Exploring that dungeon!

13 03 2013

I have obviously be remiss in keeping my new years resolution… Not that I haven’t been doing anything, but I just haven’t posted it yet. However, I haven’t even started painting my dungeon explore set. with the craziness of my schedule this year, and some family events I haven’t had much time to devote to modeling.

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(pic of my dungeon explore set)

The models are really cool, but there are some molding and fit issues. When they manufacture these figures, most of the time it’s a mold that is filled with plastic. Where the two halves of the mold meet sometimes excess plastic leaks out. We call this flashing. There is flashing on pretty much every figure, which is fine but that means there is a lot of cleaning to do.

The second hurdle is the fit. Some of the pieces don’t fit together that great and this leaves an ugly gap. Some of the gaps are less¬†noticeable, but some are really awkward.

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(Dude, looks like you took an axe to the neck! It’s your own fault for not wearing any armor or anything to protect himself.)

This poor guy has a huge gap right on his neck. I used some green stuff to fill the gap.

There are gaps for me to fill on most of the models.

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But I have filled most of the hero figures, and sprayed them with paint primer. Painting to commence soon!

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