Comments on: My #1 Arch Enemy == Dust http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/ The Best Darn Toy News On The Web! Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:12:58 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 By: tooth granat http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30825 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 04:55:20 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30825 I’ve been wanting to try an air purifier but I keep spending all my $$ on toys.

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By: Alex http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30807 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 07:31:53 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30807 I use a medium size paint brush. I find dusting my figures maybe time consuming but it often relaxes me. I get to relive the joy of when I first bought the figure and got it out of the packaging. It helps me unwind especially after a long day at work.

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By: TheBippi http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30802 Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:56:55 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30802 Why not get acrylic cases and stick the figures on the base with earthquake putty? Case here: http://www.containerstore.com/shop?productId=10022884&N=&Ntt=action+figure Putty here: http://www.containerstore.com/shop?productId=10007847&N=&Ntt=eartquake+putty

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By: Mako http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30801 Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:46:17 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30801 If your place (or at least the room where your display is) isn’t carpeted, look into laying some. Carpeting acts like a magnet taking the dust right out of the air. My place was all hardwood, and five minutes after dusting, everything would be dusty again.

Another thing is dusting frequently. Even with glass cases and what-not, dust can still settle and build up on your figures. Worse, left unchecked, the dust will actually bond to the plastic in action figures. Then your looking at a full wash and thorough scrub to get it off, IF that even works.

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By: Action Figure Planet http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30800 Mon, 15 Jul 2013 06:05:54 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30800 A glass enclosed cabinet is a very good option but it does still leave some dust particles on the figures. I’m such a lazy person when it comes to cleaning them. Maybe of the 3 years that I had them on display, I’ve only cleaned then once. But getting a glass cabinet is still your best option. Imagine, dealing with how to clean 100+ figures on a constant basis.

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By: Big B- http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30799 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:27:29 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30799 I too loathe dust. Most of my collection are in oak and glass display cases. The door to my toy room is shut tight when my wife cleans the house to prevent dust from blowing into the room. Other than that, I have to hunker down periodically and … Dust. :(- My least favorite thing to do in the world. A series of soft paint brushes work great for dusting off action figures. A device I’ve come to love is that battery operated green fuzzy spinning brush infomercial thing. Great for statues. For really delicate stuff, the brush on it works great w/o the power. Spinning, It’s great for doing the tops of books on a shelf too. For shelves and glass you just need to windex. 🙁 Swiffer duster cloths work good on shelves too. B-

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By: Shellhead http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30798 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 17:41:19 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30798 That should be whole not whoopee.
Damn autocorrect.

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By: Shellhead http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30797 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 17:40:00 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30797 My toy room is an upstairs room with a closed door and both windows covered by tall bookcases. I don’t go on there much, so air circulation is limited.
So dust isn’t that much of a problem.
Now, car hair’s a whoopee other issue . . .

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By: Ron http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30796 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 13:26:56 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30796 Try Barrister Bookcases. They are bookshelves styled like display cases, with glass doors that slide down and forward enclosing each shelf level. That way the figures are displayed behind glass and can easily be removed and re-positioned by raising the door up. The glass enclosed shelves keep the majority of dust out.

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By: Nuno Mata http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30795 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 09:28:12 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30795 Dust!
Dust is one of the main reasons that our clients on Action Figure Hospital always battle to take out, and often bring the figures, statues and the like to us for cleaning.
Our mais solution is dusting with a brush of carbon fur (those used to clean camera lenses). Its a detail job and a hard one but we go to all the details a really clean a figure.
The canned air is great too, and the tooth brush sometimes work miracles.
The main problem with dust in figures is your hands…your hands leave swet in the plastic even if you think they are dry…that minimum amout of moisture is like a magnet to small ionized particles. All particles in the air get ionized just by traveling in the air. The friction of that small particle with the air kind of make them able to stick to any surface…even walls and other vertical things. Of course its not much but its enough to glue them there.
Use gloves, those plastic ones the doctors use are great!
Use brushes, those for paiting oil are very nice and sturdy too, or carbon brushes.
To avoid the dust, put the figures under glass or in a room with no acess to wind or air fiction. if you put them in a place where you ara always passing by you are carring lots os ionized dust that glues intantly to all surfaces around you…figures included!

I hope i could help some of you guys…im from Portugal and i have the first Action Figure Hospital in the world…go there and see what me and my team are doing for collector all over the World…www.actionfigurehospital.blogspot.com

Cheers

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By: Veil1 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30794 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 04:28:44 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30794 I don’t have as big of a problem with dust, as I do with that dusty film that shows up on my JLU figures. I mainly use the canned air as a solution for common action figure dust. The dreaded JLUFilm is another issue.

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By: demoncat4 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/my-1-arch-enemy-dust/comment-page-1/#comment-30793 Sun, 14 Jul 2013 02:33:29 +0000 http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/?p=87847#comment-30793 how i deal with dust is just some canned air some time or after dusting the shelves take a swifter and go over the figure before putting them back. plus i also use another long duster and go all around my room to get rid of the cobwebs.

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