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Removing vinyl stickers

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Agent000, Jan 30, 2005.


  1. Agent000

    Agent000

    Jan 23, 2005
    I recently bought a bass with a vinyl sticker (kanji, says akido). I think I'm going to take it off, but I don't want to damage the finish. It's a black gloss finish, pretty 'standard' I guess. I was thinking along the lines of goof-off or something, but I need some advise. Also, if this is in the wrong section, I apologize. Thanks
     
  2. PasdaBeer

    PasdaBeer

    Nov 2, 2002
    Santa Rosa California
    SandStorm Designs
    a lot will come off if you just get it nice and wet, and rub the base of your palm against it for a bit, with some good elbow grease.

    if that doesnt work, an "eraser wheel" does the trick really well, along with gentle application of heatgun

    -Zac
     
  3. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    You could also try warming it up with a hairdryer and see if it peels right off.