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post #31 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-09-12, 07:04 PM
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I using the Swann Morton brass knife handle, not so cheap but will last forever, into it can be put any scalpel sharp bit you want. I using tools for stuffing dead animals for sculpture, the same with the files and special snow effect for diorama...
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I'm done with GW's shitty paint pots. I need to get some decent dropper bottles to replace all my Citadel paints in. Anyone have any recommendations for dropper bottles that'll stay nice and air tight once sealed back up after use? What I'm looking for are ones big enough for me to put probably 2 Citadel paint pots worth into & (as I mentioned a sec ago) sealed nice enough to help maintain the paint inside so they don't dry out fast.

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Not sure if it's been mentioned;

Idea for paint stand;

For a painting stand - I made a Lego base using lots of hole slotted Technic beams - I then use the Technic axles and joiners as paint stands - blob of Blue tac on top and that's how I separate detail paint all parts
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Hey, I 'm not sure, if we are talking about alternative tools you can buy, only, or something that we can customly make, should be added here. If so, I could share, how I made my air-compressor to suit my needs in airbrushing and in casting resin. Just tell me if this is the right spot, and I could give you the details on how to make one.
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You could do it here but that honestly sounds like something that could use a tutorial thread itself.

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Ok, I 'll do it on, modelling and painting board, as a new thread, but I won't make a tutorial, as from the last time I tried to do so, on this forum, I couldn't follow the instructions correctly so it was a waste of time both for me and for that poor mod trying to correct my thread..
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Super glue.
I use a dollar shop brand of super glue called tikey extra strong.
it's prices varies depending on where you get it, but so far it's cost me about $2-$3 for about 2g of the stuff and I'v stuck most my imperial guard together with it.

Now it's not going to give the best results, as it's not the best superglue out there, but if you're treating your models with a bit of respect it works fine.

Cutting Mats.
Bunnings warehouse, Miter 10/MEGA, Countdown supermarket, dollar stores all sell them from GW size up at much cheaper prices.
The proper hardware stores sometimes have large matts for covering enter workbenches.

Misc items
Geoff's Emporium is great for this, as the stores buy up stock from business going under they have a lot of random iteams from clothing/fabric to power tools and art supplies at less the manufacturing costs sometimes.

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