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Topic of the Week: Advice for Restoring Old Transformers G1 Figures?
C-310 - Tuesday, September 04, 2012


I was at a collectible show this weekend, and found someone selling core technobots for real cheap. I got Scattershot, Nosecone, Lightspeed, and a poor condition m Strafe (all w/o accessories) for under $30. Anyways, I would like to ask for some advice on how to restore them. 1st, I have seen pictures of them, where the lighter parts are super white. Mine have minor yellowing. I don't remember them in G1, but were the white parts always super white when they came out Also, how do you guys usually hunt for G1 accessories parts besides eBay? Read and Comment on The Topic Here

Do you clean and or restore old Transformers toys?
Yes
No

   Votes: 60  -  Poll Results


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puma
2012-09-04
4:32 pm

here's the thread i was pointing out earlier with some links to some great reading material.  
sevenbelow2001
2012-09-04
4:27 pm

If it's just cleaning then water, q-tips, and a screwdriver are needed. I restored my whole G1 collection after heavy smoke damage from a house fire. All came out well and I got all the needed parts, weapons and accessories off of ebay. All came out well except Omega Supreme for which I messe... read more 
ADLopez10
2012-09-04
4:06 pm

For looking up what accessories and other info come with a figure sells reproduced sticker sheets of pretty much all figures. For overall cleaning, warm water and Q-tips work pretty good. 
puma
2012-09-04
3:33 pm

looking on other message boards is a good idea too for those loose pieces. As far as restoring them, there's not much you can do for discoloration. there is a process of putting Oxy Clean into Hrydogen Peroxide in a glass dish, and leaving the figure in the the dish in the sun for a while to bri... read more 
Lord_Onslaught
2012-09-04
8:43 am

I usually go to collectible conventions, they do not have to be Transformer specific, and better if they are not, since most of the time they are cheaper. I would actually print out a picture of the accessories I will be looking for. Transformer land.com is good for those. As for cleaning up the bo... read more 
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