Most effective krazy glue solvent?

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  1. Eman7673

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    Whats the best solvent to use to remove excess glue? I use it to tighten up some loose or floppy joints that need adjustment, but sometimes I need to remove some excess glue and I heard acetone works but it can damage some plastics. Any tips?
     
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    Acetone can screw up plastic, depending on the plastic, and magnesium. Of course, your glue may have screwed up the plastic as well. You could try alcohol or kerosene or non-acetone nail polish remover, but these carry pretty much the same hazards. Acetone is the most reliable though.

    Acetone also evaporates really quickly and takes a while to dissolve crazy glue, so it's hard to just the q-tip brush method to get rid of the glue.

    Fun science trick, put some acetone in a beaker, hang a piece of pure copper right above it but not touching, and then just wait, leaving the acetone and copper exposed to air.
     
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    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    ooh..whats that do?
     
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    Hey Eman,

    Switch to future floor polish and avoid this insanity.
     
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