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I have yet to truly inspect the 3 that I got in KS 2.  But I do recall some pretty bad bending.  it is easy to fix though..Boil it and ice it... 

​I really want to check for the arm issue.  I hope mine doesnt have anything like that.

​it is nice to see this painted up.  Was wondering who was going to do it...

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Good job!

 

Remember, when painting Bones, you do not thin the first coat of paint with water..they are kinda water resistant and that causes beading.

 

First layer is paint straight out of the bottle..

 

Or use a Reaper Liner as a primer..

 

The second coat of paint can be thinned as normal.

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I remember her.  She's not very stocky and she bends easily, and needed to be boiled first to straighten her out.   On the plus side, I had no problems holding her wings back to paint the undersides and back.  It's non-intuitive if you're used to metal.   I had the same issues with detail that you did. Ended up painting in a lot of it with liner.  

 

Despite the problems yours looks great. Nice sword swap. Thanks for sharing. 

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Nice work with a frustrating mini. 

I looked at the bent one I got from the kickstarter and moved on to paint more fun figures. 

Sounds like I made a good choice.  but like you I have the goal to " Paint All the Things!"

so once I finish the other next 20 bones, she will probably make it to the desk.  (see sig for progress) 

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Yours looks great.  I had to dunk mind in simple green and strip her.  Cleaning the mold lines was very frustrating to me as well and I'm sure I cut off details as well.  I keep hoping they'll put her out in metal someday.

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Well, for all the problems she gave you, you turned out great; nice work!

 

Cool weapon swap, too.

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