Yes - you did put the Metallic Medium on a tad thick - like any other paint (okay, it's not technically paint, but you know) it almost always needs to be thinned before application.
Not that it doesn't look good - just not what I had in mind when I suggested it.
Re: Spike's flamer. As a Sisters of Battle player I've painted a ton of flamers in my life and I always think they look better with some good schorch-marks on the nozzle.
Give it a wide drybrush of light brown, then a narrower drybrush of dark brown near the tip, then a final drybrush of black right at the tip.
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