Dorbz “Sweating”

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Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby CaseyJones14 » Wed Sep 07, 2022 10:28 pm

So I’ve read threads on here (and maybe made one) about vinyl sweat when it pertains to Spastiks, but I’ve noticed lots of my Dorbz have a substance on them as well. It’s mainly the early runs like Spider-Man and some of the DC Dorbz, but they look dusty/dirty. It’s easily wiped off, but it’s weird. It’s not actually dust, but a thin film of some sort.

Sorry for rambling, but wanted to see if this has happened to anyone else lol
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby Geescube » Wed Sep 07, 2022 10:31 pm

any vinyl can.

I had exp with this back from my days collecting Kidrobot
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby mongoose12 » Wed Sep 07, 2022 10:36 pm

I’m just here to follow the science.
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby theraven00 » Wed Sep 07, 2022 10:39 pm

Could be diet or exercise related.
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby lavery01 » Wed Sep 07, 2022 11:31 pm

[-( sorry never experienced this, all funko related items stays in box in this house. lol
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby Toys R Us Kid » Wed Sep 07, 2022 11:44 pm

Oh no has Dorbz vinyl finally reached that age?
Have we heard of this happening with any pops?
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby MasterSplyntr » Wed Sep 07, 2022 11:56 pm

Toys R Us Kid wrote:Oh no has Dorbz vinyl finally reached that age?
Have we heard of this happening with any pops?


I hear it's contagious so if your Dorbz are close to your Pops, it's only a matter of time. :eek: lol

A couple months ago, I noticed my Jimmy Hendrix Funko Force also developed the sweats.
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby fieldsy32 » Thu Sep 08, 2022 5:50 am

They are afraid no one will want them.
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby renardchua » Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:27 am

Haven’t really noticed - as I just take out mine if I will take some snaps - and is returning them back to their packages.

Will try to observe more vigilantly next time. :)
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Postby Serch_na » Thu Sep 08, 2022 12:01 pm

Ive never seen any of my funkos sweat
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby mongoose12 » Thu Sep 08, 2022 12:41 pm

is it wrong that this is now my favorite dorbz thread? everyone went and checked their dorbz after reading it.

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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby Toys R Us Kid » Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:33 pm

Geescube wrote:any vinyl can.

I had exp with this back from my days collecting Kidrobot


So pops will eventually have this issue too? Or does it just depend on the quality of vinyl?
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby Deezy » Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:42 pm

Spastiks sweat and smell funky. Its comforting...learn to enjoy it :drunken:
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby TheNeck » Thu Sep 08, 2022 5:29 pm

very weird indeed, i keep all my dorbz i have left still in there boxes. i wonder if they have this as well.
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby theraven00 » Thu Sep 08, 2022 9:56 pm

Deezy wrote:Spastiks sweat and smell funky. Its comforting...learn to enjoy it :drunken:

Sweat does tend to lead to funky smells.
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby Spiffythedog » Thu Sep 08, 2022 10:17 pm

theraven00 wrote:Could be diet or exercise related.


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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby jessishere » Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:07 pm

theraven00 wrote:
Deezy wrote:Spastiks sweat and smell funky. Its comforting...learn to enjoy it :drunken:

Sweat does tend to lead to funky smells.

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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby WeaponX17 » Wed Sep 14, 2022 2:45 pm

Geescube wrote:any vinyl can.

I had exp with this back from my days collecting Kidrobot


:freddy4: Same here. I've seen this occur on a few vinyl items, mostly Kidrobot, back in the day. I've found many Funko products have a white dusty film or something like that at points of articulation or crease, but it also wipes off pretty easily. None of mine are sweatin to the oldies yet though!
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby WeaponX17 » Wed Sep 14, 2022 2:47 pm

If anything, I've seen a few wacky wobblers from the early to mid-wobbler days, out of box, in my offices at work that have a sticky exterior now, I assume do to age/dust breaking down the plastic.....kinda gross and sad
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Re: Dorbz “Sweating”

Postby cptsailor » Wed Sep 14, 2022 2:49 pm

My LTJ bobble banks all had sweating. Similar to me in a pit at a LTJ show....
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