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Old 03 August 2009, 10:02   #1
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Im currently rebuilding me 4.5m tornado rib, the floor has a load of old anti-slip pads on it which i want to remove, I have tried with an electric scraper but its taking for ever, are there any other ways to get this stuff off my floor!! thanks guys!! pics to follow as soon as it stops raining outside!!
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Hot air gun to soften the glue but watch you don't damage the deck!!!
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then cean up the residue with thinners and a brillo pad. wire woll type stuff
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Yep, hot air gun and a wallpaper scraper. The heat destroys the glue...
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Im currently rebuilding me 4.5m tornado rib
In case you are interested a couple of chaps on here have re-furbished their Tornado RIBs.

here's mine:

http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?t=17250

Don't forget to post pics of yours
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Cool, the hot air gun worked great, have half the floor pads up, will do the rest soon, looking good, next a lick of paint, retubing and launch!! and thn i will post my build thread!! but for now, alot of work ahead
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