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  1. It takes a great deal of time. It takes a fair...

    It takes a great deal of time. It takes a fair amount of time just to go through the daily submissions. This question has come up a couple times that I've seen, I think there's only a couple people...
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    I know they use regular old acrylic paint in some...

    I know they use regular old acrylic paint in some commercially available snow globes. Saw them made on a couple different shows. If you're worried about it, you can always heat set it. It doesn't...
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    I haven't but the reviews suggest the quality...

    I haven't but the reviews suggest the quality control is bad and if you're new to airbrushing, you would be better off going with a name brand airbrush. The reviews where people claim they're so...
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    Yeah. Use it do something productive. At first,...

    Yeah. Use it do something productive. At first, use it to bulk out some armatures, once you've got a few of those, use it to do some more refined sculpting. Depending how long it has been mixed can...
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    Whoa. I gots to get me one of those! Awesome! ...

    Whoa. I gots to get me one of those! Awesome!

    I think interest probably drops in and out more for hobbies that aren't as socially acceptable, aren't more popular with the general populace, aren't...
  6. These questions have been covered multiple times...

    These questions have been covered multiple times in the recent past. If you take a look at some of those threads. I don't say this to be a jerk, it's just a great deal of options and information to...
  7. Thread: 3Doodler

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    Wow, that's pretty cool. It will be neat to see...

    Wow, that's pretty cool. It will be neat to see what someone with some real artistic talent could do with it. Wish I had a few extra bucks right now to back it, but in the near future there's a good...
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    I don't care about horns, personally. There's so...

    I don't care about horns, personally. There's so many different types of horns on things, it's hard to get it wrong, especially when you add in all the "fantasy" creatures. I'd imagine people might...
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    There's many threads on this subject you can...

    There's many threads on this subject you can search for to get a ton of info.

    There are better lights. You can get "daylight" or "full spectrum" or "indoor plant growing" bulbs just about anywhere...
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    Thanks. The pieces are similar enough that I...

    Thanks. The pieces are similar enough that I didn't see a huge reason to make both of them while I was just playing around with the idea, had no plans for these to be the finished pieces, I certainly...
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    Yeah, I think it's important that the pieces are...

    Yeah, I think it's important that the pieces are easily recognizable too. I thought these were "standard" enough that they wouldn't cause any issue.
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    Ideas for a wire chess set.

    I was thinking about doing a wire chess set. Since someone suggested it in another forum...and I love chess.


    Came up with this. These are rough (obviously), the rook should have crenelations and...
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    Sorry, I didn't mean to be offensive or anything....

    Sorry, I didn't mean to be offensive or anything. I guess by mirror smooth I was over stating, but any noticeable texture would be problematic I'd think. If you can't find ferrules, or if they're...
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    Sounds like a silly thing to worry about. I mean,...

    Sounds like a silly thing to worry about. I mean, it's like a fictional dilemma.

    Either you're buying them as a financial investment, which means keep your hands off! Or you're buying them as an...
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    That's an awesome link. Can't believe I never saw...

    That's an awesome link. Can't believe I never saw that article before...also...the lack of comments. Weird.
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    Don't add more than %25 means when you're adding...

    Don't add more than %25 means when you're adding %25 you are pushing your luck. Calm down on the retarder if you want it to dry. You know it, let yourself do it. Lol. You also may not know that most...
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    London would be...cobblestones outside, wooden...

    London would be...cobblestones outside, wooden planks inside?

    Lab or underground lair could be almost anything. Solid flat floors, concrete flooring, wooden planks, hardwood, marble...or you could...
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    If you aren't playing, just buy what looks cool,...

    If you aren't playing, just buy what looks cool, no need to get an army. Especially not one that can be used in a game.

    If you do want to play...or just head in that general direction for now to...
  19. Thread: Cheating

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    They don't care if they get caught, they just...

    They don't care if they get caught, they just want the win and the prizes. Getting caught later means nothing.
  20. Move this to the painting forum for more...

    Move this to the painting forum for more responses.

    General way to accentuate details is to increase the contrast and saturation of colour. Paint them a contrasting colour and/or use more colour,...
  21. 40 links per inch probably works out to each link...

    40 links per inch probably works out to each link being around 1mm or more, due to the overlap you can't just divide the number of links by the length.
  22. Thread: Cmon<3

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    It's just because the internet is filled with a...

    It's just because the internet is filled with a majority of kids and people with the brains of kids, that were not raised right, where there's no repercussions for their actions they go wild. It's...
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    ^^Heh, yes! I'm curious, why is everything...

    ^^Heh, yes!

    I'm curious, why is everything Firefly related "for the Browncoats"? Why don't those of us who'd rather play the Alliance or the Reavers seem to have any voice online? I know I'm not...
  24. Pretty sure they don't make chains that small....

    Pretty sure they don't make chains that small. Even if they did, could your eye ever notice the detail anyway, especially after it's painted? Plus they'd be extremely expensive, once you get past a...
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    Don't ya hate when people post while you're...

    Don't ya hate when people post while you're typing exactly what they're posting? :sidefrown:
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    Well, whatever works. Washing after every layer...

    Well, whatever works. Washing after every layer is just a huge waste of time though...mix the wash colour in with your paint or something and save yourself the headache.

    Generally, washes are used...
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    The nozzle is on the smaller side, so clogging...

    The nozzle is on the smaller side, so clogging will be more of an issue with those paints. Since their pigments aren't the finest and you're using a finer nozzle set up. The bigger problem is...
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    That's an odd thing to do...seems popular but I'd...

    That's an odd thing to do...seems popular but I'd hate to have bristles on both ends of a brush. That holder is tickling me where I itch though.
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    The odds of finding the "perfect" miniature when...

    The odds of finding the "perfect" miniature when the idea of what that perfect miniature is just popped into your head is pretty flipping small. Even if you had the perfect working universal search...
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    Yeah, it's still a fair bit "pricier" though....

    Yeah, it's still a fair bit "pricier" though. Compare that to the polymer clay, Sculpey has large 1.75 to 4 lb blocks for $10 or $11, depending on the variety you like. Even the 1.75 is like 1/8th?...
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    Usually the "sunlight" or "daylight" type bulbs...

    Usually the "sunlight" or "daylight" type bulbs work well. If you get some photography bulbs, anything in the 5000k to 6000k colour temperature range should be ideal. Representing colours correctly...
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    If you do a wash/glaze of a skin tone, darker, it...

    If you do a wash/glaze of a skin tone, darker, it should remove the chalky appearance and some dimension. Just make it really thin and transparent, don't let it pool in the recesses, etc. Dry and...
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    I bought a learn to speak Japanese set of CDs...

    I bought a learn to speak Japanese set of CDs several years ago. I tried listening and talking to myself while I work for years, but got almost nowhere. It just never progressed. Now...lately I've...
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    Red is the common basecoat for gold. But, as...

    Red is the common basecoat for gold. But, as always, coverage comes after you build up the layers, it's no different with metallics. You do need to spend more time mixing them and making sure they're...
  35. All the information you get in those paid for...

    All the information you get in those paid for packages is available for free elsewhere. There's so much info out there, you don't need to pay for it. There's no real "secrets" anymore. I'm not even...
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    Something rawkin', so, no Beyonce or Abba or...

    Something rawkin', so, no Beyonce or Abba or Beiber or Nickelback or boy bands or any "alt" groups with a bunch of numbers in their name. I've actually got a wide range of interest, but I despise the...
  37. Sounds like a great idea. I've got several ideas...

    Sounds like a great idea. I've got several ideas to fit the "nature" theme in mind already, for miniatures I've got waiting around for some paint. Chances of me participating are low though, since I...
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    They vary. If making your own, you'd use whatever...

    They vary. If making your own, you'd use whatever hardness suits you for your own personal applications. You need to consider the size you're working at and also the material you're sculpting in as...
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DayZ I'm not sure...

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

    I'm not sure the name was all that original for the mod itself, but, it's popular enough now that you can't really claim ignorance.
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    Couldn't come up with a name that didn't leach...

    Couldn't come up with a name that didn't leach off another company?
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    I wouldn't think the brand of resin is where your...

    I wouldn't think the brand of resin is where your problem lies. You could always make a vacuum chamber to use with your home vacuum or a cheap pump for very little cost. Tapping the table a few times...
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    It's got a significantly thinner profile than...

    It's got a significantly thinner profile than most lunch boxes and containers (so the edge doesn't get in the way as much in use and when closed there's even less air drying out the paint) and the...
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    Welcome to the hobby, Whirler. Gesso...it...

    Welcome to the hobby, Whirler.

    Gesso...it really shouldn't work as a primer for miniatures or solid surfaces.



    Depends on if you're re-priming each time, how thick your paint is, how smooth...
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    Well, it would probably be 1/10th the size in...

    Well, it would probably be 1/10th the size in real life, if not smaller (depending on your monitor and settings), viewed further away to boot. It might be a little overly complex to appreciate...
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    Put a penny in the water...add a drop of vinegar,...

    Put a penny in the water...add a drop of vinegar, bleach, dish soap to the water...use distilled/purified water and don't breathe on the palette or lick the brushes. Any and/or all of those options...
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    I like it higher up, with the extra. It's less...

    I like it higher up, with the extra. It's less cluttered.
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    I must agree. Just about every new addition over...

    I must agree. Just about every new addition over the last several army releases has been a total joke, all those big monsters and vehicle/robot things. They had the same WTF? mentality that started a...
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    The funny thing was that most of the people...

    The funny thing was that most of the people telling me to watch it were...are female. So I was more than a little surprised to see quite so many boobies.

    Last HBO show I liked was Rome. Sadly, it...
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    I just got around to watching the first 2 seasons...

    I just got around to watching the first 2 seasons of the HBO show, a couple months ago. Due to being told over and over and over again how great it was and how I needed to get in on the awesome. I...
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    I was comparing your comment to mice even before...

    I was comparing your comment to mice even before you mentioned them, that's funny. I always laugh at people who think mice need weights. But it is hard to argue with sales.
  51. Oh, sorry, the "miniature" didn't register. Are...

    Oh, sorry, the "miniature" didn't register. Are you sure you want the mini brushes? I've never heard of anyone who likes them. The bristles are way too short. Which means you have to rinse out your...
  52. Currys perhaps. Not quite DickBlick pricing but...

    Currys perhaps. Not quite DickBlick pricing but they do have a sale going on now, a percentage off the order based on the total.

    They do go on sale fairly regularly, at DeSerres and Wallacks, for...
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    If you put the stomper on a flat base and placed...

    If you put the stomper on a flat base and placed a little ladybug or caterpillar or mouse or something on the ground in front of her, it might push her into the "innocent girly" end of the spectrum....
  54. Thread: Art?

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    Lol at all the backers. A special extra mega-uber...

    Lol at all the backers. A special extra mega-uber epic lolz-a-palooza at the $10,000 backer. Wankers all.

    Also, all the backers should send me money so I can do nothing and get rich too. Thanks!
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    They look good to me. If they don't work out,...

    They look good to me. If they don't work out, another idea you could try is using heat shrink tubing over a string or hairband, no painting required.
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    The end result is really nice. You might get...

    The end result is really nice.

    You might get more of the type of traffic you desire in this thread and your blog if you change the title to something like "Tutorial: How to make a base with water...
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    Haven't they ever seen an airbrushed t-shirt?...

    Haven't they ever seen an airbrushed t-shirt? People that talk down about things they're clueless about annoys me. Gah.

    Acrylic paint will hold up remarkably well in that application. Don't even...
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    Luckily for you, no cannibalizing tribes will be...

    Luckily for you, no cannibalizing tribes will be able to afford the machinery that can produce anything worth us buying and there are always the laws designed to protect our precious producers from...
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    Haha. It happens to us all! Thanks for the...

    Haha. It happens to us all! Thanks for the chuckle.
  60. Hrm. Yeah. Maybe I'm putting to many actions into...

    Hrm. Yeah. Maybe I'm putting to many actions into the pose. Thanks for the links. You've given me something I obviously need to put some thought into. I'll have to watch some more predatory bird...
  61. Thread: Predator

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    Nice model. Is it very pricey? Wonder if they've...

    Nice model. Is it very pricey? Wonder if they've got a nice Alien at the same scale.
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    You avoid getting paint in the ferrule by only...

    You avoid getting paint in the ferrule by only loading the tip with paint and rinsing the brush off when the paint gets past halfway up the bristles. That's a big reason why people tend to use large...
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    I like how the whole company seems to be clueless...

    I like how the whole company seems to be clueless as to how all their "great changes" are being perceived, how their sales could be different.
  64. Or rather, I'll pad my post count! Ok, so,...

    Or rather, I'll pad my post count!

    Ok, so, assume camera is horizontal...

    Head on, notice the spines (therefore chest, wings, etc) tilt:
    ...
  65. Hehe. Kermit was a monster when the cameras were...

    Hehe. Kermit was a monster when the cameras were turned off, I heard.

    The um legs, yeah, well, the idea was that the dragon was flying in, breathing fire, sort of at a slight downward angle...and...
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    Nice write up. It should help lots of people...

    Nice write up. It should help lots of people avoid many common issues.

    I'd imagine you meant this, but I'd suggest changing the bit about "seeing" the tip to "testing" the tip in store. I've...
  67. I might could do a WIP on a future project but I...

    I might could do a WIP on a future project but I doubt I'll do any more work on this one.
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    Aside from not leaving paint in the ferrule, you...

    Aside from not leaving paint in the ferrule, you shouldn't even let paint get in the ferrule to begin with. It's hard to reverse once you let the paint get up there.

    Cleaning with soaps and...
  69. My own personal preference is for the dragons...

    My own personal preference is for the dragons with no arms and tiny heads and huge wings. Where the head is just a touch larger than the neck it is sprouting out of, that's why it's so miserably...
  70. Oh, yeah. If you look online you can get wires...

    Oh, yeah. If you look online you can get wires that are hardened or softened, that make a big difference. But generally, if you just pick up a spool in the store or strip some electrical wires,...
  71. It's mainly a size issue. Being so small, while...

    It's mainly a size issue. Being so small, while you "can" do much more detail, it gets really hard and troublesome. Kind of like sculpting regular miniatures I guess. If/when I go bigger and better...
  72. I know it's not quite what you'd expect to find...

    I know it's not quite what you'd expect to find on a miniature forum but I have a high amount of respect for the members here and wanted to see how they liked or disliked it. Thanks! :dance:
  73. Oh, no, I'm not going to be doing any traditional...

    Oh, no, I'm not going to be doing any traditional sort of clay or putty sculpting on that. I do lots of "wire sculptures"...in essence, just like that, but a bit more wire work to them. As mentioned,...
  74. Requesting feedback on a Fire Breathing Dragon test I did in metal wire.

    I did this as a test, so no need to grind my gears about the lack of detail or the unfinished wings. Of course, if you feel pationately about it, feel free to grind my gears good and hard.


    I'd...
  75. Seems like they put it up a little early. But I...

    Seems like they put it up a little early. But I gave them a vote none the less. Good luck with it.
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    Seems kind of jank, in terms of quality. Thinking...

    Seems kind of jank, in terms of quality. Thinking of "miniatures" and "organic" shapes, that is. Mini's having heads 4mm tall, become micro-lego forms. Just going by what I saw on the link, I could...
  77. I think mixing a bit of red in the white, used to...

    I think mixing a bit of red in the white, used to cover the black, will work better. White covers better when it's mixed with colours.

    It might be quicker and easier to not worry too much while...
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    There's a big difference between the 3D printers...

    There's a big difference between the 3D printers individuals can afford and the 3D printers used for tiny detailed miniature prints. So, that's pretty much where my wish to get into the 3D printing...
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    Just a word of warning. I hurt my shoulder...

    Just a word of warning.

    I hurt my shoulder pretty bad about 2 years ago. I was also really bored out of my mind, after I got past the point of being in too much pain to even watch TV. I made the...
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    I don't understand people like that. I mean, how...

    I don't understand people like that. I mean, how is that fun? Similar to hackers in video games, that just fly around and annoy people until they die, then hit their "kill entire server" button and...
  81. Thread: Cork bark

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    Interesting. Yeah, DR, I think the laws are...

    Interesting. Yeah, DR, I think the laws are similar here in Canada. My line of thought was more along the lines that nobody would care if you took the bark off a dead tree (at the very least, they...
  82. A .5 should be plenty big enough to let the VGC...

    A .5 should be plenty big enough to let the VGC flow as long as you're pulling the trigger back enough. If you don't pull back enough you can't spray anything, since it's closed, of course. Lots of...
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    Looks lovely. Dice walls should be mandatory on...

    Looks lovely. Dice walls should be mandatory on all gaming tables! Has anyone ever completed a game without having to bend over and find a die? I don't think so...

    Some of the inclines and ridges...
  84. Thread: Cork bark

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    A fallen tree in the park/forest would be a good...

    A fallen tree in the park/forest would be a good place to scavenge bark, without fear of prosecution. Cork tiles at the local DIY home centre are the cheaper option but they can also be found at art,...
  85. The VMA pigments are smaller than the VGC...

    The VMA pigments are smaller than the VGC pigments, as far as I know, but if your problem isn't the pigment size...It really depends on your knowledge and skill with the airbrush AND which airbrush...
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    I can just imagine when it's finished, some guy...

    I can just imagine when it's finished, some guy gets all excited about his new FW Titan and puts it on the table for a game. Then Blackadder is like "that's not a Titan...THIS is a Titan" in his best...
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    You have to mix it...with something harder than a...

    You have to mix it...with something harder than a brush...to break it up in the water. If it isn't all hard and dried out before you mix it, it should work great. Once it is broken up and mixed into...
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    You can also get ink at art and craft stores....

    You can also get ink at art and craft stores. There's a huge selection of brands and colours in acrylic ink varieties. You'll be shocked at the cost and the volume you get. Pleasantly, that is, it's...
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    The problem was never that EVERY finecast mini...

    The problem was never that EVERY finecast mini was flawed. Just too many of them to be acceptable for a premium priced figure. With that many returns, they'd be crazy to not try to improve the...
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    Well, it's not like the votes received are date...

    Well, it's not like the votes received are date tagged and displayed for comparison, so, on the other hand, it could be "unfair" for their "old work" to sit there with a 7, 8 or 9 right beside a...
  91. The GW fantasy line has a couple options in their...

    The GW fantasy line has a couple options in their Tomb King and Vampire Count lines. There are tons of bits in those skelly boxes, enough to make it worthwhile buying the whole box just for the...
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    There are lots in the "railroad", "historical"...

    There are lots in the "railroad", "historical" and "military" lines. Giraffes are popular, which seems weird to me, but so does the affection shown toward penguins and horses...but I digress. Point...
  93. Cool, works faster than the time it takes to fill...

    Cool, works faster than the time it takes to fill a jug and drop the minis into the stripper.

    The surface looks rather textured in the pictures. If it's not just my laptop monitor being funky, you...
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    Which spray primer are you using? Some are really...

    Which spray primer are you using? Some are really thick and grainy, because they're not meant for miniatures, like house primers for example, lots of them actually go on quite rough and thick, some...
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    I'd bet dollars to doughnuts your best bet is to...

    I'd bet dollars to doughnuts your best bet is to just buy or make a light tent/photo booth (you can put the tent/booth inside the box you've created, between the lights and the miniature). Diffusing...
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    Nice um...blocks of clay! Seriously, you know...

    Nice um...blocks of clay! Seriously, you know we're all stoked to see this develop. :worship:

    So, uh...did you create the cast pieces or the owner or someone else? Well, I'm really just curious if...
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    The slower you go the better chance the metal...

    The slower you go the better chance the metal won't snap. If you only bend it part of the way and let it rest for a few hours before continuing, it'll help, but not a whole lot. Mainly, you want to...
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    I've seen good results from washes. Light base...

    I've seen good results from washes. Light base coat of white or ivory or something similar, subtle flesh tone wash, targeted wash of super thin blue/grey. You can do the washes in any order...or even...
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    I've never used a side feed. I thought the same...

    I've never used a side feed. I thought the same thing about them, until more recently. Debates and reviews and testimonials on various airbrushing sites have changed my mind. I mean, if you look at...
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    Along with what RuneBrush said, suction feed...

    Along with what RuneBrush said, suction feed brushes are quicker and easier to change colours, can be used to paint in any direction since the bottle can be turned it will not spill like the...
  101. I miss my workshop. Moving from a house to an...

    I miss my workshop. Moving from a house to an apartment caused me to give it up. I've got too many interests and hobbies anyway, so it turned out alright. Good luck with the hobby transition.
  102. Thread: Magnets

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    They shouldn't loose their attraction, assuming...

    They shouldn't loose their attraction, assuming they aren't exposed to extreme heat, high voltage electricity or very intense magnetism. The size you want is generally as large as you can fit in the...
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    I don't really understand how that warrants a...

    I don't really understand how that warrants a comment in this thread, commenting under the article would have been far more appropriate. There's a reason people get all riled up about necro posts,...
  104. I've got my paints in a clear plastic storage...

    I've got my paints in a clear plastic storage box, for under the bed, it's kind of like a CD or DVD box, only a couple inches high. Brushes in a cup.
  105. Yeah, as above, the more items you group...

    Yeah, as above, the more items you group together, the less money you'll get for each piece. Especially these days, the economy being on the downside. Even in the best of times, the higher the cost,...
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    Depends on the brand. Most people use a 0 or a 1...

    Depends on the brand. Most people use a 0 or a 1 for general work. Down to a 3/0 for the tiniest details. If it's a decent brush, the tip should come to a fine point regardless, so anything from the...
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    Not that I've ever heard. The size and shape will...

    Not that I've ever heard. The size and shape will give the unit a certain footprint, impart a certain amount of stability. You may notice certain design choices tend to be more common on certain...
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    Patyrn: The "airbrush" specific compressors that...

    Patyrn: The "airbrush" specific compressors that do the same work at that noise level, are the same size and weight...at five to ten times the price. Which is why we like these so much. There are...
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    Kind of hard to see, with the flash and all. If...

    Kind of hard to see, with the flash and all. If you turn off the flash and use a couple lamps overhead and/or behind the camera, it works better, you don't get those bright hot white washed out areas...
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    Oh, another option is to do a layer of...

    Oh, another option is to do a layer of orange/brown under the yellow or a purple/brown/orange under the red.

    And another option, which is quite popular, is to use an ink to deepen AND shade the...
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    It could be at least partially because Thor isn't...

    It could be at least partially because Thor isn't finished yet, he also seems to be missing the shiny clear coat that The Thing has. Both would cause your issues.

    Also, yellows and reds are the...
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    C.M.O.N., where necro posts are fashionable again!

    C.M.O.N., where necro posts are fashionable again!
  113. It bothers me a bit. I'm not the best with...

    It bothers me a bit. I'm not the best with spelling and grammar but I figure people should know the basics, like the difference between they're, there, and their.

    It bothers me a hell of a whole...
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    You should be able to find collector display...

    You should be able to find collector display cabinets just about anywhere. Sports and jewelry and folk art and models and toys and all kinds of things are "collected" and "displayed" just about...
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    Hehe. White Dwarf, Games Workshop's monthly...

    Hehe. White Dwarf, Games Workshop's monthly catalogue. Restoring Deathwing and Ravenwing to individual lists with respectable power would be awesome.
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    You might think about selling models...

    You might think about selling models individually, as you finish them, as single sales. Simply to other hobbiests, to paint or collect. Without trying to sell the whole game system to them at the...
  117. Thread: Pie clown

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    Too hard on yourself. Like I was saying on MS,...

    Too hard on yourself. Like I was saying on MS, might be worthwhile to strip it down and have it casted up, ready to go in November, before you repaint it. Unless you have other holiday mini plans.
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    Most people use dish soap or USP glycerin to...

    Most people use dish soap or USP glycerin to reduce surface tension. If they don't use a commercial variety of flow enhancer or whatever their favourite brand calls it. I wouldn't think glue could...
  119. If you're only going to be photographing...

    If you're only going to be photographing miniatures, a DSLR is much more power than you'd require. Any half decent digital camera with a macro mode will do everything you need. Well, that and a light...
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    If memory serves, the PowerShot's have a decent...

    If memory serves, the PowerShot's have a decent macro mode. It should be a little flower icon but check the manual if you don't find it. Macro mode is what you use to get it to focus on things...
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    For variety, Chinchilla bath sand is a neat...

    For variety, Chinchilla bath sand is a neat choice at the pet store. It has a wide variety of grain sizes in the single box/bag, majority is finer than sandbox sand from the home improvement...
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    Sadly, I don't display, I just pack it all up and...

    Sadly, I don't display, I just pack it all up and hide it. But you should be able to find display cabinets and such at almost any furniture store. Even the cheaper ones, with air gaps and such,...
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    :beerwave: Scheme is Canadian for opportunity.

    :beerwave:

    Scheme is Canadian for opportunity.
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    Most of those types of filters only work for a...

    Most of those types of filters only work for a certain amount of time. Like a few hours in the face mask varieties. Did you look into that? As for it being safe, anything is safe with enough air...
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    Something that surprised me not so long ago was...

    Something that surprised me not so long ago was that most digital cameras don't have many options you can control. Which means, even if it's a great little camera, you might not be able to get it to...
  126. If you like elves in that way, does that mean...

    If you like elves in that way, does that mean you're into bestiality? What's it called when the beast is not your species but still smarter than most animals?:alien:
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    So...pyramid schemes are cool...

    So...pyramid schemes are cool...
  128. I'm a big time hater of all things holiday and...

    I'm a big time hater of all things holiday and celebratory, almost everything horrible in my life happens on a holiday. Quite literally, the list is very long and extensive, filled with things much...
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    It depends what you're spraying, even if it's...

    It depends what you're spraying, even if it's acrylics, the larger the molecules of paint, the easier to catch. Also depends on how much you're spraying, even if it's acrylics, the fumes and...
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    One...of...us... One...of...us... ...

    One...of...us...

    One...of...us...

    One...of...us...
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    The trousers and chest armour are probably an...

    The trousers and chest armour are probably an artistic choice so it could be sold to children without fear of a "mature" rating being thrown on it. Not sure I understand why you're so disappointed...
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    Most people in your situation just ask the local...

    Most people in your situation just ask the local painting guy/girl to do their miniature. If there's anyone in your gaming group with their miniatures painted, that'd be a good person to ask if...
  133. The GMC/CAT compressors have rave reviews all...

    The GMC/CAT compressors have rave reviews all over the place. The 6310 should serve you well, I wish they sold the larger tanks in aluminum, check out the 4610A if you'd prefer aluminum at the cost...
  134. And an awesome necro to you, good sir Moetle.

    And an awesome necro to you, good sir Moetle.
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    Heh, Napoleonic. Everything is better with women...

    Heh, Napoleonic. Everything is better with women showing off their business!

    I like the Louis dogs they got.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxV6Mh1XYqA&list=UU...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxV6Mh1XYqA&list=UU553EolACDRSoLznlByXZcQ&index=1

    For the non-mobile.

    Pretty nice work, must have taken lots of money and time.
  137. Those tire pumps tend to overheat in a few...

    Those tire pumps tend to overheat in a few minutes. Also, note, it is 100 PSI that it can inflate up to...not 100 PSI airflow that it can maintain...huge difference. The amount of air they move is...
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    Fancy lap desk?...

    Fancy lap desk?
    http://www.amazon.com/Winsome-Wood-Alden-Drawer-Foldable/dp/B0046EC19Y/ref=sr_1_1?s=kitchen&ie=UTF8&qid=1354253944&sr=1-1

    Bunch of other tray styles:...
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    I've done it a few times. You'll need to clean...

    I've done it a few times. You'll need to clean any residue very well. Anything that cuts whatever you use for lube, I generally use water (which works well if you remove it in seconds and requires no...
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    No, the different colours do have differences....

    No, the different colours do have differences. Generally the size of the grains in the putty mix. The superfine white is the smoothest, the yellow/grey is next, standard yellow/grey can still be...
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    Well, in short, painting beforehand is always...

    Well, in short, painting beforehand is always going to be visible. Less so if the joint lines up with an armour panel edge or something but still visible upon closer inspection. Golden Demon winners...
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    The current GW station is kind of too small to be...

    The current GW station is kind of too small to be comfortable, for me anyway. Plus the price is really high for what you get. There are lots of other options, like those mentioned earlier AND tons in...
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    Hrm. That's kind of neat to think about, I wonder...

    Hrm. That's kind of neat to think about, I wonder if it is one of those synchronized resonance/vibration deals, where it aligns with your bodies and sets only certain peoples teeth on edge.
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    I don't understand. Is the feel or the sound made...

    I don't understand. Is the feel or the sound made while using it (it's never bothered me in the least) or is there something wrong with things made from compressed paper? There's a similar thing made...
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    G'luck with it.

    G'luck with it.
  146. Yeah, you can just drill strait through it and...

    Yeah, you can just drill strait through it and trim off the pin after it is all set up OR drill the pin holes at an angle to elongate the "depth and/or area of purchase." But at 2mm a couple pins...
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    It's nice and quiet too. Cool. Any chance you...

    It's nice and quiet too. Cool. Any chance you guys will be coming out with North American friendly versions?
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    If it's not see-through you can just glue the...

    If it's not see-through you can just glue the magnet to the inside, where ever it works. You'd only need one to hold it, with a couple pins (most likely, not familiar with that model).

    Likewise,...
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    You can use a bunch of smaller magnets if you...

    You can use a bunch of smaller magnets if you want it to be able to twist but hold in position. You just put the magnets in a circle, 4 or 6 or 8 or so, then you've got 90, 60, 45 degrees of rotation...
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    If you mean rare earth magnets, I've used them. I...

    If you mean rare earth magnets, I've used them. I can't tell you what size to get because it depends on several factors. What are you magnetizing (you said Dread, but weapons, arms, waist, etc)? Will...
  151. They're all open and displaying fine as far as I...

    They're all open and displaying fine as far as I can see. Which specific ones are not displaying correctly for you?

    Not sure if it would help but maybe try clearing your browser data/cache.
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    If my son got me a zombie game for Christmas AND...

    If my son got me a zombie game for Christmas AND painted it up like the cast from Walking Dead, I'd either have a heart attack or start crying and hugging him. Either way, it'd be really awesome and...
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    Don't they have pre-paid credit cards where ever...

    Don't they have pre-paid credit cards where ever you are? Most of them have a monthly and/or transaction fees, so read up on those first, but otherwise, they're not horrible options...also,...
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    Kinda makes me wonder why anyone would waste...

    Kinda makes me wonder why anyone would waste their time or money to create that in the first place, then to put that up...but...it's not even close to any of the weirdest things on the internet these...
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    Well, anytime you go to GW or Army Painter or GF9...

    Well, anytime you go to GW or Army Painter or GF9 or a similar place that just repackages someone else's products, you're going to pay a whole lot more than if you bought from someone selling the...
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    Quoted for posterity...haha. Good luck DR, keep...

    Quoted for posterity...haha. Good luck DR, keep your head on a swivel buddy!
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    Good idea to get an extra needle and nozzle with...

    Good idea to get an extra needle and nozzle with any airbrush. Also a set of solvent friendly o-rings, if it doesn't come standard, probably does on the Neo. Quick connects are nice, not needed but...
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    Because I'm no good with photo manipulation or...

    Because I'm no good with photo manipulation or digital rendering...
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    RE: the cleaning stations. You can buy one, if...

    RE: the cleaning stations.

    You can buy one, if you want to, there are several version out there, and they'll do their job...but you can also make your own for pocket change. Just got to roll up...
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    Why? Because metal is the standard, historically...

    Why? Because metal is the standard, historically speaking. Some people prefer it for its durability and feel. Sometimes it's required for the build of certain models, that might have parts that might...
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    And of course, the CMON shop has a few (here's a...

    And of course, the CMON shop has a few (here's a search for "bust" but I'd imagine there are more if you look around):

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/catalogsearch/result/?q=bust&cat=
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    You can't get an apology from customs, sheesh,...

    You can't get an apology from customs, sheesh, they're government after all. Apologizing is admitting guilt, guilt produces liability, liability is not allowed.
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    As a zombie fan I wanted to get into DayZ, but...

    As a zombie fan I wanted to get into DayZ, but the controls are all wonky and the AI is retarded and most of the servers don't seem to be monitored or policed in any way (I.E. too many hackers). I...
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    As others have said- It's totally not worth...

    As others have said-

    It's totally not worth getting into airbrushing if you're just going to use it like a spray can (I mean, just the output versus the cost, it makes no sense). The cheaper...
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    Somewhere online, with a sale going will be the...

    Somewhere online, with a sale going will be the best price. Sometimes stores have ebay shops that sell for a little less than their brick and mortar locations or their online shops, so check that...
  166. The GW brushes are ok, but they're overpriced for...

    The GW brushes are ok, but they're overpriced for their quality. You can get a better sable brush with a fine tip that isn't made by Raphael or W&N at the art shop for far less.
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    That's is standard operating procedure for...

    That's is standard operating procedure for customs agents. They NEVER repack it with any care, they just ram it all in there and tape up the holes and flaps. Good luck trying to prove they did it and...
  168. If you mix it with white and do a layer with that...

    If you mix it with white and do a layer with that first, it should cover well. The thinner your paint and the darker the underlying colour, the more layers it will take (obviously), BUT, adding white...
  169. Interesting read, not entirely sure of the...

    Interesting read, not entirely sure of the purpose though. I kept expecting some reference to how we store visual memories and recall them. I.E. how they're stored in the simplest terms, broad...
  170. We can't tell you what colours you're going to...

    We can't tell you what colours you're going to like...it's your choice, your preference, your knowledge and ability and willingness to mix up colours AND which colours you WANT to mix, etc. For...
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    Nice first post. Assembly before or after...

    Nice first post.

    Assembly before or after assembly is personal preference, dependent on the model, the pose, the desired outcome, etc. It's quicker and easier to paint the parts separately...
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    Not sure where you saw something saying you'd...

    Not sure where you saw something saying you'd receive it in 3-4 days. In the shipping info it says it'll take 2-3 days to process the order, then it'll take 3-14 days for international orders to...
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    That's rediculous. If I work at McDonalds and...

    That's rediculous. If I work at McDonalds and just "go through a bad batch of burgers" and the food poisoning kills you...well...don't fault me too much because, it's not like I should watch out for...
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    I think everyone is just too scared to admit what...

    I think everyone is just too scared to admit what a perv they are and say they want the saucy lady finished...but I'm not...yay for online anonymity!

    Zombie pirate would be my top pick if saucier...
  175. Looks fun. I'm wondering if the flies just get up...

    Looks fun. I'm wondering if the flies just get up and fly off a second after the camera cuts scenes.
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    Made me giggle.

    Made me giggle.
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    There's no protocol, just whatever you prefer....

    There's no protocol, just whatever you prefer. There's plenty of folks that do both. If you want to keep it to one thread, you can edit the threads title to something like "Armornv's WIP's" if you're...
  178. Can you file a dispute with the credit card you...

    Can you file a dispute with the credit card you used through PayPal? Assuming you used one. I know that normally, you can and the vendor/seller has to prove they (in this case) sent you "something"...
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    Yeah, Peg beat me to it, Simple Green is...

    Yeah, Peg beat me to it, Simple Green is available everywhere in Canada. Walmart, Canadian Tire, many super markets, many home improvement centers, etc. It's often in the automotive paint or oil...
  180. Uh, not sure, maybe there was an error in their...

    Uh, not sure, maybe there was an error in their linking, but it works now...and their products show up on the BB site.
    ...
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    Lots more sculpting going on around here lately,...

    Lots more sculpting going on around here lately, or so it seems to me. I really like that and I thoroughly enjoyed this WIP thread when you were posting up way back when...so I'm happy to see you...
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    Haha, I lol'd at the little butt crack. Excellent...

    Haha, I lol'd at the little butt crack. Excellent little mini-mini.
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    One of the cooler first posts! The rust and...

    One of the cooler first posts!

    The rust and metal looks great. But that model really needs a Lou Ferrigno face, am I the only one who thinks that?
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    Lol, tease. *twiddles thumbs impatiently*

    Lol, tease.

    *twiddles thumbs impatiently*
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    You can use any colour to highlight black,...

    You can use any colour to highlight black, really. You may want to pick a contrasting colour from whatever else is in the diorama ... or something similar to the background if he'll be posed in...
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    Very Golem'esque. Very lover'ly. :highfive: ...

    Very Golem'esque. Very lover'ly. :highfive:

    Out of curiosity, what medium are you sculpting in? From the size and colour, I'm guessing Super Sculpey Firm?
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    I kind of like the big weapons and no armour...

    I kind of like the big weapons and no armour version as seen in The Mummy Returns. So I'm not much help.
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    I got one of those myself. The cast came out...

    I got one of those myself. The cast came out really nice. One of these days I'll get around to painting it like an American flag...I don't know why...it's just what I see. Happy to see a Mad Clown...
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    Um, on the GMC site...4610: ...

    Um, on the GMC site...4610:

    http://www.gmcgenerators.com/?page_id=242

    6310:

    http://www.gmcgenerators.com/?page_id=247

    116DLH (the cheap one I linked last):
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    Probably depends on how the rest of your army...

    Probably depends on how the rest of your army looks. You don't want it to look out of place...assuming you have an army.
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    Stats wise, it's abysmal. Like almost any...

    Stats wise, it's abysmal. Like almost any "airbrush" compressor that doesn't cost thousands. You could barely do anything with it. A running PSI of 20'ish, a 1/8 HP motor, a tiny tank, all bad signs...
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    It sounds like you're trying to use too much...

    It sounds like you're trying to use too much paint, cover in one go, "flooding" the miniature. When you thin the paint down, you need to paint more layers to cover and develop the colour. If there's...
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    Apparently, it's just a community fun thing....

    Apparently, it's just a community fun thing. Bragging rights. If we start getting rewards I'm going to start spamming posts and submissions like a maniac. :silly!:
  194. Interesting. I'm just looking it over now. Seems...

    Interesting. I'm just looking it over now. Seems to have some good content. Laid out well, text, pictures, artwork is all good and clear (not a whole lot of original picture content though). Some of...
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    Maybe there's more points and rewards than are...

    Maybe there's more points and rewards than are listed in the missions? Or maybe some stuff isn't fully implemented as of yet (it is new after all)?

    So, I'm finally part of the club. Guess I had to...
  196. Are you planning on doing all of that stuff on...

    Are you planning on doing all of that stuff on removable bases? I couldn't tell what your intention was from what you wrote. But if it's attached permanently to the table, eventually you'll probably...
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    Stone, brick, cobblestone, wooden plank floors...

    Stone, brick, cobblestone, wooden plank floors are pretty cheap and easy to do at home. Put some putty on the base, use a toothpick or a hobby knife to form some crevices. You can add texture, if...
  198. 7.9 is gotten by few painters. Certainly not an...

    7.9 is gotten by few painters. Certainly not an easy thing to do. 5, table top, used to be described by Games Workshop as 3 colours on the figure, base finished with sand and/or grass, etc. Basically...
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    I asked in one of the other threads. He said...

    I asked in one of the other threads. He said dozens of boxes per project.
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    It's hard to get what a fully painted army is...

    It's hard to get what a fully painted army is worth. Because the people that are willing to pay that price will generally just commission someone to paint up the exact units they want to use in their...
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