How to look after my Takara TFC collection?

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  1. Scooby.Smokescreen

    Scooby.Smokescreen Well-Known Member

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    Up till now I've had my TFC collection boxes high up on a shelf out the way in the living room. I took one down this morning to show a friend and the box looks slightly yellowed.

    I think because the boxes are white, and discolouration is more apparent. I don't want to have to box them up and not have them on display but I don't want them to go a dodgy colour.

    I'm guessing a display case of somekind out of the sunlight is the best I can do?
     
  2. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    it's worth a shot to get glass cases and maybe apply UV resistant window tinting to it.
    unless you know where to buy cases with UV resistant glass.

    just a suggestion
     
  3. aussiehippy

    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    I generally hide my toys and boxes from direct or even reflected bright sunlight.

    Before I moved, the spare room never had the blind up, which vaguely annoyed my other half but I made too much of a fuss about it.
     
  4. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I opened mine, took out the toy and removed all of the papers, then I threw the boxes in the garbage.
     
  5. cappeca

    cappeca wtf is this?

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    Did that too. I also mixed them with my vintage figs.
     
  6. aussiehippy

    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    But.... the boxes look cool!

    I just can't throw away G1 or reissue boxes. Or the masterpiece ones, they look too awesome.
     
  7. adamthered

    adamthered Reads comics. Starts shit

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    Mine are all in a box. They are safe from the sun.

    Flooding, fire, and/or earthquakes are a different matter.
     
  8. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    Me too.

    I had a cross-country move and all those boxes were not worth the space in the packing.
     

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