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Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by General Magnus, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Is it ok to use a toobrush to clean the transformers? I often use one, and i was wondering if it´s harmfull to the paint.
     
  2. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I'd guess it would be fine...

    Do you use soft bristled ones or not?
     
  3. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Standart toothbursh. the oens you clean your teeth with.
     
  4. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    ok but check the grade of toothbrush since they come in 3 grades...soft (recommended for tf cleaning), medium, and hard.....also I use a fat camel hair paint brush which is even softer
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Hard would almost for sure kill the paint
    Medium would probably damage paint prone to coming off (Movie BB- both, and Barricade)
    Soft probably won't do anything at all other than take off the dust.
     
  6. Reeds

    Reeds Q-Wing Pilot TFW2005 Supporter

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    I agree. Camel hair brushes are the way to go.
     
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    KillBot Well-Known Member

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    I just use compressed air cans that you find at computer or office stores.
     
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    RobotoChan Nothing to see here

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    I use the lens brushes that are sold at most Jessops in the uk.

    They are kinda like a paintbrush but much softer and designed to clean camera lens without abrasion. They get into all the little holes and clean the dust out very well.

    Here is a good example of what I mean: http://www.clamperpod.com/digiclean.html
     
  9. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    And then turn the can upside down while spraying and voila, instant movie scene.:lol 
     
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    bugmenot Banned

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    I use a swifter duster for general dusting and Q-tips for those hard to reach areas. Tooth Brushes might be too abrasive and you can get like 200 Q-Tips for a few bucks.
     
  12. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    You can always use warm mild soapy water if the dust just smears around with whatever else your using. I hate when it does that
     

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