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  1. Lumpy

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    okay, so i know alot of us use makeup brushes to dust our toys, but how do you clean the makeup brushes? i've been dusting off my alternators, and now the brush is to clogged to help, and of course i've been trying, just nothing seems to work...any suggestions?
     
  2. Batman

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    I just shake it out. I guess you could use a vacuum or an air compressor if you want to make it more extreme.
     
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    I use q-tips and a dab of alcohol, just to get in the cracks. Cheap and disposable.
     
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    i just use a dry paint brush, seems to work just fine for me.
     
  5. Lumpy

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    i'm too freaked out about using alcohol. dont wanna mess anything up, or leave a residual smell either...
     
  6. Scythe

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    Use nylon bristled paintbrushes. They're soft, easy to clean, and won't scratch anything man.

    To clean those, you dip 'em in alittle water and dry them well with a paper towel.
     
  7. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Alcohol comes in various percentages. You can use 30% alcohol with no problem I think.

    Last time I use a small paint brush and worked like a charm. But I will be getting a bigger one for bigger surfaces, the small one is great for crack and such.
     
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    I tend to use a two-inch paintbrush ('cos that was all that was to hand when I was on a figure-dusting kick) and that worked so well I've stuck with it ever since. The bristles are fairly soft, but still stiff enough to get into those hard to reach spaces without scratching any paint. I don't have any problems with clogging the brush because I tap the dust out of it after every few flicks over the figure as I'm cleaning it.
     
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    Paintbrushes that is a great idea, damn, glad I stumbled upon this thread, just in time for spring dusting.
     
  10. BadJeff

    BadJeff Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Hit the ol' local WalMa&t and grab the Clinique makeup brush set. Real hair(could be camel sac fuzz for all i know), assorted sizes, awesome set of tools.. Suck em' clean with the vacuum periodically or blow them off with an air duster.
    If you're already suffering from buildup that won't loosen up with light aggitation..time for a new set..
     
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    No! Nylon bristled brushes for the win! Haha!
     

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