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Old 07-26-2002, 09:15 PM
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Overheat it with a heat gun and the glue will often harden, so it will scrape off easier. The correct temperature is about the same as normal shrink temp for Monokote, and the self stick stuff shrivels like crazy at that point.
The glue comes off easier WITH the covering... don't peel then heat. You can chop the covering out of the open bay structure areas first... but don't peel it from the wood.

Alternatively...
Pull the covering off, and then gunk up a bunch of sandpaper to get rid of the glue.

Use acetone to dissolve the glue (and gum up some rags...)

You'll probably have to use a combination of techniques to get it all.

Leaving some glue residue behind isn't a big problem. Monokote will stick to it and whrn you press down with the iron, it will smooth out fairly well.
You do have to get rid of any glue that has gotten glow fuel residue into it.

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