Do transformers need to "breath" when stored?

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  1. Mark94

    Mark94 Well-Known Member

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    I've got a bunch of G1's stored in a rubbermaid tub in my basement. I have each one in a sealed zip-lock with it's accessories and then bubble-wrapped. They are all then placed tightly and neatly into the tub.

    I know you don't want to keep them in the sun or in an area that the temperature fluctuates a lot but I've never heard much talk about sealing them from air. I've got a lot of nice white G1's and I don't want to do any damage to them by sealing them from air if it will cause the plastic to yellow or get brittle etc.

    Anyone have any insight?

    Thanks!
    Mark
     
  2. unicronsupreme

    unicronsupreme supremest of unicrons

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    I would think that, if anything, air exposure could lead to dust which would be bad. I don't store my TFs in that manner so I'm not positive, but I'd think you're probably safe.
     
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    Plastic needs to "breath" as stale air simply destroys and discolors it over time.
     
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    I keep my collection in a climate-controlled storge. I have not open my collection and I keep them inside of cardboard boxes.
     

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