Question for G1 Hun-grrr owners

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  1. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    I'm shopping around for a G1 Hun-grrr figure and noticed that many of the pieces I see online are prone to yellowing. For those of you who own this figure, has the yellowing gotten worse? Do any of you own one that still has bright white pieces? And if so, how do you keep it that way?
     
  2. SuperGodzilla

    SuperGodzilla Well-Known Member

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    I don't recall Hun-Grrr ever being "bright white." Maybe a duller white? Either way, I have mine right here and he hasn't yellowed. I didn't do anything special. I guess I was lucky.
     
  3. Fortress Prime

    Fortress Prime Guardian Robot

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    i wouldn't buy one that was yellowed. but hungurr is more of a light gray than white.
    shouldn't be too hard to find one that isn't discolored.
     
  4. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    I've lost a few TF's to this in the last few years, Jetfire, Superion, Searchlight, MIB G1 Ratchet and Hun-grrr.

    Seemingly leaving them alone in a locked room with zero sunlight for four years wasn't the way to go.
     
  5. Ricky_Stream

    Ricky_Stream Well-Known Member

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    mine is fine. although like many said before, he's not really white but a very light grey.
     
  6. silverstreak70

    silverstreak70 Well-Known Member

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    There is a thread on here on how to reverse the yellowing process. From what I remember reading there wasn't really any damage done to the figures. A quick search should pull it up and you can see what all you would need to do this. I do know you would have to replace any and all stickers, as these are supposed to be removed beforehand.
     
  7. Born 2B Alive!

    Born 2B Alive! Director Of Entertainment

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    Hydrogen peroxide!

    There was a thread on here with pics on how plain ole "Hydrogen peroxide" (that you can buy anywhere) will whiten up ANYTHING! I took off all the stickers on my Jetfire from 1985 and soaked him in 3% Hydrogen peroxide for 3 days. He looks brand new! Anyway find that thread there was a lot of pics.
     
  8. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    No yellow on the one I have. Of course he isn't white either. He's gray. Like all of them except the KOs.
     
  9. Blackout32

    Blackout32 Subdivisions

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    Mine stays in my clothes closet and plus as people said hes grey NOT white or at least mine is. I keep mine in gestalt mode and hes way in the back behind ALOT of other TF's that I have on the shelf.
     
  10. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I've not had this problem with mine, and I'm the single owner of mine :) 
     
  11. snoopcow

    snoopcow Yara Naika?

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    a bit light smokkey colour on mine, the screws are rusty as hell, cuz i used to play with him as the loch ness monster in the tub as a kid hahaha
     
  12. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    :lol  "RAWWWWRRRR!!"
     
  13. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    No problem with my ones, I have 3.
     
  14. Valkysas

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    I've gone through two. The one I had as a kid yellowed fast, and the one I bought a few years ago and stuck in a box in my closet with the other terrorcons. It was still it's proper color when it went in the box, but had yellowed when it came out a year or so later.
     

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