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I'm debating taking on DA rules for these guys, but I fell in love with the (not so) new tank models and decided to put my Tau away for a bit and pick my marines back up. I took a basic model I had, threw it into some CSC and viola, clean plastic. These are the handful of pics that turned out the best.

Let me know what you think.







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I know for certain I want to change the color of the hand made honor badge (green currently), I'm open to suggestions in that dept.

I'll post pics of the Rhino I currently have in production once the sun comes up.
 

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Honestly, I think you have one too many primary colours (black,white,red). I would suggest you go with black and white as the primary colours that cover the largest areas and use the red for lens and scopes, the purity seals, etc for a bit of colour contrast. Also, I have to agree with Uber, the seal is way too big, needs downsizing.

Overall, this is a very nice job so far that just needs a bit less of some things to make it pop. Keep it up.
 

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The photos have been downsized to standard 17" Monitor resolution.

Also, the camera I used to take these photos isn't around and the other one i have is a $20 one that looks horrible for close up shots.

CSC = Castrol Super Clean, big purple plastic bottle, can be found in auto parts stores or hardware stores sometimes... I usually biuy 2-3 Gal of it when I get a chance.

It's a paint stripper that won't hurt plastic. It takes longer than other strippers, but completely cleans off all but the worst paint off my minis. Great stuff and smells like grape jello. (DO NOT DRINK IT)
 

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Didn't even try that stuff. The old forums I used to troll they preached about this stuff, so found some, trashed a sprue with gobs of paint, let it sit for a week, fished it out, and it was like a brand new sprue.

Now, I've noticed that when I spraypaint things, sometime the plastic stays stained, but it cleans off all the layers of paint. I've also found that soaking new parts in this stuff for a day or two will basically strip off all the mold residue.

Once it's done soaking, I'll fish the parts out (I use a Prego jar) and use an old electric tooth brush under running water and bring the stuff to suds, and gently scrub away the stuff that is still stuck.

Really, it's great stuff.
 
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