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Posted: 12/30/2003 4:13:37 AM EDT
I have 2 good knives that I have gotten lumps, & smears of super glue on while cutting off the tips on the glue bottles. One blade is a black finish, the other is plain metal. What should I use to get the glue off the blade?

Thanks for any serious help.
to any silly comments.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 4:19:01 AM EDT
Nail Polish remover is "supposed" to take it off - at least that's what the wife says.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 4:19:10 AM EDT
Nailpolish remover, I know you got some.

or goto a hobbie store and get some "Debonder"
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 4:21:06 AM EDT
Soak in either acetone or methylene chloride for twenty four hours. This might not actually dissolve away completely the cross-linked polymer, but it should soften it enough to make possible the removal of the glue.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 4:24:37 AM EDT
I always use a acetylene torch .
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 4:31:17 AM EDT
Acetone.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 4:54:30 AM EDT
Berryman's b-12 carbuerator cleaner, don't get it on the handles because if they're glued-on they will fall off.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 5:10:30 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/30/2003 5:16:21 AM EDT by 9supercomp]
Grinder sander sand blaster files.
Any one of them will remove any trace of the glue.
Glad you added the silly answers category.
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Actually I'm glad you asked. I have some super glue on a ff tube that I've been trying to remove.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 5:21:34 AM EDT
Originally Posted By kyreb:
Acetone.
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yep.
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 6:32:01 AM EDT
Don't let the acetone touch and plastic, or it will begin to melt.

I have an old Swiss Army knife with my thumbprint permanently embedded in it due to acetone.  Cool!
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 6:42:29 AM EDT
Chip it off with another knife
Link Posted: 12/30/2003 10:08:52 AM EDT
I agree with trying to chip it off. What ever you do report back to us if it stained or made and changes in the black blade. I have never owned a knife with that type blade and have always wondered how durable the finish is.
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