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    best way to remove graphics??!

    I have a ski. And I tried removing my graphics with a plain sharp razor and I scraped my white paint amdnnow there's vanilla scrapes everywhere so i need to know what's the best way to remove graphics without any damageing my haul.


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    Use a heat gun. You still have to peal them off, but that will help a lot. For any left over glue or sticker I use Goof Off.


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    The razor is only supposed to be used to peel an edge up bigg enough to grab with you hands, then you peel it off like you would any sticker.., its not used to scrape you ski. Please tell me that isn't what you did
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    Remember, HEAT is your friend. Use a strong shop light and let the stickers/decals warm up ... only use blade to get a little pull-hold on the decal .... the heat will do the job !

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    A common hair drier will work too. Just remember, if you use an actual heat gun, be very careful. They can blister the paint if you leave it in one spot for too long. If you take your time with a blow drier or light, it'll work just fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XLT Chad View Post
    A common hair drier will work too. Just remember, if you use an actual heat gun, be very careful. They can blister the paint if you leave it in one spot for too long. If you take your time with a blow drier or light, it'll work just fine.
    A plastic razor blade is better than a metal razor blade.

    Heat is indeed the best approach, just don't overcook it.

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    OK sweat guys thanks for the tips

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    After the heat and peel method has been used those 3M eraser wheels work nice, it's like a rubber eraser that you put in a drill. Pin stripe can be removed with them without even peeling it first. I spin them on the slow side so they don't burn or scuff the paint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wkuadam07 View Post
    After the heat and peel method has been used those 3M eraser wheels work nice, it's like a rubber eraser that you put in a drill. Pin stripe can be removed with them without even peeling it first. I spin them on the slow side so they don't burn or scuff the paint.
    I had never heard of those untill today. I will have to check them out. They sound like they work like a charm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by troyheb View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by wkuadam07 View Post
    After the heat and peel method has been used those 3M eraser wheels work nice, it's like a rubber eraser that you put in a drill. Pin stripe can be removed with them without even peeling it first. I spin them on the slow side so they don't burn or scuff the paint.
    I had never heard of those untill today. I will have to check them out. They sound like they work like a charm.

    They work beautifully. They are also great for removing the adhesive left behind when you remove a set of mats.

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