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https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/droptop/droptop-by-drtabletop?ref=thanks-recommendations

 

This came up after I pledged for the new EC3D campaign. It looks interesting thou I'm not sure how comfortable it is or since when I use a dropper bottle, I use the standard Vallejo-Reaper-Army Painter-whoever bottle style. Squeezing the body vs the tip. Granted you can't squeeze GW bottles. I may or may not back this one just for curiosity sake.

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fyi, Instar paints has a line of Citadel-matching paints, including OOP colors, sold in droppers. The color matching is on their website, which I'm not linking because of Reaper forum policies.

 

You can find reviews of their paints with a Google search. : https://www.google.com/search?q=instar+paint+review&oq=instar+paint+review&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l4j69i60j69i61j69i60.4057j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

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1 hour ago, Gadgetman! said:

Reaper Bottles are $3.69 for 3, the lower pledges of this KS is $2 per bottletop.   

 

 

Or you can get 15ml Boston Round dropper bottles, with spouts and caps, for around 3/$1US from US Plastics (in quantity).

 

Of course decanting from pots to bottles is annoying, and you really want to make labels when you do it, so they're not quite a direct comparison. (I've done this, and it's not impossible, just tedious.)

 

If I had GW paint, I might consider it, but I'm not sure I'd want to spend even more for GW paint, though, ::):

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The GW labels actually come off very well and moving them to a Reaper bottle or other is quite easy.

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