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The Angry Piper Supporting Member of TMP03 Nov 2016 9:03 a.m. PST

Hi all.

I know the "priming Bones" stuff has been done to death (i.e. no spray primers), but I have a question regarding some of the Bones scenic items (dumpster, shipping containers, etc.) These items seem to be made of a different, harder plastic than the miniatures. The miniatures are somewhat flexible and soft, whereas the scenics seem much harder. In short, it seems like a different material altogether.

Can anyone confirm this? I would much rather spray prime them if I can, but I don't want to essentially ruin a piece if I'm wrong.

Atomic Floozy03 Nov 2016 9:08 a.m. PST

I have the dumpster & the weapons locker. They appear to be made out of the standard polystyrene you find in model plane or car kits. I just painted mine without priming.

AzSteven03 Nov 2016 9:26 a.m. PST

I used plain flat black spraypaint on those with no problems, whereas normal Bones often get a little sticky with that.

Mugwump03 Nov 2016 12:52 p.m. PST

It's a slightly changed material for the newer run of bones. Same rules apply.

DesertScrb06 Nov 2016 6:08 p.m. PST

I just sprayed the shipping container, dumpster, and weapons locker with one color and it came out fine:


Rogzombie Fezian05 Jul 2017 1:43 p.m. PST

Bones three had some stuff that was plastic, like the cemetary set and some wizard of oz minis.

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