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How to get Sharpie off Metal?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Camelot Farms, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Gah! DD takes her canned goods to Fair tomorrow and I had written 2010 on the tops of everything. Which is apparently a Fair Faux Pas and now I need to get it off the lids of the canning jars....
    I have no nail polish remover...anything else?
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Mr. Clean magic eraser?
  3. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009

    Works on all metal surfaces and smells sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good. Learned that doing summers with sheet metal.
  4. gogoalie

    gogoalie Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2010
    100% rubbing alcohol...
  5. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Second the WD-40. It even takes sharpie off plastic, after two years!!!!!
  6. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    WD-40 would work, I would just make sure not to let any stay on the jar! That may be a bigger faux-paus than a little sharpie... WD40 flavored beans! [​IMG]
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 11, 2010
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Why would that be a faux pas? At least that way they know it's fresh. Silly fair people! I second the rubbing alcohol, only because I think WD-40 would make it look greasy.
  8. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    I second the magic eraser.
  9. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Ok...starting with WD40 cause I have some [​IMG], Think I will put just a little itty bitty bit on a Qtip and rub it that way.

    If that doesnt work then I will see if there is any Rubbing Alcohol in the 1st aid kit. Maybe one of those little 'wipey things'

    Then it will be off to the store for Mr. Clean erasers.

    Will let ya know how we do!

    Thanks for the help!
  10. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    southwest Virginia
    Kim this is how we do it take a dry erase marker and draw right on top of the sharpie and let it dry and wipe it off i do it everyday

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