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I'm pretty skeptical of the new cases though they do seam to be making the compartments the right size. Just, sadly, will probably be a really crappy quality like before.

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I'm pretty skeptical of the new cases though they do seam to be making the compartments the right size. Just, sadly, will probably be a really crappy quality like before.

same companies?

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Just received my foam replacements today and they are even worse then the ones I wanted to replace.

 

Yeah, so far I haven't been thrilled with Reaper's handling of defective stuff from the

Kickstarter. Half the figures I had to have replaced were just as bad the originals.

So they didn't even look at them before throwing them in a shipping box and

sounds like they're doing the same thing with the case inserts.

 

"What? Defective stuff? Here we'll replace it with some more defective stuff..."

 

 

I'm pretty skeptical of the new cases though they do seam to be making the compartments the right size. Just, sadly, will probably be a really crappy quality like before.

same companies?

 

 

 

 

They do look to be the same company judging by the case itself. It looks like they

just cut the foam a little different.

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Yeah, so far I haven't been thrilled with Reaper's handling of defective stuff from the

Kickstarter. Half the figures I had to have replaced were just as bad the originals.

So they didn't even look at them before throwing them in a shipping box and

sounds like they're doing the same thing with the case inserts.

 

"What? Defective stuff? Here we'll replace it with some more defective stuff..."

On the somewhat poorly-casted figures, it seems that Reaper is in rather a bind. If they get a complaint of a miscast, should they assume you have a worse-than-usual casting and send the best replacement they have or should they demand pictures so that they can tell you if that's perfectly normal?

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So you can buy different inserts for the KS1 case right from the company that made them but they're $10 a half (so $20 for a single row) which is a joke considering the quality. I asked on Twitter and Kit or Bryan, whoever is running their twitter feed today, is going to check to see if they can do a cheap foam insert as an add on as the ones in KS2 are 50$ taller then the ones from KS1. If I can get them for $10 a replacement per case I'll consider doing it.

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Yeah, Bryan Wade popped into comments, I asked him about the glue issue and he disappeared...

 

I also wish the paint inserts (that he says should be up soon) were cheaper (assuming $20/tray). One the one hand, glue on paint bottles is something I live with from my reaper pistol case and having the expanded storage would be nice. On the other hand, it feels like good money following bad down a hole.

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While I like the cases shells, the uncertainty over the inserts make the new cases a pass for me.

 

The glue in mine from the first kickstarter is still tacky.

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Bryan Wade made it pretty clear he had nothing to do with manufacturing, only design. Matt said that the glue issue would be resolved for this one, but we'll see.

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Just wonder what happens to me, as I live over ocean.

I don't see myself sending them back or Reaper sending me new ones being viable options.

 

Worst case I'll try to sell them cheap to some Warhammer people or something :P

I dunno.

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Jumping in on this thread too to watch for updates. Really frustrated. Went to use it for the first time and all the minis that touched glue got paint ripped off. Didn't know there was a commin issue until after the damage was done. Kinda frustrating to pay $25 for a case that I can't use now until I pay more money to modify it, or spend more than double the cost to replace the inserts. Worse when it seems nobody involved with any of the companies is trying to fix it, it seems from what I have read in this thread that they are just pushing the blame to the manufacterer.

Needless to say, I will not be putting $30 towards a case for the current kickstarter, and waste more money with the same issue when it looks to be the exact same company. I'm honestly really surprised at having an issue because I have never had anything but awesome experience with Reaper and of all my bones (vamp +1 of every add on except orcpocolypse) were correct in the order and ive only had to reshape 1 of the 2 dozen I've painted so far because of a limpy sword (which was super easy to fix).

 

Has anyone found a cheap and easy fix that a) doesn't look really tacky (I don't want to just stuff kleenex in every pocket) and b) isn't very expensive?

I like the baby powder idea, but has that been tried, or was that specualtion?

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I suspect the baby powder idea would just make the glue mushy... But no I haven't tried it.

 

I have thought about pulling the foam dividers apart from the foam backing, putting a thin layer of white glue over the tacky glue, putting the trays back together, let dry, and see what happens. My concern there would be with any exposed hardened white glue being a possible rubbing point for the painted minis.

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Best idea I've heard so far. I'm afraid talc or starch would just make a mushy mess. I'll see what Reaper has to say before doing anything drastic though.

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