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Old 03-02-2010, 05:46 PM   #11
AirBronto
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Use Oxyclean. Some lables will come right off and others will take a little work. Make sure to use hot water. Most glue will still be on there is you only soke for a couple of hours so just rub it off with you hand, very very easy. Then Rinse in hot water.

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 05:56 PM   #12
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used oxyclean in hotwater let soak 30 min. label and most of glue came right off. What ever glue was left just went around the bottle with a sponge. quick rinse put em on the dryer nice and clean. worked great and no harder than washing dishes by hand. Although some were harder than other to get off. But even with that said it was really easy just let those ones soak a tab bit longer

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 05:57 PM   #13
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i use goof off get just about anywhere, rip the label off put some goof off on a rag and wipe the glue right off. no soaking needed.

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 06:31 PM   #14
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I have had good luck with hydrogen peroxide and rubbing alcohol combo. Soak for 3-4 hours and no labels

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 06:33 PM   #15
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I recently used PBW (professional brewers wash, I believe) from a LHBS. It was about 2.99 for a bag. two tablespoons has removed labels from about 70 bottles and it is still going. quick rinse with hot water and then no-rinse sanitizer and the bottles are ready to go.

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 06:34 PM   #16
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Generic brand OxyClean
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Old 03-02-2010, 07:26 PM   #17
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Oxiclean Free (no fragrance, no dyes, no chlorine) works a treat, and is what I've seen recommended by the vast majority as it leaves little or no residue that can affect head retention in bottles.
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Old 03-02-2010, 07:35 PM   #18
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Hot oxyclean soak for a couple hours. Quick wipe with a sponge to get any residue off.


If that doesn't work, I chuck em. Its just not worth it.

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:15 PM   #19
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I have a team of 3 monkeys that take the labels off of my bottles for me.

 
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:19 PM   #20
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+1 oxyclean overnight...
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