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Two part question here :

1) Has anyone ever seen Steel Legion mini's head swapped to make Tallarn style plasma gunners. Just ordered some Maxmini Desert heads to swap some Cadians out. ATM its very hard to find the Tallarn mini's on their own.

2) If I have PVC (cheapo Elmers) glued sand onto each base, what is the best way to seal it so it doesn't flake? Paint it? Some sort of sealant?

Thanks!
   
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A layer of Matt varnish would probably do.the trick.if you.want to leave it au natrelle. Otherwise primer and paint layers will.also help keep.it stuck.in place.

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Thanks will try that out!.
   
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For sealing sand and ensuring it doesn't flake off, I always used to coat it with a thin mix of water and pva with a small drop of dishwashing liquid.

The dish liquid is to lower the surface tension so that instead of just sitting on top of the sand, the glue slurry flows into and around all the little air spaces and when it dries, it locks it ALL together into one piece.

Takes a few days for the base to dry out again properly but it's worth the wait.

I've got sand bases going back 12 years done this way that are still in one piece.

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 chromedog wrote:
For sealing sand and ensuring it doesn't flake off, I always used to coat it with a thin mix of water and pva with a small drop of dishwashing liquid.

The dish liquid is to lower the surface tension so that instead of just sitting on top of the sand, the glue slurry flows into and around all the little air spaces and when it dries, it locks it ALL together into one piece.

Takes a few days for the base to dry out again properly but it's worth the wait.

I've got sand bases going back 12 years done this way that are still in one piece.


Yes this! Ill get on it sounds like the cheapest most effective option, thanks!
   
 
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