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Old 03-07-2017, 03:22 PM   #71
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I was at my LHBS yesterday, picking up some supplies and a glass Carboy, when I stumbled across the Labelnator. Tried it out on some commercial bottles last night. A good soak and then scrape... Worked very well. Needed a little practice on proper use (and a few band aids for the places on my hand where I learned how NOT to hold it). But, if the blade holds up, I'd say get one.

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I purchased one of these a while back, but I haven't yet tried to use it.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:59 PM   #72
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I purchased one of these a while back, but I haven't yet tried to use it.

I've had mine a good while now and still really like it. Cleaning it is a little hazardous, but it's worth it.
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Old 03-30-2017, 09:37 AM   #73
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I was taught and always thought that you had to soak the bottles and use a razor blade. It always turned into a huge mess by the second bottle and I always dreaded cleaning more than one at a time. I have found that a 30 to 40 seconds with a heat gun melts the glue enough for it to peel off with little to no residue.

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Old 03-30-2017, 02:35 PM   #74
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I haven't tried soaking yet but have used the heat gun and it does work really well.

 
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I haven't tried soaking yet but have used the heat gun and it does work really well.
I tried this today....cobbled up a "stand" using a vise to hold the heat gun...I could be heating a label while peeling a label. Actually did work very well once I figured out how far away to place the bottle from the heat gun.

I like it now....this summer will suck!

 
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