Where to buy SNES game dust covers?

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  1. Eric_E

    Eric_E Supporting Actor

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    Yeah, there are some auctions for them on eBay, but I'm not really interested in paying $1 each and then $5 shipping on top of that. Does anybody know of a place where I can get these without getting royally screwed?
     
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    They aren't really necessary. Dust isn't much of a threat to carts and the dust covers don't protect from moisture. Just clean older carts with rubbing alcohol and throw them in a zip loc baggie if you really feel the need.
     
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    Hmm... never really thought about it that way, Camp. Thanks for the suggestion. So is cleaning with regular, undiluted isopropyl rubbing alcohol and a q-tip the best way to take care of the carts?
     
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    I keep my SNES/genesis games without cases in the big plastic square NES boxes. Bought a lot of them on Ebay about 3 years back. Perfect for SNES, games slide around a little in the NES cases, but they keep the dust off.
     
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    Also, don't waste any money on cart cleaning kits (if you can still find anyone selling them). They are nothing more than specially shaped Qtips & isopropyl.
     
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    I've used Q-tips and warm water over the years and it works great. I bought a couple lots of NES dust covers for dust and the collector's aspect of it. SNES dust covers seem pretty much useless unless they are stored in an area with lots of airflow.
     

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