What takes Gorilla Glue off skin???

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  1. Ravenlost

    Ravenlost Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I was out in the garage working and didn't think much about the Gorilla Glue I got on my hands (acutally a nice dark brown mixture of glue and dirt). Soap, water and vigorous scrubbing did nothing.

    What will get this stuff off skin without removal of the skin?
     
  2. Ardie/WI

    Ardie/WI Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Try nail polish remover/acetone.
     

  3. Pony

    Pony STILL not Alice Supporter

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    I'm with Ardie. Try the nail polish remover, and if that doesn't work, reach for the good ol' WD40.

    Good Luck!

    Pony!
     
  4. Explorer

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    If nail polish remover contains acetone, then it will work.
     
  5. Hovey Hollow

    Hovey Hollow formerly hovey1716

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    Don't know specifically about Gorilla glue but GooGone works on just about any kind of adhesive I've run across and is much less harsh on skin than acetone.
     
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    ...............I have had GG on my hands before . Don't beat yourself UP trying to remove All at once !! Allow it to come off over a 36 hour period alittle at a time . Just don't get in a hurry . fordy... :dance:
     
  7. Gary in ohio

    Gary in ohio Well-Known Member Supporter

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    googone or sand paper is about all the will remove GG
     
  8. Bret

    Bret Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Now this is too funny. I just got Garilla Glue on my hands big time the other evening in the barn. I used gasoline. (outside of the barn of course)

    Luckily, I didn't make an ash of myself. I don't want you too either.

    :)

    Bret
     
  9. SouthWesteader

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    I use butter to get many types of glues off my hands. Also, you may want to try heavy-duty pumice hand cleaner.
     
  10. Ravenlost

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    I thought of fingernail polish remover, but don't have any. I do believe we have some acetone in the garage though.

    Thanks!
     
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    gorilla glue (great stuff) is fantastic stuff... if you aint tried it... do!
     
  12. pumpkinlady

    pumpkinlady Well-Known Member

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    gorilla glue rates right up there with duct tape and baler twine
     
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    Try rubbing your hands with dry dirt. I've never heard of GG but the dirt works GREAT on gum stuck in hair!

    Chris
     
  15. Charleen

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    Try Goo Gone. Works really well on plastics & metal.
     
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    Hovey Hollow formerly hovey1716

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    Oggie Waste of bandwidth Supporter

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    I really don't know too much about Gorilla Glue, but ...



    have you tried mashed bananas?



    Actually I use cheap hand/general purpose cleaner calles "Goop." It's milder than acetone or mineral spirits and sometimes works to loosen up all kinds of crud. Last time I bought it it was about a buck a can at Evil-Mart. Doesn't always work, but it won't catch on fire either.

    (I've never used it on my hootus.)
     
  18. Ravenlost

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    Acetone didn't work. I guess I'll have to let time wear it off!
     
  19. Explorer

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    It worked for me again this morning, but then I cleanup the glue shortly are getting it on my hands. Did you give it a good squirt, sorta drench?
     
  20. Kenneth in NC

    Kenneth in NC Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for GooGone. :)


    Kenneth in NC