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Old 05-21-2010, 10:21
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Default Removing Silicon

How would I go about removing silicon that has accidently gotten onto ribbon or elastic headbands?
I sometimes accidently get a little bit of silicon on my bows & on the wrong side of my elastics. How would I go about getting it off? I tried acetone but that doesnt work.
It looks horrible, especially on black & dark colours.
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I came across this at Lowes today and I thought about you. It is called Motsenbocker's Lift Off Caulk-silicone and foam sealant remover. It claims to remove it from fabrics, furniture and other stuff. I found it next to the silicone caulk.
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I came across this at Lowes today and I thought about you. It is called Motsenbocker's Lift Off Caulk-silicone and foam sealant remover. It claims to remove it from fabrics, furniture and other stuff. I found it next to the silicone caulk.
haha thanks for thinking of me
ok, now I've got to look for that here, Im in Australia. Oh well. DH thinks that maybe I can use turps. hmm, we'll see
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ooohh...hold off on the turpentine--try it on a scrap first. See if the pigment is colour safe and make sure it doesn't leave a mark...
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ooohh...hold off on the turpentine--try it on a scrap first. See if the pigment is colour safe and make sure it doesn't leave a mark...
Thanks, yes I will try it on some scrap first. I just have to be more careful when using the silicon. I tend to do things in a hurry
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