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Old 08-11-2011, 12:17 PM   #31
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use rubbing alcohol. it's a decent solvent that doesn't dissolve the plastics used on peripherals.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:14 PM   #32
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If goo gone doesn't work, try acetone. Quite aggressive.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:17 PM   #33
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The latex/rubber coating is there to provide better grip/feeling as compared to cheap plastic surface.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:34 PM   #34
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......... but can only last a year or so in our humid weather before it become sticky.
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Old 08-11-2011, 02:01 PM   #35
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haizz at least you guys are only facing it on your preipherals. i have an offroad helmet covered with the stuff. when just bought very swee. after a year, whole helmet sticky like hell. one time go off road, all kinds of **** stuck to it. leaves lah, small branches lah, insects lah, sand lah and its a b*tch to clean. thanks to the other bros for the suggestions, i'm gonna try goo gone and that daiso sponge. i almost gave up on my helmet liao.
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haizz at least you guys are only facing it on your preipherals. i have an offroad helmet covered with the stuff. when just bought very swee. after a year, whole helmet sticky like hell. one time go off road, all kinds of **** stuck to it. leaves lah, small branches lah, insects lah, sand lah and its a b*tch to clean. thanks to the other bros for the suggestions, i'm gonna try goo gone and that daiso sponge. i almost gave up on my helmet liao.
Stick all the leaf, become tactical helmet
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:29 PM   #37
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AXE oil works.. but the best "tool" is liquid wax, especially silicon base liquid wax.

Not only you cleaned and removed the melted latax layer, you got a smooth waxed finish which is also a protection against stain.
whats that can post a picture ? i google but i dont know which one liao haha. where to buy ?
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Old 08-11-2011, 04:23 PM   #38
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the helmet case damn hilarious!! haha...

bought the melamine sponge from daiso...$2 for 30 cube...I will try the following tonight.

1) just water and sponge
2) sponge with the hand sanitizer (should be IPA)

will update tonight...
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Old 08-11-2011, 08:15 PM   #39
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whats that can post a picture ? i google but i dont know which one liao haha. where to buy ?

Disclaimer: I'm not related to this brand, just an example of liquid wax.
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Old 09-11-2011, 12:23 AM   #40
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I stupidly used IPA plus tissue to clean my Razer Salmosa. Now the surface got the dusty feel, plus the rubber top feels melted or something. What solution would work to get it back to feeling ok?
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Old 09-11-2011, 12:24 AM   #41
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Disclaimer: I'm not related to this brand, just an example of liquid wax.
this will work?? Wax the sticky part to remove it or make it smooth?
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I stupidly used IPA plus tissue to clean my Razer Salmosa. Now the surface got the dusty feel, plus the rubber top feels melted or something. What solution would work to get it back to feeling ok?
try the melamine sponge..it should be able to remove your dusty feel...
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Old 09-11-2011, 01:00 AM   #43
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This is an excellent and practical thread.
Do move it to the knowledge base forum once the discussion has cooled down

I threw some practically decent mice recently that have had this problem

AXE oil works.. but the best "tool" is liquid wax, especially silicon base liquid wax.

Not only you cleaned and removed the melted latax layer, you got a smooth waxed finish which is also a protection against stain.
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bookmarked....
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:28 PM   #45
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the helmet case damn hilarious!! haha...

bought the melamine sponge from daiso...$2 for 30 cube...I will try the following tonight.

1) just water and sponge
2) sponge with the hand sanitizer (should be IPA)

will update tonight...
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