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Old 06-05-2016, 07:16 PM
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Garmin 3xxx series, Screen Patronous. Film began to delaminate and now left with an entire layer of glue/ adhesive material. Whats the best and least damaging process to remove the leftover glue? Thanks.
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Don't know about any chemicals which can be used, (I'm all ears) but have you tried taking a piece of high strength tape and attempt to get the glue residue to adhere to it where it will lift off with the tape?
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Originally Posted by Riptied View Post
Don't know about any chemicals which can be used, (I'm all ears) but have you tried taking a piece of high strength tape and attempt to get the glue residue to adhere to it where it will lift off with the tape?
Have not but will try for initial attempt. Research shows wd40 and goo gone/ off may be the ticket? Any suggestions from someone that's already faced a similar situation?
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Originally Posted by spearnreel View Post
Have not but will try for initial attempt. Research shows wd40 and goo gone/ off may be the ticket? Any suggestions from someone that's already faced a similar situation?
i would try what riptied said , Ive used that method several times ,use duck tape very sticky , any solvent with damage the screen
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Are you one of those people that leaves the manufacturing/shipping screen protectors on your electronics?

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I have a 15 year old drier like that, still kicking after 2 mother board replacements.

Before you attempt any kind of solvent(s), send an email to the manufacturer inquiring.
That way if it screws up the screen you have something to fall back on and they get to replace for you.
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Originally Posted by acme54321 View Post
Are you one of those people that leaves the manufacturing/shipping screen protectors on your electronics?

Really?

http://www.screenpatronus.com/
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Call screenptronus and combine their input with the advice you get from Garmin..
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Originally Posted by spearnreel View Post
Guess I can't read good
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Thanks for the replies and as it seems the consensus has it as muriatic acid and brillo pad. I will post results on how it turns out.
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Originally Posted by spearnreel View Post
Thanks for the replies and as it seems the consensus has it as muriatic acid and brillo pad. I will post results on how it turns out.
Is that what the manufacturer told you or is that a joke?
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Originally Posted by acme54321 View Post
Is that what the manufacturer told you or is that a joke?
i really hope its a joke
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No joke, and he's also going to buff after glue removal with a grinder.
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I purchased an older boat recently, the previous had owner had left the protection film on the VHF and GPS. I used a combination of Goo Gone and medical adhesive remover pads to remove the sunbaked film. I'm not really sure which worked better, but it collectively worked.
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Yeah, Garmin's reply was that they "have no recommendation" (which is understandable because I did choose to "modify" their product in a sense and of course frees them of the liability). Screen Patronous response was using Goo Gone. I like the thought of trying with the tape first and then resorting to the chemicals. Gonna post on main boating section to try to dig up a winning recommendation. Thanks all!

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