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Post# 380751   11/5/2017 at 21:48 by andrewshark1995 (Vancouver )        

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I bought this vac awhile ago and I'm trying to clean it up and I'm wondering if it would be safe to use nail polish remover to remove some paint stuck on the rubber Furniture guard on my Hoover convertible.

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Post# 380755 , Reply# 1   11/5/2017 at 22:48 by FCS3 (Hawaii)        
Hey andrewshark1995

A page at ehow.com recommends several methods
just hit the link below, or go to:
ehow.com/how_8140963_remove-dried-paint-rubber.html

It sounds like nail polish remover may also remove
some of the rubber, too!


CLICK HERE TO GO TO FCS3's LINK


Post# 380760 , Reply# 2   11/6/2017 at 03:24 by andrewshark1995 (Vancouver )        
Thanks

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Thanks that helps a lot I'll try the method that they recommend.

Post# 380778 , Reply# 3   11/6/2017 at 13:35 by Real1shep (Walla Walla, WA)        

Denatured alcohol straight...white rag to check progress.

 

Kevin


Post# 380795 , Reply# 4   11/6/2017 at 19:17 by TheSpiritOf76 (Historic Midtown Wichita Kansas. )        
I use....

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Plain, clear, unscented Hand Sanitizer. I works like a charm every time. I is because it has a high rubbing alcohol content, but it is easy to control and work with. It doesn't soak into your rag and keep evaporating like the rubbing alcohol does.


Post# 381000 , Reply# 5   11/9/2017 at 12:35 by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

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Denatured alcohol or lacquer thinner. Lacquer thinner is good for rubber bumpers, but will strip paint and eat plastic.




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