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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #825 on: January 31, 2011, 03:33:43 PM »
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Re: Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #826 on: February 01, 2011, 09:27:30 AM »
Just a reminder if anyone has any problems paying the rest of their dragon money to just let me know. There's a MASSIVE waiting list now...

Still awaiting test castings. Hopefully this week might see some movement on that, but it depends on Ian's schedule not being chockablock with other stuff to distract him!



Planning to start casting today...but am currently waiting at home for a British Gas engineer to come and fix the boiler  :tantrum:
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #827 on: February 01, 2011, 07:09:36 PM »
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #828 on: February 01, 2011, 11:33:35 PM »
Dare I ask how the gas man was? There was something else but I cant remember :scratchhead:

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Re: Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #829 on: February 04, 2011, 10:29:44 AM »
Hmmm. Been discussing Dragon with Ian. Not only is it costing about 60% more than thought (rubber), but it's killing his business making it as much (if not more) as it's killed mine making it. I feel like Obi-Wan shouting at Darth Vader: You were supposed to save us, not destroy us! (paraphrase)
So I guess I was wrong about the whole not making a loss on 100 thing after all...

The problem is not the amount of resin - that's pretty much as expected. The problem is the moulds themselves - they are massive and complicated and thus use a lot more rubber to make, a lot more time to cut. And that rubber is really, really expensive, and Ian can't work for free. (he basically is, but he can't afford to do so)

It's going to take me longer to pay for all the pre-ordered dragons due to lack of funds, and it's going to take Ian longer to cast them due to alck of assistants to handle his other day-to-day stuff. We're both operating on a knife-edge in cash terms so please be patient a while longer. You will get your dragon eventually! I promise you that, even if I end up going bankrupt and having to get a proper job and paying for them from that.

Now I just to have to work out what magical models i can make that will bring in the extra 15,000

I am one stressed northerner.

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Re: Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #830 on: February 04, 2011, 10:30:29 AM »
Oh, and test castings should be ready in time for the Hammerhead show, but there won't be any to sell, obviously!

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #831 on: February 04, 2011, 11:39:08 AM »
crikey, do you ever get good news? That dragon looks like an absolute masterpiece, but I'm guessing that doesn't make the repeated crotch kickings it has and continues to give you any more comfortable.  :(

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #832 on: February 04, 2011, 11:53:30 AM »
If you going to make a massive loss on the 100 quid preorders, I going to go dip into my funds and pay what everyone else is paying for it. Still worth every dam pound.

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Re: Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #833 on: February 04, 2011, 05:34:28 PM »
First pictures of the first casting from Ian over at Fenris... Phone pic so a bit fuzzy!

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Re: Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #834 on: February 04, 2011, 05:34:57 PM »
@Enazel Ta very much, you're a gent!

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #835 on: February 04, 2011, 05:40:05 PM »


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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #836 on: February 04, 2011, 05:47:33 PM »
I'll take any miscast heads off you Andy, for cash obviously!

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #837 on: February 04, 2011, 06:10:47 PM »
Holy Canneloni! Looking awesome. Suirprising how few parts there are really. The picture made it look small until I figured the board it is on must be big. I too share the sentiment of wanting to pay more, having heard about the cost issues in making it. Can only say that for your next big models you do( and I really hope you will make more) don't give us a final price too early!  :wry: With the wonders of CAD/CAM these days surely you could get a various scale versions made easily ( a dinky 1/4 size paperweight? )  which might be big sellers too. I'm just throwing ideas out there. Looking forward to a year where I may have a bit more money to spend on figures which would be a pleasant change.
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #838 on: February 04, 2011, 06:51:50 PM »
I thought he would be taller....... :whistle:
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #839 on: February 04, 2011, 07:05:03 PM »
If you going to make a massive loss on the 100 quid preorders, I going to go dip into my funds and pay what everyone else is paying for it. Still worth every dam pound.
I was thinking the same.  I chucked an extra 50 onto my final payments as a show of goodwill anyway, so it wouldn't be too much hassle to add another 50...

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #840 on: February 04, 2011, 07:39:50 PM »
I can imagine if you have it ready for salute you'll have a few impulse buys. If 200 quid on a single mini can ever be an impulse buy, but that should definately drum up some serious sales.

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #841 on: February 04, 2011, 08:07:46 PM »
I'm a patient one Andy  :wink:
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #842 on: February 04, 2011, 08:26:05 PM »
Hi,

How much money  i must donate to get a plus minus zero Dragon?

I can't spent 100 pounds, I would, but I couldn't.

Greeting from Germany.

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By the way: Good casting!
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #843 on: February 04, 2011, 09:31:17 PM »
Well, welcome here Lachs
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #844 on: February 04, 2011, 10:12:31 PM »
How does one chuck into the "extra for the dragon" hat? Impending unemployment or no I can throw a few more groats at it to try and at least make my 15th position in the queue (Back!! Back you jealous fiends  :D ) worth Andy's while.
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #845 on: February 04, 2011, 10:15:04 PM »
How does one chuck into the "extra for the dragon" hat? Impending unemployment or no I can throw a few more groats at it to try and at least make my 15th position in the queue (Back!! Back you jealous fiends  :D ) worth Andy's while.
I hadn't quite decided a modus operandi, but I figured I'd either email Andy directly or use the part-payment system on the Heresy site and add a note saying what it's for.  Emailing directly might be less fraught with complications though...

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Re: Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #846 on: February 04, 2011, 11:07:35 PM »
The part-payment system thingy is easiest - keeps track of everything automatically that way in the various email folders!

Trying to think of something unique to give all you generous folk who pay over the 100 (and of course the 200 payers as well)...

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #847 on: February 05, 2011, 12:13:28 AM »
A few groats extra sent over! And an order for some of those sweet cutters. I feel like I've paid for the left side and both wings now ;)
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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #848 on: February 05, 2011, 08:54:52 AM »
The man has spoken!  Some more Shekels sent your way just now.  :D

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Re: The 1st ever Heresy dragon. A big one. [UPDATED Halloween 2010] DONE!!!!
« Reply #849 on: February 05, 2011, 01:30:07 PM »
I hope my extra 100 helps you out then Andy. If I knew of a way I would also and some to Ian to help him pay for the rubber.