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Date:         Tue, 1 Nov 2005 17:39:03 -0600
Reply-To:     Scott Corey <scott@BSDPROPHET.ORG>
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From:         Scott Corey <scott@BSDPROPHET.ORG>
Organization: BSDProphet
Subject:      Re: removing insulation adhesive
Comments: To: jake beaulieu <jbeaulie@ND.EDU>
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Using M.E.K. (*Methyl* *ethyl* *ketone*) will do the trick. However, do it in a well ventilated area and wear gloves! You can purchase it at any good hardware store.


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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