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    Johninadelaide1967 is offline Registered User
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    What's that stinky smell?

    I ask because I finally got some Planet Terror merchandise and a percular problem that seems to happen with one brand of merchandise.. That brand is NECA...

    I finally got my Planet Terror figure of Cherry Darling and Dakota the blonde Doctor with a stash of coloured hypos she uses.

    Anyway opened the plastic packaging and this strange smell like a chemical / inky / plastic kind of smell...

    Do most of these things do that when you open them? it's kind of off putting at first but it seems only the NECA branded merchandise does this. I've got things from other movies too but they always have this funny kind of smell out of the packaging for the first few days..
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    Re: What's that stinky smell?

    That's loved by some, hated by others... New Toy Smell!

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    Johninadelaide1967 is offline Registered User
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    Re: What's that stinky smell?

    Quote Originally Posted by •ONEYE• View Post
    That's loved by some, hated by others... New Toy Smell!

    But what causes it? Is it the plastic?

    And great sig...

    Disney are going to market Seal Team 6 merchandise for xmas True.

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    Thumbs up Re: What's that stinky smell?

    Quote Originally Posted by Johninadelaide1967 View Post
    But what causes it? Is it the plastic?

    And great sig...
    That odor may be partly the paint applications, the materials used in making the figure, anything that may not have time to cure fully before going into the bubble or clamshell. Depending on your preferences, McFarlane figures in the clamshell packed one hell of a nasal assault. I've even had to "air out" my figures outside (in the shade) for a few days (wife didn't like the aroma (her word, smell).

    Thanks!

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    Johninadelaide1967 is offline Registered User
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    Re: What's that stinky smell?

    Quote Originally Posted by •ONEYE• View Post
    That odor may be partly the paint applications, the materials used in making the figure, anything that may not have time to cure fully before going into the bubble or clamshell. Depending on your preferences, McFarlane figures in the clamshell packed one hell of a nasal assault. I've even had to "air out" my figures outside (in the shade) for a few days (wife didn't like the aroma (her word, smell).

    Thanks!
    Thanks for that thought it was something like that, just wasn't sure..

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