Cleaning Toys

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  1. artoni

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    Apologies if this is in the wrong forum.

    My collection is growing (YEY!), and I recently purchased a Takara Vector Prime. While the toy itself is everything I thought it'd be (YEY! again), it has a bit of what I think is residue that I'd like to clean up.

    Bearing in mind that I may want to give a couple of my others a bath, what methods have you guys found that work the best? What should I avoid? Ect.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Gingerchris

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    If you're going to stick TFs in water you might want to remove screws first so they don't rust if you can't dry them off completely. Or you could coat the heads of the screws (and metal pins) with nail polish or something first so the water can't get at the metal. Saves dismantling a figure too. :) 
     
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    I usually try to clean in this order of chemical harshness:

    toothbrush + soap & water
    citrus cleaner (Goo Gone)
    lighter fluid
     
  4. Peanut04

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    I just usually use Q-tips with alittle water on it. One end of it is damp with water and I wipe over it. Then use the dry end to make sure I don't leave any streaks.
     
  5. MegaHavok

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    Baby wipes but if you buy the wrong kind it could leave a residue
     

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