Best way to move Transformers

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  1. Blairimus2563

    Blairimus2563 Commander

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    Hi guys,I'm moving houses soon and I need to move my TFs but I don't want them to get broken,so what's the best way to move Transformers?
     
  2. Erland

    Erland Well-Known Member

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    I took all my accessories of each transformer and put them in a tacklebox, now replaced with little compartment boxes from the same section of sporting goods, the fishing area.

    I then bagged up all the transformers in zip locks and put them in a box and tried to get them in there nice and tight. Everything made it but a couple of them had their paint scratched due to having more than one in a bag at a time.

    So I would recommend using bubble wrap if you don't want to get them scratched or at least bag each one separately. If you use bubble wrap then make sure you don't wrap them too tightly. It will build up heat and assist to bend the softer plastic.
     
  3. Grimlock22

    Grimlock22 Some sort of artist

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    put them in in a box if they'er some of the fragile ones but bubble rap under them then but a sheet of bubble rap over them like a bubble rap "blanket" if you will
     
  4. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I just shoved all mine loose into several boxes and they were fine. No bubble wrap, no baggies, no packing chips. Hundreds of figures. Just transformed the figures into their most compact form and then slotted them neatly into the moving boxes.

    Is that the 'best' way to do it? Probably not. But it worked fine for me.
     
  5. Timesynch

    Timesynch Go For Broke! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Invest in a couple of Rubbermaid plastic storage bins.
     
  6. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    Plastic storage containers and bubble wrap but a lower cost solution that works is use your clothing as padding . I only recommend this for the portion of your wardrobe that is not needed for the current season's weather.
     
  7. Gir

    Gir I want to be a mongoose

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    I change all mine into vehicle mode sine they seem to be more compact and handle being moved around a bit better. Then I just load them up in bins. I haven't had anyone break from G1 to current stuff and I've moved them quite a few times.
     
  8. Deadsled

    Deadsled Energon Recovery

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    i've done this several times myself. works rather well.
     

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