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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 5:03 pm 
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I ordered some Novatec hubs and was thinking that I could remove the logos from the hub body with some acetone, but that didn't work. I can't tell if the logos are under the clear coat or are some time of high grade sticker. Has anyone successfully removed the logos from a Novatec hub or have any other ideas? I'd like to avoid painting/powder coating/plasti-dipping them if at all possible.


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 7:21 pm 
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Furniture stripper works in a matter of seconds. Wear gloves. Wipe fast.

Louis :)


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 7:26 pm 
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LouisN wrote:
Furniture stripper works in a matter of seconds. Wear gloves. Wipe fast.

Louis :)


will that damage the other clear/black paint on the hub? I had thought about heavy solvents, but didn't want to ruin the finish.


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 7:53 pm 
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I'm pretty certain they are under clear. Ano doesn't really need clear though.


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I'm using it on (older models) gloss Novatec A291/F482 hubs with absolutely no damage.


Maybe they put the stickers under the finish now.

Louis :)


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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 12:14 am 
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Acetone (nail polish remover) works fine too. I just did that to two Novatec hubs. No affect on the black.


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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 12:17 am 
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pushstart wrote:
Acetone (nail polish remover) works fine too. I just did that to two Novatec hubs. No affect on the black.


Interesting. Acetone worked great for my stem and handlebars, but didn't do anything to my hubs.


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