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Start simple: use a damp cloth to wipe down the body. A microfiber cloth would work especially well. Again, it should be damp but not wet -- you shouldn't be able to squeeze water out of it. Your 600D isn't weather sealed, so go lightly around the buttons -- you don't want any liquid water seeping in around them. Repeat several times if necessary. Leave the ...


As a collector of old and sometimes, very smelly cameras, I swear by general household kitchen white vinegar! Equal part vinegar and water, dampen a cloth, and scrub away! You will be surprised! You can also half fill a small desert bowl with white vinegar, and then place that inside a cardboard box on one side with your camera on the other and by ...


Nicotine is a colourless and odourless liquid, and breaks down quickly in air. What you actually want to remove is tar. Removing tar from hard flat surfaces (your camera body) isn't so difficult, just use any cleaning wipe and rub vigorously. I don't know exactly what "rubbery parts" you have but as long as you don't use any aggressive solvents you could ...


A product I have had experience with is: Ozium, an impartial review of which may be found HERE. I used it when I had a janitorial business to rid smoke-filled spaces of the lingering tobacco smell and found it to work well. It's available as a spray or as an air freshener. I would recommend 'unscented' for your camera. I hope that helps.


I followed other's suggestions (wipedown, etc.). Additionally, I put it in a box with a small container of baking soda for a couple of days. Seemed to do the trick.


Cedar chips or kitty litter are safe and pretty fast-acting.


Whenever something smells, it's emitting material, and at some point the material must run out (it may take a while, but it can't take forever). First do a good wipedown of all durable surfaces, perhaps including some rubber treatment compound for the rubber components. Then, put it somewhere where it can outgas; somewhat warm, and with some air movement to ...


I've had this with things, its sickening. I've found with a good cleaning with antibacterial wipes (being careful about liquid ingress) and TIME (weeks, months) it will go away. Actually when I was a kid, I thought ALL airplane models smelled that that from the factory!! the model shop owner was a chain smoker...

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