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Question D&K Unstik Adhesive Release Solvent is it reformulated?

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sandlot

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Howdy folks...Long time no see. Has anyone been using D&K UNSTIK? Does it perform as well as 'UNSEAL' and its previous self or similar products? Don't really remember the names. Been using for years occasionally. Lately - have been using D&K UNSTIK (only thing I can get in CA seems like) to remove various forms of cellophane tape and glue from old publications and paper antiques etc. (kinda turned in my framing apron for all-purpose selling old paper stuff apron). Anywhoo. It seems like lately this product still works but it is very labor intensive. The film (tape) comes off in good time, but it sheds the adhesive and the removal of said adhesive is very labor intensive. One has to constantly apply more solvent and keep shaving the adhesive as it stays very sticky and stubborn. It seems like the maybe the cutting agent and vehicle in the solvent may have been reformulated. If so...This is almost as tragic as the changes made to VM&P Naptha. Any comments about UNSTIK or recommendations for a better adhesive removal system appreciated. Best of Luck n Health to all, stay safe.
 

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Just want to clarify my avatar. I was sending stuff to my Dad who was Penned in his Quarters on account of Covid scourge. My Dad loved baseball and I sent him lots of hand made cards with baseball images, stories and facts inside. I found this image of Ruth and had never seen it before. Some guy taught Ruth this swing and I forgot his name, I think it was a Priest at his school. Not all Priests were bad.
 

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Just want to clarify my avatar. I was sending stuff to my Dad who was Penned in his Quarters on account of Covid scourge. My Dad loved baseball and I sent him lots of hand made cards with baseball images, stories and facts inside. I found this image of Ruth and had never seen it before. Some guy taught Ruth this swing and I forgot his name, I think it was a Priest at his school. Not all Priests were bad.
I had a customer a few years back who was the owner of the Phoenix Suns basketball team.
I delivered some framed pieces to his real estate office and he had a picture hanging on the wall of Babe Ruth.
The interesting part was that it was Babe Ruth only he was golfing..
He didn't have a bat in his hand, he had a golf club....:cool:

Anyway, about the adhesive release we use "Adhesive Release" and it works well but you always have to test a tiny spot before going all in.
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I had a customer a few years back who was the owner of the Phoenix Suns basketball team.
I delivered some framed pieces to his real estate office and he had a picture hanging on the wall of Babe Ruth.
The interesting part was that it was Babe Ruth only he was golfing..
He didn't have a bat in his hand, he had a golf club....:cool:

Anyway, about the adhesive release we use "Adhesive Release" and it works well but you always have to test a tiny spot before going all in.
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Thanks for the sending. I'll be a wonderin if the Babe was a rightie or leftie at golf. I know some golfers who golfed right and batted Left or Both. As for the product above mentioned, I think I tried that last time and found it to be a little strong on attacking color. I forgot how it did with adhesive removal. So, I might try it again and will heed your advice "test a tiny spot before going all in." I just discovered the 'Similar Threads' below. best of luck n health to you
 

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