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Old 08-05-2008, 09:53 PM   #1
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We have "Gorilla Snot" glue all over our coaches. WRV used this stuff to attach just about everything. I have discovered what I think is an issue. I think the glue softens when it gets hot. I got some of it from WRV and used it to attach velco to the entry steps to hold carpet in place. Last week after having the coach it storage and 100+ temperatures, I noticed it had run down the step riser it looks like the runs you get if you do not apply spray paint properly. Has any one worked with this stuff? I am going to try to clean it with mineral spirits, but I am wondering if anyone has had any luck cleaning it up and found something to replace it? This glue is the same stuff they used to attach the cover in the utility bay, the cover over the windshield center post and a lot of other places, it is extremely sticky, but apparently sensitive to heat.
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We have "Gorilla Snot" glue all over our coaches. WRV used this stuff to attach just about everything. I have discovered what I think is an issue. I think the glue softens when it gets hot. I got some of it from WRV and used it to attach velco to the entry steps to hold carpet in place. Last week after having the coach it storage and 100+ temperatures, I noticed it had run down the step riser it looks like the runs you get if you do not apply spray paint properly. Has any one worked with this stuff? I am going to try to clean it with mineral spirits, but I am wondering if anyone has had any luck cleaning it up and found something to replace it? This glue is the same stuff they used to attach the cover in the utility bay, the cover over the windshield center post and a lot of other places, it is extremely sticky, but apparently sensitive to heat.
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Old 08-06-2008, 02:53 AM   #3
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You might try Goof Off or Goop. I believe they are the correct names. It is pretty good stuff. Read instructions well because there are certain things you do not want it to get near.
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Old 08-06-2008, 06:32 AM   #4
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I have removed it umpteen times from the risers of my entry steps with 3M adhesive remover but it never stays gone for long!
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:47 AM   #5
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Ceramic tile on entry steps looks great & wears well, and the thinset & grout never runs.
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I found a product at an ACE hardware store called OOPS that worked. I had to use a putty knife on the stair well to help and it was alot of work. Removing the glue from the vinyl was not as difficult but use a cloth not a paper towel. The manufacture is Homax Products Inc. 800-729-9029 or www.homaxproducts.com
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Engineer Mike, I would agree that the tiles would look great on the entrance steps. Would they not be quite slippery when wet? Did you do it to your coach?
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I belive there is a product called goo be gone
for this kinda stuff.
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Hi all. Depending on the mat'l the glue is on, WD-40 works well on most any type glue . Robbie
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Old 08-13-2008, 07:49 PM   #10
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Thanks to all, I will not be able to get to it for a few weeks, I am tiling the master bath at the house and that is taking a lot of time. I will post what I try and what works.

Engineer Mike, I like the idea of the tile, particularly since I have a lot of experience with tile over the last few weeks.
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When I got my 2003 coach, it had been sitting on the dealers lot in Florida for 5 years. Sunbaked would be an understatement, and the glue used by WRV had dried out and crumbled in many, many places. I reglued everything I could find in that condition and used Goop. It works great on both interior and exterior glue surfaces. It's been two years now, and none of the repairs have failed.
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