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Old 04-25-2011, 06:57 AM   #1
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and i said to myself

yesterday morning after applying speed shine to my little black car, i grabbed the lint roller, tore off the old sheet, and started rolling it across the car's top. then i thought that if i ever saw anyone else doing this i would think they were nuts. i closed the garage door and mumbled screw them, i am nuts.
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:04 AM   #2
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Oh, yeah...been doin' this for years. (I have pets, and somehow end up with dog and cat fur adhered to the top!)
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I now use duct tape for the same purpose, after one of my wife's rollers left marks from the corner of the wheel.

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Old 04-25-2011, 07:30 AM   #4
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I've used masking tape wrapped around my hand, the roller is the way to now. Funny thing is, if I can't drive around with the top down I don't drive the car...go figure.
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+1 - been doing it for years. The perpendicular "pet" ones make it much easier to do so and w/o risk of leaving marks:


Bought mine in the local grocery store, but here's a similar from Amazon - cut & paste this link:

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+1 !

You're not nuts. I've used the lint rollers on convert. tops for years. I also will wrap shipping tape around my hand and roll it back and forth. Works pretty good!

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I have also used masking or packaging tape reverse wrapped on my hand to clean the top of dust/pollen, etc. since I have had the car. Works great and only takes a minute or so.
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Thank you for the idea. My P-car stays in a carport connected to my workshop and the local cats have discovered that sleeping on my top is softer and warmer than sleeping anywhere else and I am continually struggling to get the cat hair off.
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Just hope they don't start sharpening their claws on your top!
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A few mouse traps left on the top overnight should solve that problem!
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I now use duct tape for the same purpose, after one of my wife's rollers left a marks from the corner of the roller.
Ya I noticed that too, I switched brands. I also use a blower or an air gun. You are not nuts, just the rest of us.
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I'd throw a clean sheet over the car's top at night for the cat problem.

I proudly use my lint roller with the garage door up for all to see.
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Duct tape method works for me...keep those pesty cats off your top!

You might look into purchasing one of these:

http://www.roadstersolutions.com/page19.html
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"I'd throw a clean sheet over the car's top at night for the cat problem."

So the cats don't see the mousetraps?
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Duct tape method works for me...keep those pesty cats off your top!

You might look into purchasing one of these:

http://www.roadstersolutions.com/page19.html

Better yet, one of these!
http://www.browning.com/products/catalog/firearms/detail.asp?value=B&cat_id=051&type_id=407
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