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Longtime Dakkanaut







This is all over facebook at the moment, and meeting both skeptical excitement and confusion as it's unlike GW to sell a product and not the airbrush for it

Any thoughts?


   
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Painting Within the Lines




In the process of buying an airbrush, so really interested in finding out how good these are.
   
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Legendary Master of the Chapter






No dropper for an airbrush? nope nope nope nope nope.

I bet they are going to try to hawk a "new" siphon flamethrower that attaches to those pots. using Fine canned air. at 40 bucks a can.

Cynicism aside. im interested in the metallic as most AB metallic i know are FANTASTIC.

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 Unit1126PLL wrote:
 Scott-S6 wrote:
And yet another thread is hijacked for Unit to ask for the same advice, receive the same answers and make the same excuses.

Oh my god I'm becoming martel.
Send help!

 
   
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Lieutenant General





Florence, KY

Already being discussed HERE.

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

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Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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Street Judge






RVA

I think this item is newsworthy enough to warrant its own thread. Thanks!

   
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Wrathful Warlord Titan Commander





Ramsden Heath, Essex

If you using an airbrush mastering a pipette shouldn't be a problem. I find them preferable too as it makes measuring and then replicating mixes easier.

Nonetheless GW are a bit too late to the market for me, I'm fully loaded up with Vallejo. Will be handy for filling any gaps for GW armies though.

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Dakka Veteran




The old airbrush was a Badger, perhaps GW will license them again, only this time use a more advanced one.
   
Made in de
Longtime Dakkanaut





Hastings posted on Warseer that GW is also going to release an airbrush gun, but does not know when. He mentioned this in response to the new airbrush colors.
   
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Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests






Right behind you.

 Desubot wrote:
No dropper for an airbrush? nope nope nope nope nope.

I hate using dropper bottles, personally, as I tend to do mixed colors and I just keep them in empty paint pots and use a pipette.

Have yet to have any issues myself.

I'm pretty excited about this. I got a huge number of paints when they first released as a present and I'm a bit OCD when it comes to paint matching. Having airbrush versions of base colors is gonna be great as they don't tend to thin out correctly from my attempts.
   
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 Kanluwen wrote:
I hate using dropper bottles, personally, as I tend to do mixed colors and I just keep them in empty paint pots and use a pipette.
Wha? Dropper bottles makes this easier, as you can skip using a pipette when mixing.

   
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Ancient Venerable Black Templar Dreadnought





Canada

 Desubot wrote:
No dropper for an airbrush? nope nope nope nope nope.
At the cost of their paints, a better thought out container for airbrush use would have been ideal.
Yes piping it over is an option, maybe I am just getting sick of covering for them being cheap and putting them in the same looking pots as the normal paint.

I have to ask the question I had asked GW before (got no answer): do their paints contain cadmium??
In a sprayed form it is INCREDIBLY bad for you, so are they using alternative pigments? (tends to be reds and yellows)

Wearing a mask and venting anyway but not everyone is as paranoid as me so I like to see some attempt at being responsible.

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Fort Worth, TX

Hmm, just watch, maybe we'll get specially branded GW fine-pipettes.

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Right behind you.

 Manchu wrote:
 Kanluwen wrote:
I hate using dropper bottles, personally, as I tend to do mixed colors and I just keep them in empty paint pots and use a pipette.
Wha? Dropper bottles makes this easier, as you can skip using a pipette when mixing.

I do large batches of a single color so an empty paint pot ends up being a lot easier to keep everything in.

Maybe I'm just weird, but I've not liked the empty dropper bottles I bought before. Even with agitators in there the colors kept getting funky.
   
Made in ie
Longtime Dakkanaut






The 51 colours available

   
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Lieutenant General





Florence, KY



From the other thread. The one name that stands out is 'Relictor Gold' in the middle column. With the current release of Retributor Armour and Liberator Gold its hard to see the necessity of another gold paint (unless it is a yellow 'gold').

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
Made in gb
Member of a Lodge? I Can't Say





UK

And gw continue with their ridiculously crap pots and for an airbrush
   
Made in ie
Longtime Dakkanaut







I'm wondering if their cleaner is going to come in a tiny regular GW pot, cause you would empty that in two sessions!

   
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RVA

I really like GW's metallics. It will be interesting to see if the airbrush metallics are as good.

   
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Multispectral Hsien





Gosport, UK

I dread to think how much a GW airbrush will cost.
   
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UK

 ImAGeek wrote:
I dread to think how much a GW airbrush will cost.


Airbrush? I'm worried about the paints! I'm expecting near £4 a pot.
   
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 ImAGeek wrote:
I dread to think how much a GW airbrush will cost.


I can't think of any reason why you would want to buy the GW ones when you can get a quality Iwata for £50-60. Production of it is obviously going to be outsourced, and you'll have the GW premium added so that it will probably cost 50% more than it should do.

Paints are a different matter as I assume people might want specific colour shades for particular chapters of marines for example, although for the primary colours again a knowledgeable hobbyist is always going to go for any of the well established ranges from the likes of Vallejo or Mr. Hobby.

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 Pacific wrote:
 ImAGeek wrote:
I dread to think how much a GW airbrush will cost.


I can't think of any reason why you would want to buy the GW ones when you can get a quality Iwata for £50-60. Production of it is obviously going to be outsourced, and you'll have the GW premium added so that it will probably cost 50% more than it should do.

Paints are a different matter as I assume people might want specific colour shades for particular chapters of marines for example, although for the primary colours again a knowledgeable hobbyist is always going to go for any of the well established ranges from the likes of Vallejo or Mr. Hobby.


Oh yeah believe me I wouldn't get a GW one. A normal one is a bit much for me atm (with the compressor and stuff) let alone one with a stupid premium added. I just... Well I just dread to think what the price will actually end up being.
   
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Shadeglass Maze

From Orlando's other thread, thanks for getting the scoop Orlando!

 OrlandotheTechnicoloured wrote:

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Via anonymous sources on Faeit 212
I've been told that some of the GW paints are going OOP. I don't know if they're just being discontinued or whether they're being replaced, I just know it's due to happen in November. The colours going are:
Ratskin flesh
Warpfiend Grey
Slaanesh Grey
Ungor Flesh
Bestigor Flesh
Dark Reaper
Thunderhawk Blue
Tyrant Skull
Mourn Mountain Snow
Lamenters Yellow
Daemonette Hide
Etherium Blue
Blackfire Earth
Lustrian Undergrowth

The trade brochure for the Best Sellers range has red dots next to the paints and when I asked what that was that's when I was told.

-Aaron



certainly it seems likely that the demise of fantasy and the renaming of stuff in AoS might lead to some paint name changes, but this seems more than that (if true),

but then they 've already released new AoS colours and maybe there are more to come and this is just a rationalisation to make stuff fit in the paint racks?

whatever if any of the above are vital to a big project you've got running time to get a few spares in
   
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Right behind you.

 RiTides wrote:
From Orlando's other thread, thanks for getting the scoop Orlando!
Spoiler:

 OrlandotheTechnicoloured wrote:

Adeptus Astartes


Via anonymous sources on Faeit 212
I've been told that some of the GW paints are going OOP. I don't know if they're just being discontinued or whether they're being replaced, I just know it's due to happen in November. The colours going are:
Ratskin flesh
Warpfiend Grey
Slaanesh Grey
Ungor Flesh
Bestigor Flesh
Dark Reaper
Thunderhawk Blue
Tyrant Skull
Mourn Mountain Snow
Lamenters Yellow
Daemonette Hide
Etherium Blue
Blackfire Earth
Lustrian Undergrowth

The trade brochure for the Best Sellers range has red dots next to the paints and when I asked what that was that's when I was told.

-Aaron



certainly it seems likely that the demise of fantasy and the renaming of stuff in AoS might lead to some paint name changes, but this seems more than that (if true),

but then they 've already released new AoS colours and maybe there are more to come and this is just a rationalisation to make stuff fit in the paint racks?

whatever if any of the above are vital to a big project you've got running time to get a few spares in

Not sure why you're posting that in this thread?

They picked their "51 best selling paints"--there's nothing to do with discontinued paints in there.
   
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Fixture of Dakka




I am new to air brushing, so maybe I don't know. For me, no dropper bottle no buy. Why would I want a bottle beside being an advantage for GW in us being able to use less.

What am I not seeing here? I guess also the price will keep me away as well. So high price, no dropper and not wanting to pay $30 for a dropper will be no buy.

What am I not getting here?

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Those pots are a huge turn off. I know some folks will keep pushing pipettes but as a long time airbrush owner I'll take a dropper bottle ANY day over fiddling with another pipettes. Airbrushes already have enough components and messy endeavors without getting the paint into the damn gun.

Vallejo already makes more then enough colors with a natch to just about every color on that list plus more paint per pot which already matches GW's normal price per standard pot, if these are any higher I really see no use for the line .


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BTW the biggest benefit from a dropper bottle besides the ease of use is the fact that they are easier to keep clean, and you can force the air out of the dropper before capping them. With those GW pots your paint will dry up faster and the crust that inevitably forms on the rim will pollute your paint equaling more clogs in your brush.

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The quantities are waaaaaay too small for airbrushing. It's one thing for small surface areas, but good luck airbrush base coating from those pots.

 
   
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Warning From Magnus? Not Listening!



UK

I really doubt people saying "why would I want these when I already use vallejo" are the target market, to be honest. It's sensible for GW to do a line of airbrush paints to try and dissuade people from buying their paint elsewhere, that's all. I doubt they really think they're going to tempt experienced painters away from other ranges.

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Canada

No worries, the GW airbrush will be a "plasma gun" in shape.
With an air backpack and the compressed air "charges" you plug in.
The special safety glasses and mask will look like "Tempestus" gear.
Cosplay has never been so productive and expensive!

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
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Fixture of Dakka






I have every Vallejo airbrush paint and yet am super excited to see these. If the work unthinned on Iwata BH/CH size nozzles, they will replace 75% if my airbrush paint, even though I love Vallejo Air.

Why?

I HATE how many colors have no match between model color and model air (like, 75% of the colors). Like a particular shade of red or blue? Too bad the paintbrush version is just a little darker and has a different satin to the finish. There are a couple where paints have the same names, but the colors are different!!Game air/color is much better, but some some of those (like moon yellow) have insanely bad coverage. The other issue is that nobody local stocks game air, and I must sometimes wait 3+ weeks for it.

OTOH, I really prefer droppers fir airbrush.


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Oh, one other thing -- I was just told that the Vallejo distributor is no longer taking back defective paints, so if this happens, I must contact Vallejo myself. That's a huge turn-off, though I have only ever had 3 or 4 defective paints out of a few hundred.

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