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    You need the regulator and moisture trap. Without...

    You need the regulator and moisture trap. Without the regulator the PSI will be too high to use and without the moisture trap you're going to eventually get spurts of water as you use the compressor...
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    I've tried a lot of sealers and realistically...

    I've tried a lot of sealers and realistically they're going to hold up to abuse about the same. The biggest factor I've found for durability is time. You can put a coat or two of an acrylic sealer on...
  3. Regarding Reaper Bones miniatures you technically...

    Regarding Reaper Bones miniatures you technically don't have to prime them to get excellent adherance due to their material. Some people (myself included) still do because unprimed they can sometimes...
  4. For the feet I'd definitely agree with pinning,...

    For the feet I'd definitely agree with pinning, will be pretty easy to put large pins in there. I'd recommend you clear up as much of the glue from the feet as you can and flatten it as much as...
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    The spider/game design prevents larger bases from...

    The spider/game design prevents larger bases from being used on them (the game didn't actually include any bases for them.) Game spaces are about 30mm wide, the spiders legs extend far enough that...
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    Interesting idea, I'll give it a try when I get a...

    Interesting idea, I'll give it a try when I get a chance. Ill try on a sprue piece though as I worry about it melting the contact point aggressively.
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    Since no one replied I decided to just give...

    Since no one replied I decided to just give things a try. First, I tried putting it in front of a heater vent, didn't do anything. Next, I tried a heat gun.

    54694 base spider on left/heat gunned...
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    Paint can go bad but it is rare. The most common...

    Paint can go bad but it is rare. The most common ways paint goes bad is if the temperature causes it to freeze, at which point it will become clumpy or separate and be unmixable or if it loses too...
  9. As Unicore mentioned the Logitech C920 (and the...

    As Unicore mentioned the Logitech C920 (and the newer C922 Pro) are essentially the best quality you will get out of a webcam. I haven't streamed with mine but have used it to show mini's to friends...
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    Reposing Hard Plastic

    So I recently started working on my Shadows of Brimstone minis (btw, if anyone hasn't started on theirs yet, all the mini's are a nightmare to clean and I've only really only worked on a few types so...
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    3 - The issue is when you file resin and it turns...

    3 - The issue is when you file resin and it turns into dust, just handling it isn't going to be an issue. Asbestos is so damaging because the particles are very small and very sharp and causes a...
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    :) Just make sure whatever you get can handle...

    :) Just make sure whatever you get can handle very fine particles. I don't think the standard paper mask can filer out resin dust.
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    I didn't know this either until one of the pieces...

    I didn't know this either until one of the pieces I got (forget which company) had a warning with it about the dust. Specifically the danger is the fine particles getting in your lungs when you...
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    Depends on the purpose imo. If it's going to be...

    Depends on the purpose imo. If it's going to be used or handled I've always disliked how easy it is to accidentally take paint off of a metal mini through a drop, rough handling or whatever, seems to...
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    Depends on the brand really. Duplicolor has a...

    Depends on the brand really. Duplicolor has a separate Filler Primer that fills in surface imperfections. Their regular Sandable Primer doesn't fill anything at all and is the best of the can primers...
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    It doesn't take much to dust a mini off even if...

    It doesn't take much to dust a mini off even if the dust has been there a while and has started to stick (although if you've got a gloss coat the dust attaches to that much stronger then it does just...
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    My area gets very dusty in a short amount of...

    My area gets very dusty in a short amount of time. There are a few basic things you can do to remove/minimize dust impact. Storing your minis in a cabinet or some other dust barrier is the biggest...
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    Many white paints will become grainy if you water...

    Many white paints will become grainy if you water them down too much because they use Titanium Dioxide as a pigment and for whatever reason isn't as finely ground as other pigments. You can use other...
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    If I was being taught a game I wouldn't mind if...

    If I was being taught a game I wouldn't mind if the mini's weren't even painted as long as there was a clear way to tell who was on which side. Even so, having a painted army would be more immersive...
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    Highlighting the circle on the pustule/crater...

    Highlighting the circle on the pustule/crater bits, as well as various veins would go a long way towards breaking up the flatness. If you look at the paintjob from cmon the face tentacles are a...
  21. Come to think of it, do you think Army Painters...

    Come to think of it, do you think Army Painters quik shade will yellow? I really like its effect from the minis I've seen it on for a good shade on a quickly painted mini. I've shied away due to fear...
  22. Good to know, I was mostly worried about general...

    Good to know, I was mostly worried about general washing since even after some cleanup, there's a thin layer left on many parts of the mini. I always assumed the yellowing was similar/worse then...
  23. Something I've wondered about oils is how much...

    Something I've wondered about oils is how much will that yellowing effect a miniature if I just do a little here and there to add depth? How much if I use it as a wash? Will it be noticeable...
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    I haven't used G&G's brush soap so I can't speak...

    I haven't used G&G's brush soap so I can't speak to its quality, but "The Masters Brush Cleaner and Preserver" (http://www.generalpencil.com/the-mastersreg-brush-cleaner-and-preserver.html) is pretty...
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    I've got some of their double headed brushes and...

    I've got some of their double headed brushes and some travel brushes acquired through kickstarter. They're pretty nice, but not the quality of Winsor Newton, Raphael or the other top tier kolinsky...
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    No need to respectfully disagree, regular...

    No need to respectfully disagree, regular disagreement is just fine, we're all here to help each other ;)

    I suggested the different brush partly due to the fact that it's his first time dealing...
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    The oil/solvent is going to be very hard on your...

    The oil/solvent is going to be very hard on your brushes. The best thing to do is go to a local art store and either buy some factory reject brushes or find something that the properties you are...
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    You shouldn't have to lock the nut in place on...

    You shouldn't have to lock the nut in place on the needle when holding the trigger back. What should happen is that you loosen the nut, slide the needle in fully forward and then tighten the nut, all...
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    Just to address your question about GW green...

    Just to address your question about GW green stuff being recommended, it's no different then any other green stuff out there. It's all a 2 part yellow/blue epoxy. The official name for it is...
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    If the mini is anything but a show piece priming...

    If the mini is anything but a show piece priming is always the right way to go. As to specific primers, Badger's Stynylrez and Vallejo Acrylic-Polyurethane are two great brands. Vallejo is probably a...
  31. Those will take drybrush layer's nicely. The...

    Those will take drybrush layer's nicely. The detail is big enough for you to go do some nice highlights on as well afterwards (or the whole thing) if you want to spend the time. I'd recommend...
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    For many of my miniatures Ill do my basecoat,...

    For many of my miniatures Ill do my basecoat, wash the whole thing, then paint over everything but the recesses again. It creates an effect I really like, is quick and gets the benefits of wash...
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    Wow, definitely don't have the setup to spray...

    Wow, definitely don't have the setup to spray those. Interesting reading up on them as car paints (and how nasty they are to your health,) I've always wondered what it was that made car paint so...
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    Yeah, I've got the technique down so that I can...

    Yeah, I've got the technique down so that I can avoid the satin finish. I was hoping there was a way to get a great result through the airbrush without having it take so much time and it sounds like...
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    I hate that pile, it just sits there taunting me...

    I hate that pile, it just sits there taunting me as it slowly grows larger. It's even more frustrating when I paint something, really like the end result, then realize I could have done it to...
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    Ooh, good point, I was thinking about just...

    Ooh, good point, I was thinking about just applying it normally, I bet if you were quick enough you could even use a tooth brush and splatter it on to get some spots away from the main area. I also...
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    Not really, salt chipping works well because it...

    Not really, salt chipping works well because it can create a rusty/weathered look due to the shape of the salt and the fact it doesn't completely cover an area you use it on. A liquid mask is going...
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    Matte Varnish - Airbrush Application

    I use Liquitex Matte Varnish applied with an airbrush over a gloss coat to protect my stuff. A few years ago I tried a bunch of different Matte Varnishes and Liquitex/Vallejo seemed to do the best...
  39. Depending on how much texture you have, doing a...

    Depending on how much texture you have, doing a dark grey for everything, then a dark wash (like an extremely dark blue) then doing some light drybrush layers using progressively lighter greys should...
  40. This seems the most likely. If you're still...

    This seems the most likely. If you're still experiencing flakes after you get some brush soap you may need a liquid brush cleaner/restorer that you soak the brush in for a bit. It will get paint out...
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    1 - As others have said, this is entirely on...

    1 - As others have said, this is entirely on personal preference. Try different methods and see what you like. For most of my stuff, I basecoat each area the base color I want it to be before I start...
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    +1 for Badger, but Vallejo is still good if you...

    +1 for Badger, but Vallejo is still good if you can't get a hold of it. Any chance it was a metal miniature? I found Vallejo's primers to have a lot of problems adhering strongly to metal, even after...
  43. Lots of good reasons here, but I think the...

    Lots of good reasons here, but I think the biggest is just the simplicity of acrylic vs oil. For someone just starting, with acrylic, you can just starting painting inexpensively right out of the...
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    Ah, that might explain it then. Part of the...

    Ah, that might explain it then. Part of the reason I stopped using cans to varnish when I came back to the hobby a few years ago was because of losing some mini's to frosting.

    I've got several...
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    If you're after mini's to practice on, buying...

    If you're after mini's to practice on, buying mini's on ebay that are already painted, stripping them and then painting them yourself is a great way to get mini's inexpensively as people tend to quit...
  46. It could be a few things. If you thin paint...

    It could be a few things.

    If you thin paint too much, that grainy texture can occur. If you only use water to thin, try adding some extra medium or glazing medium at the same time, the paint will...
  47. You'll want to get a Pin Vise to drill the holes,...

    You'll want to get a Pin Vise to drill the holes, brass rods are generally used for the actual pinning but I've seen people use paperclips as well (which would make me nervous about rusting, but...
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    So it sounds like those marines just made me...

    So it sounds like those marines just made me expect too much out of varnish (still wish I knew why they turned out with such a strong coat.) Thanks for the input, it has eased my mind a bit :)
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    Varnish - Am I just expecting too much?

    Just a general inquiry about gloss varnish and how well it should protect. I've always wanted to find a gloss that can make my mini's more or less impervious to scratches/drops (as far as paint job...
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    For metal, I prefer using isopropyl alcohol. It...

    For metal, I prefer using isopropyl alcohol. It might take an extra soak verses other things, but its safe to use and does the job.
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    They are a US based company and I don't think...

    They are a US based company and I don't think they do an incredible amount of international sales, but I know the 105 is available on Amazon UK. You're correct about the compressor, as long as it has...
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    As mentioned a few other times, the Badger...

    As mentioned a few other times, the Badger Patriot 105 is a great starter brush. It won't be great for detail work, but it excels at priming/basecoating/sealing. Very easy to take apart and clean....
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    Reaper HD is good, if you have used Reaper's...

    Reaper HD is good, if you have used Reaper's other paints the HD line is very similar, just slightly thicker.

    Arena Rex mini's are some of the best resin I have seen, great detail and seem to have...
  54. A lot of good points here, but not much talk...

    A lot of good points here, but not much talk about basing the minis. Even something simple, like glueing a layer of something to the base will make a huge difference. Figure out what kind of material...
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    Well the easy answer to that is HD Dragon Blue,...

    Well the easy answer to that is HD Dragon Blue, which is an absolutely gorgeous blue ;) Otherwise JohnLobster has a good point and reminded me of some other things besides its lack of triad. I only...
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    The HD line is basically their regular paints but...

    The HD line is basically their regular paints but just a little thicker. If you like their MSP you'll like their HD. That being said, I would recommend getting a single bottle and testing it out...
  57. Yeah understandable, I wouldn't want to put...

    Yeah understandable, I wouldn't want to put varnish through a CM-C either ;) If you get the Badger 105 once you get it you can see its pretty easy to clean after using. I had to fully take mine apart...
  58. Varnish through your airbrush is definitely worth...

    Varnish through your airbrush is definitely worth it, although I don't have any experience with Badger's. I used to use Vallejo Gloss and that worked well but it was a bit too thick for my liking and...
  59. Sounds like a good plan, just remember to avoid...

    Sounds like a good plan, just remember to avoid Vallejo's white. Look forward to hearing how it goes :)
  60. As for curing time, I've read of issues that...

    As for curing time, I've read of issues that people have with Vallejo taking a day to really cure so that it doesn't rub off and badger a few hours. Both are dry to the touch within a matter of...
  61. You'll need to get a different hook up, Badger...

    You'll need to get a different hook up, Badger uses smaller connections. They sell a number of adapters though for whatever size you need which you can probably find on Amazon. I would recommend...
  62. As Zab mentioned, Vallejo (Has many colors) and...

    As Zab mentioned, Vallejo (Has many colors) and Badger (just White/Grey/Black) are both great. Going into it a little more, Vallejo primer is a lot smoother and easier to apply. IMO it is a bit more...
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    Because you're doing a spiral on a oval object,...

    Because you're doing a spiral on a oval object, it might actually be easier to secure your brush in a clamp or something. You could then hold/spin the missile against the brush and move it as...
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    Paint rubbing off can also be from bad primer, if...

    Paint rubbing off can also be from bad primer, if the primer doesn't adhere well to the mini then rubbing on the paint will cause the primer to disconnect and take the above paint with it. But what...
  65. As mentioned by Supervike you're paint seems a...

    As mentioned by Supervike you're paint seems a little thick. Other then that it looks like you're headed in the right direction. When you do the wash you'll want to repaint parts so that the colors...
  66. Is that really a concern with miniatures though?...

    Is that really a concern with miniatures though? The amount of oil paint used is a fraction of what would be used in an actual painting. Lots of people use oil washes and then an acrylic varnish, if...
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    No, I've only got badger and have looked at...

    No, I've only got badger and have looked at modern iwata. That certainly has a lot of knobs to adjust, I can imagine how much of a nightmare it would be.
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    Thats fine for a starting setup. I've got a...

    Thats fine for a starting setup. I've got a compressor that looks identical, it's not amazing, but it has a consistent flow and does the job. I expect it to die eventually but I picked it up when I...
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    That video has pretty much no relevance to...

    That video has pretty much no relevance to painting miniatures. In addition to Max's points, that video breaks down when one step takes longer (ie, prepping paint, cleaning brushes etc.) When one...
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    Do not thin Vallejo paint with Isopropyl, it...

    Do not thin Vallejo paint with Isopropyl, it turns into a gummy mess and will be a nightmare to clean out of your airbrush.
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    Tamiya makes some stainless steel stirring sticks...

    Tamiya makes some stainless steel stirring sticks that are flat on one side and have a spoon like shape on the other, can find them on Amazon if you search for Paint Stirrer, about $5 for a 2 pack....
  72. If you're using tap water and you're tap water...

    If you're using tap water and you're tap water has a high mineral content that might be it. Although it would have to be a really high mineral content for it to be grainy.
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    Painting copies of the same mini in batch can...

    Painting copies of the same mini in batch can save a lot of time. Say you've got 20 zombies to paint. Do the really easy stuff to all of them first, ie clean/prime/basecoat. Then move on to the large...
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    Lester Bursley recently did a video using some...

    Lester Bursley recently did a video using some oils, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTeA-yCifJw&feature=youtu.be&t=1450 points to where he starts using the oils. After I saw the vid I tried doing a...
  75. It definitely has a lot more pop to it now and...

    It definitely has a lot more pop to it now and looks better. The spider portion looks much more lively and I think the purple abdomen matches the human portion skin color well.
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    Wash them with soap and water first. Not sure...

    Wash them with soap and water first. Not sure about all their stuff, but I know Zombicide and Wrath of Kings says to do it for sure. It's a general good rule of thumb to give any mini a quick...
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    Speaking towards the lazy route, Vallejo makes...

    Speaking towards the lazy route, Vallejo makes some great pastels in their model color line. Put a light wash over it and it may achieve the effect you're after.
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    Zab - I've never had a gloss coat frost before,...

    Zab - I've never had a gloss coat frost before, even from a can, and I've sprayed it on thick in the past just to see if it would. Interesting that thinning it would have that effect. Matte frosting...
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    Airbrushing Varnish

    I use Liquitex Gloss Varnish through an airbrush when protecting my minis (followed by a matte coat). I currently use a .5 needle at about 15psi and spray enough that the varnish looks like a smooth...
  80. Max only mentioned the GW vids so I'll speak on...

    Max only mentioned the GW vids so I'll speak on them a little more. I find them to be fantastic video's for painting to a tabletop standard and imo the best thing GW has done for years. Because of...
  81. Thanks, I couldn't find anything on their site...

    Thanks, I couldn't find anything on their site other than the warnings about it rusting, very good to know and makes me a lot less nervous about using these on tabletop mini's.
  82. Vallejo Liquid Metals - Do they actually rust?

    So I wanted to test the Vallejo Liquid Metals rusting to see what it would look like and how durable they actually are. Using Silver I just painted a flat base, let it dry, then left it submerged...
  83. I've found P3 Cygnus Yellow and Reaper HD Pale...

    I've found P3 Cygnus Yellow and Reaper HD Pale Saffron to be very vibrant and smooth yellows. If you want to combat chalkiness in general, adding a little flow improver when you thin paint will help,...
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    They are very easy to pin but are a little picky....

    They are very easy to pin but are a little picky. Take care when drilling as you will go through them much faster then you are used to. Also, drilling the same hole several times helps a lot. The...
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    I'm a fan of Reapers Moldy Skin, it works really...

    I'm a fan of Reapers Moldy Skin, it works really well for a base and if you throw a wash on it then some other "dead" colors over that it does a good job of looking like dead flesh without a...
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    lol yeah, it really did. I think it's the first...

    lol yeah, it really did. I think it's the first brush I've had that's going straight from painting to the trash can, nothing left to even put it to use as an abusable brush :(
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    I'll check on the drying thing as I found him...

    I'll check on the drying thing as I found him drying them similarly to your fiance a long time ago. The paint drying causing decay might be the case as it doesn't get a thorough cleaning until hes...
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    Just edited to get it to work, not sure why it...

    Just edited to get it to work, not sure why it didn't. I suppose it could be the glue, but it seems more that the bristles broke off above the ferrule rather then fell out of the brush. I just pulled...
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    How did this brush die?

    So a little background. I've got a friend who comes over about once a week to paint some of his 15mm minis. Being somewhat new to the hobby I offered to let him borrow brushes, palettes etc. He's...
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    I also got an inexpensive compressor/airbrush...

    I also got an inexpensive compressor/airbrush when I started and it worked out great. The compressor looks identical to the one you found, except mine doesn't have the attached air tank. While I've...
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    You'll want to get a dual action. Single actions...

    You'll want to get a dual action. Single actions have a button to paint and generally a knob/dial to adjust flow between spraying. Dual actions have a button that slides so you press the button to...
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    I'd just like to add a second voice to this,...

    I'd just like to add a second voice to this, seeing as they just put up another post. You guys at Awaken Realms really do great work, but this is a Q&A/Help/Tutorial section of the forum and all...
  93. Thread: Gold Help...

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    If you're looking for a single gold layer to just...

    If you're looking for a single gold layer to just pop, Vallejo Liquid Gold is absolutely flooring in how good it looks and how smoothly it applies. The catch is that it will rust if it comes into...
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    Good choice on the enforcers imo, Mantic makes...

    Good choice on the enforcers imo, Mantic makes some great miniatures. As for the primer you found, not sure if that is the right one as the labels here in the US are drastically different. Their...
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    The primer questions has been answered quite well...

    The primer questions has been answered quite well and Ill throw my voice behind dupli-color too just to make sure you give it a go ;) It's amazing stuff and what I was exclusively using before I got...
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    If you had a special surfactant designed for the...

    If you had a special surfactant designed for the range that might do the trick. The main problem I found was that in order to get the paint thin enough to where the brush readily absorbs it, the...
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    Just got mine in today. My caps seem to be...

    Just got mine in today. My caps seem to be different then the ones Moetle reviewed and are black (the ring that came off of his is not present on mine.) All the child proofness works 100% and all...
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    Now I'm nervous my finished stuff is going to...

    Now I'm nervous my finished stuff is going to yellow, have you ever noticed the matte yellowing after it's been sprayed? When I first noticed my gloss bottle yellow I looked at some older mini's I...
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    You could always have a kind of dual naming...

    You could always have a kind of dual naming system. So you could name it something like Vomit Brown VB3 to show that it is the mid color of the vomit brown range. That way you could still give shades...
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    I stopped using Vallejo's gloss for the same...

    I stopped using Vallejo's gloss for the same reason, but did you ever encounter yellowing with their matte? I've got bottles of gloss less then a year old that are very yellow, but have matte that...
  101. As already mentioned, look into Badger's...

    As already mentioned, look into Badger's Stynylrez for white. It doesn't separate nearly as fast as Vallejo's and, at least with an airbrush, covers much better. I would expect it to work better with...
  102. You can, just have to get all the right hose...

    You can, just have to get all the right hose fittings and whatnot. I think there have been posts in the past here about people using air tanks, so do some searching and they might have some tips or...
  103. I've never had a good experience trying to apply...

    I've never had a good experience trying to apply primer with a brush, something about its consistency is just annoying. Spray primer from cans works well and can be inexpensive. Dupli-Color makes a...
  104. The White/Grey/Black points are covered pretty...

    The White/Grey/Black points are covered pretty well so far, except that no one mentioned with white it is very easy to see if you missed painting any hard to get areas as well.

    As for your ink...
  105. I've got a super yellow bottle and a slightly...

    I've got a super yellow bottle and a slightly yellow bottle as well. When sprayed, the slightly yellow bottle doesn't tint a mini (even on white), but the super yellow bottle does. I haven't noticed...
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    Yeah, at least for the game color range, the...

    Yeah, at least for the game color range, the metallics can be thinned with water or alcohol and don't turn to goop when alcohol is used like the regular paints. I've found it was easier to clean out...
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    Vallejo Game Air - Thinning Metallics

    So Vallejo's regular metallics thin with alcohol, anyone have experience thinning their game air metallics? Is it best to use alcohol or water for them (and does the surface primer metallic behave...
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    Make sure to let us know what they say ;) Vallejo...

    Make sure to let us know what they say ;) Vallejo has had great support every time I've contacted them so you should get an answer relatively quickly.
  109. As Zab said, Liquitex Airbrush Medium is...

    As Zab said, Liquitex Airbrush Medium is fantastic and works well thinning just about everything. Liquitex also makes slow dri which is great if you're just using water but still having the tip get...
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    Not sure how close it is, but Vallejo has a model...

    Not sure how close it is, but Vallejo has a model air line (and recently came out with a game air line.) Maybe one of the yellows from either of those will match, or at least come close.
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    Haven't seen this tried before, but what many...

    Haven't seen this tried before, but what many people do if they want the base to match whatever is underneath is just use clear acrylic bases. It can turn out really amazing, although they get...
  112. Harbor Freight has a decent one for $70 that...

    Harbor Freight has a decent one for $70 that looks very similar (http://www.harborfreight.com/1-6-hp-40-psi-oilless-airbrush-compressor-93657.html). A standard 20% off coupon will drop it to $56....
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    Probably, but I haven't seen people talk about...

    Probably, but I haven't seen people talk about alternatives. It's a lacquer based sealer which is why it is different from most. Frankly I'm not a fan of dullcote. A lot of people say it's amazingly...
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    That's great to hear, I'll check them it out when...

    That's great to hear, I'll check them it out when they are released :)
  115. Thread: Veteran newbie

    by Splurch
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    If you're taking notes for later, look into...

    If you're taking notes for later, look into Liquitex when you eventually go to buy Flow Improver/Slow Dri/Matte Medium/other additives (specifically Slow-Dri Fluid retarder, they make a few different...
  116. Thread: Veteran newbie

    by Splurch
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    Water is fine as a thinner, just make sure to use...

    Water is fine as a thinner, just make sure to use distilled water if your tap water has a high mineral content. If you want to get more complicated look into "Gunk" recipes. It's a combination of...
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    Great vid and the paint's look pretty solid. How...

    Great vid and the paint's look pretty solid. How easy was it cleaning the metallic's out of the airbrush? Anything special need to be done to thin to avoid reducing the sheen? I've avoided using any...
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    If you have a Harbor Freight nearby they have a...

    If you have a Harbor Freight nearby they have a good starter kit for $90 (http://www.harborfreight.com/1-5-hp-58-psi-compressor-and-airbrush-kit-95630.html), finding a 20% off coupon online is...
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    So I finally got ahold of Badger's Stynylrez...

    So I finally got ahold of Badger's Stynylrez primers and gave them a try (got the White/Black/Grey 4oz 3 pack). Horribly name aside, they are pretty decent. Compared to Vallejo they are a lot thicker...
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    I haven't used Tamiya's spray, but I used to use...

    I haven't used Tamiya's spray, but I used to use Duplicolor White (and black), and it's fantastic as a primer. I just moved away from sprays in general to avoid having to spray outside/reduce costs.
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    I see the one you mean now, when I Googled it I...

    I see the one you mean now, when I Googled it I found the drink mixer that spun. Make sure to let us know how it goes :)
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    Well if you're set on getting a gadget for it...

    Well if you're set on getting a gadget for it you're probably better off getting like a vibratory tumbler and figuring out how to attach the bottle to the device. Something that vibrates rather then...
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    The shaker/roller are probably overkill and the...

    The shaker/roller are probably overkill and the roller probably won't do a great job, even with some beads in it. If you throw a bead (or two, as I do) into the dropper as you shake you can hear them...
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    Glass beads are going to be the easiest thing for...

    Glass beads are going to be the easiest thing for you to find and they work quite well. You can pick them up at your local hobby store and should only be a few dollars for more then enough for all...
  125. Thread: Reaper bones

    by Splurch
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    If you give them a good soap/water wash you won't...

    If you give them a good soap/water wash you won't need to prime. The only issue I encounter is occasionally a spot won't take paint on the first pass and I've had to go over it a few times, something...
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    I'll give the black then white a try. Looking...

    I'll give the black then white a try. Looking into the new Badger primers now as well and they look pretty solid, seem to be sold out everywhere though. As for it behaving differently, the bottle...
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    Vallejo Surface Primer

    I've been using Vallejo's Primer for a bit now and thinks it's absolutely fantastic through an airbrush. I've had great success with Black and a few other colors. That being said, their White primer...
  128. Webmonkey, good to hear I'm not the only one with...

    Webmonkey, good to hear I'm not the only one with exact standards for flat, as this seems to be the case ;)

    As for shaking the can, I'm shaking it for several minutes to be sure. Doing the shake...
  129. I'll give the spray another try but I tried both...

    I'll give the spray another try but I tried both very light and very thick (wanted to see what it would take to fog up, which it surprisingly didn't) coatings and some in between, none were dead...
  130. I tried Testor's spray a few months ago but all I...

    I tried Testor's spray a few months ago but all I could ever get out of it was a satin that was more flat then gloss but still not even mistakable as matte. From what I read it isn't as good as it...
  131. Vallejo Matte Varnish turning Glossy with handling

    So I got back into painting over the last year and have been playing around with a number of matte varnishes to figure out what I want to finish my minis up with after a gloss coat. Vallejo seems to...
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