Sticky discs

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  1. G T and Dottie

    G T and Dottie Funster

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    Anybody got a method of removing sticky discs, used to mount sat nav/dash cams etc., from the dash without, preferably, the use of industrial cutters. ( tis a Fiat Ducato.)
    Cheers
    Geoff
     
  2. eddievanbitz

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    Twist it off or use a cheese wire underneath it (carefully obviously)

    Then rub the remaining sticky pad off with your thumb, after gently heating it with a hair dryer, again carefully

    Simples!
     
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    Don't know if the sticky stuff is the same as labels, etc but if it is then use Goo Gone. Brilliant stuff - takes sticky residue off with a quick wipe.
     
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    Personally I would not use any kind of glue remover on a dash panel or top . As Eddie says Gentle heat and the stuff will roll off under a fingertip .
     
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    I've used it on all sorts of surfaces, matt and shiny, and never had a problem. It doesn't scour the surface at all and isn't harsh like an acetone based cleaner.
     
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    Thank you all for quick replies, shall give it a go.
    Geoff
     
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    Piece of string - nylon is best as stronger but cotton should do the Stick Stuff Remover (y)
     
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    I use lighter fluid for removing sticky residue left by labels. Does not harm the surface unless you set light to it!
     
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    Angle grinder works for me:cool: carefully though obviously and wipe the rest of the van off the disk with petrol and you can use it again(y)
     
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    That's a stupid answer! You've obviously not thought this threw have you. What happens if the OP hasn't got 230v of doesn't own a battery powered grinder? Tcsh, no the best way is a very sharp wood chisel and a big hammer, works every time. (y):LOL:
     
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    I will admit to being torn between the suggestions made, but I do hope you won't be to offended if I try other options first!!:rolleyes:
     
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    Wimp. ;):p
     
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    A neighbour suggested a oxy-acetylene cutter. I've now got grease on the drivers seat from the pipes!!. Any suggestions on grease remover?
    And before this gets really silly, disc has disappeared so thanks to the sensible ones among us.
     
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    Hi.
    Problem solved......"Slipped Disc ?" A&E!!
    Tea Bag
     
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    How on earth did you find them at this time of year? They normally only come out in spring for a few days :Eeek:
     
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    That'll be mine then yes(y)
     
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    Do you really want to know:sneaky:
     
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    Jizer, works a treat on engines covered in oil, rub it well in with a cut down paintbrush then power wash off, itleberieyt. (y)
     
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    serious note....use a length of dental floss to cut through the pad and just leave the sticky base. then warm the glue with a hair drier and pick/rub off as much as possible. any remaining residue should break down with isopropyl alcohol or surgical spirit
     
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    you could always cover the mess with a Funster sticker
     
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