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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby chaoticprime » Sunday November 3rd, 2013 11:08pm

mako-heart wrote:
ampersand wrote:drilling is fine. make sure you score a drill point with something to stop any straying.
i use 2 dril bit types. but i would say 1mm thickness is perfectly fine (as drawing pins can be used as pins for this. and this also seems to be a pretty standard size.

like graphite mechanical pencil? i'm not following you on drawing pins...What is that? But all advice sounds very legit so far so, thanks for the insight! ;)


Look up a "pin-vice."


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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby knightkrawler » Monday November 4th, 2013 12:56pm

Pin-vice plus super glue with paper clips. Additionally, green stuff from the bottom if possible.
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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby mako-heart » Monday November 11th, 2013 7:42pm

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Got the pewter minis off there bases, just waiting on my Outworld bases and my Character Cards
the new female heros will soon be slamming green skins into the ground and purifying undead minions of Zargon! thanks Ye Olde Friends for all the tips.
Didn't ruin anything too bad a little touch up paint here and there. ;)
They all stand except my Paladin in the back row she is leaning up against the pop bottle she kinnda stands on her tippy toes..
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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby IvenBach » Monday November 11th, 2013 11:24pm

Sarcasm: They shoulda made her chest bigger that way she wont tip backwards but would be balanced. Counterbalances and all. /Sarcasm
Good to know you got them off the bases like you wanted.


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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby chaoticprime » Tuesday November 12th, 2013 12:55am

I sent you a handful of Reaper Bones chicks spray-primed Hero red.


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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby knightkrawler » Tuesday November 12th, 2013 2:28am

I like that pin-up bard chick. Will probably have to make a bard hero against all better knowledge.
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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby Sjeng » Tuesday November 12th, 2013 8:09am

She was also in Bones 1 :D

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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby knightkrawler » Tuesday November 12th, 2013 4:57pm

I know.
I sold because I have the metal version. :p :p :p :p :p
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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby mako-heart » Tuesday November 12th, 2013 8:12pm

chaoticprime wrote:I sent you a handful of Reaper Bones chicks spray-primed Hero red.

Sweet More Hot heros, or are they the fat Bar fly type? :lol:
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Re: Removing pewter minis.

Postby chaoticprime » Tuesday November 12th, 2013 8:28pm

One of them is that bard chick.


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