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Old 07-18-2002, 10:24 AM
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I am recovering a set of fully sheeted wings. The insignia blue had to be heated and pulled off when I did this it left a blue residue . What is the best way to remove this residue.
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About your only hope is sandpaper.
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Thanks for your input. I' ve found that acetone works very well. You have to do it a little at a time so it does not saturate through the balsa and damage the foam underneath. Then lightly sand it. I finished one wing panel and it came out very well. No imperfections show through the new monokote.
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Try CA Debonder - that has worked well for me to remove monokote adhessive in the past from on top of monokote. Not sure how well that will work on top of balsa ...

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Thank you for the info. I will try it.
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CA Debonder contains acetone. Just stick with the acetone it's cheaper.

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