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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby Fallensaviour » Tuesday November 28th, 2017 9:29pm

aaronAGN wrote:I don't have a mini drill or a dremmel.
And i don't have ANY intention of buying anything else for this.
I've spent way too much on these minis as it is.
I'm not a collector.
I'm not a miniature hobbyist.
I'm just a guy that wanted to play HeroQuest with his friends.
And I'm frustrated.
Gonna try some stronger glue.
And if that doesn't work, the pewter Morcar is up for grabs for anyone who wants it.



That mini isn’t even needed or necessary to play Hero Quest at all.
So be just a guy and play away!!!


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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby aaronAGN » Thursday November 30th, 2017 7:25am

"So be just a guy" ??
What does that even mean?
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby benvoliothefirst » Friday December 1st, 2017 11:55am

I've had great success filling gaps with Gorilla brand super-glue. But a good hobby shop should have both thin and thick super glues.

And be cautious using paperclips for pinning, depending on what they're made out of they might either be soft or stainless steel, which will RUIN your clippers. Speaking from experience here. I bought brass rod so I could be assured it wouldn't do so.
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby aaronAGN » Friday December 1st, 2017 9:28pm

Thanks for the advice. Hitting the hobby store on payday.
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby TMU » Sunday December 17th, 2017 4:05pm

Fallensaviour wrote:
aaronAGN wrote:I'm just a guy that wanted to play HeroQuest with his friends.
So be just a guy and play away!!!

I think this is what he meant.
"There is no greater danger than playing it safe."


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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby Thantos » Tuesday December 19th, 2017 5:24am

Use a dusting of baking soda on one part (small, light dusting) it will accelerate the cure of the superglue :)
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby aaronAGN » Wednesday January 17th, 2018 10:02am

Does anyone want these goddamn minis!?
I'm done. I give up!
I've glued my freakin' hands together more times than I can count.
And i STILL haven't succeeded in getting the pieces fixed.
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby knightkrawler » Wednesday January 17th, 2018 10:08am

In the meantime, did you try to pin it or did you go ahead and not heed our council at all?
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby aaronAGN » Wednesday January 17th, 2018 10:39am

knightkrawler wrote:In the meantime, did you try to pin it or did you go ahead and not heed our council at all?


I did. I drove an hour and a half to my friends house. Who does has the stuff i need because he does a lot of table top gaming.
And i was going over there for a weekend D&D session already.
No luck. The hands fell off again.

Maybe one of you will have better luck.

PS.. i don't appreciate the condescending nature of your inquiry.
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Re: Help with pewter miniatures

Postby Spookyhappyfun » Wednesday January 17th, 2018 12:43pm

aaronAGN wrote:Does anyone want these goddamn minis!?
I'm done. I give up!
I've glued my freakin' hands together more times than I can count.
And i STILL haven't succeeded in getting the pieces fixed.


That sucks. I'm sorry it didn't work out. :(
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