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What is the easiest and best way to get the entire lable and glue off of a plastic soda bottle? Answered

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David97
David97

9 years ago

Pell of all of the lable you can. if it is a paper lable rough the stuff you cant get off with sandpaper. soak it in boiling warter with loads of dish wash soap over night. then see how it comes off

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craftyv
craftyv

9 years ago

Pour hot water onto the lable, leave for a few seconds and then peel off.
Remove the gum (sticky) with lighter fluid. Thats it. It works because I did all my IQ Lights (Milk Bottles) and Pop Bottles (floral shapes) this way.

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terriradke
terriradke

Answer 9 years ago

I'm going to have to look you up :) Thanks

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craftyv
craftyv

Answer 9 years ago


Please do.

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terriradke
terriradke

Answer 9 years ago

And, lighter fluid doesn't leave a residue on the bottle?

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craftyv
craftyv

Answer 9 years ago

None at all. Works very well I promise.

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iceng
iceng

Answer 9 years ago

My concern too ??

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iceng
iceng

9 years ago

You mean other than a high speed grinder :-D

You already have the necessary tool !
Use a hair dryer to soften the glue and peel the label
Follow the peel line with the dryer.

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terriradke
terriradke

Answer 9 years ago

Funny!!!! I like to get things done quickly LOL!

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seandogue
seandogue

9 years ago

It depends ion the adhesive used to secure the label. In some cases, I'd had to do little more than fill the bottle with hot water, then soak it in a deep pot of hot water for several hours. In some cases, adhesive is left in place and alcohol will remove the residue. In some cases, no matter what I try, the adhesive stays in place.

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oldmanbeefjerky
oldmanbeefjerky

9 years ago

try wetting the bottle then freezing it, then let it sit around for a while, and let water condense on it. usually then the label will come off.
otherwise, wet and make really hot, and the label oughta liquify and come off.
heat by filling with boiling water.

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aelias36
aelias36

9 years ago

Rip it off, then use lighter fluid to get rid of the glue.

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Burf
Burf

9 years ago

Naphtha, plain old lighter fluid woks great.

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iceng
iceng

Answer 9 years ago

See Im a non-smoker LoL