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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #125 on: July 25, 2011, 02:57:26 PM »
I thought he was talking about discussing the formula for Ed's new plastic stuff with him, in the hopes of negotiating a deal whereby Heresy get let in on the secret.

I think the logistics of having products cast across the ocean would be a bit of a headache, but then again, I don't know much about this sort of thing.

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #126 on: July 25, 2011, 07:47:48 PM »
 :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

My dark brethren just arrived in the mail!  6 business days to Canada!

Great stuff, thanks guys

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #127 on: July 28, 2011, 07:47:42 PM »
Hi, Andy.

Just wondering: are you anywhere near the goal yet?  8:::
I might be able to loan you the money otherwise,
but I'm not sure you would want to discuss such things on the forum.

If you'r interested please contact me at ccg AT ducosim DOT nl.
And yes, this is a serious offer.
Don't like to see your company go down if I can help.

Kind regards,

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #128 on: July 28, 2011, 09:17:08 PM »
Do this not seem to everyone like:  LOVELY SPAM, WONDERFUL SPAM, SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAAAAMM!!

-if its not, hell nice to know but seriously would anyone take up that?

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #129 on: July 28, 2011, 10:20:37 PM »
No, its not spam.

Hence the email being not my Hotmail one, because that would be dubious.
Also, I think its up to Andy/his missus to decide whether to contact me/take me up on it, don't you?

And I could have used the Heresy phone number, but I'm not going to spend a fortune on a phone call to the UK like that.
Especially in the evening and with the time difference.

So kindly tumble off.

Graccus.


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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #130 on: July 29, 2011, 09:40:35 AM »
Easy, there, tiger! Tumblebomb's just being cautious.

PM me with your details etc and I'll discuss it with you off-board.

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« Reply #131 on: July 29, 2011, 08:31:55 PM »
Tumblebomb, I apologise.

I was a bit too angry in my reply there.

Sorry,

Graccus.

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #132 on: July 31, 2011, 07:58:17 AM »
No worries man, you know what its like you see a post and the brain goes 'you know what i think about that'.  The curse of internets I've probably gotten too cynical and cautious these days, tis a sad world.
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« Reply #133 on: July 31, 2011, 07:53:00 PM »
Anyone else having probs logging onto the heresy site - or have I missed some vital info somewhere?
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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #134 on: July 31, 2011, 08:59:51 PM »
Yeah, I can't access the site either. It won't load at all.
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« Reply #135 on: July 31, 2011, 09:13:08 PM »
 :metoo: tried 3 different ways
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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #136 on: July 31, 2011, 09:19:52 PM »
 :metoo: Yep, no loady here
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« Reply #137 on: July 31, 2011, 09:24:09 PM »
And I'll add yet another :metoo:
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« Reply #138 on: July 31, 2011, 10:56:12 PM »
Nor here.

Getting slightly worried.

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #139 on: July 31, 2011, 11:13:37 PM »
I'd buy lots more of these if there where more than the initial four...
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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #140 on: August 01, 2011, 07:29:29 AM »
Goblins and troopers are top of my list. Just have to get through the next couple of weeks of mould making and cleaning of masters so that all the eolith stuff etc is in production. Spent the last two doing stuff for Ian.

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #141 on: August 02, 2011, 05:00:04 AM »
Don't forget that if you are unsure about whether or not a site is down you can check sites like "Is it me or is it down".

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #142 on: August 02, 2011, 09:42:48 AM »
Goblins and troopers are top of my list. Just have to get through the next couple of weeks of mould making and cleaning of masters so that all the eolith stuff etc is in production. Spent the last two doing stuff for Ian.

Goblins as in a leader mounted on a big beasty? :angel:

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #143 on: August 02, 2011, 10:13:37 AM »
Don't forget that if you are unsure about whether or not a site is down you can check sites like "Is it me or is it down".

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That is SO bookmarked now...thanks!

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« Reply #144 on: August 02, 2011, 11:44:51 AM »
I plan to buy anything that Andy does gang-wars related. I am trying to put the final touches on a conversion of the No Limits rules which include a nice card activation system and 'hero points'.

I will shove them up on here somewhere once done. But I desperately want another gang now. I have the old GW Orlock's which are nice but somewhat pale in comparison to the ever dynamic trenchies.

Some of the fantasy stuff will sneak into a narrative based game I plan to have up and running after I have sorted the gang rules out.
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« Reply #145 on: August 23, 2011, 06:58:20 PM »
Ordered... in the mail a couple a days later.

AMAZING service! Respect...

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #146 on: August 27, 2011, 01:14:40 PM »
The thing I love about ordering from the FOD companies is just how quickly their deliveries tend to arrive. If only certain other companies had the same approach. I hope things pick up for Heresy, I really do as it would be a shame to lose a company like it. I used to buy Grenadier, Fasa and I-Kore its a shame to see them disappear.
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« Reply #147 on: August 27, 2011, 01:36:46 PM »
When I first registered here and had a proper look at Heresy, Spyglass etc. I thought to myself: Well, they share the forum, why the hell donīt they put the businesses together?

I really donīt understand why every mildly (or greatly) talented sculptor has to open his own webshop. So much time is wasted on logistics, they all live more or less on the minimum and we, the amateurs, often save up for one or two buys per year only (in order to avoid shipping costs and because of the small catalogue).

I would agree that outsourcing the casting is already a good step. Still I would even go farther:

Letīs for the sake of the argument pretend that Heresy Miniatures and Spyglass are incorporated into Hasslefree Miniatures.
Sally hires at least (!) one extra for packing and shipping. (While they are at it, they create a website that does not look like an example of early 1990s interweb history.  :P )

Boris, you pay your share for the logistics - and you get royalties for all Heresy Miniatures sold. But other than that, you concentrate on sculpting. Hasslefree will increase sales due to the larger portfolio, Sally has less troubles due to the extra hand they can afford, and everyone is happy.

You could even start to have shared product lines, like "60s Pulp: Agents in Distress", "Muscle Mountains", "Space station XR5" etc.

Kev and Sally went the right way with their White Metal range - that  idea should be expanded on.
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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #148 on: August 27, 2011, 03:23:42 PM »
Yeah I've thought that before. having some sort of combined arms/aims ;)  Me too really thinking the sculptor needs to devote time to mainly sculpting if possible.

Although the website looks a little dated (I like the style still) Other big stores like Wayland and Maelstrom have rubbish sites for navigating. A list of all manufacturers should be from A to Z no? or allowed users to reorder on the fly..

I hate to think of lost time as the creative person has to get bogged down into boring stuff. They could be doing publicity in sculpting down time like on Beasts of War fro example! Consdiering most manufacturers are appearing on it the absence of Heresy and Hasslefree is noticable. 

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Re: Use it or lose it. Heresy's future...
« Reply #149 on: August 27, 2011, 03:28:17 PM »
My newly installed shop looks dated, you say? Guess I can't win. Everyone was hating on the previous version so I updated.

As to the ideas here, they are all possibilities...

(No luck on tricking Ed into giving me his Secret Formula, unfortunately, but we are discussing something)