Do you dust your collection?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by 0ptimus57993, May 9, 2009.

  1. 0ptimus57993

    0ptimus57993 Autobot Sage

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    Just curious, I personally do, I cant stand NOT doing it, but I'm just wondering who else is a neat freak when it comes to your collection?
     
  2. AMG

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    Yes, from time to time I will rearrange things and dust them as I go.

    Though I've been extremely lazy with dusting all the ships I have hanging from my ceiling. they need dusting badly.
     
  3. Kupp

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    Dust 1000+ transformers.... I think that would preclude me from earning enough money to buy more.

    The closest they come to being dusted is when I re-arrange my shelves.

    Oh I sometimes use pressurized air to blow the loose dust off them and the shelves, but fine dusting nope.
     
  4. marvoflg

    marvoflg Super Powered Warrior

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    Pressurized Air is the last resort for spots I cannot get into. I usually take an unused make-up brush and dust away once a year.

    MM
     
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    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yes but not enough. :( 
     
  6. Kupp

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    That is a damn good idea
     
  7. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Oh no he's got to go! go go my budget!

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    I generally move them around and /or play with them enough so dust doesn't really settle but yes i do , isn't much of a chore for me right now but i am sure it was it grows
     
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    brr-icy G1 Collector

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  9. thenatureboywoo

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    I'm always playing with them and transforming them, so they don't get too dusty.
     
  10. Dinobot Nuva

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    Piper cleaners + compressed air = yes.
     
  11. Deceptigtar

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    ive been really lazy lately. i hate doing it so much when i know the way dust, the way the 2 cats tear through the aprtment it will be where it was a week later. i ahve open bookcases now and planning on getting those deutolf bookcases from ikea so i will have to dust less, plus with glass shelf it doesnt show as much.
     
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    I do, I have to, I live in the desert. Toys can gett fully covered in dust down here. I use a paintbrush since I don't have that many.
     
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    Nope. I'm too lazy.
     
  14. 0ptimus57993

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    I've always just used cotton balls/compressed air. I dont SUPER clean em, just give em a good wipe down with a cotton ball and compressed air for the tough to get spots, but you guys got some good ideas too
     
  15. Magnus406

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    I'm so obsessive compulsive about dust that I went and bought 2 IKEA Detolf cases for my Masterpiece collection. Problem was that even these let in small amounts of dust around the edges of the door (where there is like a quarter inch gap) that after a week or two you could see a noticeable layer of dust on the inside. I fixed that problem by applying rubber foam tape (used as weather stripping) to the top, bottom and handle side of the glass. It was not possible to apply it to the hinge side without causing an issue when you went to open the door, so I fixed that problem as well! I used a small foam noodle (sold as a gap filler from your local hardware store), cut to length and then just inserted manually. It pops right out when you open the door and then you just reinsert it when your done! As a result the cases are now, for all intent and purposes, dust proof and there is minimal impact to the look of the cases, as shown in the pic. Like I said, I CAN"T STAND DUST!!!!!!

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    Love the MP display Magnus406.
     
  17. Rodimus Mike

    Rodimus Mike MP & TF Collector

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    I don't except every 5 or 6 months,plus having about 800 figures,with about half that on
    display it a pain to take each one down and clean it.
     
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    I blow on them occasionally.
     
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    It's always on my list of things to do
     
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    QmTablit BotBot in the what, I said BotBot in the what

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    I probably need to right now. I should stop by BigLots or something for a couple cans of air.