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Bones and Greenstuff

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Quick question regarding Bones and Greenstuff.  I have a couple of Bones minis I'm going to be painting up here shortly that desperately need some gap filling done on them.  I know that Bones minis generally do not need to be primed (other than maybe a thin layer of liner) but how does the GS used to fill gaps interact?  Do I still need to hit it with some primer?  

 

On a related question, have any of you used the liquid green stuff?  I'm assuming that it is also potentially pretty hard on brushes, much like brush on primer, but was curious as to what your experiences were.  Some of the areas I want to fill are actually fairly small gaps, so the liquid GS seems like it would be a good match.

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I use green stuff all the time to fill gaps and do conversions on bones. It works great, but you do have to prime the green stuff.

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I have found that the liner I use as an initial coat for Bones minis also seems to adhere pretty well to green stuff without a need for primer.  Perhaps others have a different experience.

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Thanks for the input everyone!  I think I will err on the side of caution and go ahead and primer the green stuff to be sure.  

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I had some issues with GS sticking to bonesium after it had hardened.   Super glue to the rescue, the GS had formed a perfect negative impression of the bones beneath it so the CA glue was in its best environment and the bond between the two pieces  was excellent.  This was one instance only so my mini prep was the most likely culprit.

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Haven't tried Vallejo Plastic Putty on Bones, but I'd use it before any epoxy even on metal. No mixing, just add a little water and paint it into the gaps. May shrink. You can sand it and it doesn't require primer.

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