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    Interesting, they're sideways here. . .

    Interesting, they're sideways here. . .
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    Da Flowr-Pot Stompa

    When I was still gainfully employed, I'd work on minis between calls. This is a project I was working on and hope to get back on after the first of the year, ya gitz!

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  3. Thankee Kindly Sir.

    Thankee Kindly Sir.
  4. What I've been up to, or why I've been lurking, again.

    So, I popped back up then disappeared again. This is why.

    https://www.amazon.com/Footnotes-Apocalypse-L-Behm-II-ebook/dp/B0786Y15QB/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1513268912&sr=1-1

    and...
  5. Thread: I'm back!!!!

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    Oh my, I found my original profile. Now to ask...

    Oh my, I found my original profile. Now to ask to kill the other one! Bahahahahahahahahahaha
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    Rest in Peace, Sheppard Paine

    Just saw that Sheppard Paine has died. One of the guys whose work I aspired to match.
  7. Yeah, the last couple of years I've wondered, but...

    Yeah, the last couple of years I've wondered, but working through some things now.
  8. Yeah, the poetry is from my stint's in the...

    Yeah, the poetry is from my stint's in the sandbox. Same with the photos.
  9. Hi. Been a while. Gotten into a new line of work, you could say.

    Its a bit dusty in here. Been a while since I stopped by, in large part because life has interfered. It's still interfering, mind you, but we're getting that under control. I've had to change...
  10. Thread: Finally.

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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    Dark Purple.

    Dark Purple.
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    Welcome to the jungle.

    Welcome to the jungle.
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    Remember who you're painting for.

    Remember who you're painting for.
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    For the barrels and such, if you were stateside,...

    For the barrels and such, if you were stateside, I'd say try a crafts store like Michaels. They have interesting things in basswood in those sizes.
  15. I've also found my mask fits better when I shave...

    I've also found my mask fits better when I shave my head, and there is less sliding about. Having said that, its getting to be time to shave my head again.
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    In the short term they're expensive. But...

    In the short term they're expensive. But compared to the long term costs, not so much. Once they were done with members of the First Civ Div, we got bubkis.
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    Yeah, that's seriously boned Mike.

    Yeah, that's seriously boned Mike.
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    I tend to use it outside or in the garage - I...

    I tend to use it outside or in the garage - I wear a mask when painting with it so I don't inhale acrylic bits.
  19. Weight loss helps. Course I just found out I...

    Weight loss helps. Course I just found out I need surgery on my back, but to fix that I need to loose weight. The ortho's suggestion - More Surgery.
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    Sweet work.

    Sweet work.
  21. They stand to and let the women and children get...

    They stand to and let the women and children get off the ship while its sinking?
  22. I used to raise mouth breeders - African Cichlids...

    I used to raise mouth breeders - African Cichlids mainly.
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    I have to admit to using cardboard boxes for...

    I have to admit to using cardboard boxes for spray booths.
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    EGG/LSI/URS and KBR. I have to say my experience...

    EGG/LSI/URS and KBR. I have to say my experience with the services was mixed - the Navy and Marines were glad to see us there - while with the Army it was either here's the work, we're going outside...
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    Was being sarcastic - he and I had been arguing...

    Was being sarcastic - he and I had been arguing on FB for about an hour when I saw this.
  26. Gauls man, its all about the Gauls.

    Gauls man, its all about the Gauls.
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    You're alive? :P

    You're alive?
    :P
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    Where in the sandbox did you do time? I was a...

    Where in the sandbox did you do time? I was a dreaded/hated contractor doing logistics works with the Jarheads in the Anbar from 04-07, and then 08-10. Although, I ended up working for the cookie...
  29. Don't know what kinda mask you're going with, but...

    Don't know what kinda mask you're going with, but I prefer the two strap model that only covers the bottom of your nose. And run the hose under your top blanket or sheet or the air will be a bit...
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    Yup. I can testify that growing up in a highly...

    Yup. I can testify that growing up in a highly religious town made sex ed in school amusing.
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    I had a football coach with PTSD from his time in...

    I had a football coach with PTSD from his time in Viet Nam - he'd have petit mal seizures during class - it was fun. Not.
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    Part of that has to do with who is teaching...

    Part of that has to do with who is teaching history K-12. Its not history majors, its usually sports kineseology majors (Coaches). Its one of the reasons I actually dropped out of the teaching...
  33. Thread: Terrain

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    I think part of it also has to do with what young...

    I think part of it also has to do with what young gamers see in the GW books - one ruin surrounded by open space.

    Personally I try to put more thought into the battle field - why are you...
  34. Thread: Terrain

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    Terrain

    So, have been thinking about this for a while. Has anyone else noticed that 40K battlefields tend to be clear of obstructions? Its like both sides agreed to a nice clear field to fight on.
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    BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Unfortunately...

    BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    Unfortunately sounds about right.
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    Oddly enough, both of my degrees are in soft...

    Oddly enough, both of my degrees are in soft sciences - history and anthropology.
  37. Strangest thing in your paint box, and what you use it for.

    So, was putting shoe polish on popsicle sticks today for a project and it got me thinking about the strange things we use for minis. Whats the strangest thing in your paint box and what do you use...
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    Tech support. Before that Logistics.

    Tech support. Before that Logistics.
  39. Saw this pop up on my FB feed. I went and read...

    Saw this pop up on my FB feed. I went and read his whole message. He's deeply in need of help.
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    Good thing I popped back up when I did.

    Good thing I popped back up when I did.
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    Excellent recommendation Bloodhowl.

    Excellent recommendation Bloodhowl.
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    You want to seal any edges of the foam core as...

    You want to seal any edges of the foam core as well - if you use spray paint to base coat, it will eat the foam.
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    Looks like something you'd see at the Tate.

    Looks like something you'd see at the Tate.
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    I can agree with the feeling. Have been off...

    I can agree with the feeling. Have been off forums for a long while now.
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    Hey TBS - don't you have a project of a miniature...

    Hey TBS - don't you have a project of a miniature nature at home you're dealing with?
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    22880 How about the newest member of our house...

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    How about the newest member of our house hold, Arya. Yes, the wife is a GoT fan. I voted to name her Imshe.
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    Amazing work.

    Amazing work.
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    Escapee's from da Grotz Paint Shop -

    A few things finally got finished in the paint shop -

    Stompa with Force Field generator and scratch built lifta droppa -

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    Da lifta droppa - Oh, and the head is magnetized

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  49. Thread: Goblin Aid

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    Goblin Aid

    Not sure how many folks are following this, but Kev Adams (Crooked Claw Miniatures) was attacked earlier this week -


    He's out of hospital, but there is an effort going on to support him in this...
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    In case you were wondering what you get for your...

    In case you were wondering what you get for your pledge - http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1471855235/torn-armor/posts/435227
  51. Having spent time in the desert, I agree with...

    Having spent time in the desert, I agree with #12.

    #31. (Relates to 12) - No matter how well you cover the minis or what you cover them with, they will collect dust heavily during the time you...
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    Ahh - the infamous Broomhandle Mauser.

    Ahh - the infamous Broomhandle Mauser.
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    Kev - the art on the gun butt looks like the...

    Kev - the art on the gun butt looks like the Ruptured Duck's nose art.

    B-25 that was one of Doolittle's Raiders.
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    New linky goodness - The 30k minis to be...

    New linky goodness -

    The 30k minis to be unlocked as the mini-stretch goal: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=463106347095024&set=a.419609391444720.96332.130016273737368&type=1&theater
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    And I've put my money where my mouth is - who's...

    And I've put my money where my mouth is - who's next?
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    Same here - when I get paid next week. This...

    Same here - when I get paid next week. This month had two kickstarters that I really wanted to support - and one ended before the other, so it got my monies first.
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    Le Bump - the Kickstarter is underway - take a...

    Le Bump - the Kickstarter is underway - take a look.
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    Stunned by the amount of work here so far.

    Stunned by the amount of work here so far.
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    A sneek peek at the Kickstarter, which starts in...

    A sneek peek at the Kickstarter, which starts in a few hours now - http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1471855235/1225633444?token=440aba77
  60. Thread: Hi there!

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    Welcome aboard. Now to continue the hijacking...

    Welcome aboard.

    Now to continue the hijacking - which is probably where the Scots, Welsh, and Scots/Irish in my family tree comes from. Most of the time I just tell people I come from a long line...
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    Well, DR if it makes you feel better, I was 7.

    Well, DR if it makes you feel better, I was 7.
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    For those interested, there is a Facebook page...

    For those interested, there is a Facebook page for the kick off of the kick starter - https://www.facebook.com/events/164927753658614/
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    And here are a couple of heavy units - ...

    And here are a couple of heavy units -

    http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/2013/02/25/70386/
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    So, 3/3 is coming up - Today, we learn more...

    So, 3/3 is coming up -

    Today, we learn more from Alyssa about Torn Armor -

    http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe2skvUngfiDqO7od3-hHYQ
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    Torn Armor - Kickstarter

    The folks over at Torn World are at it again.

    Torn Armor is a fantasy squad-based miniatures skirmish board game set in the World of
    Torn. It presents the lore, races, people, heroes, and history...
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    Well, since I bought a good chunk of those minis...

    Well, since I bought a good chunk of those minis when they first came out, I say paint em.
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    Do they know where she is? And as an aside, I...

    Do they know where she is? And as an aside, I watched a piece by one of the Pythons where he went into a lot about Richard that is solely based on Shakespeare's play - and the historical record is...
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    Actually, his name is Sherlock - a 12 lb orange...

    Actually, his name is Sherlock - a 12 lb orange Maine Coon. Probably egged on by his companion Mycroft a 6 lb black domestic short hair.

    Again, thats my story and I'm sticking to it -
  69. Hmm, also seem to remember Avelon Hill having a...

    Hmm, also seem to remember Avelon Hill having a prior use to the term in Objective Moscow. And Uncle Sam's Misguided Children as well as the Royal Marines Might have a few things to say about the...
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    Course, that mini reminds me of how many Space...

    Course, that mini reminds me of how many Space Gumbies have Maltese Crosses to begin with
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    Probably like the proverbial aerocraft made of...

    Probably like the proverbial aerocraft made of plubinium.
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    Was thinking more the 40k side of things - but...

    Was thinking more the 40k side of things - but yeah, seems like every I turn around someone is talking about their Nazi themed Chaos army with KKK cultists.
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    IDK Mike, I think a lot of it has to do with just...

    IDK Mike, I think a lot of it has to do with just looking at the surface - and associating evil with evil. I don't think most of em look any deeper than that.
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    In all seriousness

    Why is it (and this is after reading several discussions on other boards) that there seems to be some sort of connection that goes like this - I'm gonna play Chaos - Chaos = Nazi's and the KKK?

    I...
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    Cat hid my camera. Thats my story and I'm...

    Cat hid my camera. Thats my story and I'm sticking to it - :P
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    Ok, here's my take and or two cents worth - ...

    Ok, here's my take and or two cents worth -

    I've been painting miniatures off and on since about 1979. I have some of the old non WH Citadel figures that I love - but I have never been married to...
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    No - but if the idiot had stopped when the second...

    No - but if the idiot had stopped when the second round did not fire properly, set the gun down in case it was a miss or hang fire and then opened the cylinder and checked the barrel he would have...
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    Hmm, looks like an overpressure issue there - ...

    Hmm, looks like an overpressure issue there -

    Reminds me of a story - was in the gunshop that the friend of mine ran, and on the counter he had a Webley .454 - proof marks up. When I rolled it...
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    You definately want to get it nitro tested -...

    You definately want to get it nitro tested - although, a beauty like that, I dont know if I'd fire it with modern powders - don't know about your side of the pond, but over here you can get black...
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    Which I guess is the joy of tech support - I can work on minis at work.
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    Games Workshop News

    Per BoLS - Mark Wells has stepped down. Thoughts?
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    Bloodhowl beat me too it - but definately Belgian...

    Bloodhowl beat me too it - but definately Belgian proofmarks - nice pattern to the steel as well. Knew a gunsmith here a few years ago who was going to line some similar barrels with modern steel...
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    Have the original mini I bought in 1978 - and I...

    Have the original mini I bought in 1978 - and I have some of the old John Carter Warlord of Mars series from about that time
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    Whoop! Package has shown up from the wilds of...

    Whoop! Package has shown up from the wilds of Cannon Fodderland! A Mech for Battle Tech, some wolfen troops from Privateer Press, P3 Paint, a couple of figs from Wargods of Egyptus, a Zulu and a...
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    Good to hear - I will say the elf is old school...

    Good to hear - I will say the elf is old school Ral Partha - I have no idea who made the other one.
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    No worries - I'm still wondering where in the...

    No worries - I'm still wondering where in the Postal/Customs Hell AndyG's stuff is.
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    Figure it got lost in the rush for Christmas...

    Figure it got lost in the rush for Christmas mailings and will get there eventually -
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    No worries. Wondering if the package I sent to...

    No worries. Wondering if the package I sent to AndyG has gotten lost in the Byzantine structure of the US and UK postal systems though -
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    Io saturnalia!

    Io saturnalia!
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    Nice work so far. And have I mentioned you are...

    Nice work so far. And have I mentioned you are back at the top of my I hate you list? :P
  91. Baaaad one Mike - very bad.

    Baaaad one Mike - very bad.
  92. Thread: birthdays

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    No, I was 22 in 1988 - I was 24 in 1990 - I was...

    No, I was 22 in 1988 - I was 24 in 1990 - I was referring to Tommie's Lets all be 22 quote, not the actual year.
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    No rush, cf - my wife thinks I have more than...

    No rush, cf - my wife thinks I have more than enough minis atm :P
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    Package in the hands of the US Postal Service on...

    Package in the hands of the US Postal Service on its way to AndyG -
  95. Thread: birthdays

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    Sweet monkee of god no - that was 1988 and was...

    Sweet monkee of god no - that was 1988 and was not a good year for fashion.
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    Bubba - Arraq for the house! We're celebrating!

    Bubba - Arraq for the house! We're celebrating!
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    Works for me - I just know a lot of folks who...

    Works for me - I just know a lot of folks who paint it backwards cause thats how they see it on cars and such.
  98. Yeah. Saw a few rusty weapons on some of the...

    Yeah. Saw a few rusty weapons on some of the battle fields I was on but no skulls, skellies or anthing like that.

    And one line of dropped gear streatching deep into the desert.
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    Good work. Have I mentioned lately that I hate...

    Good work. Have I mentioned lately that I hate you? :P
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    Looks good overall, but your fire is backwards -...

    Looks good overall, but your fire is backwards - should be yellow at the base, not at the tips. Nit picky, I know . . . .
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    Its a bank. My father in law got it in a...

    Its a bank. My father in law got it in a truckstop somewhere. Having said that I also have a model skull somewhere in my collection, that I'll see if can find it on line for ya.
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    Daym - guess I need to dig out the Orkspry again...

    Daym - guess I need to dig out the Orkspry again now.

    Looking good so far man.
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    BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD! Thats why I carry an...

    BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD!

    Thats why I carry an electricians knife - it has a square ended dull blade for prying.
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    Oh yeah, still digging through the pile o parts.

    Oh yeah, still digging through the pile o parts.
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    Cyber skull. Been planning on doing one for...

    Cyber skull. Been planning on doing one for years, but this just kinda pushed me over the edge to build it.
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    Reworking Bones . . . . Pic Heavy

    So, I left work the other day, with this on my desk -

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    And came in the next day to this -

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    PAINT EM! I think I have that set I bought new...

    PAINT EM! I think I have that set I bought new in 83 waiting for repaint now.
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    Heavy Blotters? Hmm sounds like a clean up squad.

    Heavy Blotters? Hmm sounds like a clean up squad.
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    Sand Rat - US - Worldwide. Used to be...

    Sand Rat - US - Worldwide.

    Used to be Steelcult - US - Worldwide - :P
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    McGyvork woke up wif a pounding and roaring in...

    McGyvork woke up wif a pounding and roaring in his head - and again vowed to never drink with Mad Doc Lechtork again - after sticking his head in da bucket of water placed nearby for cooling metal...
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    Daymn Mike, this is what I get for not showing up...

    Daymn Mike, this is what I get for not showing up here for a while. Good to hear you are on the mend. If you make it to this side of the pond, I'm voting for Reapercon - I might be able to make...
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    Ohh, I volunteer to adopt one - especially if...

    Ohh, I volunteer to adopt one - especially if you're just giving them away . . . .
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    I like the new shield design.

    I like the new shield design.
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    Yeah, the only thing about scratch building/kit...

    Yeah, the only thing about scratch building/kit bashing is getting home and having a better idea for something or for placement after you've already assembled said part Currently the road wheels are...
  115. Thread: New to Forums

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    Welcome aboard. My biggest piece of advice is...

    Welcome aboard. My biggest piece of advice is remember who you paint for.
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    Great work - I hate you. :laugh: Have you thought...

    Great work - I hate you. :laugh: Have you thought about going with what one of the 300 painted on his shield? A life sized fly.
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    One of McGyvork's assistants came up to him - ...

    One of McGyvork's assistants came up to him -

    "Ey boss, got an idea for dat hulk bane blade out back o the shop."

    "Do what ya wantz to it Jeremy - just make sure da other projects getz...
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    So far, so wonderful. Once you get further into...

    So far, so wonderful. Once you get further into the developement, the armor replaces the armor. Course, I got my arse handed to me by nid looking aliens in Port Said, but will restart that fight...
  119. Got XCom yesterday - WHOOP!

    Got XCom yesterday - WHOOP!
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    So, heres a couple things that have gone through...

    So, heres a couple things that have gone through the shop lately -

    A color experiment -

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    With a comparison - on the left is my normal skin tone process - prime black, base off white,...
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    Add a sonic jewelry or tool cleaner to that and...

    Add a sonic jewelry or tool cleaner to that and you can damn near strip the paint off your house. :P
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    Gonna take flack for this one, but the recent...

    Gonna take flack for this one, but the recent version of True Grit - the Dude does a good Duke
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    Happens. Its why I packed my stuff where they...

    Happens. Its why I packed my stuff where they could frakk with the packaging but not the minis.
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    Now to find a non German 120mm figure and then on...

    Now to find a non German 120mm figure and then on to my next madness - although it may get postponed by an idea that was generated in a discussion over on Dakka-Dakka.
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    Missed that - and was surprised they didnt have...

    Missed that - and was surprised they didnt have the size on the web site. So, prolly about 120 mm ish you think?
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    Have I mentioned how much I hate you lately? ...

    Have I mentioned how much I hate you lately? :laugh: Looking damn good so far.
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    It LIVES!!

    It LIVES!!
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    A question of size -

    Can anyone tell me how tall the GW Giant is?
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    Article: Barbed wire - Quick and Dirty

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?7465-barbed-wire-quick-and-dirty
  130. Thread: Hi

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    Welcome to both of you - As for the stains? ...

    Welcome to both of you -

    As for the stains? Damnit, got to replace the suicide donkey already?

    :P
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    Not a bad price. Course when you add in a ticket...

    Not a bad price. Course when you add in a ticket from this side of the pond :P

    Oh, and a couple of woods to avoid the dust from at all costs - Black Walnut, French Walnut, and the humble Mesquite.
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    Sweet Pics.

    Sweet Pics.
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    1. Antidisestablishmentarianism 2. No 3. ...

    1. Antidisestablishmentarianism
    2. No
    3. Life in all its wonder
    4. Drunken whining
    5. My rescue cat purring in joy
    6. The inbound call tone at work
    7. F*CK
    8. Actor
    9. Obstetrician...
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    Sad part is, I'm seeing it on otherwise flawless...

    Sad part is, I'm seeing it on otherwise flawless (IMO) paint jobs.
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    I know I'm old school, but

    Why am I seeing hundreds of figures without drilled gun barrels? It isn't that hard with GW figures.
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    To me, the bubbles indicate they are trying to do...

    To me, the bubbles indicate they are trying to do it on the cheap, and they have urine poor quality control. I've bought resin from small one man shops that had no bubbles, and I know those guys are...
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    Or, Fly to London and take the train elsewhere.

    Or, Fly to London and take the train elsewhere.
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    Sweet. Another good one.

    Sweet. Another good one.
  139. Thread: Necron Fleet

    by Sand Rat
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    Very nice overall - just not sandy enough for my...

    Very nice overall - just not sandy enough for my experience in the desert.

    Damn sand gets everywhere.
  140. Little late I know, but I just ran across this...

    Little late I know, but I just ran across this thread - Defiance Games - there have been some production issues , yes, but they're a start up. Rules are free, and the minis kick some serious ass. ...
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    Great - now I have pictures of Bob Ross painting...

    Great - now I have pictures of Bob Ross painting Happy Trees running through my head.
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    My bad - I read that the chaplin was in finecast -

    My bad - I read that the chaplin was in finecast -
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    Same here - also things like getting a resin...

    Same here - also things like getting a resin rather than plastic Veermyn lord from Mantic as a freebie, or extras from Defiance when the order was placed -
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    Da ratz seem to have taken over da shop - but to...

    Da ratz seem to have taken over da shop - but to keep da Duke off my backside I did get a trukk for da Killa Clownz finished.

    Pics to be posted soon.
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    Failcast true value

    So, I'm over on the GW site, looking for a little inspiration when I see the Dark Vengence Box sets - without the limited edition figure, $99 USD. With the limited edition figure, 107 USD - think...
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    Print on Demand answers that issue as well.

    Print on Demand answers that issue as well.
  147. Depends - I tend to work on either whole units or...

    Depends - I tend to work on either whole units or partial units at a time - I would say on the orks I'm finishing up right now around 40 hours total - 40/12 = 3.3 hours per ork or so.
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    While WP is organizing her line up, SD ambles...

    While WP is organizing her line up, SD ambles over and eats the feather duster.

    Told you it was a well trained Donkey, WP.

    Slides the Donkey another beer down the bar.
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    Meh. To the Meh.

    Meh. To the Meh.
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    I was just pointing out something you appear to...

    I was just pointing out something you appear to have forgotten.
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    You do realize the spare "outfit" behind the bar...

    You do realize the spare "outfit" behind the bar is a mop person outfit, right?

    Slides Clyde and SD beers down the bar.
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    Figured you had a solution -

    Figured you had a solution -
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    Not impressed.

    Not impressed.
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    Like the way she looks - my only issue at this...

    Like the way she looks - my only issue at this point, and I know its nit picky is the crispness of the edges of the water. And the way it appears to angle up slightly.
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    Yup, you did.

    Yup, you did.
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    I'm well aware who Clyde is - Wiccianpony is...

    I'm well aware who Clyde is - Wiccianpony is trying to claim my camel.
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    And here I was trying to figure out what you were...

    And here I was trying to figure out what you were going to wax.
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    Very nice.

    Very nice.
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    Welcome Back Mike. Not Quite Sure what C_F is...

    Welcome Back Mike.

    Not Quite Sure what C_F is going on about.
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    Perhaps - but Clyde has been joined by a SD -...

    Perhaps - but Clyde has been joined by a SD - Suicide Donkey - who's job is to defend in case of just such an emergency.
    :victory:
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    Don't know if you had found this site -...

    Don't know if you had found this site - http://www.history.navy.mil/ - they've got some old shots of Old Ironsides
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    And I have a chain saw - your point is? :P

    And I have a chain saw - your point is? :P
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    Oh sure, I show back up and you threaten...

    Oh sure, I show back up and you threaten everybody. :party:
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    They always show up around here.

    They always show up around here.
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    So, to the 17 we add - One 1/48 Scale VW Bug to...

    So, to the 17 we add - One 1/48 Scale VW Bug to be an ork trukk, two Reaper Beast Men, and 5 orks with stik bombs -

    Total to date 25

    Edit -

    Make that 28 - Forgot to add the Commissar and...
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    My phone voice is apparently American Midwest...

    My phone voice is apparently American Midwest Neutral.

    My normal voice is generic southern, and my tired voice is all Texas Drawl.

    Oh, and apparently I speak Arabic with a Lebanese accent.
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    Hmm. Interesting.

    Hmm. Interesting.
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    Have you read the most recent ones in the Wheel...

    Have you read the most recent ones in the Wheel of Time?

    And sorry - but the most cited/copied work of fantasy involved 9 characters minimum and a shyte ton of rambling - look at the whole second...
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    Well, it is written by George "I'ma kill ya...

    Well, it is written by George "I'ma kill ya favorite characters in as long winded a fashion as possible" RR Martin.
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    Da shop's a bit dusty - have some work in...

    Da shop's a bit dusty - have some work in progress just no pics as of yet - and in addition to da bugs, da 'umies are sneeking into da shopt to be worked on - along with some giant space ratz.
  171. And cut support for any tournaments here in the...

    And cut support for any tournaments here in the states after this year. Not a good plan to keep long term hobbyists in your fan base.
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    Slowed down a bit - added a IG Commisar and a...

    Slowed down a bit - added a IG Commisar and a Defcopta to the stack of completed stuff. May have to break out the camera at some point.
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    Clyde - Deploy the suicide donkeys.

    Clyde - Deploy the suicide donkeys.
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    Ok, lot of stuff has processed through the shop...

    Ok, lot of stuff has processed through the shop in the last week or so - just need to take pictures - but I'm having an issue with priming magnets - the primer and paint are slipping off - any...
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    One other thing - if the pants have pockets, the...

    One other thing - if the pants have pockets, the pattern on the pockets will be different from the rest of the uniform - same colors, but not in sync with the rest as it were.
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    So, here's my nickels worth. Pattern looks ok,...

    So, here's my nickels worth. Pattern looks ok, but in my experience the web gear is usually the base color of the uniform - not cammo patterned. If you're gonna do the carapace armor black, I'd do...
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    In my experience, learning some of the local...

    In my experience, learning some of the local language, regardless of what it is helps. I know it helped me in my dealings with the guys who worked for me in Baghdad.
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    We're now up to 1 Ork inna Drum, 1 Painboy/Mad...

    We're now up to 1 Ork inna Drum, 1 Painboy/Mad Doc, 1 Ork with a Rokkit Launcha, 1 Nob wit a Waagh Banna, and 1 Ork Nob. 5 so far. One more to tie last year's count.

    Le Edit -

    Now up to 7 -...
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    You have to go back to work finally teacher?

    You have to go back to work finally teacher?
  180. Good god, all the old hands are showing up. Good...

    Good god, all the old hands are showing up. Good work man.
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    Thats one of the responses I'm looking for - I'm...

    Thats one of the responses I'm looking for - I'm a firm believer in the siller the better, as well as provoking thought filled discussion across the table.

    Or people running screaming from the...
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    Best part in my sick little mind is that using...

    Best part in my sick little mind is that using that particular scarab as the inspiration gives me some really silly options for mycetic spores. Scarabs are dung beetles, after all . . . .
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    Welcome aboard.

    Welcome aboard.
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    Had a bit of a bug problem in the shop this week...

    Had a bit of a bug problem in the shop this week -

    Nid color tests -

    http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f255/steelcult/Nids%20Wips/NidsColorTest2.jpg

    ...
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    One Ork inna drum. BAHAHAHAHA

    One Ork inna drum.


    BAHAHAHAHA
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    Done. Use the time to paint some orks ya bugger!

    Done. Use the time to paint some orks ya bugger!
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    Got to agree with NSA - but have to add from the...

    Got to agree with NSA - but have to add from the evidence out there he's a roid using douchebag.
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    Bump - should have a couple of Defkopta's...

    Bump - should have a couple of Defkopta's finished this week to put up here - damn my slow painting hands.
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    First year home. Started working on the mental...

    First year home. Started working on the mental issues related to 5 years in the combat zone. Broke my toe.
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    Paint more, take more photos, loose weight. ...

    Paint more, take more photos, loose weight. Learn to relax.
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Yes, I know - Would like to change it to...

    Yes, I know -

    Would like to change it to McGyvork's Mek Shop - was Da Orkspry

    Thanks guys
  193. Thread: All gone off

    by Sand Rat
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    Ahh - my wife doesn't talk to her sister - and...

    Ahh - my wife doesn't talk to her sister - and her sister lives in Houston which is four hours drive from Austin.
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    Looking good. But, IMO it needs something to...

    Looking good. But, IMO it needs something to balance out the upper body.
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    Is there a way to Retitle a thread?

    Would like to re-title my Orkspry thread - but cannot figure out how to do it - is there a way?
  196. Thread: All gone off

    by Sand Rat
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    That's why I tell the wife when I'm out...

    That's why I tell the wife when I'm out misbehaving.
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    Always remember, the guy who coined the phrase...

    Always remember, the guy who coined the phrase "The customer is always right" went bankrupt, and died a poor man. Working in customer service, I can say part of the reason people get shytty service...
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    Does a head on a Stick count? Its all of the...

    Does a head on a Stick count? Its all of the figure that will be seen (it goes in a tank) - count as of now - 2 ork pilots, one ork head on a stick, two ork track commanders (both half figures), and...
  199. Thread: The B-Team

    by Sand Rat
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    You might also look into O scale model railroad...

    You might also look into O scale model railroad vehicles - they're 1/43 scale.
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    Happy Birthday and Many Joyous Returns!

    Happy Birthday and Many Joyous Returns!
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