Why is my Wobbler sticky?

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Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby emcee » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:22 am

I got a Bart Simpson Wacky Wobbler (my first and only Wobbler) and I'm wondering what makes it sticky, and if there's a way to remove it. It's also still got quite a strong paint smell despite being in its original box since 2008.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby misterjstewart » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:49 pm

Vinyl sweats and the smell is the vinyl outgassing. Pretty common with Spastik Plastiks too. I've seen other suggest you could wash it in warm water with mild dish soap.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby Kitzka » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:54 pm

I'm Glad James chimed in with a reasonable answer. My sarcastic side was going to pop up.

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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby misterjstewart » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:05 pm

Kitzka wrote:I'm Glad James chimed in with a reasonable answer. My sarcastic side was going to pop up.

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I almost went there...
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby beckysaurus » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:13 pm

misterjstewart wrote:
Kitzka wrote:I'm Glad James chimed in with a reasonable answer. My sarcastic side was going to pop up.

Lara


I almost went there...

my only intelligible response was

errrrrrr...

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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby misterjstewart » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:15 pm

beckysaurus wrote:
misterjstewart wrote:
Kitzka wrote:I'm Glad James chimed in with a reasonable answer. My sarcastic side was going to pop up.

Lara


I almost went there...

my only intelligible response was

errrrrrr...


I was thinking "Maybe you've been playing with it too much..." but then I remembered this is a family friendly forum :-" :D
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby valorandvellum » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:29 pm

misterjstewart wrote:
beckysaurus wrote:
misterjstewart wrote:
I almost went there...

my only intelligible response was

errrrrrr...


I was thinking "Maybe you've been playing with it too much..." but then I remembered this is a family friendly forum :-" :D


Honestly, I saw the title of this thread and had to see what some of the responses were lol I was not disappointed.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby emcee » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:03 am

\:D/

Thanks for the tip I'll give it a try. I'm primarily scared of the stickiness being the paint maybe running loose.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby mindblowin02 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:11 am

Baby wipes work great when vinyl sweats, especially the really tar like ones

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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby Alleycat » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:02 pm

I'll bite...

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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby jagpop » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:06 pm

What kind of temps and humidity do you have it displayed in?
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby kevinbuddha » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:22 pm

Didn't know vinyl could be so sticky eh?

Dish soap or baby wipes will work and not remove any paint or cause any damage.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby emcee » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:11 pm

Thanks everyone for the replies.

jagpop wrote:What kind of temps and humidity do you have it displayed in?


It's Pacific Northwest, so rainy and cold all of the time.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby S_E_R_G_I_O » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:02 pm

I used baby wipes to clean mine lol
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby thejosh2010 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:15 pm

I’ve used baby wipes before just to give them a wipe down..an easy quick solution.


Kitzka wrote:I'm Glad James chimed in with a reasonable answer. My sarcastic side was going to pop up.

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We both must have the same sense of humor Lara as my mind went straight to the gutter lol
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby Strending625 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:20 am

I thought the "vinyl sweats" was what you got when you could see a chase from the outside of a store but had to wait for it to open.
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby thejosh2010 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:06 am

Strending625 wrote:I thought the "vinyl sweats" was what you got when you could see a chase from the outside of a store but had to wait for it to open.


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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby kevinbuddha » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:47 pm

Why is your wobbler sticky.........................maybe it got excited :roflmao:
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby JohnnyQwest » Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:11 pm

thejosh2010 wrote:I’ve used baby wipes before just to give them a wipe down..an easy quick solution.


Kitzka wrote:I'm Glad James chimed in with a reasonable answer. My sarcastic side was going to pop up.

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We both must have the same sense of humor Lara as my mind went straight to the gutter lol


I so went there too! :roflmao:
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby S_E_R_G_I_O » Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:35 pm

kevinbuddha wrote:Why is your wobbler sticky.........................maybe it got excited :roflmao:


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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby vrom » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:14 pm

S_E_R_G_I_O wrote:
kevinbuddha wrote:Why is your wobbler sticky.........................maybe it got excited :roflmao:


lol


Oh man lol :bounce: :compress: :-"

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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby thejosh2010 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:24 am

kevinbuddha wrote:Why is your wobbler sticky.........................maybe it got excited :roflmao:


:cheers: Such a great one!! :roflmao:
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Re: Why is my Wobbler sticky?

Postby vrom » Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:13 pm

thejosh2010 wrote:
kevinbuddha wrote:Why is your wobbler sticky.........................maybe it got excited :roflmao:


:cheers: Such a great one!! :roflmao:


it really is :compress: :colors: :freddy2:


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