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Date:         Tue, 1 Nov 2005 10:27:49 -0500
Reply-To:     Christopher Gronski <gronski@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Christopher Gronski <gronski@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: removing insulation adhesive
Comments: To: jake beaulieu <>
In-Reply-To:  <000301c5def6$b112d650$e1e4fe42@jbeauliexp>
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The Termwell duct insulation?

On 11/1/05, jake beaulieu <> wrote: > Chris, > > The stuff I am using is basically bubble wrap wrapped in foil. Go to > and type "insulation" into the search box. It is the first > product that comes up. I don't know if this is the best stuff for this > application, but I really don't want to use stuff that holds water. Can > anybody weigh in on this? > > Thanks, > Jake > > -----Original Message----- > From: Vanagon Mailing List [mailto:vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM] On Behalf Of > Christopher Gronski > Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 8:48 AM > To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM > Subject: Re: removing insulation adhesive > > Jake I'm at the same pointg in a similar project with my 86 westy > (though I am not facing the adhesive issue... my insulation appears to > have just been placed inside. What "non water vapor" insulation are > you using? > > Chris > > On 11/1/05, jake beaulieu <> wrote: > > Hello, > > > > I have removed the cabinets, refrigerator, etc from the interior of my AC > 82 > > Westy. This whole project started because I had a major mouse invasion > > complete with a cozy little nest built in the wall. Once I got everything > > cleaned up I just couldn't put it back together without hitting the rust > > with POR15, adding sound deadening material, and re-insulating with > material > > that would not hold water vapor. > > I have removed the original insulation and am prepping the sheet metal to > > receive the sound deadening material. I am using some IceWatch stuff we > > talked about a couple of months ago. Anyway, I am finding that the > adhesive > > that was used to hold the original insulation in place is very stubborn. > I > > would like to get all of this off the sheet metal so the sound deadening > > material has a clean surface to adhere to. Have any of you found a good > > solvent for removing that junk? > > > > Thanks, > > Jake > > >

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