- @DLT9 wrote:
- dont think its faded as the paint looks ok.
That has nothing to do with the chemical reaction on the plastic!
Please make differences between:
Pigment degardation from paint
adhesive agent degardation from paint
Pigment degradation from pigments in the plastic
and plastic degardadtion (i.e. yellowing)!!!
These can come up together...but its not a MUST!!!!
There is so much differnet chemical reaction, sublimations, etc. possible!
The fading from a "flesh" colored plastic has nothing to do with changing from the color painted on it!
I give one example:
The green torsoed Boba Fetts and the green limbed Chewbaccas have normal paint jobs on it...(the obnes I have here). And these are "sunlightdamgaed" or not? (I dont like that term sunlightdamaged because its just wrong!...but well thats another story!)
For the faces: red pigments (especially the ones from the 80s...modern stuff)..can loose color or sublimate out of the plastic....then the plastic appears pale!