Safely removing contact paper adhesive from sparkle wrap?

ludwig402

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Guys, just picked up a '71 Ludwig tom in red sparkle that was re-covered with white contact/shelving
paper. Paper came off fine and the sparkle wrap is in near perfect shape.

What's the safest way to get the adhesive residue off the sparkle wrap?

Goo Gone seems to be working, but it's a very slow go. Tested Goof Off under a lug, and the rag
showed some red, so I won't be using that.

Any other suggestions?
 

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I did one of these a few years ago. It was brutal I tell you. I think I stuck with the goo gone and a old credit card to scrape it with. Time consuming but so worth it.
 

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Rockin' Billy said:
This is a well used w/good results tip for removing residue from Mylar on pinball playfields. Flour and Goo-Gon gel. Check it out if interested.



https://pinside.com/...dhesive-removal
Thanks, but the link didn't work (403 Forbidden). I did google flour and goo-gone and found a video where they say ditch
the goo-gone, sprinkle some flour on the area, dip your finger in rubbing alcohol and rub. Was that it?
 

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MLayton said:
I did one of these a few years ago. It was brutal I tell you. I think I stuck with the goo gone and a old credit card to scrape it with. Time consuming but so worth it.
Beautiful. Patience is surely a virtue!
 

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Started with Goo-Gone, and switched to Mostenbocker's Lift Off - Tape, Label and Adhesive Remover.
About the same elbow grease-wise, just less oily, if that makes sense.
 

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