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Does anyone have suggestions for removing a large sun-baked decal located on the side of the cabin-top. It is a manufacturers decal that is all cracked and horrible looking. I have tried over the counter decal removers and they did not even touch it. Tried to scrape, only ended up nicking the gel coat.
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Try...mek.....methyl-ethyl ketone. Acetone or adhesive remover...nail polish remover...you''re going to have to polish the dickens out of the cabin side to match the new gel coat hiding under the decal/ maybe the manufacturer will send you a new decal instead....Rev.....maritimetradition.com
 

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Peanutbutter or oven cleaner will also work. If you don''t want to use chemcials, you can goto your local automotive shop and buy a tool that detailers use to remove pin stripes from cars. I believe the tool attaches to a drill and will not harm the gelcoat itself.
 

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Try heat. Many people remove old names, etc. from the hulls by blasting the area with a high-wattage hair dryer. This softens whatever adhesive was present. A step up would be a standard heat gun. But use these with caution.
 
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