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Zoltar Inactive Member30 Apr 2017 5:50 a.m. PST

I was wondering if there was any consensus as to who makes the best tufts for use with basing miniatures?

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 6:03 a.m. PST

I use Silflor – various heights.

Example:

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 6:36 a.m. PST

Nature does, naturally! :

I can't wait to try some of these tips:

YouTube link
YouTube link

Dan

Anthropicus30 Apr 2017 6:37 a.m. PST

I find they're all more or less the same. Get a variety so you can mix them up. Like static grass I do find them a bit shiny, so consider putting on a matt varnish after basing.

Joerg Bender Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 6:37 a.m. PST

Gamer's Grass – self adhesive, irregular shaped, lots of different colors and lengths!

If you're in the US you can get them here:
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 7:24 a.m. PST

Joerg,

That's definitely going to be linked to my favorites. Thanks so much.

Dan

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 7:32 a.m. PST

The Good Folk.

Leave out a bowl of milk for them, the bases, some hemp rope, a small sharp pair of scissors, and some white glue. They do an amazing job ^,^

Joerg Bender Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 7:57 a.m. PST

Thanks, Dan!

Personal logo badwargamer Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 8:07 a.m. PST

Hi, I've only just bought my first tufts, as have been put off by the price in the past…couldn't justify the cost as they were a 'want' rather than a 'need'!

But have recently bought some of ebay from 'war-painter' auction

They came quickly and look good, but I've not actually used them yet. Can't say they are the best but seem good value to me!

Harwood Hobbies Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 8:38 a.m. PST

Warpainter does great tufts!

Also check out Tajima1: link

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 1:30 p.m. PST

Joerg Bender… I just spent some money! Thanks for that link!!

Joerg Bender Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 2:02 p.m. PST

Thanks for ordering, Skipper!

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 3:39 p.m. PST

I think they are all about the same. When you find some in the colors you like, but a bunch of them.

Codsticker30 Apr 2017 5:36 p.m. PST

+1 for Gamers Grass, however what surdu2005 says is more or less true.

altfritz30 Apr 2017 6:49 p.m. PST

All the same, except Silfor is more economically packaged. Most others are less than a quarter the size. Some are just repackaged Silfor tufts anyway.

nevinsrip Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 7:20 p.m. PST

Me. I make my own.

Personal logo Wolfshanza Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 9:50 p.m. PST

I've been using Leadbears tufts (from down under). Nice quality and quite inexpensive.

Personal logo timurilank Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2017 1:59 a.m. PST

I second Wolfshanza's suggestion of Leadbear.
Delivery is quick and postage is surprisingly cheap.

You can find Leadbear's Tufts on FB.
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Xintao Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2017 4:56 a.m. PST

My go to is Army Painter, just cause it was the first one I ever used. And it's easy to get.

However I'm liking the look of the Gamers Grass, I will put in an order.

Xin/Jeff

wrgmr101 May 2017 8:12 a.m. PST

Joerg, do you ship to Canada?

Joerg Bender Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2017 9:53 a.m. PST

Yes, I ship internationally. Send me an email with what you would like and I'll get back to you with a shipping quote. Then you decide if you want to place an order.

Joerg
thingsfromthebasement.com
thingsfromthebasement@gmail.com

Schogun Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2017 12:39 p.m. PST

Fredericus Rex / Greenline are really good.

Khusrau01 May 2017 12:48 p.m. PST

Thirded for Leadbear, Barry is great to do business with, and the tufts actually stick! (Unlike all the others i have tried). Great product.

Codsticker01 May 2017 6:42 p.m. PST

I was using Leadbear through eBay and they are excellent value. As I don't Facebook I actually had no idea he was still making them.

Personal logo Wolfshanza Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2017 9:23 p.m. PST

You can reach Leadbear thru his email, also. leadbear@internode.on.net

Wakefield Warmonger26 Oct 2017 12:50 p.m. PST

Warpainter are excellent – they do sell you a kit to make your own too but you can get about 5 different types (close on 600 tufts) for about £20.00 GBP so you can mix and match. Lots of rocky / bushy / flower options.

EricThe Shed27 Oct 2017 5:58 a.m. PST

another vote for Warpainter

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