old    jetgofish            03-15-2004, 3:33 PM Reply   
Try using Goof Off!
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       03-15-2004, 3:47 PM Reply   
Goof Off will eat the laminate!It happened to my old board.I like the WD40 idea.
Old    canadian_shred (wes_can_riders)      Join Date: Feb 2004       03-15-2004, 4:36 PM Reply   
vinger and water works good to get rid of the crap left over or paint thinner even better
Old    turtle            03-15-2004, 4:43 PM Reply   
Solo wins it
Old    herbilizer            03-15-2004, 5:58 PM Reply   
I ended up using hair dryer and wd40 for the goo left... and it's fine now... just like new.

Thanks for the advice, everyone!!!
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       03-15-2004, 7:18 PM Reply   
Told you....

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