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So I started painting this guy... I don't even remember how long ago. Pulled him out tonight and decided to wash him with a couple other bones I was prepping... He felt a little tacky... And now feels worse. And the tooth brush feels all gummy._20180419_212605.thumb.JPG.e5d66251d46371fe06d9b0cbcc0c1096.JPG

 

He's from Bones 1, and probably painted with older GW paints, not not 100% sure.

 

Fairly sure I'm just going to drop him in some simple green and start over... Though I'm wondering if there has been some weird chemical change and if I'd just be better off getting a new copy of him?

 

Anyone else run into something like this? I know some paint dries tacky on bones, but can that be cleaned off and repainted?

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38 minutes ago, Chris Palmer said:

Did he ever get sprayed with anything; primer or varnish??

 

 

Nope... Did that with a couple of kobolds early on, learned my lesson. 

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I painted Mason from the first kickstarter and he is still fine.

Nothing slimey about him still. Clueless as to what caused your problem !

My WIP link below has me painting him, as I started out in this hobby.

He starts on bottom of page three (3).

 

 

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6 hours ago, Jasonator said:

I painted Mason from the first kickstarter and he is still fine.

Nothing slimey about him still. Clueless as to what caused your problem !

My WIP link below has me painting him, as I started out in this hobby.

He starts on bottom of page three (3).

 

 

I think your link failed.

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I've never seen this or had it happen to me. I'd probably give him a bath in simple green for a while.

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Good Luck, and the "green" should strip off all the color.

Use a brown liner to coat the mini, and begin to paint.

Your results will be FANTASTIC.

I know you have the skill....just have to put in the time and the

imagination!  A bark base might be fun to use also.

(Good God, I sound like Ub3r-Nerd)..ROFL.

Jay

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2 days soaking in some green stuff Simple Green, and a bit of scrubbing...

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Going in for another day...

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16 minutes ago, Crowley said:

A what now? 

 

A toothbrush that vibrates to remove tooth plaque. The fancy ones are the soniccares. They help a ton in removing goop from minis after they get the green bath. 

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13 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

 

A toothbrush that vibrates to remove tooth plaque. The fancy ones are the soniccares. They help a ton in removing goop from minis after they get the green bath. 

Ah. No. I have this. 

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Regular toothbrushes work, but I do think the buzzy ones help a good deal. Basic buzzies are pretty cheap. 

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