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Schmapdi wrote:
I don't see why they felt the need to revise what is essentially a stick though. The original is plenty comfortable to hold.

Because now people will buy it again.
   
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Myrtle Creek, OR

Including local stores where a half dozen or more of the handles will sit unsold. They can keep the artificer brushes company.
   
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Everett, WA

Fortunately, I've already got an expensive, premium made painting handle.




Reading's for morons who can't understand pictures.

 
   
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beast_gts wrote:
And they've deleted all posts about it now...


I think that's most likely because (at least when I saw the FB post about it) nearly every comment was comparing it to a "personal entertainment item" that isn't really appropriate for some of their target audience!
   
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Tavis75 wrote:
beast_gts wrote:
And they've deleted all posts about it now...


I think that's most likely because (at least when I saw the FB post about it) nearly every comment was comparing it to a "personal entertainment item" that isn't really appropriate for some of their target audience!


Well if it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck.....
   
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Sentient Void

I wonder how easy the shafts of these will be to control when the largest section of girth is gripped tightly.

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Stevenage, UK

OMG, that paint job is amazing Dryaktylus. How on earth did you get the yellow that smooth?!

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Schmapdi wrote:

I don't see why they felt the need to revise what is essentially a stick though. The original is plenty comfortable to hold.

Less an “update” more a “we can’t get the original from the same manufacturer anymore; quick, come up with a replacement!”

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Decrepit Dakkanaut




UK

Edit - wait this isn't the Warhammer day thread....

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Been Around the Block




London

The rumour is the release hasn’t been cancelled, merely postponed - I was told GW have decided to sit on them for a while until they feel there’s a decent opening.
   
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 rosafari wrote:
I was told GW have decided to sit on them for a while until they feel there’s a decent opening.


Uh...

   
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Devon, UK

No, no, they've delayed them because they're having the packaging redone to call them "Citadel Price Rise Trainers."

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 Dryaktylus wrote:
 rosafari wrote:
I was told GW have decided to sit on them for a while until they feel there’s a decent opening.


Uh...



If that was intentional I must applaud him.

 
   
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Wasn't there a rumor that Adam Poots of Kingdom Death fame had been hired to consult GW (or something similar?)

I think it's clear where is influence has been felt.

   
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Skye

Perhaps too many of those who play, paint or collect Games Workshop complained that the girth of the painting handle was too big to get their hands around ...
   
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IDK, I always thought it was just ugly

   
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€9 (£7) for the new one (€8/£6 for the current one)
   
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Edinburgh, UK

Not a terrible new price, but I won't be picking it up until they sell the toppers separately.

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Surface looks less grippy, in fact it looks quite like one of those especially slippy plastics.
   
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UK

The design makes me think its taking into account the girth of your fingers around the upper part of the handle. So when you move your painting hand in to rest against your holding hand you now have more chance to reach closer to the model and the underside of the model. With the previous chunky design your hand was raised up from the surface edge and then when you brought your painting hand in to rest against it you were further elevated.


   
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Waiting for reviews. Maybe they will sell me on it.
   
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UK

Well the first one sold really well.

   
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 privateer4hire wrote:
Including local stores where a half dozen or more of the handles will sit unsold. They can keep the artificer brushes company.


Not if first handle is anything to go by. It was pretty popular

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 Overread wrote:
Well the first one sold really well.


Eh, the first one was something I hadn't seen before and seemed like a handy product (vs. a makeshift thing like blu-tacking a miniature to paint bottle), so it seemed an okay investment.

This seems like a costly, sporty redesign I don't have much use for. Useful if you didn't have one before, but not something I'd buy for the redesign. Also, seems likes there's been a plethora of other, better designs since the original came out (or, I've just now started to notice them).

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Ireland

I am embarrassed to admit that even though I have been into the miniature hobby since 1988, it was only a few years ago that I first used a handle. Absolute game changer, being able to paint for hours with no worry of getting a cramp in my hand is great. I am a batch painter by nature, so tend to do long sessions.

The current GW one is perfect for my needs, doubt I'll be rushing out to pick up this new one.

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Looks like a Rook Chess Piece.
   
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 Stormonu wrote:
 Overread wrote:
Well the first one sold really well.


Eh, the first one was something I hadn't seen before and seemed like a handy product (vs. a makeshift thing like blu-tacking a miniature to paint bottle), so it seemed an okay investment.

This seems like a costly, sporty redesign I don't have much use for. Useful if you didn't have one before, but not something I'd buy for the redesign. Also, seems likes there's been a plethora of other, better designs since the original came out (or, I've just now started to notice them).


You're just started to notice them Painting handles have bee a thing for a while now, though I dont actually use mine

   
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 Dryaktylus wrote:
 rosafari wrote:
I was told GW have decided to sit on them for a while until they feel there’s a decent opening.


Uh...


It's rare a post makes me actually laugh out loud, but...
   
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