tack iron

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Does anyone have sugestions on how to clean the "gunk" off the tack iron which has accumulated over time during the mounting process???

Acetone does not work as I experimented briefly. thank you

-- Raymond A. Bleesz (bleesz@vail.net), December 11, 2001


I think the best thing to use is Bestine, which is rubber cement thinner. It's available in most art stores.

I think lighter fluid would also work, and probably mineral spirits or paint thinner. However, with these solutions, I recommend you wipe the iron off with alcohol to remove chemical residue.

-- tedkaufman (writercrmp@aol.com), December 11, 2001.

Also, use a little scrap of "release paper" when you tack in future and you won't need to clean it again!

-- Eric Pederson (epederso@darkwing.uoregon.edu), December 11, 2001.

There are several products which remove adhevise(spelling)like the ones you use to remove stickers off your car window. Pat

-- pat krentz (patwandakrentz@aol.com), December 11, 2001.

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