Removing Sega Astro City Marquee/Speaker Grill

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Removing Sega Astro City Marquee/Speaker Grill

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Hey guys,

I've hit a snag where I've removed the bolts from the Marquee but it doesn't want to budge. I don't want to force it because it seems a little brittle?

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I *think* I see double sided tape on either side near the speaker holes :S

Any help is much appreciated!
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Re: Removing Sega Astro City Marquee/Speaker Grill

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Yeah, it's held on with double sided tape. I removed mine with force and slightly cracked it. You could try to warm it up with a hairdryer to soften up the adhesive.
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Nem is right, I used a hairdryer and warmed the area slowly, not being to aggressive on the plastic. It fell off by itself.
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Thanks guys, yeah used the hairdryer trick and it worked a treat. Did use one of my girlfriends combs to remove the gunk when it was hot, worked really well :)

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