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What disolves a glue strip for wood transoms?

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There is a great product out there called "Goof Off." Be sure to do a test in an area that wont be noticed to make sure it's safe on the surface you're working with.

When you are done be sure to use a damp cloth to remove the fluid and wipe dry immediately.

Depending upon the surface you could also try a piece of cotton fabric and a hot iron. IF the glue is on a smooth surface it should transfer to the cloth. Be careful and don't heat the surface too much.

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