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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Apr 2019 10:02 p.m. PST

I Scream Art is running their The Ring Kickstarter

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GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 1:24 a.m. PST

Another solution to a problem that doesn't exist.

Timmo uk20 Apr 2019 1:31 a.m. PST

Imagine trying to paint a unit using this thing…

PK Guy Brent20 Apr 2019 2:31 a.m. PST

I temporarily attach figures to nails. I'm so outdated.

Dn Jackson20 Apr 2019 6:23 a.m. PST

"I temporarily attach figures to nails. I'm so outdated"

Same here.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 7:00 a.m. PST

I do the same for my 25/28mm foot figures. For horses I use soda bottle caps. I'm not necessarily "old school" (although I am old), but frugal (a better word than cheap grin ).

Jim

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 9:12 a.m. PST

I save the lid/cork from my whisky bottles.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 9:13 a.m. PST

Still, I can see the appeal for people who mostly game Warmachine and the like, where the goal is 6-10 unique figs, painted to show stopper standard.

Oberlindes Sol LIC20 Apr 2019 9:22 a.m. PST

I'm a Luddite: wood glue and a nail at most

Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 10:06 a.m. PST

Ummm….no

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2019 11:27 a.m. PST

Glup!….


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mad monkey 120 Apr 2019 11:40 a.m. PST

Bah. Popsicle sticks.

JAFD2620 Apr 2019 5:46 p.m. PST

Scotch double-sided 'Poster Tape' and cut-up cardboard 'counter trees' from boardgames. Advantage is, should you get too much water in your brush's hairs, you can touch side of brush to 'rough' edge of cardboard, soak water up.

Toaster21 Apr 2019 6:18 p.m. PST

The problem with that is it doesn't look like it will stand by itself when you put it aside to dry. I have a dozen 3" long inch square blocks of wood with blu-tac on them, can do a unit at a time and they stand happily while they wait their next colour.

Robert

Zephyr121 Apr 2019 9:16 p.m. PST

I handle them by the base (or the head) until they are done. Mounting them on something just makes them awkward to handle. YMMV… ;-)

Thomas O22 Apr 2019 6:45 a.m. PST

I use the lids to prescription bottles and poster putty.

CeruLucifus22 Apr 2019 9:37 p.m. PST

I too use variants of the systems already described.

But I had a look at the video. The device can stand upright on a table. Also the orange pedestal part is held on by magnet and the idea is you have a bunch of these with your figures mounted on them and put them on the ring holder as needed. There are several pedestal designs for holding the painting subjects in different ways.

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