Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Phillip scotch tape residue (28) RE: scotch tape residue 27 Nov 01


As one who's sprayed literally acres of lacquer finishes, some on musical instruments, but mainly on furniture, I'll advise the cigarette-lighter fluid route. Lighter fluid is naphtha, also known as camp-stove fuel. It is safe on lacquer finishes such as guitars. DO NOT USE ACETONE or nail polish remover or any such other stuff, even quickly or you'll etch the finish (or perhaps worse) Oils won't do much to soften the residue of soft adhesives like scotch tape. At best they'll emulsify enough so that vigorous rubbing will remove the stuff by abrasion. Not recommended.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.