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Old 09-20-2009, 05:47 AM
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Default removing hitch hikers on clothes

Does anyone have a time saver for removing "hitch hikers" off of clothing? By hitch hikers I mean those small weeds that attach themselves to your clothes.
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Old 09-20-2009, 06:19 AM
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I assume you are talking about those small burrs. I normally use a credit card to scrape them off of the clothing. I certainly don't wash the clothing until they are removed or you will create a smaller version of the same problem with everything in the wash.
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Old 09-20-2009, 12:15 PM
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Not sure what type you have there, but there are 2 nasty "hitch hikers" here that are smaller and a pain in the arse to remove. What worked the quickest for me was to use a knife and scrape them off. However, if you cut them off, pieces of them will still be lodged within the material.

I like that credit card idea. Is it better to use Visa or Mastercard? LOL!

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Old 09-20-2009, 04:27 PM
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For "stick tights" or "beggar ticks"....I like to use this.

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Old 09-20-2009, 05:01 PM
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There is a Burr off bar i use that works

Someone gave it to me

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