Thank you, that will be our second line of attack; firstly we are trying ice
packs in plastic bags on the wax and then removing what we can with
fingernails, after that we shall try the remainder as you suggest.
Better than Ice is an old trick we used to use in the pub for getting
chewing gum off carpets...
Get hold of a cylinder of compressed gas (in the pub it was CO2 for the
lager or soft drinks, compressed air from a SCUBA cylinder would also be
Aim the nozzle at the offending wax and vent the cylinder (violently!!) -
ear protection might be an idea!!
Give it enough to really freeze it then batter the wax with the point of a
screwdriver while sucking up the bits with a hoover...
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