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Smoking Figures

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:21 pm

I've recently bought a few figures off the same seller. The figures are in fantastic condition. Only one problem, they smell of smoke. I have noticed that the smell has receded from the figures themselves but is lingering on the cloth and Vinyl capes and nets. Any hot tips or do I just have to be patient and hope they fade with time?
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby Titan78 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:14 pm

Give them a hand wash with lukewarm water and fairy liquid. Dont put the fairy directly onto the cloth. Worked for a few of mine.

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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby Mr. Tie » Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:41 pm

Just put the figures in a wet towl and the smoke will go into the wet towl, leave them a week or so... 8)
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby Darth Bobby » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:19 pm

Ha ha loads of mine smelled of smoke when I got them out the loft. Everyone in my house smoked, pretty rank really. It wore off after a while.

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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:26 pm

Great tips guys, I'll try wiping them down first and then the wet towel if that doesn't work.
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby Mr-shifter » Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:07 pm

Bicarbonate of soda I think. Just put them in a Tupperware pot with the dry bicarbonate and it will suck the smells off.
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby theforceuk » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:31 am

Stop sniffing them.
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby subzero » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:55 am

Put it in a shoe box or similar and whack in one of these deodorising blocks for a day...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ona-Block-Sme ... 6q1YKrMq4g

These are used by cannabis growers to eliminate the strong smells, so yeah it's very powerful lol. I tried one of these in my bedroom that smelled musty damp a while back and it completely killed the odour, they don't just cover up smells they actually neutralise them.
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby Robstyley » Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:45 am

theforceuk wrote:Stop sniffing them.


Hahahaha! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:39 pm

subzero wrote:Put it in a shoe box or similar and whack in one of these deodorising blocks for a day...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ona-Block-Sme ... 6q1YKrMq4g

These are used by cannabis growers to eliminate the strong smells, so yeah it's very powerful lol. I tried one of these in my bedroom that smelled musty damp a while back and it completely killed the odour, they don't just cover up smells they actually neutralise them.

Interesting scents - fresh linen, apple crumble and polar crystal? WTF? If it was your bedroom subzero you must have had to buy Pro :lol:
’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves, Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe...
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:40 pm

theforceuk wrote:Stop sniffing them.

Can't, need my daily fix. Why do ya think I don't buy MOCs? :lol:
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby subzero » Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:15 pm

TheJabbaWookie wrote:
subzero wrote:Put it in a shoe box or similar and whack in one of these deodorising blocks for a day...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ona-Block-Sme ... 6q1YKrMq4g

These are used by cannabis growers to eliminate the strong smells, so yeah it's very powerful lol. I tried one of these in my bedroom that smelled musty damp a while back and it completely killed the odour, they don't just cover up smells they actually neutralise them.

Interesting scents - fresh linen, apple crumble and polar crystal? WTF? If it was your bedroom subzero you must have had to buy Pro :lol:


Yep defo need pro power for the bedroom haha, I love the smell of them, some people say it reminds them of like a hospital smell or being in a dentists :lol: All the ingredients are completely natural too with no crappy chemicals like standard room scents.
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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:06 pm

subzero wrote:
TheJabbaWookie wrote:
subzero wrote:Put it in a shoe box or similar and whack in one of these deodorising blocks for a day...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ona-Block-Sme ... 6q1YKrMq4g

These are used by cannabis growers to eliminate the strong smells, so yeah it's very powerful lol. I tried one of these in my bedroom that smelled musty damp a while back and it completely killed the odour, they don't just cover up smells they actually neutralise them.

Interesting scents - fresh linen, apple crumble and polar crystal? WTF? If it was your bedroom subzero you must have had to buy Pro :lol:


Yep defo need pro power for the bedroom haha, I love the smell of them, some people say it reminds them of like a hospital smell or being in a dentists :lol: All the ingredients are completely natural too with no crappy chemicals like standard room scents.

If all else fails I might try the Granny's Apple Crumble then
’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves, Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe...
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Re: Smoking Figures

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Re: Smoking Figures

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:44 pm

Capetown wrote:http://www.starwarsforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=32122&hilit=smoking

Thanks for the link and thanks to the rest of you guys for some good tips. I'll let you know if anything works.
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All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe...
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