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I love the Impact chibis, and I really do like this guy. I also hear ya on the paint issues. I hope someone has an answer, because I've got a chibi hydra to paint.

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GW Finecast caused my primer to dry weird so it looked fuzzy, like I had rolled the mini in dust and tiny static grass size hairs immediately after spraying (only had this effect with the Finecast, and another guy reporting the same issue with a different brand primer, so I am sure there was a resin/primer reaction and it wasn't my primer)  I stripped it down with simple green, then sprayed the bare Finecast with a coat of testor's dull cote and let it dry before priming. The dull cote seemed to have cured the issue. Try sealing the resin first then prime.

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No worries.  Please post back if sealing the mini first helps with the paint adhesion.  I am sorely tempted to drop some cash oon these to use as special monsters/characters in Super Dungeon Explore!

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No luck. I tried it today. On the darker resin sections the dull coat just flaked off. Have to hit impact up for suggestions. The paint seems to take pretty well on the lighter colored resin but it requires 3-4 coats of primer to gget a good coat an the it is still real susceptible to peeling away

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For those interested, I received a response back from impact. They recommend a soap specifically with a decreasing agent like Dawn and a soak, followed by a treatment with Krylon auto primer. According to Tom this is what all their painters use on the trollcast. I will have to give this a try, especially with the new pony kickstarter due in mid February! If you try this with success, please let me know

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