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How do you wipe those off? Its still wet, is there anything I can do to get it off? I resealed a viv and got smudges on the front of the glass. If there's nothing to do with it when its wet, what can I do after it dries?
 

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How do you wipe those off? Its still wet, is there anything I can do to get it off? I resealed a viv and got smudges on the front of the glass. If there's nothing to do with it when its wet, what can I do after it dries?
YES and YES.

You can carefully wipe it off while it is wet with acetone and paper towels.

or

When dry, get it off with a fresh sharp razor blade, smudges will scrape off.

I would just razor blade it off. But either way is fine.

Don't stress. :)

Todd
 

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Okay I tried acetone and it worked but alot of it is really close to the silicone so I'll just use the razor once it dries. Thanks everyone.
 

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don't use utility knife razor blades though. Use the single edge smaller and thinner blades for scrapers and stuff instead. They flex a little bit and get a lot more silicone than the utility knife blades.
 

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While wet I'd prefer denatured alcohol and a paper towel followed by a razor blade and then a wipe of denatured alcohol (acetone works great too, but is bad to inhale and tends to digest plastics). If it is cured on glass, it may be essentially impossible to completely remove silicone haze, but a good new razor blade will remove any surface silicone and denatured alcohol will help remove the residue. For complete removal of cured silicone, nothing short of an industrial silicone digester like Dicone will totally wipe it out.
 
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