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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian02 May 2020 10:12 p.m. PST

I had a new experience this week: I somehow managed to superglue my wedding ring in place! I was gluing a figure to a base, and I have no idea how the glue did the capillary action thing!

I was assembling a figure, and lost a shoulder pad – the glue failed to hold, the piece fell, and I saw it go straight into the garbage can! I went through the garbage, bit by bit, TWICE… can't find the lost part. Oh well.

Was painting up a starship and tried out Coat d'Arms's Armor Wash. Very cool stuff.

Got lots of stuff done. Best week of 2020 so far. Feels good.

14Bore03 May 2020 3:33 a.m. PST

As a Superglue user all these years can sympathize

olicana03 May 2020 6:10 a.m. PST

I bet you only thought it went into the trash and it's somewhere else, or stuck to the side. Happens.

The only time I glue my fingers with super glue is when I'm sealing a modelling knife cut – you came off lightly, IMHO.

Got a 28 man battalion of Napoleonic highlanders done this week and started two battalions of Nassau – I too, am cooking with gas.

Keep Safe, Bill.

whill403 May 2020 7:28 a.m. PST

I decided to paint all the random miniatures on my desk. I finished thirty.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP03 May 2020 7:48 a.m. PST

I was able to get 37 54mm napoleonic infantry painted.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP03 May 2020 11:25 a.m. PST

You are all inspiring.

Syrinx003 May 2020 5:45 p.m. PST

You are all very productive! Though Bill's work was a bit of a mixed bag. grin

37 54mm figures is an impressive number.

forrester04 May 2020 2:49 a.m. PST

A very productive month, but that's down to being furloughed. Finished lots of loose ends [usually pushed aside by new more exciting things]

As to losing dropped items, you should be aware of the existence of FLOOR PIXIES.
Things that you drop, and which you are convinced landed "just right there" will mysteriously vanish.
I keep a little torch handy, it helps to find that vital kit component that went pinging off the sprue, AND it scares the pixies.

Anton Ryzbak04 May 2020 11:34 a.m. PST

A piece of carpeting under your work space stops the tiny parts from bouncing away, I have a hideous bit of green shag carpeting that does a great job

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP04 May 2020 12:41 p.m. PST

When I'm working with very small fiddly things, I usually put large plastic box lid on the table. Then when (not if) I drop something, it has a good chance of being stopped by the lip of the box lid before the pixies can get it.

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