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Old 01-24-2012, 02:19 AM   #1
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Jan 2012
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Thank you to the many people who said to soak bottles in oxy clean and water to get labels off.

I had been soaking old bottles in simple green and water for 24 hours and then scrapping off labels. With an oxy soak, it only took a couple of hours and the labels had fallen off.

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Old 01-25-2012, 10:58 PM   #2
Dec 2011
Tahlequah, ok
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I have had a lot of luck with just hot water ... I have my temp on the hot water heater set high .. I get 145 water from it. I fill the bottles up then lay them flat in the water.. let them soak for 10 mins.. labels peel right of and leaves a little left over glue, let them set for another few mins then use a scotch bright pad for a few seconds and .. nice clean bottles.
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Old 01-26-2012, 12:31 AM   #3
Jan 2012
Columbia, SC
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Warm water and oxyclean worked on 90% of the bottles I had. Most labels floated off, others had to be peeled. Any left over glue I removed with a scrubbing sponge.
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