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kevin nee
03-30-2013, 8:58 AM
I super glued a brass plaque into a lid of a box and a little got on the plaque and I want to give it today. Any suggestions

Frank Corker
03-30-2013, 9:04 AM
I usually find soapy hot water will free it. Most glues do not adhere that well to brass.

David Rust
03-30-2013, 9:24 AM
There is a product made special to dissolve or "debond" super glue. It can be found at most hobby stores and probably craft stores. There are literally hundreds of hits on a Google search for this topic. Whatever you decide, test it first to make sure it doesn't adversely mark/discolor you brass!

Glen Monaghan
03-30-2013, 12:39 PM
Acetone is typically used. In a pinch, fingernail polish (based on acetone) works also.

Guy Hilliard
03-30-2013, 3:38 PM
Finger nail polish REMOVER.

Glen Monaghan
03-31-2013, 6:41 PM
Ack! Fingers must have been moving much slower than brain... Yes, fingernail polish REMOVER (based on acetone) works also! Thanks, Guy!