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by Parus major
Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: BREAKING NEWS - Mongoose & Warlord Dredd Partnership
Replies: 26
Views: 12784

Re: BREAKING NEWS - Mongoose & Warlord Dredd Partnership

I saw this coming. Mr sawyer has been waxing lyrical about the range for months.
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: Miscasts

Cheers. Good info there. I'm in Scotland so I'm in the Mongoose quadrant.
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: Miscasts

Cool, that's what I have.
Looking at the dodgey three, it appear to me that sections of the mold were damaged or missing when casting. :(
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: Miscasts

Chronic minor issues I've seen: Pits on front of Fed engines, easily fixed with some putty. Roughness on the casting for the Fed nacelles, requiring significant smoothing out, along with some mold misalignment. This is less common than it used to be with the resin models which were horrible in this...
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: Miscasts

I had a look, it does seem like a thin edge that could cause issues. I'm thinking along the lines of grafting the underside together with tin foil and epoxy which would work, I think.
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: Miscasts

I think I'll have to. On the upside, the resin C8 is actually brilliant. There's a bubble on brow of the head which is easily fixed. What is amazing is once I removed the injection points the warp nacelles are so well fitting that they stay put hanging there without glue. Amazing stuff. I'll phone i...
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Re: Miscasts

At first glance all the warp nacelle castings are fine, it's the main ship hulls, mostly distorted right sides of the engineering module and two are affected terribly by frothiness on the rear impulse detail to the point where half is just metal bubbles. I was aware the resin ones had issues so when...
by Parus major
Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Miscasts
Replies: 15
Views: 1826

Miscasts

I hate my first post on here to be negative but just how prevalent are miscasts in this range?
I've received a Klingon squadron box and to say I'm heart sunk disappointed is an understatement.