TFs in a fridge?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Omegatron, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    We have a refrigerated display case for wraps and salads at my movie theatre. For the past couple months, I've left comic books in there as a backdrop- nothing worth much, mostly 90s X-Men and Thor. But now I'm considering putting some TFs in there on display. How much damage might occur to a typical movie-type TF? I'm not planning on putting any metal, die-cast ones in there, but about 6-10 toys.
     
  2. Mospeada

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    Not sure, but I imagine the plastic might eventually become somewhat brittle. Then again, ice cube trays seem to last quite a while.
     
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    Our walmart stores its toys out in the garden center in the winter. They make a closed in area with plywood and what not, but its still really cold temperatures. The cold shouldn't hurt it at all.
     
  4. Soundblaster1

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    Do TFs survive being shipped in the winter? Just let them warm up before you transform them and they should be fine.
     
  5. SPLIT LIP

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    Just make sure you give them time to warm up. Short of freezing them solid in a block of ice, cold won't hurt.
     
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    That shouldn't be too much of a problem at all. I live up north and transforming/storing these guys in the cold doesn't do any harm at all.
     
  7. Maverick Hunter Christian

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    Take pics if you do this. Sounds like a cool (derp!) display method.
     
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    Mmm... I just had this really great idea. To stuff titanium Rodimus in the fridge for ten minutes.
     
  9. Omegatron

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    My thoughts were less about the cold than the moisture of a refrigerated unit. I have a couple toys I think I'll try at first, and go from there.
     
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    just don't put Beast era stuff in there.
     
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    I once froze G1 Optimus when I was a little kid. The evil decepticons had frozen him in a solid block of Ice! It looked wicked cool but someone told me it might rust or damage him so I was afraid to freeze any toy again. Luckily nothin happened to good ol' OP.
     
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    As far as the temperature goes, I don't think so but, the transfer between the 2 (hot and cold) over time might cause condensation to form which would rust pins, screws etc.
     
  14. Omegatron

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    Thanks for the comments- I think I'll try get something in there this weekend!
     
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    I don't see any problems.
     
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    i'm showing this thread to the wife when i get home... lol

    - xray................ check
    - blacklight......... check
    - fridge display.... check

    you guys are awesome.
     
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    I wanna see pics of this :D 
     
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    yes please.
     
  19. SydneyY

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    I thought inside the fridge was rather dry. My leftover sandwich left in the fridge unwrapped told me so.

    And yeah, please show us pics!
     
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    Well, the metal parts may tarnish or rust over time since there is moisture there. But cool (no pun intended) idea nonetheless. :) 
     

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