Customs: Car wax?

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  1. Grimmjow

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    Was wondering if anyone has ever tried using car wax to make figures shinier. I've heard of floor wax being used to give figures a shine, but so far, haven't heard of anyone trying car wax, so I thought I'd ask.

    EDIT: Only reason I haven't tried this myself is because I don't have any figures I want to experiment on.
     
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    i did a few years back, doesnt work very well its like covering something in melted butter then letting it cool, waxy and disguisting
     
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    Ah, ok. Thanks for the info! Since car wax seems to be a bad idea...what else could I use to shine my figures? I've read that floor wax works.
     
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    Future.
     
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    TurtleWax works for me, idk why it wouldn't work for anyone else. Comes out great if you ask me.
     
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    I'd never apply wax to my TF toys. doing this would ruin the toy plastic.
     
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    Yeah, car wax doesn't sit well on plastic, it hardens and stains, and is pretty difficult to remove.

    Stick with the Plegde with Future, plastic on plastic is the safe way to go.
     
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    There was a guy that used olive oil to give his figures a nice, clean shine. I'd still stick with Future. It's the safest method.
     
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    I bet it smelled delicious too
     
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    LOL Did he also make them battle in the Colosseum?
     
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    I don't know. His English was kind of bad, though.
     

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