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Goo gone fails.. what's next?

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    LAN_deRf_HA

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    I took off the stickers on my icy vision and they left behind the most extreme glue residue I've ever seen. Even with goo gone anything I try to rub it off with just gets stuck to it and ripped up.
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    Let the goo gone soak in for a while to break it down. You could try using a sugar cube too. It's not hard enough to scratch the plastic but it may be abrasive enough to get the sticky off.
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    Acetone (paint thinner) is a "universal solvent." The only problem is it smells, it is bad for your health, and it is super flammable. It does however, get the job done.

    Before you use that, I would recommend you use hot water, and an exacto blade. If that does not work, use the acetone.
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    There's a stronger version of Goo Gone called "Goof Off"...
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    I'll try some of these when I swap in the H70. Probably starting with letting it soak in as I'm use* to it working instantly.
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    Nail polish remover is acetone also.
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    I always used cheap vodka that i had around the house. No idea why but it always worked for me.

    One shot for the computer, three shots for me, one shot for the computer, three for me, one...
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