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  1. Thread: Cork Stands

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    I glued the corks onto squares of plasticard with...

    I glued the corks onto squares of plasticard with PVA.

    The only problem I found was that the plasticard "glued" (stiction I believe) itself to my desk etc. However, a few seconds with sanding...
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    Thanks for the suggestions, much appreciated. I...

    Thanks for the suggestions, much appreciated. I have the light grey wash, so I'll look into using that. I'm using a dark grey undercoat, so the wash should help blend things together.

    Wet blending...
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    Just started painting some Studio McVey Vanguard...

    Just started painting some Studio McVey Vanguard figures, and white (light grey) armour is doing my head in.

    My usual approach is paint, shade with wash, highlight. However, washing would mess up...
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    I bought mine from Amazon...

    I bought mine from Amazon. 7.26 for 50m (yes, fifty metres)

    The rate at which I use it means it should last me for the best part of 100 years. The only problem is that I'm not sure that's enough...
  5. Thread: Washes

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    Have a look at this link -...

    Have a look at this link - http://www.awesomepaintjob.com/index.cfm/resources.recipes, although I haven't tried the technique yet.

    One thing to remember is that you'll also need some sort of flow...
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    28mm Alien Shocktrooper squad on Indiegogo

    Haven't seen this one mentioned here, so thought I should add it

    http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/alien-shocktrooper-squad

    More picutres in the sculptor's blog at...
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    I've been doing some experiments with Golden...

    I've been doing some experiments with Golden Pastes - particularly the Molding Paste.

    Bit early to tell if it's going to be a long term success, but it's a lot less smelly than the solvent based...
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    Assuming that you also got the talent required...

    Assuming that you also got the talent required for the dream job, it would have to be figure sculptor.

    It's also what I plan to do when I win the lottery :biggrin:
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    Poll: It depends what I'm painting. If it's rank and...

    It depends what I'm painting. If it's rank and file stuff, then it's basecoat the whole figure, shade and highlight. If it's 54mm or a 28mm that I'm trying to do a good job on, then I tend to...
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    @phatkid1966...

    @phatkid1966 get them from Veni Vidi Vici, although I think they've gone up since I bought mine :frown:
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    Another non-portable one, but I have two of these...

    Another non-portable one, but I have two of these (I know, :rolleyes:).

    However, it may be of use keeping your personal space under control :smile:
  12. Thread: airbrush booths

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    Can't speak to either of those, but you could...

    Can't speak to either of those, but you could also look at this one.

    Not sure who the manufacturer is, and mine's at home in a cupboard at the moment. I've only used it a couple of times, but it...
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    The paint jobs on the chaos weren't great (agreed...

    The paint jobs on the chaos weren't great (agreed - far too shiny), but they were far better than those on the hobbit figures. They seem to be making them bad on purpose, as I doubt GW employ people...
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    Errors in an issue of WD - say it ain't so...

    Errors in an issue of WD - say it ain't so :tongue:

    I do find the grammar checking regularly decreases towards the back of the magazine, although how that'll work in the current issue is ...
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    GW non-finecast resin in new White Dwarf

    It was very early this morning, but I'm sure I read in White Dwarf that the new Lord of the Rings casualty figures are resin.

    Resin, not finecast (can't bring myself to capitalise it :rolleyes:),...
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    I still find it amusing that they say "due to...

    I still find it amusing that they say "due to high demand, each Citadel Finecast product is limited to five (5) per customer". Spin worthy of a politician :tongue:

    I'm currently on my 5th or 6th...
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    Is there a UK distributor for Kingdom Death? ...

    Is there a UK distributor for Kingdom Death?

    $25 is right at the limit of what you can bring into the UK before Customs get interested :frown:

    Not sure if the link suggested something - I have...
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    I checked the dimensions, and they are correct -...

    I checked the dimensions, and they are correct - 375mm tall.

    I had to shuffle things around to make room for it, but it has enabled me to bring together a lot of figures that were starting to...
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    I bought one of these...

    I bought one of these a few weeks ago. Still half price and loads of drawers. It's taller than the measurements on the page suggest, but not much more so.

    It doesn't come with spacers, but you can...
  20. Thread: Wanted 40k Epic

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    I should have loads of Ork frames from the Epic...

    I should have loads of Ork frames from the Epic 40000 box set (3rd edition).

    They're a bit more downmarket than the Space Marines vehicles, but let me know if they're of use.
  21. I've been bitten before, buying from Reaper, with...

    I've been bitten before, buying from Reaper, with a lot less than 40 (in fact, it was under the 18 limit, but Reaper added p&p to the cost, which they shouldn't, and that pushed it over :frown:. To...
  22. Is there a UK distributor for Kingdom of Death? ...

    Is there a UK distributor for Kingdom of Death?

    $40 is over the import threshold (18, approx $28 today, pound's at $1.60), and I get fed up paying import duty, and really fed up paying the post...
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    So I put in a large order ( wise, doesn't take many figures nowadays :frown:) on Saturday and three days later they announce free p&p for orders with more than one figure. :mad: (not really, just my...
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    @waghorn41 - thanks for that. I used to think the...

    @waghorn41 - thanks for that. I used to think the multitude of figure scales was bad until I started looking at train scales for the calculator app. Multiple scales and huge debates about whether...
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    Thanks, hopefully some folks will find them...

    Thanks, hopefully some folks will find them useful :smile:
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