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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

If you're looking for examples of my LED work, please refer to this thread: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/358882.page

EDIT: The pics of the commander and the other stuff I've done seem to have disappeared. I'll be trying to locate and re-post those pictures ASAP.

Whatever you want done, I'll magnetize for you. I've done Tyrgon/Mawlocs, Carnifex's, Hive Tyrants (3rd and 4th edition), Tyranid Warriors, SM Sergeants, Predators, Rhinos, Jetbikes, Vypers, Land Speeders, Falcons/Fire Prism/Wave Serpents, Hammerheads/Devilfish, Attack Bikes, Crisis Suits, Broadsides and a Dreadknight. I have pics of examples of my work available as well. If it's a kit that I haven't done yet, have no fear. I stand by and guarantee my work 100%.

Regarding the service, I pride myself on making sure the magnetization that is done can't be seen once the model has all its pieces put on. My service would include all labor involved, the magnets themselves, and the greenstuff work (install, sanding, etc) to cover up the magnet if it's on a spot that could be exposed to someone viewing the model after it's put together. 95% of the time I go magnet-to-magnet for a stronger bond. All magnets used are rare-earth magnets. I 100% guarantee my work. If the magnet comes out for any reason, I'll pay the shipping to fix the model.

WIP pics can be provided if you'd like. If it's a single model I usually slam it out in one sitting, snap some pics to make sure you like the work, then send it on its way. Larger projects would get progress pics done anytime you'd like them. I provide home address, cell phone # and email address. You can text me anytime, and texted pics via my phone can be done instantly if I'm at home. I'm based in Southern Cali.

Lastly, things that aren't included, just so there's no false expectations. I don't fully build the model, I only pop off the pieces from the sprues that I need to do work on. If it's a kit that I already know, you can send me just the pieces that need the work done, saving $$ on shipping. Some minor assembly may happen, but it's usually little stuff (example, gluing the two halves of a predator turret together). Any pieces that are involved in an assembly process I do clean up a bit after removing from the sprue to help guarantee a good fit. Mold lines are removed if my work would make it a pain for you to remove them afterwards. I use either Tamiya plastic glue or GW plastic glue, or super glue, whichever you'd want. I don't prime, nor put any paint to them (nor would you me want to, I'm a SLOW painter ).

Please, feel free to drop me a PM. I work with each person on an individual basis to find out what they want. Sure, I've done Crisis Suits before. Maybe you want the guns in a different spot than most? No problem. We'll get it all worked out.


EDIT: For those of you that don't want to flip through all the pages of the thread, here are the Dreadknight pictures from page 4










Recent commission work below (pics posted on 5/27/12). Discussing work with the owner, we originally planned to go with a 2-peg setup for the destroyers, based on the weight. When I started doing the work and got to the third destroyer, we decided to go for the 3 peg setup that you see below. He loved it so much, he had me re-do the other two as well. I must say, the destroyers are VERY sturdy when setup like that. It's also nice that for storage, the destroyer itself pops off the pegs and can rest 'inside' the pegs, thus no extra room is really taken up by the seperate base.






Latest commission project completed (pics posted 9/20/12). The owner purchased 2 sets of the Forgeworld Valk/Vendetta conversion kits and had me magnetize everything for him. Trying a new thing with these pictures, a bit of 'labelling' to show which parts go where and just how many options this kind of work enables. I hope it makes things a bit clearer!





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I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Shameless bump, and I'll be updating this post with pics of stuff I've done shortly. $0.50 per magnet if you provide the magnet, $0.75 if I'm using my own. Anything "crazy" or hugely custom may or may not be slightly higher, though that can easily be discussed as well. This includes the installation, fit testing, an extra pin if desired to prevent "swing" and I will greenstuff over the magnet to hide it from view whenever possible. Depending on the size of the project I can guarantee a turn-around time in less than a week, usually even quicker than that.

I'll also accept trade, as I am trying to get into Warhammer Fantasy finally. Hordes of Chaos has really caught my eye so if you have something of that nature I'm open to offers as well.

Pics coming!

This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at 2008/09/02 18:51:26


I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
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[ARTICLE MOD]
Huge Hierodule






North Bay, CA

Some idea of cost, maybe a $/magnet or type of figure would help.

   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Thanks Ifurita, I've edited my earlier post

I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

My first commission! A Space Marine Commander with all arm options done. Here's a few pics. I'm still learning how to photograph mini's with light sources, ambient light, etc, so I apologize for the not-perfect quality of them. MUCH better than my past attempts though!











I can take pics of a couple magnetized Predators, Attack Bikes, Hive Tyrant (3rd and 4th. 3rd has magnetized wings), Carnifex's, Hammerhead/Ionhead and some other sergeants as well. Feel free to PM me to work anything out.

This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at 2008/09/02 18:50:55


I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
[ARTICLE MOD]
Huge Hierodule






North Bay, CA

Recommend you do a quick portfolio shot showing 2 of the options on with the rest of the arms laid out in front of the figure ... with better lighting of course.

   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

By request, thanks Ifurita




I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
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[ARTICLE MOD]
Huge Hierodule






North Bay, CA

Excellent. Looks good.

   
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Ancient Chaos Terminator




South Pasadena

PM sent Lormax.

 
   
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Lurking Gaunt





PM sent

 
   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

All pm's responded to, thanks everyone

I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
[ARTICLE MOD]
Huge Hierodule






North Bay, CA

By the way, do you typically request models assembled or not assembled?

   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Partial assembly is best, if possible. The commander above was sent to me partially assembled, which was perfect. Most space marine arms just pop right off so thats not a concern. Predators and most other tanks can be cut back apart without too much trouble. Of course, a Carnifex arm thats been glued in with plastic glue is going to take some work getting back out, and may be damaged, so it really all depends on the model itself.


I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
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[ARTICLE MOD]
Huge Hierodule






North Bay, CA

Have you thought about magnetizing and assembling some test figures, like a Tau Crisis suit and selling them on ebay, ready for painting. I'd imagine you could sell one fully magnetized with a basic load out of 5-6 upgrades, and potentially sell some of the others for a small up charge. You could buy bits frames from one of the online retailers and it would be pretty easy to prep those for magnetizing.

I'd pay a reasonable mark up for a fully prepped suit that was assembled/mostly assembled (if people want to position arms and legs) and pre-set up with magnets.

   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

I haven't done that yet, as that's guessing at what people want. Gonna drop you a PM and see what ideas we can explore.


I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
[ARTICLE MOD]
Huge Hierodule






North Bay, CA

sure. I'd be more than happy to chat with you. A couple of things I can think of off hand are marine heros/leaders and heavy weapons, Tau battle suits, and Tyranid carnifexes. Dreadnaughts might be another possibility.

Why? 1) It seems like those are the units that everyone runs, 2) there is a significant amount of variability how everyone loads out these units, 3) there is significant room for either experimentation or tailoring for specific armies at your LGS, and 4) it's painful to buy an extra unit you might not want to keep. I'd love to play around with a couple of carnifex configurations but I'll be damned if I'm going to spend another $45 doing it. If I could get away with a lot of options for another $20, that could be very attractive.

   
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Executing Exarch





Los Angeles

Had Lormax magnatize the weapons on my vypers and my guardian weapon platforms recently. He did a great job...even got the polarities all lined up so they can be swapped between all 4 without repelling off.

**** Phoenix ****

Threads should be like skirts: long enough to cover what's important but short enough to keep it interesting. 
   
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Slippery Ultramarine Scout Biker






I'm rather new, and don't know much about the game, but whats the point in magnitizing the limbs?

OH SHI-*explosion* 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Great service you are providing. Very nice job making model look clean with green stuff.

Good luck.

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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Default wrote:I'm rather new, and don't know much about the game, but whats the point in magnitizing the limbs?


Many units out there have different options when it comes to weapons or wargear. Using the Commander as an example above, pretty much all of the arm choices you see can be taken by a Commander. Now, would you want to have to paint up (and pay for) 5 or 6 Commanders with the different weapon options, or paint up one Commander and a bunch of seperate arms?

I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

MORE PICS!

One thing these pics have shown me, I need more lighting! I'll be picking up some floodlight type lamps this weekend.

The predator was done with one boxed-set worth of stuff. I know there's only one set of "poles" for the sponson weapons. I custom-make poles for the 2nd set of weapons.

The upside-down Tyrant pic has a gaunt there to show where the tabletop was. It's there mainly to show the strength of the magnets.

The Carnifex pictures at the bottom...the first one is a Dakkafex on the right (double Twin-Linked Devourers) and a Sniperfex on the left (Venom Cannon/Barbed Strangler). You'll note that each weapon on the Sniperfex has been isolated to one side...a mod that I did myself. The 2nd picture I have swapped one set of the weapons amongst them to show off the magnetization. The pics for them suck, I know. I'll fix those ASAP.













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I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Brightened up all of the pics, hopefully the details can be seen on just how useful the magnetizing is, especially for Fexes and such.

I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
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Focused Fire Warrior




Gresham, OR

Nice stuff. I've been wanting to do this with my Crisis Suits as money has been an issue lately. Once I get some I'll be in contact with you.


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[***]






Svalarheima, MA

Do you do a complete service as well?

By that I mean, I send you a vehicle and you assemble and magnetize all the options?

Or do you want vehicles partially assembled as well?

Thanks!

Nil nos tremefacit.
 
   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

I can assemble and magnetize, no problem Alpharius.

I'll be picking up the new Land Raider the first day it comes out, so expect to see pics of that as well once I get it.


I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Latest thing finished. This hammerhead was also gap filled with green stuff with 3-stage sanding.




I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
Focused Dark Angels Land Raider Pilot





585NY

pretty nice stuff...
i just e-ordered some magnets to do my own stuff,
starting with assault terminator weapons, and later carnifex's...

what do you use to make the holes for the magnets?
and any advice for starting out?

 
   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

PM sent

I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in us
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Los Angeles

Just wanted to thank those of you who have hired me to do some work for you. I'd also like to give others a heads up, I'll be busy with commission work for the next 2-3 weeks so I won't be able to take any jobs during this time. I will post again once I can take on work once more. Thank you

I play

I will magnetize (now doing LED as well) your models for you, please view the thread below;
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/215870.page 
   
Made in gb
Ultramarine Land Raider Pilot on Cruise Control







sorry but some people wont feel comfertable with giving you their models as it could be a scam.

very sorry if you have done previous work for others if so

sorry


PLEASE DONT KILL ME!!!

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