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Old 04-12-2015, 09:39 AM
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Eraser wheel for decals

Any one tried or had any luck using and eraser wheel to take off decals. I have read some have burnt their gel coat. Others say it ok as long as you don't put excessive pressure on it. I have used them on cars and they work very fast. Thoughts?
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:57 AM
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If you have used them on cars your fine, I've never had a problem on gel coat with one. They work great.


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Old 04-12-2015, 10:06 AM
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If you have used them on cars your fine, I've never had a problem on gel coat with one. They work great.


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Great, thanks.
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Old 04-12-2015, 03:24 PM
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Any other suggestions for removing my mastercraft decals and putting new ones on? When putting new decals on do people use windex so you can adjust the decal to make sure in correct place and level?
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Old 04-12-2015, 03:31 PM
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wet method... good video

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Old 04-15-2015, 01:06 AM
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That's exactly what I used.. I thought it was easy to use with no prior experience. It's hard to mess this process up! ( Unless your really, REALLY putting presure on) Just do 1 ft. sections at a time, and make sure the eraser wheel isn't getting to hot. Good luck with your project!.
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Old 04-15-2015, 01:48 AM
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IMHO they are overpriced and not worth it, use naphtha and plastic razor blades. faster and you get great results every time.
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Old 04-15-2015, 08:18 AM
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IMHO they are overpriced and not worth it, use naphtha and plastic razor blades. faster and you get great results every time.
So I did half the boat yesterday. The decals were hard, sun baked and cracked. Yet it only took 10 - 15 minuted to do 1 side of the boat and the transom. I am pretty sure I would have spent much more time with a heat gun and plastic razor blade. Worked great for me.
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Old 04-15-2015, 08:39 AM
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I just use a heat gun and they peel right off.
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Old 04-15-2015, 04:27 PM
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I used the wheel and stripped the whole boat in 1hr. I had 2 wheels left over from a work project.
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