Tips on removing DOD stickers

5 replies to this topic
  • craft

Posted December 04, 2004 - 05:46 PM


Does anyone know an easy way to remove Dept. of Defense stickers from the forks? These things break into flea sized pieces when you scrape them off and might take me until Christmas to finish. Any ideas would be appreciated.

  • 1biglung

Posted December 04, 2004 - 05:49 PM


Try a citrus based solvent (ie.. Big Orange) We use it to remove all sorts of glues etc...

We call it agent orange

Or try a hair dryer to heat it up

  • HeadTrauma

Posted December 04, 2004 - 09:27 PM


Get some methyl ethyl ketone. Soak a rag with it and see if the stickers start coming off. Just keep it off anything that isnt metal or glass! Brake cleaner or acetone might work.

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  • zx7rye

Posted December 05, 2004 - 05:54 AM


Hairdryer. Get it good and hot and voila!

  • big t

Posted December 05, 2004 - 11:26 AM


I'll second the hair dryer.

  • craft

Posted December 05, 2004 - 06:25 PM


Thanks TTers...Hair dryer did it. I thought these stickers were too much for it, but they weren't. Of course the acetone did the job with the final cleanup...Muchas gracias. :cry:

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