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I tried to summarize most what was said in the recent counterfeit thread before it became about the legalities and moralities of copyright.

Basically, it is my part about techniques plus several info about how counterfeits are sold taken from postings before that.

Please feel free to extend it! I dunno jack about resin, that would be a starting point. English is not my native language, so this might need some polishing, too.


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Really nice article, thanks for adding it. Now we need to hunt down some pictures of fake models to add

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Um, with sections on what materials to use and how to make molds, isn't this as much a guide to making them?

 
   
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just looked at it, and like kyoto said, it looks more like a guide.
maybe remove the "how to" parts from it?

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I used to paint for a guy that would make whole regiments from only two miniatures. He would buy the command squad though. So in any given regiment there would be roughly 5 minis he had actually paid for. As far as I know he only used the copies for his own armies.
   
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Hmmm. Interesting. Now I quit working on WP because of the habit of deleting content and now the discussion pops up here, too.
*looks around suspiciously*
They are after me.
I'm sure.

Kid_Kyoto wrote:Um, with sections on what materials to use and how to make molds, isn't this as much a guide to making them?


JD21290 wrote:just looked at it, and like kyoto said, it looks more like a guide.
maybe remove the "how to" parts from it?

This is how I'd counter that: Try doing so with the info given in this article. It does not help very much. The article misses info like at what intervals to place channels (ducts? what is the technical term?), what volume of the miniature should be used for the cone (funnel?) , which is the recommended silicon for a rubber mould and which alloys should be used to make proper "white metal"?

The article just explains the reason why you should look for some indicators. Otherwise it would be like saying "No, I won't buy you're primed army of similar looking models that is primed heavily and has a too-good-to-be-true price. It is probably counterfeit.". Because this would go on like the following:
"But why?"
"Because someone on the internet said so."
"And besides that?"
"I dunno"
At least in a country like Germany, you can get sued for that.


Now please note that I did not include further information only because it did not think it was necessary. I do not believe in withholding information because someone might abuse it. There are several good reasons to know how to make recasts, like building your personalized army or even selling parts GW does not produce (like female guard parts) that are sought after. Not explaining this how to recast because someone might use it for counterfeiting would, to me, be the same as prohibiting knives because someone might kill people with them.

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