Yellowing on Universe prowl?

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  1. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Is anyone's Universe Prowl starting to yellow? What should i do to remove it.
     
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    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    he was kinda pre yellowed i think... kinda like the rts jazz and generations drift. they are all about the same shade of yellow, or should be.

    ive used hydrogen peroxide in a clear plastic tub covered with plastic wrap and sunlight to de-yellow gi joe figures and vehicles, but ive never tried transformers.
     
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    He was never a really good shade of white, Just like Jazz, Drift, Jetfire and Magnus, he was always a little off. In certain lighting he can look like a nice, pure white. So he may not be yellowing, you could just be seeing his normal color.
     
  5. Autovolt 127

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    So do i have to dissaemble Prowl?
     
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    it looks like this person has a full explanation. i can say from my experience, you dont need the expensive "salon grade" 30% hydrogen peroxide. especially for something like this that is not super old and yellowed.

    ive never tried it with a transformers, and ive never disassembled a transformer, so i cant help ya there. : ( i would disassemble the joe stuff, especially the vehicles and only soak the yellowing plastic parts.

    i dont think the rest of prowl would be damaged if you used 3% for a few hours in direct sunlight and just kept checking regularly. just dont expect him to get super white though, cause he never was.
     
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    I wouldn't mind if it was only slightly yellowed. Just keep your white TFs out of the sun. I keep mine in a set of shelves in my cupboard, and the others outside. I'd only worry if it was deeply yellowed.
     
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    I'd say keep ALL of your TFs out of the sun
     
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    Poor Prowl. Yellowing, Sticky paint....I think he got the shaft.
     
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    watch out for exposure to those new energy saving light bulbs too. i forget the deal but they are real bad for yellowing stuff.
     
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    Not to thread hijack, but at least you don't have a Pinkyhide. :) 

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    he's off white, and beware putting him in peroxide, it will fade the paint as well
     

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