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REMOVAL OF BOAT CARPET GLUE

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Help! I'm in the process of replacing my old carpet from my old aluminium boat. Problem is I can't seem to remove the old glue from my boat. The carpet yes, the glue no. I have tried using acetone and lacquer thinner and even tried an electric sander. Real slow. Vapors and fumes are tuff, even outside under the big oak with a very good breeze.Would really appreciate any info. Thanks.
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   bigjim
There is a citrus based orange solvent I believe it's called OCS that removes it easily but problem is I've only been able to find it in 5 gallons and it's rather expensive, around $140. The orange citrus based cleaners from H.D. and lowes are not the same. I'm not 100% sure this will remove it but it has removed every glue I've ever tried it on so far. If you live near Metairie I may have a little bit left you can try before buying some to make sure it works.
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I've removed plenty with a wire wheel on my angle grinder, it does make a mess, but it is really the only thing I have found to be time effective.
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AS DSPECKSLAYER STATED A WIRE WHEEL IS ABOUT THE ONLY WAY TO GET THAT BRICK HARD GLUE UP. IT'S VERY MESSY, BUT TIME EFFECTIVE. I WAS IN THE MARINE BUSINESS FOR 15YRS AND WE HAD TO RECARPET BOATS THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I HAD MY GUYS DO TO GET THE OLD CARPET UP. LOTS OF TIMES WHEN YOU PULL THE CARPET UP SOME STRINGS OF FIBER STAY ON THE HULL. GOOD LUCK I KNOW HOW YA FEEL.
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