Cleaning Transformers...

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Cleaning Transformers...

Postby gbm » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:32 pm

What's the best way to clean them? Especially older G1 figures that might have lost that gleam on the chrome, or clear sections that you want to touch up.

I'm curious to hear from some of the experts here....

thanks in advance.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:05 pm

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Use a lint less cloth (3M DVD cleaner cloth) + Pledge
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Mkall » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:42 pm

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I use a swiffer and a can of air.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Flux Convoy » Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:13 pm

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fenrir72 wrote:Use a lint less cloth (3M DVD cleaner cloth) + Pledge

Pledge has an oil base. I wouldn't use anything with an oil base on toys.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Blurrz » Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:05 pm

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I use a brush.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:15 pm

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A cloth for cleaning DVD's. If there's a lot of dust, I use a wet rag on it first.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:34 pm

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I take a fresh moist baby wipe and squeeze excess fluid until it's just damp, then I work it into every nook with the help of a Q-tip guiding the baby wipe into every crevest. Time consuming but works like a charm.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Mykltron » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:10 am

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I use a dry paint brush and blow a lot.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Axlmus Prime » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:26 pm

Every g1 toy that I have bough either online or elsewhere I have taken apart as much as possible, soaked them in warm soapy water and then scrub with an old toothbrush and rinse clean. After I am sure all parts are dry I reassemble.
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Re: Cleaning Transformers...

Postby Nemesis Destron » Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:18 am

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Mkall wrote:I use a swiffer and a can of air.



Ditto and some cotton swabs for those hard to reach areas help too. :VEHI:
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