Moving: is it safe to wrap TF's in parchment paper then bubble wrap?

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  1. Rodimus89

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    Im wondering if this would be safe storage method for a long period of time?? then I will be putting them in a solid color storage bin. just want to make sure the paint is unharmed... Opinion Please!!
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    Parchment paper is kinda like wax paper, its covered with something. You're better off using packing paper (of the kids of paper, that is).

    Bubble wrap is only needed if its going to get jostled around alot
     
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    if I didn't have bubble wrap i'd use a towel or soft clothes or something in to keep them safe.
     
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    Are you moving your toys or eating them? Parchment paper, really? That has to be the strangest thing I have heard of for safely moving/storing figures. Maybe Reynold Wrap instead?

    Newspaper? Old tee shirts?
     
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    Bubble wrap provides a great cushion for moving things like this while moving. I've always used it, and imagine I always will.
     
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    Bubble wrap, peanuts, or/and packing paper. I've used all three for toys in storage totes.
     
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    I just had to pack away most of my TFs into temporary storage over the last couple weeks, and I bought a couple of yards of flannel at Walmart for a few bucks and used that to individually wrap my rarest figures and then put them in sterilite bins. So far so good.
     
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    Wait, do you mean tissue paper? The thin, crinkly stuff that you'd pad a Christmas present with?

    If so, it would probably be OK for a while. I'm sure the acid will come out of the paper eventually, like old comic bags and boards. It takes a couple of years to really kick in though. I don't know what it would do to the paint.
     
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    When I moved cross country, I just put my transformers in sandwich baggies some bubble wrap and boxed them, not one was damaged and left them boxed for a few months.
     

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