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  1. Article: Sculpting step by step, VIP9 space pirate

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1354-sculpting-step-by-step-vip9-space-pirate&
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    Article: Pro-Create putty

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2528-pro-create-putty
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    I\'ve made all my main tools (apart from the...

    I\'ve made all my main tools (apart from the clayshapers) of stainless steel. It\'s a lot more scratch resistant than the ordinary wax carver tools I had before. With both I will wipe them off...
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    Good to hear your tool work ok. Is elasticity a...

    Good to hear your tool work ok. Is elasticity a problem by the way? I only managed to get low friction materials three weeks ago and haven\'t gotten around to test any yet.
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    The article is by Stefan Nieheus of Masquerade...

    The article is by Stefan Nieheus of Masquerade miniatures. You can contact him through his website.

    By the way, the thread seems to have moved:...
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    Well, that\'s ok. Cindy asked me to \"kick you\"...

    Well, that\'s ok. Cindy asked me to \"kick you\" so that makes sure you can\'t escape. :twisted:
    Anyway, I\'ll drop by on thursday so we can share info.
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    Hi, Any set plans for dinner? I have a dinner...

    Hi,

    Any set plans for dinner? I have a dinner meet on Thursdays already and will be at the sculptor\'s meet on Saturday. Other than that I\'m ok. Another option: lunch meet at the gencon itself?
    ...
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    Hi, another one for Gencon. I\'ve just...

    Hi,

    another one for Gencon. I\'ve just finished organising this years sculptor\'s meet. For those who want to join in:

    This time we have it at the Paint & Take table on the saturday from 19.00....
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    I would use a Milliput/GS mix or ProCreate. Warm...

    I would use a Milliput/GS mix or ProCreate. Warm the mixed putty a little under a light (or better, the model itself if it\'s not plastic) to make it stick better. Place, let it cure a little, set it...
  10. Thread: Anime Minis

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    The Australian company would be shadowforge...

    The Australian company would be shadowforge. There are also companies around the world who distribute if but I don\'t have the details.
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    Hi, just a few notes on the original question...

    Hi,

    just a few notes on the original question on technique. From the way I understand it he designs the patterns on a CAD systems which are then cut at a factory (i.e. you don\'t need to have the...
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    Update on Procreate in Japan. Bob Finkenauer just...

    Update on Procreate in Japan. Bob Finkenauer just phoned me the full metal planet store has bought two boxes: http://fullmetalplanet.biz/
    I suppose they will be available some time soon.

    Bye,...
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    Japan? Should have seen that in your details. In...

    Japan? Should have seen that in your details. In that case you can also consider Tamiya epoxy putty (item 87051*400), it also cures hard and is ok for sculpting organic shapes. And probably a bit...
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    I just updated my previous message with a series...

    I just updated my previous message with a series on making a epoxy rod. I used ProCreate with a little more grey in it. It has the right stiffness, is rubbery enough to be cut with a knife before...
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    The way I would do this would be: - Roll a...

    The way I would do this would be:

    - Roll a cone and a cylinder. You can do this like I show here:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/articles/rod.jpg
    Make a mix of brown stuff and...
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    Well, the battlefield Berlin store is in Berlin....

    Well, the battlefield Berlin store is in Berlin. http://www.battlefield-berlin.de/
    They have tanks minis too.
  17. Actually, now I come to think of it, you don\'t...

    Actually, now I come to think of it, you don\'t need to worry about other titles right now. There are still nine other books in the foundation series. :)

    And about timelines based stories. Arthur...
  18. How about the Arthur C Clarke Rama series? I...

    How about the Arthur C Clarke Rama series? I really liked those (as well as many other books by him).
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    Apart from the drilling and grinding (get some...

    Apart from the drilling and grinding (get some drills and cutters from your dentist next time you\'re there) I\'m also using it as a lathe.
  20. Nah, she\'s only 16 now and not yet enlisted.

    Nah, she\'s only 16 now and not yet enlisted.
  21. Yes, excellent books. I really liked the eternal...

    Yes, excellent books. I really liked the eternal war. The other two were ok but not as strong.
    My first encounter with the books was actually not though the actual comic but through the Dargaud...
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    Worked with my Proxxon for years and am very...

    Worked with my Proxxon for years and am very happy with it. These tools are from a German company that specialises in tools for scale modelling. It\'s not a \"cheap tool\" company if you had that...
  23. Hmm... Some of the things here sound all too...

    Hmm... Some of the things here sound all too familiar.

    Mouldlines. I started scale modelling when I was 6 so I\'ve always noticed mouldlines and such things. Worse, I have this urge to remove them...
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    Horse sculpting class

    For those intereted, Sergey Zlobov from Russia is doing a horse sculpting workshop on his forum:
    http://modelsculpt.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17
    You\'re invited to join in. Well, when we have...
  25. Hmm, wouldn\'t be surprised to find him in the...

    Hmm, wouldn\'t be surprised to find him in the Darwin awards one day. Is that legal by the way?

    Answer to the original question: No, and preferably not even in the same country.

    Well, not yet...
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    Hmm, after a month in China I was dying for a...

    Hmm, after a month in China I was dying for a good newspaper. Guess what they gave me in the plane: the Sun. Argh.
    Hmm, this could also mean that some people from China may get the Sun as their...
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    Goblin turtle. Cool idea. Look a tad less...

    Goblin turtle. Cool idea. Look a tad less organised as a Roman one. :)
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    Hi, still working on them but progress is slow...

    Hi,

    still working on them but progress is slow as i have a few other projects going on and my real life job is eating up my spare time. :(

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    You\'re welcome.

    You\'re welcome.
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    Hi, another update just happened. Bye,...

    Hi,

    another update just happened.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Oh, I forgot that. I gave the Thunderbolt...

    Oh, I forgot that. I gave the Thunderbolt mountain swan ship to my cousin for her marriage. Didn\'t paint it though. Just antiqued it.
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    Let\'s see. I\'ve once made a little diorama of...

    Let\'s see. I\'ve once made a little diorama of Yoda in front of his hut for a friend who is a huge Star Wars fan. Apart from that I\'ve sort of done two conversions as friends\' birthday present. A...
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    CD\'s that I listen most to at the moment: Stream...

    CD\'s that I listen most to at the moment: Stream of passion - Embrace the storm, Delain - Lucidity, Apocalyptica - cult and reflections, Kate Bush - Hounds of love, Tori Amos - the beekeeper.
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    If I disregard tanks and plastic figures the...

    If I disregard tanks and plastic figures the first one would be an orc I made in clay. There were no stores here so I made it myself. The first ones I bought were a set of female warriors (not sure...
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    I started scale modelling when I was six. Mostly...

    I started scale modelling when I was six. Mostly 1:76 - 1:72 scale military vehicles. The size was probably because of budget and space. And I had a fascination for small things, so I\'ve never felt...
  36. Thread: Happy Becca

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    :flip::flip::bouncy::bouncy::flip::flip::beer:...

    :flip::flip::bouncy::bouncy::flip::flip::beer:
    Congratulations! Well done, Becca.
  37. Thread: brown stuff

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    Hi, on Milliput falling apart: try mixing in...

    Hi,

    on Milliput falling apart: try mixing in 30-50% green stuff. This will make the putty stay together better and after hardening the mix will be stronger. It will also be hard enough to file,...
  38. Is it still for Acrobat 7+ only? Unfortunately...

    Is it still for Acrobat 7+ only? Unfortunately the 6+ versions don\'t run on Windows ME which I have here.

    Edit: ok cool. Acrobat gives a warning but can still open the issue. Well done.

    Edit...
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    Shame we didn\'t think of this at Crisis. That...

    Shame we didn\'t think of this at Crisis. That was a more likely place to find such figures. Perhaps you should ask the guys in Delft about where they buy their figures. They are more into historical...
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    Mike (or another CMON moderator), perhaps you...

    Mike (or another CMON moderator),

    perhaps you should also contact the owners (or the provider) of the site the e-books are on:
    http://www.tokyo-underground.co.uk/

    Bye, Ming-Hua

    Edit. Done...
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    Actually, perhaps we should drop a note on the...

    Actually, perhaps we should drop a note on the different painting forums so people know about this. If more people are aware of it the chances of us getting warned fast the next time are higher.
    ...
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    So, this is the second attempt to sell this...

    So, this is the second attempt to sell this E-book through Ebay. I\'ve dropped a note over at the TMP thread so they know about it.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Illegal painting book at Ebay

    Hi,

    I just saw a note on this over at TMP:
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ULTIMATE-MINIATURE-PAINTING-GUIDE-797-FULL-COLOUR-PAGES_W0QQitemZ170038879379QQihZ007QQcategoryZ90946QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    The...
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    At tad belated, but congratulations. Have you...

    At tad belated, but congratulations. Have you already started on getting minis that can be used for the wedding cake?

    And are you comeing to Crisis this year?

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Duzi, Germany

    Anybody going to Duzi this weekend?
  46. Thread: CMoN day...

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    Or you could do as with the sculptor\'s meet at...

    Or you could do as with the sculptor\'s meet at Gencon. It\'s independent from the event but organised every time so sculptors get to meet up. We could perhaps do something like this for CMON at...
  47. Thread: Lamps in UK

    by minimaker
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    Another quick note, do you intend to use it in...

    Another quick note, do you intend to use it in London only? If not you may want to check if the type of bulb is also available in Moscow (or take along some spare ones).

    Bye, Ming-Hua
  48. Like this...

    Like this?

    For the other type of scale I\'d also use tubes and patterns.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/m...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/miniatures/Withwings.jpg

    Ok, testfit. What do you think of it size and shape wise?

    Bye, Ming-Hua

    Edit. hmm, thought I uploaded the small...
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    It\'s a 1 on 1 mix of green stuff and milliput...

    It\'s a 1 on 1 mix of green stuff and milliput that I\'m using. It\'s my regular mix for mechanical thing. I also used it on the rifle.

    Pro-create mixes up grey by the way.

    The music festival...
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    Spirit is ok, time is the issue. :( Recut the...

    Spirit is ok, time is the issue. :(

    Recut the feathers a little bit so the edges are thinner but now I need to do some repairs since my knife slipped a few times.
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    Hello? Anybody around? I hope to be working on...

    Hello? Anybody around? I hope to be working on the wings on Sunday (off to a music festival tomorrow). I\'ll recut the feather a little bit and then will add the wings to the frame. I\'ll try to get...
  53. Thread: Escher Fun

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    Did you use this...

    Did you use this principle? It\'s one I\'ve seen used in other digital models.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Ok, Frother\'s competition is out of the way....

    Ok, Frother\'s competition is out of the way. Back to the cyberangel. Here are pics of the next steps:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/miniatures/cyberangel3.jpg

    Pressing the...
  55. Thread: Escher Fun

    by minimaker
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    Cool. Would love to see the model from all...

    Cool. Would love to see the model from all around. It\'s really great work.

    By the way, over at the official Escher site there are some fly around movies of some digital 3D model in the download...
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    ultrasonic brush and model cleaning

    Over at the Twenot (Dutch tank model and history association) they are discussing ultrasonic baths to clean brushes, airbrushes and even remove paint of plastic scale models.
    Cleaning fluids used...
  57. Thread: Atheists

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    Out of interest. What kind of US military...

    Out of interest. What kind of US military promotion is he refering too? Airforce tests with flying broomsticks?
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    Best thing to do is to contact him to correct...

    Best thing to do is to contact him to correct that or ask for his sources so you can compare with yours first.

    Well, there are bugs in there too and humans. So not all of it is ships.

    Also fun...
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    Spaceship sizes

    Hi,

    a friend send me this site that could be usefull for Sci-Fi gamers: http://www.merzo.net/

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Still alive. Just very busy with other sculpts...

    Still alive. Just very busy with other sculpts right now. Anyway, what ideas? Let us hear. :)
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    New putty: pro-create

    Hi,

    the putty has been discussed over in several other forums already but I\'ve not yet seen any news here, so I thought I\'d better let you know too.

    This is what I posted on it at...
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    Ran into a few interesting articles on feathers:...

    Ran into a few interesting articles on feathers:
    http://web.cs.wpi.edu/~emmanuel/courses/cs563/write_ups/bradg/feathers/featherpaper.htm#feather...
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    Hi, a group over in Groningen is...

    Hi,

    a group over in Groningen is www.rabenhaupt.org. There seem to be Groningen members on TMP/FU-UK and FOD, so what I\'ll do is that I\'ll contact them for more info. Also, you should be...
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    Hi, there is actually a group of miniature...

    Hi,

    there is actually a group of miniature painters in Groningen. I\'ll see if I can get in touch with them for you.
    Groningen is a nice town by the way. Just very far away from everything else...
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    Over at the tank forum people are using dullcote...

    Over at the tank forum people are using dullcote of modelmaster. Has anybody tried this? It\'s a subbrand of Testors so I\'m wondering if it\'s the same stuff.

    I\'ll send a mail to Testors to ask...
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    Excalibur and freebooter have a few too.

    Excalibur and freebooter have a few too.
  67. Thread: DAZ 3d

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    I\'ve got the program too and I\'m using it for...

    I\'ve got the program too and I\'m using it for the same reason Klute does. I also have the muscle map but for the more average type of person. Haven\'t done much rendering yet. I\'d love to do more...
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    Ok, checked and found a few things. I\'ve PM\'ed...

    Ok, checked and found a few things. I\'ve PM\'ed you corrections, additional translations and suggestions.
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    lol

    lol
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    Green stuff: www.heresyminiatures.com...

    Green stuff:
    www.heresyminiatures.com
    www.ebobminiatures.com,
    www.wargamesfoundry.com
    www.ironmammoth.co.uk
    www.sylmasta.com

    Fimo:
    try the local hobbystore. Do note that there are...
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    A WIP sculpt is send from participant to...

    A WIP sculpt is send from participant to participant and each builds a little piece of the figure. That\'s what\'s this is all about.
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    yup, still around. By the way, shouldn\'t this...

    yup, still around. By the way, shouldn\'t this thread be moved to \" Work in Progress and Project logs\"? Should be ask the moderators? Or can you do this?
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    Sad news indeed. Though possibly not that much a...

    Sad news indeed. Though possibly not that much a surprise to the people there. I was in Mumbai last year and a local software dealer told me about religions in India and conflicts because of it. He...
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    Quick update: I made a few more bits for the...

    Quick update: I made a few more bits for the wings but have now decided to wait for my camera so I can take pics. Right now it looks it will arrive in two weeks since the UV filter is not yet in.
    ...
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    I know I discussed it on some sites like...

    I know I discussed it on some sites like 1listsculpting but am not sure if it was ever discussed here. Anyway, the mix becomes somewhat softer than GS and gets a texture that\'s easier for drapery...
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    You can check local train hobby or scale...

    You can check local train hobby or scale modelling stores. If that doesn\'t help you can also have a look at the stores listed in the UK scale modelling and train hobby magazines.
  77. Hi, I posted a whole list of books over here:...

    Hi,

    I posted a whole list of books over here:
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/viewthread.php?tid=5764

    I have most of the books listed there (and in this thread) and find myself mostly...
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    Yup, mic and headphone or speakers. We use it at...

    Yup, mic and headphone or speakers. We use it at work actually. It\'s also possible to do conference calls, so it\'s possible to have a miniatures skype meet. :) The only thing is that it requires...
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    Hard to say. One of my favourites is the...

    Hard to say. One of my favourites is the ratcather by wargames foundry. It\'s fairly simply and relatively rough compared to fantasy minis but nevertheless a cool mini.
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    Thanks for the replies. it\'s interesting to...

    Thanks for the replies. it\'s interesting to compare them to the ones I got from sculptors. :)
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    Zecorto: thanks. Wat if it comes to painting?...

    Zecorto: thanks.

    Wat if it comes to painting? I can imagine painters prefering smooth surfaces as this makes blending easier.
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    Hairy monsters - hair or bare?

    Hi,

    I\'m still working on my werebadger (very little sculpting time at the moment) and I\'m trying to decide what to do with the hair. In existing miniatures I see three styles:

    The hair all...
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    Er, haven\'t we had this thread before? Edit:...

    Er, haven\'t we had this thread before?

    Edit: http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/viewthread.php?tid=13344
    No reason not to continue this thread though. :)
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    Hi, quick update. Work is a bit slow since I...

    Hi,

    quick update. Work is a bit slow since I am fairly busy right now. I\'ve only created a few profiled sections at the moment.

    No pics I fear. I still need a new camera. :(

    Bye, Ming-Hua
  85. One thing about a conscript army is that the army...

    One thing about a conscript army is that the army gets more well educated people than it needs. Most of them get placed in unrelated functions and I was one of them. I had just graduated as a...
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    We had a conscript army in the Netherlands too. I...

    We had a conscript army in the Netherlands too. I was in the army (radio operator) a few years before this ended and we went for a purely professionals army.
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    You don\'t get the key to the member\'s bar till...

    You don\'t get the key to the member\'s bar till you\'re a posting freak, sorry. ;)
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  89. Well, they were not always sneaking about in...

    Well, they were not always sneaking about in black clothes. In some missions they had members join the target\'s staff to infiltrate and in others cases some dressed up as samourai during an attack...
  90. Actually, most, if not all of those figures are...

    Actually, most, if not all of those figures are from the old Grenadier future warrior range which was sculpted by Mark Copplestone. When I asked 4EM-miniatures about that several years ago they told...
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    Ugh, used ïmg\"instead of url. Corrected now:...

    Ugh, used ïmg\"instead of url. Corrected now:
    http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/minimaker3/detail?.dir=5365&.dnm=8d49.jpg&.src=ph
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    Hi, here are some pics of the first moulds I...

    Hi,

    here are some pics of the first moulds I made for the wings:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/temp/wingpress.jpg

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    My way:...

    My way:
    http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/minimaker3/detail?.dir=5365&.dnm=8d49.jpg&.src=ph

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    [Looks around :o ] Er, what happened here when I...

    [Looks around :o ] Er, what happened here when I was away? :innocent:

    I was about to upload some pics on making these wings but unfortunately photobucket is off for maintenance. So I hope to do...
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    Hi, quick update. Just got back from Brazil...

    Hi,

    quick update. Just got back from Brazil and will be working on the figure again soon. I\'ve got the pressmould for the wings pattern done and some testpieces made. Unfortunately my camera died...
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    For sculpting what kind of figures? SF, fantasy,...

    For sculpting what kind of figures? SF, fantasy, historic? What size and what level of detail?

    A few places where you can to ask:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/1listsculpting/...
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    Steven Jackson has created quite a number of...

    Steven Jackson has created quite a number of Cthulhu stufff as well. Just a few of them:
    http://www.warehouse23.com/item.html?id=TYVHP513
    http://www.warehouse23.com/item.html?id=TYVHP021...
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    One step too many. The master is made at 3x size....

    One step too many. The master is made at 3x size. There is no first 28mm figure.
    So total steps is the same as in your digital example.

    By the way, we\'re not talking about 3-up but mouldcutting...
  99. If it helps:...

    If it helps:
    http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/minimaker3/detail?.dir=5365&.dnm=8a5f.jpg&.src=ph
  100. Thread: Salute 2006

    by minimaker
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    Hehe, it\'s a backpackers. Not a hotel. :) Being...

    Hehe, it\'s a backpackers. Not a hotel. :) Being a former backpacker I still like going to these places while I\'m not too old to look out of place. Shared rooms are a great means to meet other...
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    For some reason it made me think \"movie\" so I...

    For some reason it made me think \"movie\" so I did a quick check. Saving private Ryan was inspired by the death of five brothers from Waterloo, IA in WW2. For some reason I\'m still thinking...
  102. Thread: Salute 2006

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    Made an oppointment over at the forum of doom to...

    Made an oppointment over at the forum of doom to meet up 12.00 at the stand of Hasslefree. Shall we make this the CMON meet as well?
    Possible second rendezvous: exit at 17.00.

    Darkartminiatures,...
  103. For those who don\'t know what Steelcult means...

    For those who don\'t know what Steelcult means with the HG Wells link, here is an article on the history of wargames: http://www.hmgs.org/history.htm
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    Actually, if I remember right he doesn own a CNC...

    Actually, if I remember right he doesn own a CNC machine but uses a CNC cutting service. You don\'t buy machinery like this for hobby, not even with what he charges. Too expensive to buy, too...
  105. It\'s not that strange since many people don\'t...

    It\'s not that strange since many people don\'t have any exposure to other stuff than GW. We also saw that here on exhibitions. I usually have figures of several brands with me and you often see...
  106. Thread: Amsterdam

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    Little warning for unsuspecting foreigners, if...

    Little warning for unsuspecting foreigners, if you just want a cup of coffee, you go to a \"café\", not a \"coffeeshop\". Same for a piece of cake to go with the coffee. lol
    And for Americans, you...
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    I was reminded of her a little while ago when I...

    I was reminded of her a little while ago when I saw one of her sculpts on a Dutch lifestyle magazine\'s cover. Last place I expected somebody to turn up who I knew from miniatures of combat robots. :)
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    Skrit, you forget the la place restaurant. Oh,...

    Skrit, you forget the la place restaurant. Oh, and that it\'s the closest major Dutch town near to where Chaz Elliott lives. :D
  109. Thread: Amsterdam

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    Added to that, La place is the restaurant chain...

    Added to that, La place is the restaurant chain of the V&D department stores. You find them in any sizeable V&D and sometimes as separate restaurants (jaarbeurs Utrecht for instance). SO when you...
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    In the Netherlands: - Eurocircuit. A racetrack...

    In the Netherlands:
    - Eurocircuit. A racetrack that apart from hosting racing competition is also used in TV shows.
    - Birthplace of Irene de Laar. TV presentor and Miss Universe Netherlands 1993....
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    That\'s because of the designs, not the...

    That\'s because of the designs, not the technique. Have a look at this:
    http://www.bathsheba.com/sculpt/ Curves, curves, and more curves. All \"printed\" directly from a CAD design into it\'s metal...
  112. Thread: Amsterdam

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    Yeah, or try to start a Dutch section here. :) I...

    Yeah, or try to start a Dutch section here. :) I posted a couple of messages at the Dutch group but not much of a reaction.

    Oh, Murphy\'s heroes is going to have an open day some time in the next...
  113. Thread: Amsterdam

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    Right, where is that restaurant and what do they...

    Right, where is that restaurant and what do they serve? I have a museum trip planned for Amsterdam.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Heightwise you\'re pretty much correct. Problem...

    Heightwise you\'re pretty much correct. Problem is that several figure ranges use a non realistic proportion (less than 1:7 body:head) which makes a figure look a tad short and wide. So, if you put...
  115. Thread: Amsterdam

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    Not many good stores. There is a GW store around...

    Not many good stores. There is a GW store around but I don\'t think the other game stores are that well stocked.
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    You can get both though. I\'m an engineer and...

    You can get both though. I\'m an engineer and minipainter. Though I\'m mostly into sculpting now. :)

    I\'m first generation by the way.
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    As usual the director has taken some artistic...

    As usual the director has taken some artistic liberties. :( Can\'t help wondering if that is because they don\'t know better or if it\'s all on purpose. Show was nice though. :)

    Wikipedia has a...
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    Ah, I thought you were thinking of making a...

    Ah, I thought you were thinking of making a palanquins with nude carriers or something like that.
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    Just checked and the series 1 DVD\'s will not be...

    Just checked and the series 1 DVD\'s will not be out till September over here in the Netherlands. :(

    @Wiccanpony: Er, why do you need 12 nude Kevs in miniatures?

    @Ebonbuddha: why miniature? ;)
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    Hi, hop over to...

    Hi,

    hop over to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/1listsculpting/ and check the FAQ there. There is enough info in there to keep you busy for a while.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    You can have one in miniature if you like:...

    You can have one in miniature if you like: http://www.heresyminiatures.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=2748
    Provided we can talk Kev into having it cast. I hope he goes through with his \"dress up Kev...
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    Thanks. By the way, below the gun drawing is a...

    Thanks. By the way, below the gun drawing is a quick sketch or a pistol idea I had. Feel free to use it if you like.
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    Generic will be ok, though if you can make it...

    Generic will be ok, though if you can make it look a bit more Sci-Fi than what there is around now it would be cool. The gun it goes by is a few pages back (as is the pistol I made then).
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    Ok, will do. By the way, do you mind doing the...

    Ok, will do. By the way, do you mind doing the pistol to go with the figure? I already got the gun from last time. Just need to clean it up a bit.

    Right now I need to find my metal mesh so I can...
  125. A FAQ would be nice but I think we\'d need a...

    A FAQ would be nice but I think we\'d need a seperate section for it. I\'m keeping a list of reference books and sites which is in this message:...
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    Yeah, we can do that. Are you at Salute? I don\'t...

    Yeah, we can do that. Are you at Salute? I don\'t know if I\'ll hve the wings done by that time but I should at least have some things we can discuss the wings with.
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    Still water is easiest done by just taking clear...

    Still water is easiest done by just taking clear plastic sheet. To get the blue effect you can paint the fountain itself.

    Streaming water - 2 component clear epoxy glue? I\'ve seen special...
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    How about this...

    How about this? :D (Cindy drew this at the last Dutch elfwood meet).
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    Ok, I just recieved the figure. Here it is...

    Ok, I just recieved the figure. Here it is (thanks medved):

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/temp/angel_post_medved.jpg

    I created this pic for size reference. if you print it at...
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    @vincegamer: Yeah, I was thinking ofthat in the...

    @vincegamer: Yeah, I was thinking ofthat in the car. Some of the snap together kits have ball joints that could be usefull.

    @mrteal: one advantage is that such a joint is stronger than most...
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    Ok, in that case I hope you know how to read a...

    Ok, in that case I hope you know how to read a technical drawing. I was counting on that. Here it is:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/temp/joint.jpg

    I\'ll first do the 360...
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    Nice drawing. Is it based on the idea of the...

    Nice drawing. Is it based on the idea of the P1500 monster that was proposed?

    What scale will you make it?

    As to the joints, they are fairly simple since it\'s only two rotation. You can make...
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    \'m not sure what you mean exactly. Do you need:...

    \'m not sure what you mean exactly. Do you need:
    - a 360 degree rotation that fits within a half sphere of a set size?
    - a 360 degree rotation in the xy plane and 180 degree rotation perpendicular...
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    I quite like the series too though I missed a...

    I quite like the series too though I missed a couple of them. So I\'ll probably be going after the DVD\'s in a while. I understood there is going to be a second series too.
  135. Thread: Parker Pens

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    Hehe, me and my brothers used to buy KAO (same as...

    Hehe, me and my brothers used to buy KAO (same as our familyname) diskettes for that reason. They are rare here so it worked quite good as identifiers. :) Totally off topic: Cindy, there is going to...
  136. Thread: Parker Pens

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    @dragonreach, thanks for the offer but I think...

    @dragonreach, thanks for the offer but I think I\'ll first try WH Smiths. That way I can also check what varieties they have (I\'m after the rollerball refill but considering the quality I\'m...
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    Another trick to get putty to stick is to lightly...

    Another trick to get putty to stick is to lightly warm the putty or the surface before application. Not too hot or too long since that will cure the putty.
  138. Thread: Parker Pens

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    Actually, I mean Rotring refills. made by...

    Actually, I mean Rotring refills. made by Rotring, not Parker. They are of the same type as Parker but they feel smoother than the Parkers. I got my Rotring in a competition but I\'ve yet to see...
  139. Thread: Parker Pens

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    Ah yes, I forgot about Rotring this morning. I...

    Ah yes, I forgot about Rotring this morning. I have a Rotring ballpoint which uses the same type of cartridge as parker. I found the Rotring cartridge to be much nicer to write with. Tooshy, do you...
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    About the bikes, over here in the Netherlands...

    About the bikes, over here in the Netherlands it\'s quite common to see police patrols on bike. Especially in cities since bikes are much easier to use there (when somebody slips into a small alley...
  141. Thread: Parker Pens

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    Yeah, Parker has good pens, though if you are not...

    Yeah, Parker has good pens, though if you are not talking about the fountain pens it\'s the metal cartridge that gives the writing quality. So, if it\'s only the quality you\'re after it\'s you can...
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    It\'s correct, though I\'m not sure what...

    It\'s correct, though I\'m not sure what temperature and exposure is needed for this. It is something that you sometimes see when mouldmaking. If there are any airbubbles these can expand and deform...
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    Any news?

    Any news?
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    I think I already posted a pic of mine a while...

    I think I already posted a pic of mine a while ago:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v490/minimaker/temp/workspace.jpg

    Even though I\'m at this moment mostly working downstairs in front of the...
  145. Thread: where?

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    Sounds like a figure from the x rated range of...

    Sounds like a figure from the x rated range of excalibur miniatures.
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    The situation is quite different from the...

    The situation is quite different from the pre-2000 one where everybody who could tell a mouse from a keyboard was hired as IT specialist. Requirements are much more specific. There are enough generic...
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    Don\'t forget to put the text mirrored. :)

    Don\'t forget to put the text mirrored. :)
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    2d shouldn\'t be a problem. Not sure what you...

    2d shouldn\'t be a problem. Not sure what you want to make but etching and engraving are two other techniques suitable for 2D. Both can be done using cad information.
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    You could try this: http://emachineshop.com/ ...

    You could try this: http://emachineshop.com/

    Do note thought that the machine that GW uses is a specialised machine which can reach angles and areas that most machines can not. I think that most...
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    I\'m afraid not. Medved, did you send the...

    I\'m afraid not. Medved, did you send the armature?

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    I just got the news. Very sorry to hear it. The...

    I just got the news. Very sorry to hear it. The RP range is one of those which really got me into miniatures. He\'ll be missed.
  152. Hi, sorry to tell you but that\'s actually an...

    Hi,

    sorry to tell you but that\'s actually an urban legend: http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/blcigar.htm

    Bye, Ming-Hua
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    Only this one:...

    Only this one: http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/minimaker3/detail?.dir=5365&.dnm=12c0.jpg&.src=ph
    You can see it in better detail in the article I placed here on sculpting the space pirate.
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    You forgot: 3) sculpt miniatures (Hey Cindy,...

    You forgot:
    3) sculpt miniatures

    (Hey Cindy, where are you?). :)
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    And no reaction to Kult either I guess?

    And no reaction to Kult either I guess?
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    1984 according to his site. I think we\'ve...

    1984 according to his site. I think we\'ve discussed this before. Some time last year or so. Or was it on another forum. I also posted this then: http://www.fecundity.com/darkdung/

    Bye, Ming-Hua
  157. Thread: CnC Milling?

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    That\'s a form of 3d printing actually, not...

    That\'s a form of 3d printing actually, not stereo lithography. That\'s more expensive but has a better precision and finish. This is the finish of the printer:...
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    To avoid misunderstandings, the Duro sold in...

    To avoid misunderstandings, the Duro sold in France is Kneadatite blue-yellow packaged by Sylmasta in the UK.
    The US Duro is by loctite and useless for fine sculpting.
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    Australia has had bad experiencces with invading...

    Australia has had bad experiencces with invading wildlife and plants and is very, very restrictive if it comes to bringing organic items into the country. Especially those that might threaten food...
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    Those leaves look familiar. They come from this:...

    Those leaves look familiar. They come from this: http://members.lycos.nl/wandelendeheks/images/wilgekatjes1.jpg
    don\'t they?
  161. Thread: New Toys!!!

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    You may find it hard to imagine but it\'s an...

    You may find it hard to imagine but it\'s an effect I\'ve seen quite often. Not just in miniatures but also in sports, study, work and other things. Just consider, if you have many other things that...
  162. Thread: New Toys!!!

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    I only partly agree with this. A good piantjob...

    I only partly agree with this. A good piantjob will sell, but it has to be adapted to the market you\'re in as having too good a paintjob can damage sales as well.

    Looking at those painjobs I...
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    That sounds like it was too warm. Green stuff...

    That sounds like it was too warm. Green stuff will first soften when exposed to heat and then cure. I think that it\'s in the softening phase that memory effects may have affected the details.
    My...
  164. Interesting question. I just had a look around...

    Interesting question. I just had a look around and found this site:
    http://www.wordorigins.org/histeng.htm

    English, Dutch, German, Norwegian belong to the same group of languages which is...
  165. Looks quite nice in itself and sculptingwise...

    Looks quite nice in itself and sculptingwise it\'s quite good for a first sculpt. Designwise a few things look a bit strange to me. The scales on the arms look like spikes which look different from...
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    Hi Medved, Just saw your message from 14/2 in...

    Hi Medved,

    Just saw your message from 14/2 in my mailbox. I\'m not sure I replied it yet, but just in case I\'ve send you my address.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
  167. From the Merriam Webster dictionary: Etymology:...

    From the Merriam Webster dictionary: Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hæfen; akin to Middle High German habene harbor

    It\'s still \"haven\" in Dutch by the way.
  168. Hmm, if you can help me on a spellchecked version...

    Hmm, if you can help me on a spellchecked version of mine I might forgive you. ;)

    Seriously. there is a large difference between this and what the other guy was doing. In his case he was profiting...
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    A little warning about polymer clays, plastics...

    A little warning about polymer clays, plastics and rolled tin foil. If you ever intend to sculpt for production you should first check it with your caster. Polymer clay can crack, plastics will...
  170. Hi, you better not do it that way since that...

    Hi, you better not do it that way since that would also be a copyright breach. Not that much because of the contents but the changes he made. Since the articles are all online here it\'s better to...
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    I think the history is in the AQ somewhere. I...

    I think the history is in the AQ somewhere. I remember reading it while making the Dutchtranslation.
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    I can see what Mosch means. At the end of the...

    I can see what Mosch means. At the end of the first year I took some time to evaluate the magazine and basicly decided to give it some time since I had the feeling it was improving. And as it is, is...
  173. Looking at the reaction I think many of the buyer...

    Looking at the reaction I think many of the buyer don\'t even realise the info in the book was stolen here. Any way we can let them know?

    Also, has anybody reported this to his website\'s internet...
  174. I see. Ok, then I suppose I should let Ebay know...

    I see. Ok, then I suppose I should let Ebay know as well. Anyway, don\'t feel like dragging him to court either but do feel like kicking his butt to make sure he learns this lesson in copyrights. Oh,...
  175. Hi Orky dave, can you perhaps tell us which of...

    Hi Orky dave,

    can you perhaps tell us which of the articles from the coolminisite are in the book (or which ar not if that\'s faster?) I can\'t get into the Tokyo underground site to check for...
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    Damn shame. I\'ve been a subscriber from the...

    Damn shame. I\'ve been a subscriber from the start and it\'s sad to see it go. I admit I didn\'t find all articles that interesting (I\'m not into wargames) but it was good enough to buy.

    Let\'s...
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    Anything specific you want to know? I put a whole...

    Anything specific you want to know? I put a whole list of usefull links here: http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/viewthread.php?tid=5764
    You\'ll also find the 1listsculptign FAQ at the Lyonstudio...
  178. Yes. The number of casts needed to get to break...

    Yes. The number of casts needed to get to break even stays the same independent of number of participants. By the way, I made a miscalculation with the Freebooter skulls. Forgot it was in Euro, not...
  179. Jeff Rodman is a great caster. Good choice. ...

    Jeff Rodman is a great caster. Good choice.

    Just did a quick calculation. Going from the price of the resin skulls you\'d need 1156 skulls to break even if you want to have them cast yourself. ...
  180. Some sources for skulls: ...

    Some sources for skulls:

    http://secure.nxco.com/fortress/cgi-bin/fortstore/commerce.cgi?cart_id=1140642363.38367&product=Accessories&pid=33
    ($10 per 60 - resin)

    Walls and other decorations of...
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    Go ahead, it\'s already posted at four forums and...

    Go ahead, it\'s already posted at four forums and 1listsculpting. You\'re going to have to keep an eye this thread yourself to see if there are updates. :) Or you could link to this thread.

    Bye,...
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    Hi, I wouldn\'t use plastic glues for glueing...

    Hi,

    I wouldn\'t use plastic glues for glueing down flock. These glues contain solvent which will affect paint. I\'d try a thicker matt varnish (as a glue, yes) instead.

    As to question 2,...
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    Hi, just updated the lists. Bye, Ming-Hua

    Hi,

    just updated the lists.

    Bye, Ming-Hua
  184. Thread: Mini minis!

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    From the looks of it they are railroad...

    From the looks of it they are railroad miniatures. I at least recognise a number of them from the Preiser range (like the family on the icecream). I really like the idea and the great pictures they...
  185. Thread: Coincidences

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    And as with many things, how awkward it may be at...

    And as with many things, how awkward it may be at the moment, when it\'s long past it\'s fun to tell about. :) Er, you did check at the second visit there were no other sisters I assume? ;)

    What...
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    I\'d do as freakinacage suggests. From the sound...

    I\'d do as freakinacage suggests. From the sound of it you\'re just doing a conversion and it\'s not for production so there are no worries about undercuts and so.

    One trick I picked up from a...
  187. Thread: Coincidences

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    Coincidences

    Something weird happened. This weekend I\'m having a mini meet with Cindy and I invited a cousin\'s husband who\'s into wargaming. It turns out that he used to live in the appartment next to Cindy\'s...
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    Hi, sorry to hear it and I hope it turns out not...

    Hi, sorry to hear it and I hope it turns out not to be cancer. I can appreciate what you\'re feeling now. My younger brother has just left the hospital after he was taken in around x-mas. He had an...
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    Everybody, calm down a bit. It was meant as an...

    Everybody, calm down a bit. It was meant as an experiment and a joke. The French tend to take hobby things a tad less serieus than many others (just have a look at the fun sculpts over at creafigs -...
  190. Thread: 20 Today

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    :D:flip::bouncy::bouncy::flip::D Congratulations!

    :D:flip::bouncy::bouncy::flip::D Congratulations!
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    Demon, not devil. Or you may miss it in the...

    Demon, not devil. Or you may miss it in the catalogue. I\'ve got the model and it\'s quite nice. The only thing that is a shame is that the back is rather bare.
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    You see it both ways. Historical to sf/fantasy...

    You see it both ways. Historical to sf/fantasy and the other way around. For me it was the other way around. I had done tank modelling some 16 years when I switched to fantasy and sf.

    Yup, that\'s...
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    This is about the Heresy competition right? Andy...

    This is about the Heresy competition right? Andy explains a bit more about it here. You have to keep in mind a possible 10-20% size loss in the direction perpendicular to the mould plane.

    To help...
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    Er, those eyes, that\'s just because of the...

    Er, those eyes, that\'s just because of the flash, right? :o ;)

    Talking of poodles, do you know this...
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    Oh well, as long as it\'s not the hell for people...

    Oh well, as long as it\'s not the hell for people who use their mobile in a theatre. :)
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    Yup, it\'s heresy. Edited it already. As far as...

    Yup, it\'s heresy. Edited it already. As far as I\'m concerned, it\'s another opportunity to get a badger into that range. ;) Or try to.
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    Monster competition at Heresy

    For the sculptors here, Andy us having a sculpting competition:

    http://www.heresyminiatures.com/monstercontest.htm
  198. Thread: Superbowl..

    by minimaker
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    Bleep? You mean they censored bits of what they...

    Bleep? You mean they censored bits of what they said?
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    Interesting to see nobody mentioned Sandra...

    Interesting to see nobody mentioned Sandra Bullock. I\'m pretty sure a few years back somebody would have mentioned her. It\'s interesting to see how quickly some people are replaced by new idols.
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    A skeleton is a good guide. So you could take a...

    A skeleton is a good guide. So you could take a picture of a skeleton and scale it down using a graphics computer.

    Do keep one thing in mind though. Different companies use different proportions...
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