How do you clean the dust off?

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  1. IceMagnus

    IceMagnus I like it loud!

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    I haven't interacted with my figures for months now and they have dust on them. Can anyone help me on finding hiw I can clean the dust off and clean them from other stuff as well?
     
  2. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    Get a Swiffer duster, or some compressed air...works for me.
     
  3. IceMagnus

    IceMagnus I like it loud!

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    Okay thanks
     
  4. Killamarshan

    Killamarshan Iacon Tourist

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    An old toothbrush and one of those air cans for cleaning keyboards.
     
  5. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    i have used (clean) makeup brushes, a large duster, and even pipe cleaners.
     
  6. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Fire works really well. Gets rid of that dust real good. Gets rid of the figure too, but that's just an unfortunate side-effect.

    Failing that, I have an inch-wide paintbrush I use to remove dust.
     
  7. Max Rawhide

    Max Rawhide Well-Known Member

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    For quickie cleaning I use a 2.5 inch flt brush.

    For proper cleaning I use the vacuum (on low power) with a special add-on soft brush (made from real hair apparently). The brush removes the dust and the vacuum makes it go.

    (I've once used compressed air but found it counterproductive. The compressed air blows the dust from the toy making it airborne. However, eventually the dust will settle again...on the shelves and the TF.)
     
  8. depthcharge82

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    yeah, make up brushes work well
     
  9. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    /\ That's why u bring the figure out doors an blow it off.....
     
  10. ryan.j

    ryan.j Well-Known Member

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    If you're using canned air, don't do what I did and whilst holding the can at an angle, splatter figures with whatever particular icy-cold chemical state (im a lover, not a chemist) dribbles out of the can.

    As well as hilariously freezing lettuce leaves for T1000 style shattering, it apparently ruins the shit out of tampographs, presumably along with paint, plastic and chrome.

    It could probably dissolve a stickypaint classics prowl in its entirety*




    *this bit may not be true.
     
  11. Lt. Faceless

    Lt. Faceless I'm a puppet

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    I don't dust,i play.It keeps the dust off of them and you get to enjoy them.By the time you spent money on air in a can and handled all of your toys.You could of just transformed them once or twice and be done with it.You would spend forever trying to dust one with a paint or toothbrush.
     

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