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Yellowing Undead ...

Postby Once was Mortimer » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 4:30am

Has anyone else had their unpainted 'white' miniatures start to go a odd shade of yellow after being in storage for awhile?
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Re: Yellowing Undead ...

Postby knightkrawler » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 5:13am

Yeah, that's normal.
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Re: Yellowing Undead ...

Postby Once was Mortimer » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 5:15am

No cure? (Besides a white undercoat that is).
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Re: Yellowing Undead ...

Postby knightkrawler » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 5:22am

I don't think so. How hard is the plastic of your figures? There are variants, too, and I'd go with the assumption that the softer ones will yellow sooner. But that's talking put of my ass, really. I've never bothered, cause I plan on painting them at one point.
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Re: Yellowing Undead ...

Postby Once was Mortimer » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 5:28am

Yeah I'm probably being a wuss after last painting fascoe, may have to give it another go somewhen.
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Re: Yellowing Undead ...

Postby knightkrawler » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 5:31am

I hereby encourage you to do so.
Priming, painting and varnishing seven shades of *lemony goodness* out of a mini willl stop the yellowing, to the best of my knowledge.
There are many threads here dealing with painting and showing off painted minis.
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Re: Yellowing Undead ...

Postby cynthialee » Wednesday January 20th, 2016 1:13pm

even if you only get down some basic skills like me, a set of painted mini's looks so much better at the game table than unpainted mini's

my mini's won't win any competitions but I couldn't tell you if my undead are yellowing as they are painted
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