How often do you dust your collection?

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  1. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    For me, I do it maybe twice a month. I would dust them more often but its such a large task that I don't.
     
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    ...when I move?
    I have my collection scattered over my PC desk, and while it doesn't accumulate that much dust I usually find a couple in the back of the array who really need it. I should pick up a case of canned air just for that...
     
  3. Rodimus Major

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    Not often enough, I'm afraid.
     
  4. Beastbot X

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    For the ones out on the "exposed" top shelves, three times a year. For the ones inside the glass-doored cabinets, once a year.
     
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    if I pick one up to play with and I notice a lot of dust I'll give it a going over, but I havent tried to dust my entire collection
     
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    Dust....what's that? ;) 

    Seriously, for exposed shelving, about once or twice a year, and for my one glass cabinet, maybe once a year.

    Unless I get a twitch and start rearranging my shelves. I'll dust off everything (toys, shelves, cabinet doors), even if it doesn't look like it needs to be dusted.




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    The vast majority of my collection is in storage bins. The ones I have on display are dusted once a month or so.
     
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    I'm lucky to do it once in a year. It's too daunting a task to consider doing in one shot, and I'd kick up so much dust in doing it that I would probably stir up allergies. I really do need to dust the collection it every other month or so, though. Right now, there's enough dust for me to write my name on numerous figures.
     
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    How often do you dust your collection?

    Not often enough. :(  Do do a a full cleaning, I'd have to dedicate a 2 week vacation to nothing but dusting! :lol 
     
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    My collection stays active enough to not need it, but now that you mention it I'm kinda bored so I may go do it right now.
     
  11. MrBigFeathas

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    Mine are all still boxed until I move into my new place this summer. So, no dusting.
     
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    I don't need to. I have kept my collection sealed in storage bins since I started collecting in 1984 as a child. I only display them now briefly to take photos. I also do it to keep them from being exposed to the sunlight for too long.
     
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    Once every month.
     
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    I hate dust, so every week or so; but it's not a big job since most are boxed and in a wardrobe.
     
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    I don't do it... That's what the maid is for.
     
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    Once a week for me.....I'd like to do it more, but work is a bitch when you don't have a set schedule. I have so many other toys besides TF's that it gets hard to dust everything like i'd like to.

    Toys RULE!!
     
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    Every 6 months.
     
  19. PrimeConvoy

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    Maybe 2 - 3 this a year i'll spend a weekend picking at it, but I give them a really good going over and if I find any that have loosen up it fix them up too.... I actaully thinking that this weekend might be the weekend to do it too, their starting to look bad.
     
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    When I look at them and go "Oh shit, those things are dusty"

    Which happens about once a year.
     

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