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“Secret” Tech- Hobby Better with Pringles Chips!??

Yup it’s true, a can of Pringles Potato Chips can help you paint better and save some bothersome clean-up time as well (plus they are tasty to boot)! Let’s take a closer look and see how it works.I really don’t have a lot of time to paint, and I suspect the same is true for a lot of you […]

Hobby Basics- Clean Your Brushes, Fool!

Save more money for minis. Clean your brushes, fool!Sure it sounds simple in theory, but how do you effectively clean your brushes? There are a ton of cleaning products out there, and I’ve found very few that actually seem to work without destroying the brush,  or even my hands in the process. But let’s face […]

How To: Making Sternguard Combi-Meltas MKII

Today I took another crack at converting one of the hottest bits on the market today; the Combi-Melta gun. Here at Spikey Bits, we still cant seem to keep this particular bit in stock, and routinely cut down whole commander kits at a time, just for this one component. It’s pretty bad when I don’t […]

Fun with Magnets: 40k Backpack Swaps!

MBG here with a little tutorial on how to swap out backpacks, so you can switch up Marines between Jump and regular infantry. Why would you ever even want to do a thing like that? Well there comes a time, especially now, with a new edition of the rules looming in the distance, that sometimes it’s […]

40K SHOWCASE- MBG’s Looted Imperial Guard Leafblower

MBG back again with a showcase of my Orky Looted Guard Army. Recently I had a chance to bust out all the models and get some quality pictures (and video) of the army. I have no clue why it took so long to record them in a glorious fashion, but hey sometimes things are just […]

40k Hobby: Orky Vehicle Warpaint

Hi, MBG here with another installment in my series of “Hobby Basics” articles. This time I’ll be sharing with you my technique for Orky Vehicle Warpaint. This is a quick and easy method I use for the white warpaint on my orky vehicles.  The base coat is a foundation color, which is great for going […]

Hobby Basics: Priming Minis 101

MBG here with another in a series of Hobby Basics articles.  This time I’m talking about one of the most basic, yet often times one of the most frustrating parts of our hobby, priming minis. We’ve all issues with primer- whether it was too much, too little, flakes, or fuzzy paint.  Priming can be one […]

Hobby: Rust Effects

MBG checking back in with some hobby meyham.  Recently over at Spikey Bits I had a few requests for some articles that focused more on some of the basic hobby techniques I use.   I thought this was a great idea, because I would always get fired up myself when I was reading a painting […]