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  1. Thread: Salute 2010

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    There's usually a gang of CMoNers, PBers and...

    There's usually a gang of CMoNers, PBers and TBers* in one corner loitering looking disreputable (and therefore easy to spot). There's a big seating area (well, there was) to the right as you go...
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    Not speeding is a daft answer. Don't get caught,...

    Not speeding is a daft answer. Don't get caught, that's where the trick is. I have a knack of spotting speed cameras, even traffic cars on motorway bridges (they are the tricky ones)

    I'm not...
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    I'll wait before someone has used it before...

    I'll wait before someone has used it before getting too excited. I've found a supplier of Mr Surfacer primer local to me, I'll give that a go before getting the vallejo paint-on equivalent.
  4. Thread: Erotic Minis

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    My Kaspburpski went like 'no way dude!' So I...

    My Kaspburpski went like 'no way dude!'

    So I didn't, from memery they are really rather rudimentary in their sculpting. Rude but crude (not in a good way).

    There's plenty of larger scale...
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    Or anywhere. I think all the people in Norway...

    Or anywhere. I think all the people in Norway that like black metal are in a black metal band (or prison, for murder).

    (I honestly have nothing against Norway)
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    Some real bad shit! I'll fess up at some point...

    Some real bad shit! I'll fess up at some point (Tim knows a bit of it).
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    I have some 'temp work' to fill in, so that's...

    I have some 'temp work' to fill in, so that's something at least and theres a few commissions coming in. Money wise I think I'll be OK. I still have to move :( At least the 'Man Flu' has gone (apart...
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    Trolls are as Norwegian as Fjords and eating...

    Trolls are as Norwegian as Fjords and eating Herring with every meal. That and black metal and burning churches but that's another story entirely.(I shared a house with a Norwegian lad @ Uni)I was...
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    Nothing! My day has been shite so far and getting...

    Nothing! My day has been shite so far and getting worse. Have man flu, my job ends on Friday with no work after, I have an enforced move at the weekend that I don't want and did I say I had man-flu?...
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    That is sad! I'm still waiting for a flaming from...

    That is sad! I'm still waiting for a flaming from the angry Norwegians (I did type trolls but that would be bad taste and invite a bigger flaming ROFL).
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    Nope, just trolls...(sound of Donga running off...

    Nope, just trolls...(sound of Donga running off giggling);)
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    Cheers chaps! A weekend where you are allowed to...

    Cheers chaps! A weekend where you are allowed to go out for a curry twice! Winner! By god am I (and all those around me) paying for it (parp!). I got Danilo Cartucci's - 'How to Paint Miniatures'...
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    All I've done for years of using Coat D 'Arms...

    All I've done for years of using Coat D 'Arms paints with differant labels on (old GW). Is just add a couple of drops of water every now and then, simple!I've got a Sunburst Yellow from my first...
  14. Did I see a racoon with enormous testicles??? ...

    Did I see a racoon with enormous testicles???

    I need I lie down...
  15. Thread: Enamels?

    by Donga
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    Adi Bay still uses Enamels, the shading and...

    Adi Bay still uses Enamels, the shading and highlight is done with oil.

    I would learn with acrylics rather than enamels.
  16. Thread: Your Nemesis

    by Donga
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    My job is about to end in ten days. I will be...

    My job is about to end in ten days. I will be redundant after nearly 8 years.So I've spent the last few weeks being very honest with everyone I come across. Big plus point. That, and not doing any...
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    Poll: You should have added 666 to the end of it,...

    You should have added 666 to the end of it, that's 'radical.'

    I wonder back to the forum and its all change....(maybe not)
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    Thats great mr Radom! Go buy yourself a beer...

    Thats great mr Radom!

    Go buy yourself a beer on me:)
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    Commented! Looking good.

    Commented!

    Looking good.
  20. Thread: A new tipple...

    by Donga
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    About 4%, not that strong but if you drink enough...

    About 4%, not that strong but if you drink enough of it, it gives you black poo :poop: Not at bad a whisky poos, bit like Sugar pops really. First piss smells of whiskey, that includes 25 year old...
  21. Thread: Oil pastels??

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    I think the name 'oil pastels' is slightly...

    I think the name 'oil pastels' is slightly misleading, another name for them is 'oil bar.' Think of them like oils paints in solid form NOT pastels. They are not grainy at all, just like oil paints...
  22. Thread: Oil pastels??

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    It's a 'stand oil' base, which is a very very...

    It's a 'stand oil' base, which is a very very thick version of linseed oil. They do mix with white spirits/turpentine/linseed oil the same as oils. The only issue you would have with them over tube...
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    To echo a few other people, Rosemary & Co brushes...

    To echo a few other people, Rosemary & Co brushes are excellent. their quality control is very very good. Certain other manufacturers have had that area slip over the last few years, such as W&N.
  24. Thread: Translucency

    by Donga
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    The secret is to paint what is underneath/behind....

    The secret is to paint what is underneath/behind. So in the case of cloth mix in a bit of the flesh colour in the areas that would be in contact with the flesh. Then paint the reast as you would...
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    Maelstrom Games stock Vallejo Game colour, Model...

    Maelstrom Games stock Vallejo Game colour, Model colour and Model Air. They are good to + free postage. They are in the UK, Mansfield (but don't hold that against them!)Just use your favourite search...
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    Autoprimer, cheap and effective and just the tool...

    Autoprimer, cheap and effective and just the tool for the job ;)
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    I know its too late, request sent!

    I know its too late, request sent!
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    Nail polish remover has acetone plus conditioning...

    Nail polish remover has acetone plus conditioning agents that will protect your finger nails, same material as hair/bristles. Much safer option & cheap as chips. On a side note its worth soaking your...
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    Chaos marauder arms are a good alternative. They...

    Chaos marauder arms are a good alternative. They come with a suitable array of axes and stuff. Plus in the marauder box you get tons of useful bits to make your marines look like tribal nutters.Use...
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    Cellulose thinners? That's a bit harsh. A find a...

    Cellulose thinners? That's a bit harsh. A find a mild liquid hand soap & hot water brings out the worse of anything and keeps the bristles supple.
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    I know alot of painters use two sets of brushes,...

    I know alot of painters use two sets of brushes, one set for metallics only! I use Vallejo Model Air metallics and they are almost impossible to clean out (the pigment is that fine!) so I'm...
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v692/donga666/se...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v692/donga666/sense-this-picture-makes-none.jpg
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    I think she looks really good. She looks that bit...

    I think she looks really good. She looks that bit too 'valuptuous' to be an elf! I though the original brown fimo had the right proportions (long limbed and skinny). Now there's the 'green' she looks...
  34. Thread: Brust

    by Donga
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    It looks like oxidization, it looks odd. You...

    It looks like oxidization, it looks odd. You really are 'maxing the envelope' here.

    I think I need to go and think about it before an answer???
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    I agree, you have alot to learn but you know how...

    I agree, you have alot to learn but you know how to control a brush. I think the scores are a little harsh. You have a few short steps to get much higher scores!

    Good start, keep it up :party:
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    All the above methods will work but by far the...

    All the above methods will work but by far the best and easiest way to attach odd shaped rocks and shale to a base is- a hot glue gun! Instant and gap filling, you can texture the resulting overspill...
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    It's my nick-name! It's had many variants, Mr...

    It's my nick-name!

    It's had many variants, Mr Donga, Big Donga (I'm 6'5"), Mr D, my god-son calls me Uncle Donga. There are still a few people that don't know my real name (Andy), there were loads...
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    I don't meet many people with green eyes! I have...

    I don't meet many people with green eyes! I have green eyes.

    :D
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    Good luck! I really hope the casting is a...

    Good luck!

    I really hope the casting is a success and they come through at a reasonable price to sell.
  40. Thread: I'm a Granddad!!

    by Donga
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    Congratulations Mick! Even more excuses to...

    Congratulations Mick!

    Even more excuses to not finish the skaven bust now ;)

    Have fun & get better soon!
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    I've stripped sculpts/conversions with Fairy...

    I've stripped sculpts/conversions with Fairy Power spray with no ill effects. That's included GS, Miliput and Supersculpey.

    Safe on putty would be the outcome.

    ;)
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    There's a french firm that produce an epoxy based...

    There's a french firm that produce an epoxy based resin Gedeo, Andrea have one as well. Polyester resin is very nasty stuff. Epoxy based resins are much safer and set equally as hard and clear.
    ...
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    Chardon Granite is the closest. I highlight it...

    Chardon Granite is the closest. I highlight it with German Field Grey. Chardon Granite is alot darker, if you use Cardon Granite highlighted with a pale grey (NOT Space wolf grey, too blue) or even...
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    Fairy powerspray is a good alternative to dettol,...

    Fairy powerspray is a good alternative to dettol, it's about the same price for a bottle too!

    Less smelly too ;)
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    I feel young and I like it! (March 1973) ...

    I feel young and I like it! (March 1973)

    Awaiting lots of whipper-snappers making 'you're old dude' comments...
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    And it makes you hands smell of it for hours,...

    And it makes you hands smell of it for hours, maybe some gloves would be a good idea???
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    It is the most user friendly, low risk + good...

    It is the most user friendly, low risk + good results.
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    I'm poor (well not really, I have limited pocket...

    I'm poor (well not really, I have limited pocket money from the missus), so badly painted stuff on ebay (advertised as 'pro-painted' or not) is relatively cheap!

    Mostly used the pics of metal,...
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    Probably a bit like Crocodile, it's somewhere in...

    Probably a bit like Crocodile, it's somewhere in between chicken and swordfish in texture. Like a flaked white meat....

    Quite nice though, not as nice and kangaroo, on a par with Ostrich. Better...
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    I think it already is???

    I think it already is???
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    Vallejo (GC) blood red settles like a bugger,...

    Vallejo (GC) blood red settles like a bugger, shaking it will not get the problem sorted. I pulled the dropper top off then gave it a mix with an small screw driver. The pigment had settled and...
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    Just pulling your leg... @cassar: that'll...

    Just pulling your leg...

    @cassar: that'll work! I find complete immersion then a firtle with a dental pick is the best way of removal from all those hard to reach places. Easier too, dip, leave,...
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    I hope you use synthetic brushes then, do you...

    I hope you use synthetic brushes then, do you think they shear the sable every year like sheep?

    That isn't a dig, it's just a philosophical question.
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    Your predator is probably luckier than you think....

    Your predator is probably luckier than you think. The active ingredient in nail polish remover will dissolve polystyrene as happily as acrylic. It just takes a little longer. Detail will get soft...
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    So far: 120 - 20mm modern british troops...

    So far:

    120 - 20mm modern british troops (afghanistan)
    90 - Taliban

    I still have 40 odd figures to do for this commission then its complete.

    Half painted 2 - 120mm WWII british Paras for...
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    Don't worry. We were all noobs at some point...

    Don't worry.

    We were all noobs at some point ;)
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    Just avoid licking you brush too much! Just...

    Just avoid licking you brush too much!

    Just cos it tastes rather bad :p
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    It will also turn GS, plastics and any glue on...

    It will also turn GS, plastics and any glue on there into jelly like gunk. Safe for metal only. I do use it for removing GS/Putty from metal figures.

    Anything can be stripped with Dettol safely....
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    Or just keep the dettol in a plastic container...

    Or just keep the dettol in a plastic container with a sealable lid, I had a container that had pop-corn in it. It was my stripping bucket..

    Every now and then I had to collect the paint sludge...
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    I keep forgetting just how good that marine is! ...

    I keep forgetting just how good that marine is!

    Chris is a very talented (and nice) chap!
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    I've actually found that painting white it is...

    I've actually found that painting white it is often better to start painting the highlight as the base. Paint whatever it is white, then just paint in the shadows with very dilute paint (SW Grey,...
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    Forgot all about Nagash! :tremble!: Pumba -...

    Forgot all about Nagash! :tremble!:

    Pumba - lol

    What utter utter bab! What I put in the toilet bowl this morning looked more attractive to paint than that crapulous kak!
    ...
  63. Thread: Hey CMON Store!

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    Doesn't the CMON shop stock Rosemary & Co? ...

    Doesn't the CMON shop stock Rosemary & Co?

    They are the bomb!
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    The geeky and the proud! I would like to...

    The geeky and the proud!

    I would like to paint the sarg, no chance that will happen (lack of time or willingness to part with the cash for the box!)
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    I've left a very long comment on the piece, if...

    I've left a very long comment on the piece, if you want me to explain where I am coming from please feel free to PM me.

    I think you're a bloody good painter, but there are areas on this look...
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    See my previous post... Guns don't kill...

    See my previous post...

    Guns don't kill people, people do! But people with guns can kill MORE people...

    :tremble!:
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    Why do I feel worried when there's someone in...

    Why do I feel worried when there's someone in Northern Ireland who's an expert in concealing firearms? Were you in 'the regiment'?

    ;)
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    Dude! You'r Old! Happy day :D

    Dude! You'r Old!

    Happy day :D
  69. Thread: Milliput wash?

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    I've managed to superglue my own trousers on,...

    I've managed to superglue my own trousers on, spilt it on my jeans and it seeped through to my leg...

    Warm water sorts that out!

    Pealing CA off you fingers is one of lifes pleasures :)
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    Back in the days of yore and I was a red shirt we...

    Back in the days of yore and I was a red shirt we had a lady come into the store, she then saw the khorne demons and then took exception and complained to the manager. Eventually she left crying...
  71. Thread: Milliput wash?

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    Eh? How on earth....

    Eh?

    How on earth....
  72. Thread: Runelord

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    You can blend, there's not a great deal wrong....

    You can blend, there's not a great deal wrong. The areas that could do with a bit of work are the transition areas, such as face-beard and some of the other areas. The face looks too pale and lacks a...
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    Yellow is one of the worst paints in the...

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    Yellow is one of the worst paints in the universe. The problems are that in order to get a smooth coverage you need to dilute, but yellow will not even cover yellow! If you want it to cover...
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    Excellent!;)

    Excellent!;)
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    I'd just give it a try...Draw it on a piece of...

    I'd just give it a try...Draw it on a piece of paper, then try drawing it on the figure, then try it in putty. Pencils are your friend. Start with a rough outline with fresh putty, then wait about 40...
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    Its snowed (about ten days ago), then it melted a...

    Its snowed (about ten days ago), then it melted a bit, froze. then it melted a bit, froze. then it melted a bit, froze. And on...

    Everywhere is a sodding ice-rink!

    I hate winter :(
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    I was there for a couple of Scott's, not that I...

    I was there for a couple of Scott's, not that I was involved in any way...:rolleyes:

    I'm pure as driven snow...(well now I am)

    (son of a Policeman, I'd never go 'off the rails')
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    Ours was a bit of a non-event really. I think we...

    Ours was a bit of a non-event really. I think we deserve a good summer next year.

    The snow is just hanging around here:(
  79. How many Psychologists does it take to change a...

    How many Psychologists does it take to change a lightbulb?

    One, but the bulb has to WANT to change...

    ???
  80. Thread: Milliput

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    Ebay has tons of the stuff!

    Ebay has tons of the stuff!
  81. Thread: zombies!

    by Donga
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    Wow, Tim! You painted! The gore is by far the...

    Wow, Tim! You painted!

    The gore is by far the best bit(s) :D

    Yuck!
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    Photocopy acetate works well for making dams for...

    Photocopy acetate works well for making dams for two part resin, it peals off like a sticker once it's cured. You will need to brace it with card or board to stop it deforming from the weight of...
  83. Thread: Lt Kara Black

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    Oh my god! I dig chicks with guns! ;)

    Oh my god!

    I dig chicks with guns!

    ;)
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    OOOOO! Thread-Omancy.... Since I first posted...

    OOOOO! Thread-Omancy....

    Since I first posted this thread, I got a small bottle of Zap-a-Gap. It's just run out without any issues with blocking. I think the big cap that goes over the smaller...
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    Moulds sold! That rhymes :D

    Moulds sold!

    That rhymes :D
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    Hirst Arts Moulds

    I am continuing my clear out of unused stuff, so it's time to pick up a bargain!

    I have three moulds for sale, I will take £20 for each one including 1st class postage. They retail for much more!...
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    Try drawing it! You'll quickly see if it does...

    Try drawing it!

    You'll quickly see if it does not work.
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    You could just leave them in coke over night! It...

    You could just leave them in coke over night! It wouldn't hurt.

    I've painted straight over tarnished old minis to no ill effect. You can give them a polish with a suede brush/soft wire brush, I...
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    I do like them! Good stuff!

    I do like them! Good stuff!
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    Looked great on the day, looks great in pictures....

    Looked great on the day, looks great in pictures.

    Great work.
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    "Mr Taylor said the emergency funding would go...

    "Mr Taylor said the emergency funding would go towards helicopter crews herding the camels 10 miles out of town, where they would be shot. This is expected to start within the next few days."
    ...
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    Wow you've done some painting! I don't feel...

    Wow you've done some painting!

    I don't feel it would be appropriate to offer any form of criticism, just - now do more!

    ;)
  93. Hell yeah!

    Hell yeah!
  94. Blimey! Now we need a big ol' 'little ring...

    Blimey!

    Now we need a big ol' 'little ring mail' tutorial...
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    Super clean work there! Like them :D

    Super clean work there!

    Like them :D
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    Wow, this has moved on a pace sice last time I...

    Wow, this has moved on a pace sice last time I saw it! Blimey!

    BTW: I'm a reformed Ork dry-brusher.... ;)
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    Using your snake as an example, do it in stages....

    Using your snake as an example, do it in stages.

    1. sculpt a very skinny snake in the position you want it it be in. Round.

    2. Let it cure.

    3. put another thin layer of GS/MS/whatever...
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    Filing the tip off a hypodermic needle works a...

    Filing the tip off a hypodermic needle works a treat. You have to alternate the direction by row and drag a little.

    Like:

    (((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((
    )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))...
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    All things are now as they should be :D

    All things are now as they should be :D
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    That has a ring of truth to it! I changed my...

    That has a ring of truth to it!

    I changed my user name a while ago....

    ????
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    I used to be a Freak!

    In the new forum I've been de-freaked, I had over 2000 posts and that has been dropped to 390!

    Why am I so annoyed by this!!!!

    I feel somehow belittled...
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    It keeps me sane! That and money/competition,...

    It keeps me sane!

    That and money/competition, I am a painting tart!
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    Amateurish Ugly...

    Amateurish

    Ugly...
  104. Thread: Glorfindel

    by Donga
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    Nice paint job, not blow away by the model! The...

    Nice paint job, not blow away by the model! The ringmail is particularly naff!

    I can\'t fault the paint though ;)
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    Do it first in fine mechanical pencil (you know,...

    Do it first in fine mechanical pencil (you know, the Drafts-man ones).

    Then block out with paint diluted with ink.
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    Your weathering look super-clean. How do you do...

    Your weathering look super-clean. How do you do that?

    Excellent work! Good to see you back in the saddle :D
  107. Thread: FIASCO leeds

    by Donga
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    I would try, usually. Sadly, I\'m busy that...

    I would try, usually.

    Sadly, I\'m busy that day!!! :(

    It\'s a nice little show, it\'s in the Armouries which is always worth a look!

    (used to work there, years ago, when I was a student)
  108. COULD LESBIANS TURN YOUR MORTGAGE GAY?

    COULD LESBIANS TURN YOUR MORTGAGE GAY?
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    Done by Christmas! They said that about WWI,...

    Done by Christmas!

    They said that about WWI, that took 4 years!!
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    Use a stockist: ...

    Use a stockist:

    http://www.elgrecominiatures.co.uk/

    They are very helpful :D
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    ###Oh Canada!#### I didn\'t know...Happy day...

    ###Oh Canada!####

    I didn\'t know...Happy day ???
  112. What I will miss is going head to head in the...

    What I will miss is going head to head in the Large Model cat at GD.

    It\'ll just have to be at the Euro instead :D
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    Wow thread-omancy Scott! He\'s winged his way...

    Wow thread-omancy Scott!

    He\'s winged his way to his recipient now. Who\'s talking about more Young busts :D

    I don\'t have a problem with that ;)
  114. Didn\'t you say that before GD 09? I said it...

    Didn\'t you say that before GD 09?

    I said it about next year too, but I may well be there. I WILL see at the Euro\'s though :D

    :flip:
  115. Thread: Akira

    by Donga
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    This may sound a little flippant, Japan. My...

    This may sound a little flippant, Japan.

    My mates band toured Japan and he came back with a copy. Plus some really odd stuff that we don\'t know the name of (guess what, it was in Japanese). None...
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    1. Keeping a 3 half year old boy alive,...

    1. Keeping a 3 half year old boy alive, entertained and educated (including cleaning up after said 3 half year old)

    2. see .1.

    3. Mowing the worlds biggets lawn with a push mower.

    4. nagging...
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    Merry Birthday!

    Merry Birthday!
  118. Thread: Akira

    by Donga
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    I\'ve seen the original uncut Japanese version,...

    I\'ve seen the original uncut Japanese version, it\'s even more disturbing than the UK/US release. Entertaining though :)
  119. Thread: Akira

    by Donga
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    I love My Neighbour Totero, so does my son. ...

    I love My Neighbour Totero, so does my son.

    Never shown him Princess Mononoki though...

    Not seen Akira for years! It is superb though.
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    :|~

    :|~
  121. Thread: Your Home Town

    by Donga
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    Where I live: ...

    Where I live:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Londesborough

    I was born in Truro, Cornwall, I\'ve lived in all four Yorkshire Ridings (North, South, West and East), I\'ve also live in Germany and...
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    I did a search on the reaper site (it makes GWs...

    I did a search on the reaper site (it makes GWs site look user friendly).

    No joy!
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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/233186 Better...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/233186

    Better pics!
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    I\'ll do a re-take over the weekend with lower...

    I\'ll do a re-take over the weekend with lower lighting.

    :rolleyes:

    (bloody cameras....grumble grumble....)
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    I have been a busy boy

    Finally finished this commission piece, it was a pleasure to do and it\'s a great model! Please excuse my sub standard photography.
    ...
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    Thanks for the theme music, I should have had it...

    Thanks for the theme music, I should have had it playing via a mini speaker in the plinth :D

    The guy on the side has always sparked a lot of debate, he\'s there to demonstrate that the termies are...
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    Blood splatter (Thanks to Nigel/Talonicus) is...

    Blood splatter (Thanks to Nigel/Talonicus) is pretty easy. Just get a bristle off a house hold brush, dip it in a mix of Tamiya clear red and black (tamiya clear smoke works too) so you get a little...
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    What I did for the GD...

    This is the rag-tag band of GD entries, all of which got Finalist pins. I know the pictures suck but ho-hum thats the way it goes:rolleyes:
    ...
  129. Superb!

    Superb!
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    Or just never...or are we talking in Geological...

    Or just never...or are we talking in Geological time?

    No I don\'t want any of your sodding plinths!
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    It may be cheaper but then there\'s postage, MIG...

    It may be cheaper but then there\'s postage, MIG is £2.70 from my local railway/scale model shop. I hide there when my wife is \'shopping\' (looking at the same shite in different shops) so...
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    Quite the opposite for me ;) Sculpting large...

    Quite the opposite for me ;) Sculpting large scale stuff is getting me excited at the mo\'.
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    I\'ve payed £2.70 for MIG ones that are much...

    I\'ve payed £2.70 for MIG ones that are much bigger. They last forever too.

    I was dubious to start with, now they are expensive :o
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    Couple of hours back when I was a red shirt. I...

    Couple of hours back when I was a red shirt.

    I once received 60 plastic skaven at lunchtime and had to paint them before the shop closed at 6pm. So that\'s six hours, divided by 60.

    So six...
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    Pictures now please :D

    Pictures now please :D
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    Yeah great! Now can someone come and take...

    Yeah great!

    Now can someone come and take desent pictures of my work! My pictures suck!

    :rolleyes:
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    T\'was easy, the face detail is HUGE! 1/10 scale...

    T\'was easy, the face detail is HUGE! 1/10 scale as opposed to 90mm which is about 1/16, 54mm 1/32. So you can go to town with eyes and faces.

    That bugger almost painted itself (I\'m taking the...
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    I felt the same about busts, it was very much all...

    I felt the same about busts, it was very much all or nothing.But I\'ve done one for a commission now, well nearly. Have a look ;)

    http://www.tbforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=4005

    He was at the...
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    Flats are very much the preserve of the...

    Flats are very much the preserve of the Historical miniature painter (with a capital H). There are some changes in that.

    I for one have zero interest in having a go!!! I\'d rather do some...
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    Give it a wash/glaze! There\'s TONS of advice...

    Give it a wash/glaze!

    There\'s TONS of advice in the sticky thread at the top of this forum :)

    (awaiting Einion....)

    :innocent:
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    There seems to be alot of one-man-bands making...

    There seems to be alot of one-man-bands making flats, they have a limited audience. The best place would be historical model shows to pick them up.

    http://www.elgrecominiatures.co.uk/index1.html
    ...
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    Cheeky! I have mine next to \'Lucky Jack\'...

    Cheeky!

    I have mine next to \'Lucky Jack\' he\'s the motivation for finishing the commission. I need to do him reasonably quickly because there\'s another commission winging it\'s way to me!!!!
    ...
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    My three year old is more a man than you are Tim....

    My three year old is more a man than you are Tim. He brings me any particulaly big ones he catches. He tried to eat one when he was one-ish, that was in his floor-food phase (anything he found on the...
  144. Thread: 40K Movie

    by Donga
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    Fanboy! I\'ll wait and see :yawn:

    Fanboy!

    I\'ll wait and see :yawn:
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    Eldar Dire Avenger

    Does anyone have a single plastic DireAvenger? From the current range.

    It can be on the sprue, stuck together or even painted (badly or well painted). It\'s for reference, it would be good if you...
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    Superb! Simply Superb!! Well deserved!

    Superb! Simply Superb!!

    Well deserved!
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    One day to go... This is my last post untill...

    One day to go...

    This is my last post untill post GD.

    GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!

    :flip::bouncy::flip::bouncy::flip::bouncy:
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    I live in a VERY rural location, the spiders here...

    I live in a VERY rural location, the spiders here are maintaining their usual level of population. Not noticed and more or any bigger ones.

    I cleared out two of my four sheds the other day (you...
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    Show her this thread! ;)

    Show her this thread!

    ;)
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    I use Tamiya Clear Red and Tamiya Clear Smoke...

    I use Tamiya Clear Red and Tamiya Clear Smoke alot. TCR is great for blood and gore, smoke is quite a useful shade for metals. I have used the metalics in the past but just for basecoating, they...
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    See-though cloth is one of those things I\'ve...

    See-though cloth is one of those things I\'ve wanted to have a go at, but never got round to.

    I think it will become clear when I have a go :)
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    48 hours to go! I thank you for your attention...

    48 hours to go!

    I thank you for your attention ;)
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    Although I am not a fan of either mini, there is...

    Although I am not a fan of either mini, there is nothing wrong with either paint-job. I would really like your recipe for the see-through cloth on the first, especially the (ahem) nipples :D

    Good...
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    Pegaso do an excellent example: ...

    Pegaso do an excellent example:

    http://www.pegasomodels.com/productdetails_en.asp?id=230

    ;)
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    I\'m sad I coundn\'t be there! I\'m glad I\'ll...

    I\'m sad I coundn\'t be there!

    I\'m glad I\'ll be at the GD though ;) See you there Mr Bay.
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    The last three years dioramas were started by the...

    The last three years dioramas were started by the year befores Golden Demon. This is the first year I\'ve not had a diorama started for the next year.

    I\'ve started sculpting a large scale model...
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    A. Buy whiskey and firearms. B. Spend all your...

    A. Buy whiskey and firearms.

    B. Spend all your time in the house wondering around in nothing but a pair of speedos. She\'ll either think you\'re a freak and move out or think you\'re a stud muffin...
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    That’s a rarity! (Art Graduate...barely...

    That’s a rarity!

    (Art Graduate...barely literate)
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    The usual meet up is one pm at the repair table....

    The usual meet up is one pm at the repair table. But there\'s usually gangs of CMoNers banging around the GD entries.

    I for one will be wondering over to the Crown Plaza hotel (it\'s next to the...
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    lol:rolleyes::innocent: I\'m having a crisis...

    lol:rolleyes::innocent:

    I\'m having a crisis of confidence at the moment and I\'m too aware of the things I need to re-do! I couldn\'t sleep last night because I kept going through the list of...
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    For those of us entering this year there\'s ONE...

    For those of us entering this year there\'s ONE WEEK TO GO!

    Thankyou for your attention, you can go bab yourself now :D
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    The original short: ...

    The original short:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IQcMeNh7Hc

    ;)
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    Bookmarked! Thanks for that :D

    Bookmarked!

    Thanks for that :D
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    It looks like they have a few pennies worth of...

    It looks like they have a few pennies worth of kit!

    Rapid prototyping ahoy!
  165. Thread: Cheese or Meat?

    by Donga
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    I had a mate at Uni eat a brain curry for bet. I...

    I had a mate at Uni eat a brain curry for bet. I went to Uni in Bradford, well know for two things, Curry houses and a very large muslim community. Halal butchers were everywhere.

    It looked a...
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    Why do I feel glad to have missed this...

    Why do I feel glad to have missed this conversation...
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    Just finishing a 1/10 scale bust. I moved...

    Just finishing a 1/10 scale bust. I moved straight from 20/30mm scale to 54mm then straight onto 90mm. I think the skills involved translate really easilly between scale, it often something as simple...
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    That\'s getting there. The gold NMM could do with...

    That\'s getting there. The gold NMM could do with going lighter (hot spots) and deeper shadows (add a touch of purple to the shadows).

    I\'m finding the eye\'s a little off putting, they could be...
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    Announcment on Planet Figure: \'We hope that...

    Announcment on Planet Figure:

    \'We hope that you like the result.

    Next months we will bring you more of your favourite Star Wars and Marvel Universe characters, but this doesn´t finish here......
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    StarWars minis...

    Erm...

    http://www.knightmodels.com/lukeyoda_ing.html

    I like quite a few. Their Marvel ones look superb too (I\'m liking Venom as much as the Star Wars ones).

    :cool:
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    @Freaky: Yep! Near as damn it. I\'m reasonably...

    @Freaky: Yep! Near as damn it. I\'m reasonably chunky so that disguises it :]
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    Well done Alex!

    Well done Alex!
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    I\'m 6ft 5in and I don\'t want to be taller than...

    I\'m 6ft 5in and I don\'t want to be taller than that!

    I can still buy clother off the peg!

    I\'ve worked with people that are taller, I don\'t envy them.
  174. Thread: Cheese or Meat?

    by Donga
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    Hear hear! I want a Meat AND Cheese option. I\'m...

    Hear hear! I want a Meat AND Cheese option. I\'m thinking of slow roasted beef with blue cheese!

    (btw, I voted fo the Blackpool option, yack!)
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    Zombieland looks splendid! Very much in the same...

    Zombieland looks splendid! Very much in the same vein as \'American Weerwolf\' Comedy horror! I love Zombie films anyway :D

    Battle for Terra looks utter bab!

    Legion will be a DVD watch (I\'ll...
  176. Thread: Bicarbonate

    by Donga
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    I\'ve used bicarb for snow for years without...

    I\'ve used bicarb for snow for years without issue. It does sparkle when dry. It costs a fraction of commercial scenic snow for something that works as well if not better.

    It does not go yellow...
  177. Thread: Bicarbonate

    by Donga
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    I\'ve used bicarb for snow for years without...

    I\'ve used bicarb for snow for years without issue. It does sparkle when dry. It costs a fraction of commercial scenic snow for something that works as well if not better.

    It does not go yellow...
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    Ruined urban is the way to go! Failing that,...

    Ruined urban is the way to go!

    Failing that, the croquet lawn:D
  179. Thread: Roudhead cavalry

    by Donga
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    Up until the New Model army there was very little...

    Up until the New Model army there was very little by way of uniform in the ECW. Some Royal regiments had some. Most people wore their own clothes. There were some regiments that wore things like oak...
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    I had a mouse infestation. Rang the local pest...

    I had a mouse infestation.

    Rang the local pest control officer (East Riding County counci). He came round and put down poison. I also put some in the cavities between the kitchen cupboards and the...
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    Yay! Another chance to play \'shout at Nigel and...

    Yay! Another chance to play \'shout at Nigel and watch him wince!\'

    I have a lovely evening before the GD visiting my parents, eating all their food and drinking their beer! Pleasant but not as...
  182. Welcome to the forums! Looking good :D

    Welcome to the forums!

    Looking good :D
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    Originally posted by julien.casses He...

    [quote]Originally posted by julien.casses


    He he! Just playing mind games ;)

    I\'m sure it will be awsome.

    :cool:
  184. It\'s on a six at the mo\' which is pretty fair...

    It\'s on a six at the mo\' which is pretty fair IMHO.

    Whats good, you have good paint placement. The basecoat is good, surprisingly it is the first thing that people have to learn. It\'s often...
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    Ladies & Gentlemen this is your two week warning!...

    Ladies & Gentlemen this is your two week warning! I repeat TWO WEEK warning!

    I thankyou for your attention, now return to your paintbrushes :D

    :kiss:
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    You can get a discount off Greek ferries with an...

    You can get a discount off Greek ferries with an Inter-rail pass, they are cheap anyway.

    From Germany, into the French Alps (WOW!) into Italy via Nice/Monaco(too beautiful). Down through Italy...
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    I was on my PGCE Teacher training, I had been on...

    I was on my PGCE Teacher training, I had been on a placement at a Primary School when it all happened. I came home after school and got my paints out to paint my Forgeworld Battle wagon. My...
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    I\'ve got the smallest bottle that Zap-a-gap do!...

    I\'ve got the smallest bottle that Zap-a-gap do! But I think Alex has hit upon the answer, Wilkinsons do bottles for about a £1 each. It works just as well as CA that\'s much more expensive.

    I may...
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    What ever happened to the Halo movie???

    What ever happened to the Halo movie???
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    Keeping your CA nozzle clear...

    I\'ve just had to sling out a half full bottle of Super Glue. The glue had gone solid because after weeks of drilling out the nozzle until there was no nozzle left. I had to cut it off to get the...
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    Wow! They look good, you should do more of...

    Wow!

    They look good, you should do more of this lark!

    ;)
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    Nice reds! I do like the basework too :D

    Nice reds!

    I do like the basework too :D
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    Just stripped a resin miniature, that I broke and...

    Just stripped a resin miniature, that I broke and chipped beyond a touch up.

    Anyway, Dettol works, just leave it for a weekend. Then scrub with a toothbrush and more dettol.

    I\'ve also used...
  194. I think GasVegas are poo, but then I also think...

    I think GasVegas are poo, but then I also think Nick Drake is poo too...

    Super Furry Animals, meh (my wife likes em\').

    My Citroen has a broken timing belt and the repair bill will be more than...
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    Bonza! You should drag your Ork Warboss to the...

    Bonza!

    You should drag your Ork Warboss to the GD this year.
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    Get your arse in gear and paint the bugger! ...

    Get your arse in gear and paint the bugger!

    Comment left :D
  197. erm... ...

    erm...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/viewthread.php?tid=33385&page=1

    :D
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    I\'ve spent the last seven years teaching Art &...

    I\'ve spent the last seven years teaching Art & Craft in a secure psychiatric hospital.

    Some people just say \'oh, that makes sence...\'

    I get to paint mini\'s with my \'patients\' which is...
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    They grow quick and time passes quickly! He\'s...

    They grow quick and time passes quickly!

    He\'s 3 and half now!

    ???:rolleyes:

    Nice to see you back!
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    @nick, That\'s one way to boost your post...

    @nick, That\'s one way to boost your post count:rolleyes:

    Got some commissions in the pipeline, been doing some sculpting for a Euro Vignette and a large sculpting project that may come to...
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