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    OK, thanks all.

    OK, thanks all.
  2. Thread: Royal Mail

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    Well this is not hard to work out is it, Royal...

    Well this is not hard to work out is it, Royal Mail gets privatised, Royal has to keep its share holders happy, Royal Mail has to show its share holders it is doing good business, Royal Mail has to...
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    The few weeks leading up to this happening the...

    The few weeks leading up to this happening the site was getting spam posted quite badly, then it just shut down, and has been that way since :(
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    Games Workshop 1987 Imperial dragon ?

    I have a Games Workshop 1987 Great Imperial Dragon by Nick Bibby.

    http://www.solegends.com/citdragon/drag5gimp/index.htm

    It is missing one piece which is the decorative skull for the base,...
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    Drybrush Brushes ?

    I seem to have fallen into a drybrush style of painting, so.........

    Does anybody have any advice on some good hard wearing flat brushes of various sizes.

    Thanks.
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    The Warhammer Forum ???

    Does anybody know what has happened to The Warhammer Forum, I just get server not found all the time.
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    Thanks for the replies on triads, I think I am...

    Thanks for the replies on triads, I think I am organized now :)
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    Thanks for the replies. Why I did not think...

    Thanks for the replies.

    Why I did not think like this I will never know
    OK, I was not wanting to go down the paint mixing route but I just did not think like this until somebody on Steve Deans...
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    Triads What to Get ?

    I have been thinking about trying some 3 colour triad painting.

    I Purchased Kevin Dallimore's book and have visited Steve Deans website and feel
    well inspired to give this style a go.

    Now my...
  10. Thread: Bestest Black?

    by Chris S
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    I use Vallejo Game Colour Black, blackest black I...

    I use Vallejo Game Colour Black, blackest black I have used, also superb coverage even when watered down.
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    You got that right.

    You got that right.
  12. Thread: Drying Powdery

    by Chris S
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    It is the paint separating due to watering down,...

    It is the paint separating due to watering down, Vallejo is one of the worst for it, put a dab of Vallejo paint on a palette, any palette, add water, mix, then watch it separate, it happens that fast.
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    I have these -...

    I have these - http://www.snmstuff.co.uk/products/vallejo-products/vallejo-pigments.html

    Only thing is they come in fours but do work out at under £3 a jar, well plus the postage.
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    Yes I quite agree, but I have messed with the...

    Yes I quite agree, but I have messed with the trial and error paint and water method, just cannot get it to work, have no idea why. As I said time and money I have spent experimenting I could have...
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    Yes I quite agree, but I have messed with the...

    Yes I quite agree, but I have messed with the trial and error paint and water method, just cannot get it to work :( have no idea why. As I said time and money I have soent experimenting I could have...
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    I do not know the chemistry of mediums but I do...

    I do not know the chemistry of mediums but I do know that faux = False/Fake hence the cheapness.
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    Hello I think I am going to agree with you on...

    Hello

    I think I am going to agree with you on this, I have GW washes and have used them, but it is the cost, but then I suppose
    if you want the best wash out there, which it seems to be, then you...
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    Wash drying badly

    Hello

    Has anybody else had Vallejo washes dry with tiny holes in.

    I really want to use Vallejo washes but I just cannot seem to get them to dry right.

    I have two main problems with them,...
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    Hello Postage I assume, least that is what I...

    Hello

    Postage I assume, least that is what I am being told, posted a week ago.

    I know they are in Spain and to the UK is 1hr by plane. I have had things from further away
    arrive quicker.
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    Hello Still waiting still nothing :(

    Hello

    Still waiting still nothing :(
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    Hello Try this no water required. I use...

    Hello

    Try this no water required.

    I use this as a base.

    5ml of flow enhancer
    25ml of the floor polish

    I then add the required inks, pigments.
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    Hello Yes I have contacted them, they have...

    Hello

    Yes I have contacted them, they have only given me order updates if I have asked for them.

    Thing is I should not have to chase them.

    If they have problems as a company, then a note on...
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    Hello Nearly 3 weeks into order and still...

    Hello

    Nearly 3 weeks into order and still nothing has arrived, not once have they sent me an order update, well unless
    I put myself out and have asked for one.

    Dare I say I am not impressed at...
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    Avatars Of War ???

    Hello


    Has anybody here dealt with Avatars of War ?
  25. Thread: Vallejo Washes

    by Chris S
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    Vallejo Washes

    Hello

    Sorry if I have posted this before but I have an on going problem with
    Vallejo washes/dips.

    I have the Vallejo dropper bottle washes and the two larger pots of immersion
    dip.

    These...
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    Hello Next plateau ? Look pretty good to me...

    Hello

    Next plateau ? Look pretty good to me where you are now, but some do want to
    move on.

    I would think stop the black lining and use wash layers/glazing and blending maybe, not that I am...
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    Hello I have thought about this on occasions,...

    Hello

    I have thought about this on occasions, realism and fantasy, you mix the two then add a large
    measure of imagination.

    Even though I like some of the rust and weathering effects that...
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    Hello Here is a recent thread where I posted...

    Hello

    Here is a recent thread where I posted my wash recipe for Games Workshop Devlan Mud if it helps.
    ...
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    Hello I use Vallejos brush on gloss varnish.

    Hello

    I use Vallejos brush on gloss varnish.
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    Hello Thanks, they made contact today, they...

    Hello

    Thanks, they made contact today, they have been away for a few days.
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    Hello Hmm, very strange, placed an order with...

    Hello

    Hmm, very strange, placed an order with them last week, all I have had back is the auto payment mail.

    No actual order confirmation or anything.
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    Hello That is why most in the know do NOT use...

    Hello

    That is why most in the know do NOT use SPRAY varnishes.

    As you spray the varnish it starts to dry in the air then when it hits the mini it settles all over it like a sugar frosting...
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    Black Hat Miniatures ?

    Hello

    Has anybody bought anything from Black Hat Miniatures ?

    http://www.blackhat.co.uk/
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    Hello Thanks for the pointers always useful.

    Hello

    Thanks for the pointers always useful.
  35. Hello I went down this road a while back and...

    Hello

    I went down this road a while back and got into all the what should I use which is the best, do I need distilled water
    what about using flow enhancer and if so which one road.

    Here is...
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    Hello I have this one - Okay one other new one...

    Hello

    I have this one - Okay one other new one from the same family as the top one:
    http://www.trademe.co.nz/Building-re...-407373650.htm

    Works fine only difference I can see is in price to...
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    Hello I use Vallejo game colour for 98% of my...

    Hello

    I use Vallejo game colour for 98% of my painting.

    Yes, it is what Vallejo paint does (new or old) with or without it coming into contact with other liquids for thinning, adding water and...
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    Hi Thanks for the pointers.

    Hi

    Thanks for the pointers.
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    Subdued Pastel colours

    Hi

    What is the trick to paintiing in what I call subdued pastel looking colours almost washed out in
    cases ?

    Like this - http://www.coolminiornot.com/277863
  40. Thread: Skaven Army

    by Chris S
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    Hi 1. In process of buying. 2. They do need...

    Hi

    1. In process of buying.
    2. They do need painting, sold as tabletop quality, but not what most would call table top quality.
    May strip them or may just prime over depending on how much...
  41. Thread: Skaven Army

    by Chris S
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    Skaven Army

    How much would you pay for this lot second hand, all need a decent tabletop paint job.

    3 warlords
    3 warlock engineers
    6 clanrat formations, including command groups (Looks like 20 in each...
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    Hi Thanks for the hint and pointers towards...

    Hi

    Thanks for the hint and pointers towards zenith highlighting.
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    Hi Thanks for the Zenith guides :)

    Hi

    Thanks for the Zenith guides :)
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    Hi Yes I am aware of this technique anychance...

    Hi

    Yes I am aware of this technique anychance of a pointer to a guide with WIP examples maybe ?
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    Hi Thanks for the replies so far :) Just...

    Hi

    Thanks for the replies so far :)

    Just starting out and will be only spraying primers and undercoats to start with.
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    Hi I made the Dark Sepia wash to the letter,...

    Hi

    I made the Dark Sepia wash to the letter, same ingredients same amounts.

    I ended up with a wash I can only describe as light coffee, to get the effect close to what is shown I had to double...
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    Ready made washes/shaders

    Hi

    For people who use ready made washes/shaders.

    What would you say is the best at a reasonable price.

    IE:
    Army painter dip - Good work very well, but costs £16 odd a tin.
    Games Workshop -...
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    Compressor - Did I buy the wrong thing

    Hi

    Recently purchased an airbrush setup from RDG Tools - http://www.rdgtools.co.uk/acatalog/info_45643.html

    They do it for £74:50.

    Should I have bought the one with the air tank ?

    Not...
  49. Thread: Washes & Water

    by Chris S
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    Hi Our water here is a bit lime scaly :( I...

    Hi

    Our water here is a bit lime scaly :(

    I have a Britas filter jug thing :)

    Thanks for Tescos tip, other big chains most likely have it also. Do not often hang around
    the fabric...
  50. Thread: Washes & Water

    by Chris S
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    Hi Haha, good old Amazon comes to the...

    Hi


    Haha, good old Amazon comes to the rescue, got two litres of de-ionized.

    Thanks for head up on this :)
  51. Thread: Washes & Water

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    Hi We have no Halfords, used to have but it...

    Hi

    We have no Halfords, used to have but it shut down as did the hardware store :(
  52. Thread: Washes & Water

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    Hi I tried a few years ago where I live to...

    Hi

    I tried a few years ago where I live to get distilled and or de-ionized water, not viable where here, now if you want
    a can of Coke or Stella or Mountain Spring then your OK.

    Is using...
  53. Thread: Washes & Water

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    Washes & Water

    Hi

    I am in the process of setting myself up to make my own washes, I have ordered the
    flow agent, the matte medium, plastic bottles, Ink, tubes of liquitex acrylic paint etc etc etc

    I have one...
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    Hi The salt would have to be totaly sealed...

    Hi

    The salt would have to be totaly sealed away from the outside air etc, as it will absorb any moisture in the air.

    If as you say you have minis that have been based with salt and show no sign...
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    Hi OK, so about 20 minis per tin, thanks for...

    Hi

    OK, so about 20 minis per tin, thanks for that :)
  56. Hi Most of us paint fantasy figures, the word...

    Hi

    Most of us paint fantasy figures, the word being fantasy, so why not paint in more bright fantasy colours. A lot of painting
    these days seems to lean towards making fantasy minis look...
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    Hi I use Vallejo paints and get the same...

    Hi

    I use Vallejo paints and get the same problem, I have read that Vallejo paint is prone to do this if touching the mini a lot, and it does.

    So it more than likely not anything you are doing...
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    Hi Thanks for the info on the Testors, it was...

    Hi

    Thanks for the info on the Testors, it was the paint on one I was going to use and have read that it requires the
    smelly thinners and stuff.

    OK, so how many mini's do you roughly get done...
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    Hi Looks like I will be buying some Daler...

    Hi

    Looks like I will be buying some Daler Rowney Matt Acrylic then.

    Yesterday I mixed some Vallejo matte varnish with Vallejo matte medium and water - 1:1:2 and it came out quite well.
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    Hi Thank you :)

    Hi

    Thank you :)
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    Need a good matte varnish

    Hi

    Sorry if this has been done to death in the past, but I would like to find a good matte varnish, something along
    the lines of Testors Dullcote which I cannot use as I have an asthma sufferer...
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    Hi If I had spent another 5 minutes looking I...

    Hi

    If I had spent another 5 minutes looking I would have found it :)

    Going to be interesting to see what others think about my painting, scary.
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    Hi Thank you, yes, soon after posting I found...

    Hi

    Thank you, yes, soon after posting I found it :)
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    How do I submit

    Hi


    Sorry to be a noob, but i have looked around the site and cannot find anything
    on how to submit a mini for voting.
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