removing labels easily

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  1. Feb 4, 2019 #121

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    I have not seen any one talk about removing the capper/sleeves at the top. Is it the same just reverse? Heat up and pull off?
     
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    Those seem to be a light aluminum on many bottles. I have modified a 3" putty knife into a concave shape and sharpened it - works on the stubborn labels and the top sleeves. Watch your fingers, tho.
     
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    My sharp pocket knife does it easily. But don’t use a dull one too easy to slip. Joe
     
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    I nick the bottom of the sleeve with a box cutter. You can then simply peel it off.
     
  5. Feb 11, 2019 at 3:43 PM #125

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    I had a nice old carpet cutting knife with a curved blade. Worked really well on bottle labels. The knife disappeared from my house...it’s not the only thing getting old I’m afraid.
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