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How to clean permanent marker off metal [duplicate]

I have a metal case that I purchased off someone and there are so many permanent marker streaks on it. Is there any way to get them off without damaging the case?
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Removing Liquified Plastic Layer Residue From Notched Metal Surface

I use old electric hob (as shown in the picture) for preparing my food, which takes a while to heat up and then takes even more time to cool down after use. Today I made a grave rookie mistake - as ...
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The smell of metal (mainly brass)

I have a spinning top and the handle is made out of brass. Keeping it around with me all day results in my hands smelling of brass. Any way to reduce that effect, or eliminate it completely?
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Clean mixed coins

I have acquired 2kg of assorted coins from various countries. These are to spice up board games by using real metal coins, using material to indicate denomination rather than numbers on the coin eg ...
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How to rid steelware of metallic taste

Most of the time I bring food to work, and I usually bring utensils to eat it with, but sometimes I forget and have to use some of the steelware we have at work. However, the steelware has a strong ...
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What is an effective way to clean stainless steel appliances without commercial products? [closed]

Stainless steel appliances look nice and modern, but they are a pain to keep clean. So far I've tried soap and water, diluted vinegar, and a damp cloth. None of these really seem to leave it ...
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Cleaning hydrochloric acid stains from metal

I used hydrochloric acid to remove calcium deposits from a pot, but left some of the acid on the kitchen sink metal plate overnight. It produced corrosion stains like on the photo, that can't be ...
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How to pick up small metal objects from the floor

Today I had a disaster... I was searching through a tray of small washers (for a M3.5 size screw for those interested) and I knocked it accidentally and the tray fell out... Needless to say I just ...
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How do I clean gold and silver ornaments?

I heard, We can clean silverware using backing soda and hot water. I tried this but it wasn't of much help. Is there an easier way to clean them? not to be confused with -polishing the ornaments