I find that glue is easiest to remove with the aid of a small flame on a propane torch. gently heat one section (between two spoke holes) and wipe with a rag. Like cleaning wax off cross-country skis.
DO NOT attempt this with foam-filled rims: they will go Ka-Boing!
At 08:22 AM 5/26/01 -0400, Eric Elman wrote:
>I know this was discussed way back but can't find the thread.
>I just picked up a really nice set of Campy Record hi-flange hubs laced to
>Mavic Champion Du Monde rims. The rims have GOBS and GOBS of 20 year old
>glue on them. What's the best and quickest way to remove this glue?
>Thanks in advance,
>Eric "never seen so much old glue" Elman