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Old 10-27-2008, 08:31 PM   #21
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RJ rockers (sc microbrewery) has the worst labels! too bad the beer is so good i.e. drink alot of it. Plasticy labels with major glue residue that stays sticky. the residue is so bad I've decided to chuck them! Will try ammonia but I'm not holding my breath on getting these evil things off.

 
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Old 10-28-2008, 05:25 PM   #22
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OxyClean!?!? I love that stuff and now I have a new use for it. Personally, Saranac labels have been my worst enemy the last few weeks. The Oktoberfest labels floated off in about ten minutes in ammonia but the rest have been a bit more persistent. I'll have to give the OC a try...

 
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Old 10-28-2008, 05:36 PM   #23
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oxyClean is your friend...
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Old 10-28-2008, 05:57 PM   #24
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oxyClean is your friend...
+ Oxyclean is great. Just put a 1/3 scoop or so in your sink and run some hot water with some dish detergent. Easy peasy.

 
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Old 10-29-2008, 12:02 AM   #25
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Agreed. Oxyclean is a miracle.
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:26 AM   #26
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I just used Oxyclean for the first time tonight to de-label 170 bottles. Man that stuff works great! Except for the Rogue bottles theat needed a little bit of persuasion (just grabbed a label floating in the tub and scrubbed off the last of the Rogue glue) it was as easy as it gets. I now have a bunch of bottles waiting to be filled with delicious yeast-blessed goodness. Thanks for the tip, all.
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:17 PM   #27
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Hmm Oxyclean. I'll have to try it.
I usually use 2-3 tbls of Ammonia per gallon of water and the labels just fall off after a couple hours in the bucket.

 
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:25 PM   #28
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I put the bottles into a cooler and add some water that I heated on the stove with oxy clean. Close the lid and let it steep for an hour or so. Open the lid and the labels are floating in the water.

 
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Old 11-18-2008, 03:38 PM   #29
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a trip through the dishwasher usually takes most of mine off if the sink of hot water doesnt get em.

 
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:30 PM   #30
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tried oxyclean, worked well labels floated with a short soak in a cooler, except for the RJ Rockers. It did however get the glue residue off of the RJ Rockers labels I was able to peel off before soaking... pretty amazing. I'm an oxyclean convert!

 
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