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magnets stuck on truck

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by ToG, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. ToG

    ToG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    my magnetic signs are stuck to my old truck. need to move em to a new one but i cant get them of without breaking/tearing them. any suggestions?? thanks..
  2. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,232

    Try spraying WD-40 on the top and wait a while down under the sign. Just a suggestion I use that stuff on everything
  3. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,647

    I just went through the exact same thing. It was like they were glued on with super glue. I used "Goo Gone", and they finally loosened up.
  4. leadarrows

    leadarrows LawnSite Senior Member
    from N/A
    Posts: 925

    You might try a hair dryer. If that doesn't work try ice. A change in temperature should work.
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    perhaps just transfer the door to the other vehicle....actually try to WD-40
  6. Rustic Goat

    Rustic Goat LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,194

    If none of the above works without doing damage, call the folks at www.magneticsigns.com and ask for assistance.
  7. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Posts: 4,041

    Here is a sign site that offered this suggestion to maintain magnetic signs.

    "Your signs should be periodically removed - once a week minimum. Wipe dry both the vehicle and the back of the sign. Trapped moisture, dirt, or chemicals may harm your vehicle finish. Clean your sign with plain water and a mild detergent."
  8. Colorado Mowerboy

    Colorado Mowerboy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    Buy new ones you tight wad. You got a new truck, don't make it look cobby with old signs.

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