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Bought a case off eBay. Owner was clearly a smoker!

post #1 of 33
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I didn't think to ask when bidding so I had a little surprise when I opened the packaging. The case is HAF932 to go with my other one (I love em!). How long can I expect the smell of smoke to linger and is there anything I can do to rid it of the odour?
post #2 of 33
Febreze.... And i had a cardboard box and the smoke smell lasted 3 weeks.
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post #3 of 33
Thorough cleaning. Maybe some scented cleaners/duster on it. And keep it in a well ventilated room/area and not cramped up under a desk or in a corner.

Should clear out within a week or less. Just give it a good cleaning each day.
post #4 of 33
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The case is empty and will remain that way till I move home in a month and build my office. Plenty of time to give it a few once overs. Thanks.
post #5 of 33
Take it apart and leave in the sun for a few days.
 
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post #6 of 33
It could take over a month or maybe two depending on the amount of smoke that's passed through the case overtime.
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post #7 of 33
put it back on the packaging again then fill it with newspapers (inside the case also). leave it for a day. newspaper absorbs the odor of anything. i use it on my shoes lol.
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post #8 of 33
Just give the outside a through cleaning and when you set the case up, get a few of those vent stick car fresheners and stick it right over a few of the fans to get the case (and the rest of the room) smelling nice biggrin.gif
post #9 of 33
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Originally Posted by croy View Post

i use it on my shoes lol.

LOL on this tongue.gif
post #10 of 33
If the case cannot be saved...convert it to a grill/smoker and call it the HAF-batchi biggrin.gif
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