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Model storage

PostMon Feb 08, 2016 12:41 pm

I've got all my models in their boxes in the AutoArt shipping boxes than hold 6 models per box. They're all stored in my loft/attic and I'm worried that they may get damp over time and degrade/get soft. I was thinking of putting them all large plastic boxes with lockable lids with some silica inside to combat this, but boxes that will fit 4 models in are about £15 each based on a bit of research.
Does anyone have a better solution/idea?
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Re: Model storage

PostMon Feb 08, 2016 1:02 pm

Unless you attic area is well isolated based on the change of season I would not recommend you keep them there. Based on my climate here in Canada I can move from extreme hot and humid weather to sub-zero temperatures.
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Re: Model storage

PostWed Aug 17, 2016 10:23 am

I know this is an old post but if anyone is storing boxes they can also go for the cheaper option of using vaccuum seal bags that can be found at most department stores. a pack of 3 or 4 usually goes for $20-$25 and the XXL cube bags can hold about 4 or 6 boxes. Just be sure to seal them properly and not vaccuum too much air out or else the boxes may collapse!

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