Cranky Dog

Heavy Gear Blitz paint set still produced?

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Until recently, Reaper had a Heavy Gear Blitz paint set with its own unique colors.

 

Originally, I wanted to buy it from a Canadian online game store, but they didn't have it in stock anymore. So I searched Reaper's site yesterday, it was nowhere to be found.

 

Is Reaper still producing this particular paint set?

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Until recently, Reaper had a Heavy Gear Blitz paint set with its own unique colors.

 

Originally, I wanted to buy it from a Canadian online game store, but they didn't have it in stock anymore. So I searched Reaper's site yesterday, it was nowhere to be found.

 

Is Reaper still producing this particular paint set?

This particular paint set is no longer in production.

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Hmm.  Is that the set that was given away during the banquet last year at RCon?  If there is no other Heavy Gear set then I guess it is.  Harrek won it and already had it so he did a round robin with the table until we had them all passed out.  I got a couple colors from it.  If I run across a site selling them I will let you know.

There are still a few online stores that have them. But they are going out of stock, and some have pretty hefty shipping charges (for a Canadian).

 

My regular online store does have some of the individual colors, but even then, half of them aren't in stock anymore.

 

 

New question for Reaper then:

 

Will these colors be retired; renamed; reformulated or something else?

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As a Licensed line, when the license expires, we are contractually obligated to stop production and sale of the items.

 

There is no discussion, at present, for any of the HG colors to return in any other format.

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I notice that DP9 still have the kit for sale in their store, and still links to Reaper's store for buying single colours.

There's no mention anywhere on their site, or in their forum that the kit is discontinued.

That's not nice to their fans.

 

Does the paints have a specific range of SKU's?

(Need to check my paints and mark them as 'unique' so that I don't waste them)

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I notice that DP9 still have the kit for sale in their store, and still links to Reaper's store for buying single colours.

There's no mention anywhere on their site, or in their forum that the kit is discontinued.

That's not nice to their fans.

 

Does the paints have a specific range of SKU's?

(Need to check my paints and mark them as 'unique' so that I don't waste them)

Looking at their store price (~$154CDN for 36 colours); taking into account the exchange rate if I bought it from the US; sales tax; free shipping *AND* they have it in stock (seriously, Reaper Paint Sets are out of stock at a *lot* of places).

 

All in all, it's not a bad deal. Essentially exactly the cost of 36 bottles + 1 bonus carrying case. I'll probably even go for their Jovian Chronicles Fusion Models garage kits that I've always dreamed off in the late 90s.

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I bought some paints last week from Reaper.  I logged on specifically wanting to get the colors Warpaint, Rust Red and Mekong River (I believe they were called, but found them removed from the paint section.  Were they discontinued?  Will they be back? Is there any way of getting them?

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Has the Heavy Gear Bitz line of Reaper MSP paint (61101-61132) been discontinued?  Or was this just a special edition / limited run series

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41 minutes ago, hdclearman said:

Has the Heavy Gear Bitz line of Reaper MSP paint (61101-61132) been discontinued?  Or was this just a special edition / limited run series

The license to produce expired and as such we have ceased production and sales of the Heavy Gear Paint line.

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