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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 7:54 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Gonna get some helicopter tape to protect my assets.....but do you how hard it is to remove should you need to ?
Cheers, Carl


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pretty tough, my KHS downtube was coated in it. having a hard time trying to remove it.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 8:43 pm 
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Mmmmm...much stroking of chin...maybe not then.


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Heat will assist the removal process, so I'm told.


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Heat helps remove vinyl decals.
BITD, when I used to be a boy racer, I used a hairdryer to remove I HAVE A BIG STUPID BOOM BOOM STERIO decals from my XR2 :oops:


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What does BITD mean? :lol:


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Back In The Day :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 9:36 pm 
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I put it on an old DeRosa frame I used to commute on, most of it came off OK but it took loads of lacquer off in places :shock:

It was a satin finish frame, not sure if thats why it happened :?


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GTRTS&AVALANCHE wrote:
Back In The Day :wink:

:lol: Isn't that somehow ironic that I you use text speak to say 'back in the day'. Made me chuckle anyway :oops:


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