Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

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Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby jwright » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:57 pm

I've bought a secondhand board with a tailpad fitted, I can't get on with tailpads, does anyone know how I can remove it without damaging the board?
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby jp246 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:46 pm

Haven't really tried it but I think coxie once said to me use dental floss or fishing wire to saw under it?
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby The Decorator » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:56 pm

Hairdryer. Don't get it too close just get the adhesive nice and warm and it should peel off. Meths to get rid of the last sticky bits.
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby Philshoz » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:41 am

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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby jwright » Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:54 am

Many thanks for the suggestions everyone, I'll give a selection of these a go.
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby Chrisisted » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:04 pm

Just used the decorators method with a little craft knife, worked a treat
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby jwright » Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:08 pm

Just in case anyone else is interested, combining the two suggestions above, hairdryer and fishing line does the job plus some wax remover to see the glue off afterwards - all help appreciated, thanks all.
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby JayP » Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:57 am

Did it leave a mark?
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Re: Remove a tailpad - anyone know how to?

Postby jwright » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:23 am

No it's fine
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