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Cleaning my 1:96th HMS Bristol
« on: April 11, 2012, 08:46:10 PM »

I would like to know how to clean and get the dust of my warship after a winter of storage. The dyson is too big to hoover the dust up. I would like to know your methods Thanks Mark
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Re: Cleaning my 1:96th HMS Bristol
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2012, 09:06:39 PM »

Depends on how and where it was stored, but a very soft bristled 1/2" paint brush will loosen dry dust from larger areas and use a smaller brush for detail areas.  I find the airline from my airbrush compressor helps blow it clear.  For more obstinate areas a soft earbud dampened with a little distilled water is good for 'swabbing the decks'.
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Re: Cleaning my 1:96th HMS Bristol
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2012, 10:00:45 PM »

I use a ladies blusher brush, it has very soft bristles and is quite wide.
This will get off most of the dust and a fine toothbrush to remove any stubborn debris.

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Re: Cleaning my 1:96th HMS Bristol
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2012, 03:08:56 PM »

I use a ladies blusher brush, it has very soft bristles and is quite wide.
This will get off most of the dust and a fine toothbrush to remove any stubborn debris.

Bob

Yep, me too, pilfered a few of them off SWMBO and the 2 daughters  ;D ;D ;D
They are different sizes which helps for getting into the awkward areas - of the boats not the girls faces  %%

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Re: Cleaning my 1:96th HMS Bristol
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2012, 05:11:12 PM »

Hi thanks for the help
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