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    Sticky: That's a mini from Hi-Tech Miniatures. Here's the...

    That's a mini from Hi-Tech Miniatures. Here's the link: http://hitechminiatures.com/morbid-angels/51-28mm-terrorizer-morbus-.html
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    Came by here randomly, and glad I did! I love...

    Came by here randomly, and glad I did! I love your BB team! I love the marbled fractures on the skeletons, and the nastiness of your Death Guard! Keep up the awesome work! :)
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    You can also mix a little purple with the yellow...

    You can also mix a little purple with the yellow base color to get the brownish shading too. Yellow and Purple are complimentary colors (opposite colors on the color wheel).
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    Making a miniature of Williams would be cool, but...

    Making a miniature of Williams would be cool, but what army would this mini fit into (if it's a useable mini, and not a mini statue), and maybe basing it off one of his movies/characters? I pick an...
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    The only "inspirations" I got from Visions was...

    The only "inspirations" I got from Visions was from the GD winners pictures and Blanchitsu. Oh, and the ten pages of store locations! (sarcasm). :)
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    They killed our lord and savior! (of fast food)....

    They killed our lord and savior! (of fast food). :)
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    I'm soooo confused for once in my life! Someone...

    I'm soooo confused for once in my life! Someone please hold me! :) Why would he spend that much time and energy into something, and then destroy it? Was it a fit of rage? :(
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    That's because the pictures are really thinned...

    That's because the pictures are really thinned down too!! Haha! Just a thought, maybe the paints are thinned down too much and the paint binder is breaking up. If you don't already, use a few drops...
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    Take a look at Radiosity (Google it), it's about...

    Take a look at Radiosity (Google it), it's about 3d lighting, but it explains how light it bounced and reflected in an environment. It might be a little overboard, but you might get some ideas from...
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    That's really F-ing good for only painting for...

    That's really F-ing good for only painting for one year! My only critique would be a little darker, a shade or two, in some of the recesses like fingers etc., and around "items touching other items"....
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    I have a lot of the Rouge Trader era miniatures....

    I have a lot of the Rouge Trader era miniatures. Some include the two original sisters of battle minis from the old adventurers line:

    http://www.solegends.com/citrt/rt601adventurers.htm

    They...
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    Here's another quick (pretty detailed) look at...

    Here's another quick (pretty detailed) look at the space marine chapters with the names, colors, and markings. The third column shows the colors of the chapters. Have fun!...
  13. I think first decide what type of metal you want...

    I think first decide what type of metal you want him to be, and then find out how that metal looks when it's aged, rusted, or oxidized. Examples would be aged brass and bronze have a darker brown...
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    You can also try Testor's Model Master Metalizer...

    You can also try Testor's Model Master Metalizer paints (lacquer based), they have them in spray cans and bottles. You can then buff them to a nice sheen. Also try Mig metal pigments...
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    Zombie Bunnies

    Hummm... Zombie Bunnies, now that's some minis I'd like to see!! Haha!
  16. You can also use yellow's complement color which...

    You can also use yellow's complement color which is purple. Just add a touch of purple to the yellow you're using, more for darker shade. You can then adjust the tone with some browns, caramel...
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    Sticky: Don't know, but I want one!! Awesome dragon! :)

    Don't know, but I want one!! Awesome dragon! :)
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    Paint

    Have you tried the Wal-mart brand of flat black? The one with the blue label that costs $.99? That's the one I use, and I swear by it. It goes on smooth and thin with great coverage and doesn't clog...
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    Just looked at my Confrontation 3.0 rule book,...

    Just looked at my Confrontation 3.0 rule book, says that large creatures, fighters etc. are mounted on a 50mm x 50mm base. And, any enormous, colossal, or gigantic models are considered "Very large...
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    Well, if they used super glue, then a small...

    Well, if they used super glue, then a small amount of acetone will help debond it. Be careful not to let the acetone sit too long, or apply too much to the joints. If they used plastic glue, you...
  21. Gotta love that Adrian Smith!! :)

    Gotta love that Adrian Smith!! :)
  22. Thread: Gore, spit, etc

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    If I remember correctly, uHu is a clear cement,...

    If I remember correctly, uHu is a clear cement, so any cement type glue should work. There's also Duco Cement that can do the same thing. Also, try a hardware store for these cement type glues. Just...
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    Don't sweat it! Read some mini painting articles...

    Don't sweat it! Read some mini painting articles and try out the new techniques. Don't be afraid to try them, they will take time to master. But, if like you said "The paint is where it needs to be...
  24. Thread: new grey knights

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    The dude is protected by a force field barrier,...

    The dude is protected by a force field barrier, which GW is going to sell separately for $9.99 "While supplies last" (**sarcasm**) HAHA!
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    My favorite line is: "Let the Chaplain sniff the...

    My favorite line is: "Let the Chaplain sniff the taint". LMAO!! Hahaha!
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    I think that one of the purged chapters are the...

    I think that one of the purged chapters are the rainbow warriors. They were one of the original 12 chapters from Rogue Trader. You can see their demise at the end of the Rogue Trader book by the...
  27. Or, if you are going to hide the "contact" point...

    Or, if you are going to hide the "contact" point I suggest using a 2mm dia. or so piano wire. It'll hold a good amount of weight without bending. Get it from a good hobby store that carries various...
  28. Thread: Making Decals

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    Here's a link to where I bought my decal paper....

    Here's a link to where I bought my decal paper. It's about $23US for 25 sheets of 8"x11" (roughly A4 size). I think I got it from BigRed's article above.

    http://www.decalpaper.com/
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    At first I thought the Latin stuff was just Radom...

    At first I thought the Latin stuff was just Radom words, then I saw the number patern and spaketh "that's Monty Python!"
    And there was much rejoicing! Haha!! I LMAO!
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    Try this site too, it's an unofficial site...

    Try this site too, it's an unofficial site dedicated to Golden Demon winners, etc.

    http://demonwinner.free.fr/

    \m/
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    Also, if you only have time for one store, make...

    Also, if you only have time for one store, make it Brookhurst Hobbies. I love that store! They have a large selection of paints (the only one that I know that has individual Reaper Master paints)....
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    Actually, Pegasus Hobbies is in Montclair. It's...

    Actually, Pegasus Hobbies is in Montclair. It's on the corner of Moreno and Central Ave. just off of the 10 freeway. If coming from LA, take the 10 freeway East, get off on Central Ave & make a left...
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    Try easy-off oven cleaner. Aways works for me....

    Try easy-off oven cleaner. Aways works for me. Use gloves and a thow-away plastic dish. Wait about an hour, then use a toothbrush to scrub. Works with both plastic and metal minis.
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    OOP Forgeworld models for sale

    I have the following two Forgeworld models for sale: FW High Elf (missing sword and bow), and a Beastman bust. I bought the High Elf without the sword and bow awhile ago, so I don't have the two...
  35. I have to agree with the minoroids. But, the...

    I have to agree with the minoroids. But, the Pumbagor is a close second. I put the minos together from a black box and said WTF? And the Lat muscles on them? Even Lee Haney would say "Damn, they're...
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    Yeah, here in California it's been that way for...

    Yeah, here in California it's been that way for DECADES! Most of the time it's a Hispanic (mostly Mexican), and sometimes you just can't understand their English. I will say it has got a lot better...
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    If you have a game console like a PS3 or Xbox 360...

    If you have a game console like a PS3 or Xbox 360 it should play it. I know the 360 will play PAL, well at least mine does (bought in 2007). Otherwise, you would have to rip it to the computer and...
  38. Had this happen to me way too many times! First...

    Had this happen to me way too many times! First I'll be nice but firm, 2nd a little firmer, 3rd time I'll let them have it! Depending if there are kids in the store or not depends on how loud/rude ...
  39. I'd stop the high pressure sales tactics. Nothing...

    I'd stop the high pressure sales tactics. Nothing pisses me off more than being harassed to buy this and that. What's even sadder is that I, the customer, often know more than the employee does when...
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    Salt

    It's a real easy technique to do, I learned how from the Forgeworld Master Class book (a must buy!). Anyways, prime your model and then give it a base coat of the color you want to show through (if...
  41. Old Citadel minis & others

    Go here, The Stuff Of Legends, they have tons of pix on different miniature manufacturers. It's like a picture museum though, no trading and stuff. Something similar here would be cool, especially if...
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    The NMM looks awesome, I've been painting for...

    The NMM looks awesome, I've been painting for years and this is one technique I kind of fear! Hehe! Although I am going to try it. Just for fun I was going to give my Blood Angels black hair, pale...
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    Skeletons

    If you want them for tabletop or quick-but-nice looking, here's what I've done in the past (as I don't like white skeletons):

    1. Prime white
    2. make a wash (ink or paint) of a dark brownish...
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    Quake

    Ahh, I miss living in So. Cal! hehe! As long as no one gets hurt/property damage, they're rather fun!
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    Skaven skulls

    The old (since new ones are coming out this Sat.) Skaven clan rats sprues come with a couple of skaven skulls, it'll be out of scale with the regular rats if you're using them for that purpose. Try...
  46. Thread: Opinions please

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    This model, both Bell & Furnace, are F* AWESOME!...

    This model, both Bell & Furnace, are F* AWESOME! It captures the essence of the skaven perfectly! Cluttered? Of course! They\'re RATS! Haven\'t you heard of a \"Pack Rat\"? As for safety of crew,...
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    Decal Paper

    Here\'s where I went to get my decal paper:

    http://www.decalpaper.com/

    It costs about $25US for a a 25 pack of 8.5\"x11\". They have clear and white (white is about $30US). It is a little...
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    Doom Wheel

    It went together rather easily. I had to figure out a couple of things as GW never gives instructions for their Black Box models/sprues. :) Luckily, I had the new box art for a guide, and past...
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    New Skaven Doom Wheel Assembled Pix

    Just finished putting together the new Doom Wheel for a LGS (not GW). Thought others might like to see the assembled model! It\'s awesome! The wheels & side coils are magnetized for ease of painting...
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    Stripping!

    I think Armorcast uses/did use a poly urethane based resin. Anyways, I use EZ-Off oven cleaner (any oven cleaner that uses Lye, no \"scented\" ones) to strip my models/mini\'s, both metal and resin....
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    Spray Paint

    Does this happen when you first spray the minis after cleaning them right out of the box, or only after you stripped them in simple green? Sounds like the paint you\'re using has acetone in it. Avoid...
  52. Thread: paint stripping

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    Stripping!

    I use Ez-Off Oven cleaner. If you don\'t have that brand in the UK, any spray oven cleaner with lye will work. Just get the regular version, none of that stuff with with additives or scents. Works...
  53. Thread: Brass Scorpion

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    Brass Scorpion

    Thanks everyone! The Brass Scorpion is (traditionally, although I have seen ones dedicated to the other gods of Chaos) a Daemon Engine of Khorne for those that don\'t know. As for the paint job I...
  54. Thread: Brass Scorpion

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    Brass Scorpion

    This is my first image post, so please bear with me. XP

    I just finished my Brass Scorpion with a little inspiration from these to two sites:
    ...
  55. Thread: P3 Primer?

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    P3 Primers

    I haven\'t tried them yet, but an excellent undercoat/primer to use is... (gasp) Wal-mart brand flat black/white and their gray primer. They use to have oxide red primer, but they don\'t carry it...
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    P3

    I think the paints are great! They, like all brands of paint, take a little time to get use to them. Each brand and sometimes each color has their own learning curve. I do HIGHLY recommend using...
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    Silver

    Over all, it looks great. I would suggest hitting it with Testor\'s Dull Coat (or other matt medium) after painting it silver. Doing this will help the paints/washes stick better, and not bead up on...
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    Chalkiness

    Well, one way to fix this is to use Ogryn flesh wash or similar on the areas of the brown hide. This will help tone down the bright (chalky) highlights and give it a more richer color, then you can...
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    He looks great! He\'s pissed and carrying a...

    He looks great! He\'s pissed and carrying a chainsword... that says Black Templar all over it! OR, go for something no one would expect.... the last surviving RAINBOW WARRIOR!lol
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