removing sticky gunk

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  1. JPH
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    i just got a brand spankin' new camera for gbatemp reviews...

    first thing i do is take the sticker off the front of the camera - and it leaves sticky gunk there, so that everytime i put my finger on it, i touch sticky gunk. [​IMG]

    ive tried wiping it off with a wet towel and scraping it off with a toothpick - no luck.

    so how do i get the left over sticky stuff off my camera? any methods you know of?
     
  2. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    Adhesive remover
     
  3. Dio

    Dio WRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

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    Acetone (aka nail polish remover)
     
  4. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    th' south
  5. JPH
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    Thanks for your suggestions so far, but something I can find around the house or something would be great

    edit:

    i luv my mthr! [​IMG]

    and this is the camera i got [​IMG]
     
  6. xJonny

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    Try white spirit/methylated spirit?
    Try vinegar?

    :\ Change the title of your topic too.
     
  7. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    Nice... I had an EasyShare though, old one, but I hated it [​IMG] Now I'm using an HP camera
     
  8. Dio

    Dio WRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

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    Why is this in the Testing area?
     
  9. scubersteve

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    googone is win.

    test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test
     
  10. JPH
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    k, just mixed some random chemical shit from underneath the sink together. dipped a paper towel in it, and great success. high five.
     
  11. xJonny

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    High fives.

    Be sure to claim on your product insurance when it sets itself on fire.
     
  12. mercluke

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    ah what the hell...

    "That's not what she said!"
     
  13. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    Spray a little WD-40 on a paper towel and it comes right off.

    I use this all the time for removing gunk from the security stickers on dvd cases.
     
  14. Westside

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    ...lol, that's a little dangerous. WD-40s are pretty damn dangerous as chemicals.
     
  15. Orc

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    I use Zippo lighter fluid. Gehehe. [​IMG] Does the job well too.
     
  16. Westside

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    Fuck, just go all out and just use shoe polish.
     
  17. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    LOL, I don't plan on licking my DVD case like a lollipop when I'm done. But you should rub the area with water after you use the WD-40.
     
  18. Westside

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    [​IMG] I was talking about the procedure silly... You can accidentally drink the chemical you know! [​IMG]
     
  19. Orc

    Orc ‎(ღ˘⌣˘ღ)

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    That's stupid. How does one accidentally drink anything?
     
  20. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    But...it's a spray...I guess you could mistake it for spray cheese. [​IMG]