I know its a nit - but - has anyone removed a sticker like this from their E61 group head?
FWIW - I have been using the machine daily for about 5 months.
I would like to take it off, but I don't want to scratch the machine - or be left with a sticker remnant - forever on the front of the machine.
Postby tracer bullet » Jun 09, 2019, 8:14 pm
Start it with hard thin plastic like a credit card. Finish off with a citrus oil cleaner, and a fingernail. It won't be much of a problem.
Postby pcdawson » Jun 09, 2019, 9:06 pm
I removed mine easily from a Profitec Pro 800. As I recall, it came off very easily without any need for anything.
Postby rcj » Jun 09, 2019, 9:39 pm
Same here, stickers peeled off easily from ECM synchronika.
Postby bluesman » Jun 10, 2019, 11:49 am
I also had no problem removing the stickers from my ECM. But if you leave them there too long, you'll see a slight difference in the surface color and sheen - so take them off now if you're going to do it. I had a small sticker on each joystick housing too.
If you can see a slight difference where it was, polish the whole top / front of the group with Simichrome or similar a few times over a month or so and it'll almost certainly look fine again.
Postby Randy G. » Jun 10, 2019, 1:19 pm
For this and other such uses, Google "Plastic razor Blades." A box of 100 with two handle/holders for less than $7.
cameronaustin wrote:I would like to take it off, but I don't want to scratch the machine - or be left with a sticker remnant - forever on the front of the machine.
If a solvent were required to remove any residue, I'd use Lighter Fluid.
"You didn't buy an Espresso Machine - You bought a Chemistry Set!"
Postby bluesman » replying to BaristaBoy E61 » Jun 10, 2019, 5:32 pm
I use either GooGone or GoofOff, depending on how adherent the residue is. GooGone is citrus based, so it smells better but is not quite as effective as GoofOff on really sticky gunk. Lighter fluid's not exactly a household staple any more
Postby Randy G. » Jun 10, 2019, 5:53 pm
A small amount of WD-40 on a rag.
It's a goo remover! No, it's a dessert topping! Wait, you're both right!