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I recently found a M5 bayonet that had masking tape wrapped around the handle for many years. After removing the tape, the plastic bayonet grips had very sticky tape residue left on them. Can anyone recommend a solvent to use to remove the tape residue without damaging or discoloring the plastic grips?

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Acetone (nail polish remover). Take the grips off, test on the reverse (for discoloration, bad reaction) before going after the residue on the surface.

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I use "Goo gone" for a lot, but test it first.

 

And wash your hands, it smells nice but it's poisonous & flammable.

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I use mineral spirits or WD-40, on non-porous surfaces.

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WD-40 works on most , will not harm sheath and is not harmful to humans.

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there are citrus based adheisve removers as wel.

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Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
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http://www.bing.com/search?q=citrus+adhesive+remover&src=IE-SearchBox&FORM=IE8SRC

 

Goo Gone is typically available nation wide.here are others available as well in Walmart,Home Depot ,Menards,Lowes etc.

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