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Dante0XxDante0Xx3 months ago
Any tips on how to clean old figures without damaging the paint. I have a few figures from the early 00's that collected a decent layer of dust over the years.

Thanks for in advance for the advise.
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I personally use a very soft make-up brush, always does the trick : )
3 months ago
mintbunny The Geeky Bunny
Here’s a blog with a video of a member washing and drying a figure that had a thick layer of dust on it! BLOG #40936
3 months ago
I have washed all of my figures multiple times with water and dish soap (removing either built-up dust, from before I had detolfs, or to remove stickiness from older figures). Never had any type of damage to them, just gotta be gentle. I use a soft toothbrush for prizes, and for scales, I've used soft watercolor brushes.
3 months ago
Jenthehen Otaku at Law
You can wash them with cool water and dishwashing soap (like Dawn) - just be gentle and then dry them with compressed air or even a hairdryer on cool.
3 months ago
A can of compressed air is the best way to reach small parts without damaging them.

I also recommend detaching the bases and wiping them over with a duster cloth + polish - helps to remove & prevent further dust buildup :)
3 months ago
Controlled compressed air (airbrush) and a detailed pass with a soft brush (I use a watercolor brush).
3 months ago
You should probably take a look at this article : BLOG #51548
3 months ago
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