WD40 is very effective at disolving sticky stuff. Used it many times for
this purpose. Though... be careful not to use too much, and you will also
need to get something to get the WD40 off the screen once it's done its job!
It would likely not be a water-based adhesive. Remember, the object is to
solve (dissolve) the adhesive it, not wash it.
I don't smoke, but I keep a can of cigarette lighter fluid (no, not
butane) on hand for removing label glue. Works a treat on most labels,
because it's a solvent for whatever they seem to use for adhesive. Plus,
it doesn't add something *else* that also needs to be cleaned up, as using
a lubricant would.
Further - I'm Australian and we have more than our fair share of
ignorant know it alls here too - but I was replying to the person who
wrote that smartar$e correction...who was an American....
John Smith wrote:
Wow, I can't even begin to figure out what's going on in this thread but
I surely didn't make my response with any intension other to try to help
with a question someone had. I'll mind my own business in the future.
Nor do I, but it looks like others do. Actually, I figured he (the
other USan) just awkwardly wrote, "If that's what I know over here in the
US as the windshield..." I don't generally chalk up to arrogance what's
usually just poor writing. Unless I just feel like raising a stink, which
I usually don't. :)
Someone once said that the UK and USA are "two nations divided by a common
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