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xx   DECAL

Tip describes how to keep the back of artwork from shredding when removing art show information stickers.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 36

Tips on removing paper self-adhesive labels from wood, metal, etc.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1991 [Feb 1991] (v.22#1) pg. 50

Tip on removing a decal from a bicycle frame (provided it has not been clear coated).
BICYCLING Aug 1998 (v.39#7) pg. 98

The best and easiest way to remove vinyl (decal) graphics from a fiberglass boat hull.
BOATING WORLD #143 Nov 1998 pg. 88

Tip on removing a decal from acrylic without scratching the plastic.
BOATING WORLD #166 Feb 2001 pg. 34

Tips on removing dry masking tape and self-adhesive labels without damaging paint.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1991 (v.47#10) pg. 54
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1991 (v.47#11) pg. 58
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1991 (v.47#12) pg. 89

How to remove manufacturers' product labels intact from containers.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1989 (v.11#1) pg. 8

Tip: Remove bumper stickers by using a hairdryer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #254 Dec 1984 (v.34#10) pg. 96

How to remove decals, bumper stickers and dealer emblems without damaging the paint on a car.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 84

Tip: Use WD-40 to remove labels from ceramic plumbing fixtures.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 28

Tip on using "Pam" cooking spray to remove self-adhesive labels.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #58 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 26

Tip on using WD-40 to remove labels.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #120 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 30

Tip: How to remove a decal with a wet cloth and steam iron.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 71

Tip: Use hair dryer to remove contact paper.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 67

Tip: Use 3-In-One oil to remove a self-adhesive sticker (price sticker).
HOME MECHANIX #738 Oct 1989 (v.85) pg. 12

Tip on removing price stickers with a hair dryer.
HOME MECHANIX #741 Jan 1990 (v.86) pg. 6

Tip on using salad oil to remove the "goo" left behind from labels.
MOTORCYCLIST #1114 Feb 1990 pg. 84

Tip on using hot water to remove stickers and labels.
MOTORCYCLIST #1120 Aug 1990 pg. 86

Tip describes how to dissolve price label glue.
THREADS #47 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 18
Added Info THREADS #50 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 16

Tip on how to clean off glue left from price tags.
TOLE WORLD #102 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 23

Tip on removing vinyl decals from chrome or glass surfaces.
VINTAGE AIRPLANE Nov 1994 (v.22#11) pg. 9

Tip: Use WD-40 lubricant to help remove the adhesive left over after removing gummed labels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #21 Feb 1988 (v.5#1) pg. 18

Hair dryer helps remove adhesive-backed stickers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #100 Nov 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 22