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    I think the first question is what problems...

    I think the first question is what problems you're having priming (I'm guessing you mean from a spray can?)

    If you're simply going to be using an airbrush for a bit of priming and undercoating,...
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    It does seem to be pretty silent in comparison to...

    It does seem to be pretty silent in comparison to yesteryear! Nice to see a few names I recognise still active :D Does sound like the various social media platforms have contributed (I'm guilty and...
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    Blast from the Past

    Hi everybody!

    Been a long time* since I've been on CMoN so thought I'd pop by and say hello :D

    I've still been painting during the past few years and actually got into the gaming side of things...
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    That's brilliant thanks :D I always forget to...

    That's brilliant thanks :D I always forget to look on WAMP. Brush wise I'm currently loving the Games & Gears Ichiban brushes though it's frustrating you can only get singles from independent...
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    Suppliers of Scale75 Single's in the UK

    Hi All,

    Not been about on here for an age, getting a new job this time last year (with a lot more responsibility) has meant that spare time to browse the forum has vanished in a puff of smoke :( ...
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    Was hoping to get this posted sooner but sadly...

    Was hoping to get this posted sooner but sadly real life has taken over (and not in a good way). However, I've Ffnally managed to get a pic of the body. Quite happy with how he's coming along all...
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    I'm late to this party but if you lick your...

    I'm late to this party but if you lick your brush, for the love of whatever you hold dear, don't use lead agitators... Very high grade stainless steel is ok as is glass (I prefer SS as they're...
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    Rune's Rune Priest

    Been absolutely snowed under with work - 12 hours away from home each day is a killer. However I have been painting a lot when I get home to unwind :). I've managed to update my blog a couple of...
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    Just hoped on for the first time in ages -...

    Just hoped on for the first time in ages - congratulations to you both :D. Awesome news and a nice reminder how CMoN can put a smile on your face whatever the mood!
  10. You and me both :). Because you can never have...

    You and me both :). Because you can never have enough miniatures...
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    Glad I've not missed much :) glad to hear about...

    Glad I've not missed much :) glad to hear about the coupling and adoption!. No problems with a TMM campaign! Mainly because I can't visualise NMM to paint it :p

    @boubi, at least it keeps life...
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    I know I'm a little late to this thread, but try...

    I know I'm a little late to this thread, but try the Vallejo light grey primer, it's as good as the black (though the dark grey is even better).
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    I'm still alive :)

    Hi all,

    I've finally found a few minutes to hop back onto the forums, so thought I'd say hi :)

    I never thought my new job would have quite the impact on my life as it has done! I'm up at...
  14. I've been using my magnifier goggle things for a...

    I've been using my magnifier goggle things for a while now, same as a few of you, the eyes can't take as much strain as they used to! Might have to think about glasses or similar though as my...
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    Cheers all :). Wish there was a costa near my new...

    Cheers all :). Wish there was a costa near my new job... That said I do think I would end up poorer if that were the case...

    New place looks like it has a Facebook ban too, not that that bothers...
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    I'm going to be quiet!

    Although I'm not the most vocal of posters on here, I'm going to be a bit quieter on here from Monday. I'm starting a new job (last day at my current employer today) and being a larger company...
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    Why don't you just put a bead into the bottle and...

    Why don't you just put a bead into the bottle and let that act as an agitator? I use very high-grade stainless steel ball bearings in my Vallejo pots (sometimes two) - I can dig the link to the...
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    Agreed, thanks for that. I think for what I'm...

    Agreed, thanks for that. I think for what I'm doing I'm going to have to do some experimentation :D

    @Zab Completely agree, it's quite scary how well some things are squirrelled away. I still...
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    The surface primer smell doesn't linger too long...

    The surface primer smell doesn't linger too long - are you sure it's not the compressor bedding in? When my compressor runs hot I can smell that mechanical hot oil smell. Tend to clear up fairly...
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    Things do get a lot easier as time goes on. ...

    Things do get a lot easier as time goes on. There are cases where it's sometimes easier to leave bits off and paint them as sub-assemblies. If they need pinning, do this before you prime (blue-tack...
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    Painting Glaciers/Ice and Rope

    I'm sure I've seen this answered previously, but my search-fu is currently lacking :(

    I want to paint the bases of my Space Wolves to look glacier/ice like (topped off with snow effect) as I think...
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    Depends on what you're doing. They can be quite...

    Depends on what you're doing. They can be quite comfortably used straight out the bottle, but if you're trying to do blends or what not, then thinning will help
  23. Lol :D I generally don't bother most of the time...

    Lol :D I generally don't bother most of the time and end up with one black (or grey) hand with black nails (very goth). Only thing I try and remember is to remove my watch.
  24. I tend to have a box of surgical gloves (you can...

    I tend to have a box of surgical gloves (you can get them from Boots) and chuck them after I've used them, they're thin enough that you can hold onto a mini without crushing it. They don't cover...
  25. You mate is right in that there is some set up,...

    You mate is right in that there is some set up, clean and take down time. However even when I lived at my Mum's and airbrushed in the garage, it never took me 45 minutes, even taking into account...
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    Always nice to welcome old faces back :D

    Always nice to welcome old faces back :D
  27. Glad it's been diagnosed :) Keeping fingers...

    Glad it's been diagnosed :) Keeping fingers crossed the machine will dramatically help (I had to re-read as it did look like it was a CRAP machine :D )
  28. Welcome aboard. You may occasionally find...

    Welcome aboard. You may occasionally find threads go off at quite wild tangents



    I've always preferred Celts...
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    Can't agree with this more! I've got an old...

    Can't agree with this more! I've got an old engineers scriber that I use to pilot mark whenever I'm drilling.
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    Firstly welcome! Secondly, I'll keep this...

    Firstly welcome!

    Secondly, I'll keep this short as you've already had some good longer answers to digest. If I were starting out, I'd likely spend a bit of time hunting on YouTube for some...
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    A decent grade wet n' dry will work fine with it....

    A decent grade wet n' dry will work fine with it. It's not actually green-stuff (knedatite), but some other gunk that's coloured green :) One thing that I've found does work is a bit of isoprop...
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    Personally buildings/vehicles at 28mm are never...

    Personally buildings/vehicles at 28mm are never 'true scale' but normally slightly smaller which makes them more realistic. What type of building are you doing? If you've ever visited one of the...
  33. What washes are you using and do you thin them? ...

    What washes are you using and do you thin them? GW washes are designed to flatten and then you layer up for a highlight.
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    Poll: Going to be a bit of a kill-joy on this. An app...

    Going to be a bit of a kill-joy on this. An app is currently in development :) No ETA on it yet, but suffice to say it's going to initially contain the bits discussed in the Stats thread and then...
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    Looking good :) I'd also agree about using the...

    Looking good :) I'd also agree about using the dropper bottle "inks" they're a 100% match for the dip tins but acrylic based and come out matte rather than gloss. Using a brush also means you can...
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    My suggestion is to see if there is a local hobby...

    My suggestion is to see if there is a local hobby shop near you that sells the rod and have a look (Hobby Craft's normally sell it near the model tools). I personally like a mixture of 2.5mm and...
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    Looking good and really enthused with an almost...

    Looking good and really enthused with an almost step-by-step WIP! Interesting that you do the whole mini one 'stage' at a time. I'm tending to do the blue, move onto shoulder colour, then onto...
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    Thanks all! I now feel a little more confident...

    Thanks all! I now feel a little more confident in actually starting this piece :D Completely agree that the actual piece is amazingly sculpted and cast. Not an air bubble in sight and very...
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    Painting a 1:10 bust

    Because it's always good to try new things and push yourself, I've recently purchased a 1:10 Templar Knight bust from Young Miniatures (the one that looks like Sean Connery), with the intention to...
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    Probably a bit big at 6.5cm tall too... ...

    Probably a bit big at 6.5cm tall too...

    *Mountaineer goes stomp!*
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    Currently I'm a web design/developer for a small...

    Currently I'm a web design/developer for a small publishing company, but also deal with all their IT (servers, desktop, wall wiring etc). Mostly work on internal systems.

    However... I am moving...
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    Pin from an electrical connector (used for connecting electronic brake control units together in a train) that's had a pin green-stuffed into the end. Use it for sculpting and whenever I need to...
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    On a similar vain, within the UK, I've found them...

    On a similar vain, within the UK, I've found them here:

    http://www.scalemodelshop.co.uk/17ml-empty-dropper-bottle-for-mixing-70-096-vallejo-val70096.html

    and
    ...
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    I stand corrected :) In truth, when looking for...

    I stand corrected :) In truth, when looking for a new colour, I tend to only glance through VMC range. I think next time I need to actually go through the range properly :D

    One other pointer, is...
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    It's £9.80 from GW or you can get it from places...

    It's £9.80 from GW or you can get it from places like Element Games for £8.33. Halfords car primer is a good alternative - bigger can around the £8 mark. If you've an airbrush then Vallejo Surface...
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    You're going to get quite a few different...

    You're going to get quite a few different opinions on paint brand :D



    A lot of people dislike the new GW ones - I like them and find the new range superior to the previous one. The base/layer...
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    both oh firm and extra firm have uses depending...

    both oh firm and extra firm have uses depending upon what you're doing. Extra firm are excellent for flat surfaces (armour, leather etc), firm and medium are good for more organic things.
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    I've had pretty good results using the new GW...

    I've had pretty good results using the new GW layer "White Scar" over a pale grey base (assuming you're after painting something white). I expect the P3 will be pretty good too as they're liquid...
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    I've a feeling the shield has been painted with a...

    I've a feeling the shield has been painted with a smooth blend and then the cracks painted on, highlighted etc. I'd be surprised if a wet palette weren't involved somewhere along the line. Pretty...
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    I've been playing with mine over the past week or...

    I've been playing with mine over the past week or so. Personally I think that all baking parchment, baking sheet, greaseproof paper is slightly different. Ritual has it right in that you really...
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    I tend to be completely militant with the...

    I tend to be completely militant with the machines at work. If somebody does something stupid they know that I'll be thoroughly disapproving and be backed up by the bosses :) I've actually got a...
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    I tend to use a sharp scalpel (Swann Morton with...

    I tend to use a sharp scalpel (Swann Morton with No 10 blade) and use a mixture of scraping and gently 'cutting', letting the blade do the work. If you're not used to using a knife in this way,...
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    Spotted this on Facebook and looking forward to...

    Spotted this on Facebook and looking forward to seeing how this pans out - I think most of the questions will be solved pretty quickly once a set of playtest rules appear :)
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    The brushes are fine, it's the tumbler of enamel...

    The brushes are fine, it's the tumbler of enamel you need to worry about ;)
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    It doesn't ever get any easier ;)

    It doesn't ever get any easier ;)
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    A few ways. Brute force. Putting into the...

    A few ways. Brute force. Putting into the freezer to make the glue brittle (then brute force). Using superglue release stuff on the glue to break it down and then pulling the pieces apart.
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    Cool beans - must be the only place in the rule...

    Cool beans - must be the only place in the rule book where it is then - definitely not on the page where it explains how to capture/control SO's :D

    Just throwing in a small thing - the words "can...
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    Although I've not got the actual rule book in...

    Although I've not got the actual rule book in front of me, surely its simply a matter of shunting a tank through the objective? SO's count as duckboards not bunkers so no reason they can't do that.
  59. http://www.woodenbases.co.uk/plinth_bases.php ...

    http://www.woodenbases.co.uk/plinth_bases.php

    I can't fault Derrick at Wooden Bases. Last year I wanted a base with a recess (to fit a miniature base into), custom job with not masses of time -...
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    Welcome to the sheep family :) Although they...

    Welcome to the sheep family :) Although they cost a lot and aren't apps, getting a decent smart case is worth it. A nice stylus is good too, avoid very cheap ones and I personally prefer the...
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    How is the snow situation over there? In the UK...

    How is the snow situation over there? In the UK our news hasn't had an update for quite a while because of the insane amount of flooding over the country.
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    It does look like something has reacted to the...

    It does look like something has reacted to the alcohol. Isoprop is really quite viscous and will loosen the bonding agent of acrylic paint quite easily (it's how you remove spilled paint from...
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    It's one of those things you get better at with...

    It's one of those things you get better at with practice. For the dreadnoughts I've done, I've base coloured everything and then completely shaded and highlighted the body. That then gets put to...
  64. You're never going to maintain a matt finish if...

    You're never going to maintain a matt finish if you're touching miniatures. Matt varnish by it's nature is "rough" so will collect finger grease and anything else on the hands of whomever is...
  65. I tend to satin varnish as an interim stage and...

    I tend to satin varnish as an interim stage and do a matt to finish - not a fan of shiny model either :D Plus matt varnish isn't as hard wearing so having a satin/gloss and a matt gives it quite a...
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    Yup, I've heard they do custom trays with enough...

    Yup, I've heard they do custom trays with enough requests too. Might be worth waiting for Wave 2 though - then we can get a complete set ;)
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    I don't think anybody has gone back on their word...

    I don't think anybody has gone back on their word with regards to the exclusives that were part of the KS. As donnbobhardy has said there are a handful of miniatures that are now going to get two...
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    Just throwing my five pennith in here :) ...

    Just throwing my five pennith in here :) Personally promo's are a fantastic idea, they're something to aim for and do reward you people for going to shows and in this case participation, the big...
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    Finally got round to having a game yesterday* and...

    Finally got round to having a game yesterday* and the tiles have warped a little bit. Nothing huge, but enough for them to not sit flat on the dining table. Have left them set up (my other half did...
  70. Are you airbrushing the varnish on or using a...

    Are you airbrushing the varnish on or using a brush? I've found airbrushing it on is just enough to seal it but doesn't mess up the finish. That said I use Daler Rowney varnish so it might be...
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    Also make sure you've not been eating or drinking...

    Also make sure you've not been eating or drinking something sweet before licking your brush :)
  72. Why are you matt varnishing it prior to washing? ...

    Why are you matt varnishing it prior to washing? Generally washes flow better with a satin or gloss varnish.

    When mixing the pots I found you're better off gently rotating the pot and "swilling"...
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    Figure Painter magazine is really good. A lot of...

    Figure Painter magazine is really good. A lot of content in PDF format and only £1 :)
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    I was talking to my other half over the weekend...

    I was talking to my other half over the weekend and thought Indian themed faction could have war elephants and Gurkha's and African could have Lions (although she was trying to work out how to get...
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    I've been a subscriber for a few years - OK quite...

    I've been a subscriber for a few years - OK quite a few years... and my brother has too (I pay for it for his birthday).

    I agree with most of the comments so far. The weekly White Dwarf is...
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    I'm pretty similar to most. I've got quite a few...

    I'm pretty similar to most. I've got quite a few of the old GW inks which occasionally get used, all of the previous GW washes (Devlen Mud era) and a good selection of the current GW washes (Nuln...
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    Airbrush Vallejo surface primer (the grey one)....

    Airbrush Vallejo surface primer (the grey one). I'm giving it one coat and then sorting out any mold lines I'd missed once it's cured.
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    Currently trying to persuade my other half she...

    Currently trying to persuade my other half she fancies a weekend in Manchester on the 8th/9th March :D
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    Nice bit of HH there :)

    Nice bit of HH there :)
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    Nice mocks :) I'll have a think, but I don't...

    Nice mocks :) I'll have a think, but I don't believe it'd be too hard to code something up in principal. Would need to investigate getting some hi-res images for it to cater for things like retina...
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    Strange question, but what would you be looking...

    Strange question, but what would you be looking for in an app? Would be pretty simple to knock something up I reckon.
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    Never tried the Tamiya sprays, but agree with you...

    Never tried the Tamiya sprays, but agree with you that the Citadel white is a nightmare. Living in the UK we're not faced with sub arctic temperatures (think we've only dipped below zero a couple of...
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    Quite a clever way of doing it! I tend to use...

    Quite a clever way of doing it! I tend to use film canisters or paint pots with either blu-tack or double-sided tape :)
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    That's because the Tamiya sprays are lacquers, so...

    That's because the Tamiya sprays are lacquers, so on plastics would be enough to adhere without a layer of primer. Other non-lacquer based sprays might not provide enough adherence to get away with...
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    I've a feeling the original Malekith actually had...

    I've a feeling the original Malekith actually had a double headed dragon - I had the mini at one point. The pic is Rakarth though :)
  86. Curiosity got me and I actually bought one a...

    Curiosity got me and I actually bought one a while back. Theoretically they're nothing you can't do with a regular pot of paint. For me the only benefit was logistically. Because the paint is...
  87. No! it should be condemned! Hehe, only...

    No! it should be condemned!

    Hehe, only kidding. I wouldn't consider myself a 'pro' but personally drybrushing is just another technique that can be put into a painters toolbox. Like you I went a...
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    Same as most, focus on a a few and don't get...

    Same as most, focus on a a few and don't get daunted by mountains of ones waiting! I try to have one (or two) painting mini-projects and one modelling project on the go at any one time, it means...
  89. Thread: Old paints

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    I've a fair few of the pre-hex pots that are...

    I've a fair few of the pre-hex pots that are still fine to use. I tend not to as I prefer the formula of the newer paints (and yellows that actually cover). Still have some inks the same age that...
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    Added me onto the map. Not many UK people added...

    Added me onto the map. Not many UK people added yet!
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    Looks very like a super glue of some kind as one...

    Looks very like a super glue of some kind as one or two have the characteristic "white burn" marks. Going to pop one into a freezer and try and dismantle over the weekend. The plastic is a softer...
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    I'm guessing here, but the rulebook is likely...

    I'm guessing here, but the rulebook is likely written with the assumption that each player controls a unique faction. The 4 player scenario is designed for just two factions. The alternating...
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    Makes a lot of sense :) Depending on how the...

    Makes a lot of sense :) Depending on how the other miniatures come, I expect that I'll ultimately get a foam carry case for them.
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    Agreed, you can go for a Khaki ally and a...

    Agreed, you can go for a Khaki ally and a blue-grey blight. It's similar enough to make them look like they're still part of the same side, but different that you know who's is who's
  95. Thread: Wiki?

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    Might want to contact CMoN and/or Ted to make...

    Might want to contact CMoN and/or Ted to make sure you're not doing anything they've already got in the pipeline :)
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    Had a very good look through the box last night...

    Had a very good look through the box last night and overall very impressed. The miniatures have a decent amount of detail on and mold lines next to none (any there are can be easily solved with a...
  97. Living :( Hehe, in fairness last year I put a...

    Living :(

    Hehe, in fairness last year I put a blob of cash into the Rivet Wars and Wraith of Kings Kickstarters and a few bits for my Horus Heresy army, oh and an iPad (which I paid off over 6...
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    I was about to reply "lucky you" when about 5...

    I was about to reply "lucky you" when about 5 minutes ago the delivery bloke arrived with a CoolMiniOrNot branded box! Quite happy he left it as the office dog (who's normally very placid and...
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    Fingers crossed (and lucky you for getting it in...

    Fingers crossed (and lucky you for getting it in Cologne!) I've a feeling DPD delivers early here (getting it sent to my work address) so hoping for tomorrow or Wednesday. No tracking number either...
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    Can't fault this logic :) Your core paints are...

    Can't fault this logic :)

    Your core paints are going to be different depending upon what you're intending to paint too.
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    Fingers crossed you find the keen back fairly...

    Fingers crossed you find the keen back fairly soon. Completely agree about other forums being full of negativity, glad CMoN isn't anywhere near as bad though :)
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    Completely agree with DR - the proper Tamiya tape...

    Completely agree with DR - the proper Tamiya tape is the best stuff for us to use. I've had exactly the same happen too and pretty sure it was because there was some grease on the surface of the...
  103. Going to be interesting to see what happens - the...

    Going to be interesting to see what happens - the massive crash is likely because they announced a drop in profits yesterday in comparison to last year so it could just be us seeing the share price...
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    I generally give it overnight in a normal...

    I generally give it overnight in a normal temperature room (i.e. not a garage ; ) - that's for cans of varnish anyway. Just means that you know it's dried through properly. I think doing it too...
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    Cheers for that info Hithero! Nice to know that...

    Cheers for that info Hithero! Nice to know that there has been a problem and looking like it's being resolved. Who knows maybe the people who have paid money for postage will get a bonus because of...
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    Although I've not received my RW yet...

    Although I've not received my RW yet (*grumblegrumble*), China has it's own paper/card production facilities and is working on producing it's own wood for pulping too. What Ghool says is quite...
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    Nope. According the the last update (#70)...

    Nope. According the the last update (#70) another update is going to be sent out when Germany starts to despatch. The problem is that a logistics company has been chosen who had an extraordinarily...
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    One thought just occurred to me after reading...

    One thought just occurred to me after reading this - if the compressor isn't building up enough pressure quickly enough the release valve isn't every going to seal fully which will mean it just vents...
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    Happy birthday :D

    Happy birthday :D
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    Display miniatures :) Although it sounds really...

    Display miniatures :) Although it sounds really strange, as artistically impressive as squads of mini's done in NMM look, I just think it looks out of place and prefer well done TMM. One exception...
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    Seriously? Not meaning to be harsh, but the only...

    Seriously? Not meaning to be harsh, but the only reason for asking for a print-quality pdf would be to print it out which sort of cheapens the fact that some people paid $25 for a hard-copy. A 300...
  112. If it works for you then fair enough, but doing...

    If it works for you then fair enough, but doing that will eventually push paint up into the body of the airbrush. Either that or shoot paint out of the cup ;)
  113. ^ This. Get some medium/large tattoo plastic...

    ^ This.

    Get some medium/large tattoo plastic ink pots (disposable) to mix in. I also tend to cut a piece of brewers gauze/muslin, pop it onto the cup and filter the paint through to pull out any...
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    Don't think I've read it but does anybody know if...

    Don't think I've read it but does anybody know if non-US people are going to get a tracking number?
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    I'm sure I've read it somewhere, but the next...

    I'm sure I've read it somewhere, but the next releases should be arriving with BoB and estimated towards the end of Q1. As mcs1213 has said, I'd not be very surprised if this slides into Q2 though.
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    Try sitting it on a rubber mat or similar to...

    Try sitting it on a rubber mat or similar to absorb some of the vibrations - it might help with hearing it downstairs. On mine the guage is related to the pressure I'm spraying at and not the...
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    It's the same compressor as I've got (and my...

    It's the same compressor as I've got (and my brother and a mate). Although it's not "super silent", I can airbrush in one room with my girlfriend asleep in the next room without too much hassle.
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    Highs Finally sorting out the kitchen - painting...

    Highs
    Finally sorting out the kitchen - painting everything from walls to cupboards. It's a small kitchen so have made it seem larger.
    Getting some really good miniature painting time in.
    Spending...
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    Nice :). Most of my bits were non...

    Nice :). Most of my bits were non miniature/painting related. Loads of books and (unusually for me) DVDs. I did get the GW Ork freebooters pirate mini from my girlfriend so it wasn't entirely empty....
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    I always used to go from a Dark Angels Green...

    I always used to go from a Dark Angels Green through to Goblin Green with Snot Green for highlights. This gave a real "old school" finish. Not painted any for ages, but the current trend is to use...
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    Heyho! And a good festivities to you too :)

    Heyho!

    And a good festivities to you too :)
  122. I actually don't differentiate between decals or...

    I actually don't differentiate between decals or freehand when looking at a miniature. If a decal is done correctly then you shouldn't notice that it is a decal at all.

    Going with the...
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    There should be a little exclamation mark in a...

    There should be a little exclamation mark in a triangle at the bottom of a post that you can use to report it :)
  124. Thread: Royal Mail

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    I started a post on this a while back. Sadly...

    I started a post on this a while back. Sadly they seem to be a bunch of muppets and not listening to reason on this. The reasoning being cited is that if parcels containing paint break then it...
  125. I used tamiya masking tape for masking off on an...

    I used tamiya masking tape for masking off on an Araknarok. Worked really well, cut small pieces off and carefully place using tweezers and a rubber tipped sculpting tool. Took flipping hours, but...
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    The two sentences weren't meant together - Lance...

    The two sentences weren't meant together - Lance commented on not receiving a reply and MEdwards looks like he's still waiting for the link to the PDF.

    I'm guessing that you have have replies from...
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    Changing the paintjob or miniature itself isn't...

    Changing the paintjob or miniature itself isn't really on - you're only cheating yourself. Personally I'm not a massive fan of cut-outs either, unless they're done properly (e.g. taking on a plain...
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    I've a feeling that CMoN is a bit overloaded...

    I've a feeling that CMoN is a bit overloaded currently - it's not acceptable to not hear back from e-mails, but don't think that they're taking money and running.

    I'm sure that the late backers...
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    I know what you mean Vikey, I think there have...

    I know what you mean Vikey, I think there have been a few amazing Kickstarters that have set the benchmark ridiculously high, which has resulted in other Kickstarters just failing to hit that level...
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    Likewise, pulled from the other thread to keep...

    Likewise, pulled from the other thread to keep everything logical :)
    ----
    Hi Ted,

    Thanks for the update :smile: A "behind the scenes" summary type blog post would be a really interesting read...
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    Hi Ted, Thanks for the update :) A "behind...

    Hi Ted,

    Thanks for the update :) A "behind the scenes" summary type blog post would be a really interesting read (though you have kept us remarkably well informed where you could).

    Clearly...
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    Funnily enough I was looking at that e-mail a...

    Funnily enough I was looking at that e-mail a couple of days back as well - not particularly impressed with the lack of communication though I've not sent an e-mail to them yet.

    Thankfully I'd...
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    I'm only on 360 - I think I need to go points...

    I'm only on 360 - I think I need to go points whoring...
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    You're going to struggle getting high pigment...

    You're going to struggle getting high pigment thin paints in truth. The latest GW and P3 paints are all what would be termed high pigment (and liquid pigment too). Liquitex acrylic are also meant...
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    Massive can of worms! There are already quite a...

    Massive can of worms! There are already quite a few topics on this subject - best bet is to have a search for some of them (won't take too long to find one or two). In summary - a huge chunk of...
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    A few days late, but welcome to the forums both...

    A few days late, but welcome to the forums both of you!
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    MAX's echoed my concerns straight off, I think...

    MAX's echoed my concerns straight off, I think you could mangle any non-metal parts of the airbrush - plus I really wouldn't want to risk breathing in detol fumes :p Detol softens the paint rather...
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    I tend to explain it as "I paint plastic models...

    I tend to explain it as "I paint plastic models and similar", people immediately think of Airfix kits which is somehow more socially acceptable. If people question further I tend to say what I...
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    Royal Mail's new postage rules

    I don't often condone online petitions - there are a plethora of ones that exist for the sake of moaning, but this one has been gaining popularity and is being backed by people within our community....
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    I will stand corrected, but I do believe we're...

    I will stand corrected, but I do believe we're going to get them in time for Christmas. This set back is a production fault which appears to have been caught really early on in the grand scheme of...
  141. Thread: Brush Droop

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    Once you've washed your brushes, how do you store...

    Once you've washed your brushes, how do you store them to dry them out? Do you wipe them down on kitchen towel or just let them air dry?
  142. In truth, you will get the best effect using...

    In truth, you will get the best effect using putty, but if you are trying to avoid it, then as Bloodhowl and Demihuman suggest, paper or fabric cut into a strip and put on with PVA would be your best...
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    Mixing your own wash up will help considerably...

    Mixing your own wash up will help considerably with control - especially if you use a acrylic medium with water to create the wash.
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    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coolminiornot/...

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coolminiornot/rivet-wars/posts/667446

    Win!

    To summarise:

    Core box is completed and unboxing video linked above
    A small delay due to an extra quality...
  145. Just to confirm - you're trying to sculpt leather...

    Just to confirm - you're trying to sculpt leather binding round a spear shaft?

    I'd just roll some magic sculpt out thin, cut it into a strip with a knife, wrap it round and then use a variety of...
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    Welcome to the site :D

    Welcome to the site :D
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    The number of bristles doesn't actually...

    The number of bristles doesn't actually contribute to how small you can paint, it's actually the tip of the brush. I have a Rosemary & Co. #1 that has a tip that's finer than some of the 2/0 I've...
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    Middle tank looks good :) Pick out some of the...

    Middle tank looks good :) Pick out some of the metallic's and I'd be well chuffed if I were you.
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    Not necessarily. We know we're going to get...

    Not necessarily. We know we're going to get Eastern Front in it's proper packaging, and I would imagine we'll get Battle for Brighton and and Heavy Metal in their final release packaging. However I...
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    Didn't realise that they'd been hit with C&D from...

    Didn't realise that they'd been hit with C&D from GW :( Good job I downloaded most of the tutorials!

    A bit more communication would be good though - I've still got my monthly sub but might have...
  151. It is the Imperial Aquila so theoretically yet it...

    It is the Imperial Aquila so theoretically yet it shouldn't be there for a pre-heresy army. It's a real doddle to remove from the standard contemptor though - sharp carfting knife, a little bit of...
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    Completely agree - varnish (satin or gloss), trim...

    Completely agree - varnish (satin or gloss), trim decal to size, apply Micro Set, decal into water then onto model and finish off with Micro Sol. You can apply as many coats of Micro Sol as...
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    Welcome to the forum :) You've come to the right...

    Welcome to the forum :) You've come to the right place if you're after advice and guidance on improving!
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    There shouldn't be any custom charges as it's...

    There shouldn't be any custom charges as it's being shipped from a depot in Europe :)
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    I've used fairy power spray on resin without any...

    I've used fairy power spray on resin without any ill effects. Not all resins are equal though so still worth testing it.
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    +1 :) Personally I never use anything other...

    +1 :)

    Personally I never use anything other than a spray-can primer for resin models. I do mean primer too - not GW's spray undercoats.
  157. Must be honest - I spray indoors without a spray...

    Must be honest - I spray indoors without a spray booth and have never found that the overspray hits the walls or such like. My desk is a diagonal corner one so there is quite a depth between the...
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    You're making progress - that's the most...

    You're making progress - that's the most important thing!

    My first observation is that the tanks don't look as sharp as the first. It might be the paint, the varnish, a not very sharp sculpt or a...
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    That should be fine. I tend to decant my...

    That should be fine. I tend to decant my thinners into a dropper bottle for easier usage (it will evaporate over time though). Completely agree with timewizard too, the paint and thinners lasts for...
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    I've a feeling that the past couple of months...

    I've a feeling that the past couple of months have been manic for CMoN as they've been devoting all their time getting their projects ready for despatch. Looks like they've managed to get over that...
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    By block, I mean paint it as a single solid...

    By block, I mean paint it as a single solid colour. Don't leave any part of the model black unless it's going to be black. One of the issues with using pure black for black-lining is that you'll...
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    Max is right - whack on a coat of gloss or satin...

    Max is right - whack on a coat of gloss or satin varnish, let it dry and then apply your wash. This will allow it to flow with less resistance. For acrylic washes, I personally am of the opinion...
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    Yup, same as Zab, the wash needed more mixing...

    Yup, same as Zab, the wash needed more mixing before use :) The newer GW colours do something weird if you use a lot of them and they're not thoroughly mixed. You can solve this by re-washing...
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    Brilliant, thanks for the update (wasn't a...

    Brilliant, thanks for the update (wasn't a hassle, just looking forward) :)
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    Any updates on how things are progressing with...

    Any updates on how things are progressing with the initial wave? Does it look like we're still on track for an October finish thus November send-out?
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    Makes you wonder about the original source of the...

    Makes you wonder about the original source of the life eater virus... Bearing in mind much of the Imperium's knowledge and technology is pilfered...
  167. There is a whole host of oddities when it comes...

    There is a whole host of oddities when it comes to production costs in fairness. Pre-production (design) cost for a (interactive) digital publication is higher than hardcopy. For a hardcopy run, GW...
  168. I think every miniature needs a different...

    I think every miniature needs a different approach. The FW blood thirster is where I've done variation of option 1. Basically the wings are massive and the gaps horrific (you can fit a finger in). ...
  169. Completely agree with you on not liking the logic...

    Completely agree with you on not liking the logic behind it, trouble is that GW just don't have a good way of finding out if something is going to be popular or not - look at Dreadfleet and the later...
  170. It's allowed GW to get a codex from conception to...

    It's allowed GW to get a codex from conception to completion in a much shorter length of time than normal. I've been told that it wasn't even being worked on at the Enter the Citadel event earlier...
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    Personally I'd only replace the ones you know...

    Personally I'd only replace the ones you know you're going to use. Means you can keep the cost lower so can cherry pick the right colour/paint (a couple of GW here, a P3 there, a few Vallejos etc ; )
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    Funnily enough I was going to suggest that one...

    Funnily enough I was going to suggest that one fairly common practice is a variant sculpt of a character :) Glad that's what's going to happen. As strange as it sounds it actually keeps the...
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    I use it because I'm pretty lazy :D Canned is...

    I use it because I'm pretty lazy :D Canned is quicker than airbrushing it on and means I don't need to clean out the airbrush!

    I've not had any issues with staining when oil washing over satin. ...
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    I've shared that pain... If I know I'm going to...

    I've shared that pain... If I know I'm going to be doing some serious masking with I make sure that I wash the model before I prime it. Generally the reason you pull off undercoat is that it's not...
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    I don't think the guard have ever been...

    I don't think the guard have ever been specifically focused on one element from modern history. The mini you posted actually has elements of korean imagery in addition to the german ones. I think...
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    I know lots of people slate GW paints, but I've...

    I know lots of people slate GW paints, but I've got reds from every pot type they've produced and they're all still usable apart from the old hex pots. Some of the browns on the other hand :p
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    Varnish will nearly always change how a paint job...

    Varnish will nearly always change how a paint job looks. I've had some really impressive blends from an airbrush before, hit em with a varnish and completely washed them out :/

    However what I...
  178. Bottom half of one of the GW Balewind Vortex...

    Bottom half of one of the GW Balewind Vortex scenery piece? Should be able to pick one up cheap on ebay
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    If I weren't already in for two pretty hefty...

    If I weren't already in for two pretty hefty Kickstarters I'd be all up for these! Sadly funds and time are against me :(
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    Only comment I would make is that blue coloured...

    Only comment I would make is that blue coloured blu-tack is actually greasy which can mark the underlying paint (red is very prone to this). White coloured blu-tack is actually a better bet as it...
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    Better still go some of all 3 ;)

    Better still go some of all 3 ;)
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    You really should avoid letting paint get into...

    You really should avoid letting paint get into the ferrule at all, no matter how much you clean some paint will stay up there, dry and ultimately weaken the bristles and make them snap off in time. ...
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    71.601 is the "proper" grey primer, very pale...

    71.601 is the "proper" grey primer, very pale grey and personally a much nicer colour to work from than white :)
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    Spot on :) Now compare it to your chaplain :o

    Spot on :)

    Now compare it to your chaplain :o
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    Lol, good luck with that - I suggest body armour...

    Lol, good luck with that - I suggest body armour and a solid helmet... Having said that you might just prolong the pain :/
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    For oiled joints I tend to use the method in the...

    For oiled joints I tend to use the method in the original FW masterclass book - a bit of black and brown ink mixed with Pledge/Flash acrylic floor cleaner. However for an oil slick effect it would...
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    I daren't consider doing another kickstarter -...

    I daren't consider doing another kickstarter - have Rivet Wars arriving in a month or so and have put in for one of the Wrath of King's starter packs (and one for the other half too), so going to...
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    Wall based paint rack is something I really need...

    Wall based paint rack is something I really need to sort :s Like what you've done so far - you need a bigger cutting mat though ;) Kitchen roll holder is actually a useful thing to have too, means...
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    Quite a few people like to make a milliput "wash"...

    Quite a few people like to make a milliput "wash" to try and sort out surface imperfections prior to priming. Basically you mix up some milliput putty and then mix it with some water and basically...
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    No limitations :)

    No limitations :)
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    Really? That's puts a whole different light on...

    Really? That's puts a whole different light on things and explains why anything that is fairly muted doesn't stand much of a chance - going to have to make sure that a colour blind friend checks my...
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    Really?! What a prat. As harsh as it sounds I...

    Really?! What a prat. As harsh as it sounds I really don't understand why they wheel him out every year to hand over the demons and shake hands, I'm sure that at least half of the audience haven't a...
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    Recent inspirational paint jobs

    This has been milling round in my head yesterday, so I thought I'd pop up a post on it. In recent memory (i.e. last couple of years or so), what (if any) paint jobs have you found either...
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    I think Boubi has hit the nail on the head,...

    I think Boubi has hit the nail on the head, Vallejo surface primers aren't meant to be sanded. The clue's in the name - they're a "surface primer", not a run of the mill primer. They were designed...
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    Biggest thing I would suggest would be to push...

    Biggest thing I would suggest would be to push that edge highlight a little lighter. As has been said, black is a really weird one to paint (as you're not really painting black). Different people...
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    Coming back to your original point - the GW staff...

    Coming back to your original point - the GW staff are talking a load of rubbish. I've used multiple layers of Purity Seal (spray version) without any hassle at all. If I'm applying decals/transfers...
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    Yup, complete kudos to Dave (Sproket), it's an...

    Yup, complete kudos to Dave (Sproket), it's an awesome piece although I didn't get to see it in the flesh. Slayer sword is deserved!

    Sadly despite my major rework to the base, my dreadnought...
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    Quite a good issue :)

    Quite a good issue :)
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    Yup, me and my brother are going this year again,...

    Yup, me and my brother are going this year again, but also going along with a couple of mates.

    At the end of last year we actually said that we'd not bother with this one as we'd got a little...
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    If you have a sandblaster, coat a toothpick with...

    If you have a sandblaster, coat a toothpick with PVA and dunk in the sandblasting sand - DIY sanding stick :D

    Ideally if you're trying to sand an area you've filled, I'd be trying to fill it with...
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