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Does anyone know how to get the scent of cigarettes off a figure? Got my last black apocalypse piece and it reeked with the scent..

Posted by sonofred79
on Monday, April 23, 2012
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yorks6988 -
Saturday, August 25, 2012
The smell, you know that smoking smell. Smelled like ....victory.
Green Skin -
Friday, August 24, 2012
Just start smoking, after a week you won't be able to smell it on your figure anymore. j/k
RandyJordan -
Friday, August 24, 2012
Just stray the heck out of it with lysol or frabreeze
stgauss -
Friday, August 24, 2012
Me three, I hate smoky figures

Got a few Art Asylum borgs in the mail today, they smell like the rode here on Joe Camel.

I imagine like most figures, the paint is immune to soapy water as long as you don't soak them for 3 weeks, right? First solution I'm thinking of is a bath with a toothbrush...
Group customs -
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Wait wait, Logan is supposed to smell like beer and cigars, didn't this person know that?!?!

Dryer sheets work marvels to remove all kinds of smells. I learned the trick from handling Game Used football jerseys--though I'd almost rather smell the armpits on those than smoker stench!
I can't stand the smoke smell either!
Dr.Zom -
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Wait wait, Logan is supposed to smell like beer and cigars, didn't this person know that?!?!

Dryer sheets work marvels to remove all kinds of smells. I learned the trick from handling Game Used football jerseys--though I'd almost rather smell the armpits on those than smoker stench!
Therapist -
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
do this. I got some wolverines in a trade that smelled like cigarettes so bad it was actually making me sick. What I did was put one in one ziplock bag with a dryer sheet and left them in there switching the sheet every few days until the smell was gone
G1-Toys -
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
tips from one of the masters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_gfZa8bays

Ole Jade Jaw -
Monday, April 23, 2012
Does anyone know how to get the scent of cigarettes off a figure?
Just keep raising the price. He'll eventually get off them.
CAb00se -
Monday, April 23, 2012
if you do this just get some active carbon for fish tanks, it will do the same and yu won't have to buy a 20lb box.
Dr.Zom -
Monday, April 23, 2012
Ugh, that is terrible. I feel for the kid or collector who had it before. Another trick: put it in a ziplock bag with like twenty scented dryer sheets... if that doesn't absorb it, strip it and repaint You'll do a better job than the stock work!
bobtheodd -
Monday, April 23, 2012
That is one of the hardest smells to get rid of. Place it in a container with cat litter, with a high charcoal content, it $ucks(stupid word filter) out odors...like a cat box.
CAb00se -
Monday, April 23, 2012
wal mart and sams have a product called odo'ban, try soaking in a dilluted mix. also you can place a carbon air freshner is the room or area where you display yor figs. it will take teh smell away over time. you can get them where your store has moth balls and cedar for closets.
barefootabe -
Monday, April 23, 2012
yea warm water and dish detergent or tide is the 1st thing that comes to mind. you could also try febreeze but im not sure how well that would work on plastic

or try soaking it in vinager..I know it sounds crazy but its good at taking out smells. and the vinager smell will come off easy
Group customs -
Monday, April 23, 2012
Another thing that could work would be to take a santitizing wipe wrap it in for like an hour and then take it out.
sonofred79 -
Monday, April 23, 2012
No, I gave it a good wiping with rubbing alcohol though and that didn't work.
Group customs -
Monday, April 23, 2012
Did you try dunking it in soapy water?
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