+ 1 for leaving it on, but if you just got to take it off, try sticking them in the freezer and getting them semi frozen then go for it, and don't sweat getting all of it off, score it if you fee it needs it. Give the unskined a try I think you will be suprised.
Lg Spicewine on trailer
Weber charcoal grill
2 ugly drums, semi retired
Bbq toolbox, formerly Chargrill smoker
My wife has gas, its a Brinkman.