Posted by Steve Inman on August 02, 2002 at 22:09:01:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Duct Tape on Bell Wall posted by cheater on August 01, 2002 at 08:19:32:
Keep away from flame!
But yes, naptha is a recommended approach to remove adhesive gunk. Also flammable is rubbing alchol, which I'd recommend trying first.
Either is also a recommended way to remove "gunk" from finished wood surfaces (such as my acoustic guitar, for a specific example). So I'd be fairly certain it wouldn't hurt the tuba's finish.
Just to be sure, test it on an inconspicuous spot first . . . .