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May 10, 2011
by Chase
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I was using my nerdkit and i kept having it move so i realized that there was a glue type solution of the bottom so i popped it on my very expensive desk. Now i was trying to take it back off and i saw that it was stuck very well, if anyone know a solvent to get it off please respond :)

May 10, 2011
by missle3944
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Hi Chase,

I would use a knife and cut the foam off the board by just cutting into the foam.

-missle3944

May 10, 2011
by BobaMosfet
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You might try GooGone. That's what it's for. Test somewhere unobtrusive on the desk first, to make sure it doesn't strip the finish.

BM

May 11, 2011
by Chase
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I would cut into the foam but then i just have a layer of foam on the desk which in my reality is more annoying but thanks for the help and i was also thinking gooGone

May 11, 2011
by Rick_S
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One thing I can say from experience. Be careful. The foam is also attached to all the metal contacts inside the breadboard and they have a tendacy to come out if the foam comes off the back. I don't think they were inteded to be removed once stuck in place :D.

Rick

May 11, 2011
by Ralphxyz
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Heat from a hair dryer might help lift the foam, you would still need googone to remove the residue.

Ralph

May 11, 2011
by mongo
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If it's that pressure sensitive foam tape stuff, you can rub it off with your thumb and a little patience. It rolls up into little gobs and comes off that way.

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