Sprays to Keep Dust Off?
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Sprays to Keep Dust Off?

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Hey friends, I am brand new to this forum but a long time action figure fan.

I have a fairly decent collection (about 400) of mostly open-air action figures. This last month, I spent the super laborious task of cleaning off the action figures of several years worth of accumulated dust. This process was long, labour intensive, and frankly a pain in the neck. I don't want to do it again, or if I do have to do it again, I want it to be easier. As I cannot right now spring for glass cases (though I should like to do that eventually) to house my collection, I am wondering if any of you guys might know of any spray, liquid, or something else you might spray on the action figures to keep dust off?

Now, I know that sprays won't permanently keep the dust off. But anything that might repel it a bit or keep it more likely dust-free I'd be really interested in using.

Any suggestions?

Thanks again.

Posted by ArchdukeJames
on Sunday, May 16, 2010
User Comments
CplHicks -
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Better get used to it Top Notch.

This "is" part of the toy collecting fun.

Durning reading week I did my Star Wars cabinet. That took awhile.
Top-notch comix -
Thursday, June 3, 2010



Which part is frightening?
dusting for 24 hours!
mega_star_andro -
Thursday, June 3, 2010



Which part is frightening?
Top-notch comix -
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
mega_star_andro -
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Really want to know how this turns out. I have about 100 MIP figures on my walls. I would dust them with a swiffer cloth every now and then. One monday I was off and decided to hand clean all of them. I used a slightly damp cloth with a water/very light dish soap mix. It literally took 24 hours to do them all but they shined bright after that. They were sitting up there for about 10 years, the oldest ones.
ArchdukeJames -
Sunday, May 23, 2010
I don't think the quantities in the spray will hurt anything, but best to be sure...try it on a junk figure.

I'm going to get it and try it.

I'll report back.
Green Skin -
Sunday, May 23, 2010
I don't think the quantities in the spray will hurt anything, but best to be sure...try it on a junk figure.
ArchdukeJames -
Saturday, May 22, 2010
Anyone know if those will strip paint or cause other damage?
ArchdukeJames -
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Hey guys, the company got back to me and told me that these ingredients are in Endust for Electronics. Tell me if these would be safe:

The product contains Isopropyl Alcohol, Ether, Butane and Propane.
ArchdukeJames -
Monday, May 17, 2010
Sounds like a plan.
ArchdukeJames -
Monday, May 17, 2010
Thanks friend!

Will Endust keep dust off, though? Or will it clean dust off that has all ready accumulated?

It's a dust repellent, so it should. The Endust for Electronics is the one you want to get. The same qualities that make it anti static also aid in the dust repelling. Should do like Seph suggested though and try it out on a junk figure.

Yeah I would definitely, definitely make sure not to have any sort of paint issue. That's one of the reasons I'd be scared to do it on anything but an inconspicuous place on a cheap action figure.
Green Skin -
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Thanks friend!

Will Endust keep dust off, though? Or will it clean dust off that has all ready accumulated?

It's a dust repellent, so it should. The Endust for Electronics is the one you want to get. The same qualities that make it anti static also aid in the dust repelling. Should do like Seph suggested though and try it out on a junk figure.
somebody1 -
Sunday, May 16, 2010
I'd try this stuff on a figure you don't like just in case it acts funny with plastic/paint. I'd just invest in some cans of air for cleaning computers or a mini vaccum cleaner they make for them. I'm dreading doing it too. I'm tempted to get one of those filter things you see in sharper image.
ArchdukeJames -
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Thanks friend!

Will Endust keep dust off, though? Or will it clean dust off that has all ready accumulated?
Green Skin -
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Have you tried Endust? Otherwise any kind of static eliminator will help keep dust off as well.
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