Yellow Marble

My wife was not doing well last night. Severe cramps and nausea. This morning a cat-scan revealed a kidney stone 10mm in diameter. Like a small marble. Too big to just use the poor person method of painkillers and toughing it out. She's gone into surgery tonight. I am home with the kids.

Super high deductible insurance. Hospital wants a major chunk up front.

Prayers and positive thoughts are appreciated.

Don't slow down on your inquiries. We need the orders/work more than ever. I am on deck to serve your needs, not to mention BTP's amazing staff.

Oh, and a giant mechanic's bill to keep her car registered. Amazing. It makes me happy that I get to have challenges to make my character stronger. Just kidding. This really sucks.

UPDATE: Tamie is home and doing well. What a wonder, a great thing to be thankful for. Neat!


Here's something from a newsletter I received.

This is about Sections 1031 and 1032 in a defense spending bill. We have posted these sections on our blog so you can read them for yourself.

The two sections seem to contradict each other. Some people, including some Senators, think that Section 1032 exempts Americans. But a more accurate rendering goes like this . . .

According to Section 1032, the military cannot indefinitely imprison citizens and legal resident aliens. But that doesn't mean some other law enforcement agency couldn't eternally jail citizens and resident aliens, because of the vague wording of Section 1031. How vague?

Section 1031(b)(2) "includ(es) ANY PERSON who has committed a belligerent act or has directly supported such hostilities in aid of such enemy forces."

What is a belligerent act? There have been more than 40 cases of alleged terrorist plots that were little more than entrapment, and not actual threats to the American people. The way we read it ANY of these entrapped people, AS WELL AS completely innocent people associated with them, could potentially be imprisoned without due process because of the vagueness of Section 1031. And Section 1032 has NOTHING to do with this, because it only deals with military custody.

Here's the thought to take away from this -- 1032 says the military can't kidnap citizens, but Section 1031 opens the door for other federal agencies to do so.

But even the supposed exemption from military detention isn't so clear cut. If a citizen or resident alien is arrested by the military, he or she may have great difficulty proving that they are a citizen or legal resident alien, because the habeas corpus burden on the military is weak, or perhaps non-existent.

It’s even more problematic that this bill was explicitly designed to permit the military to play a police function on American soil, even if it is only to arrest and hold alleged foreign "belligerents."

This is how we analyze the proposed legislation. But Senator McCain, one of the authors of this mess, goes even further. Consider the following exchange between him and Senator Rand Paul from the Senate floor . . .

MR. PAUL: My question would be, under the provisions, would it be possible that an American citizen could be declared an 'enemy combatant' and sent to Guantanamo Bay, and detained indefinitely?

MR. McCAIN: I think that as long as that individual, NO MATTER WHO THEY ARE, if they POSE A THREAT to the security of the United States of America, should not be allowed to continue the threat.

Our assessment is conservative compared to Mr. McCain's interpretation. Even so . . .


What really matters is what people in the future will do with this law once it has passed. This consideration should make you very afraid. After all, just look at how closely your so-called government follows the Constitution, the supposed Supreme Law of the Land. They have taken every loophole or loose interpretation they could find and driven a freight train through it. And most of the rest they have simply ignored.

Dark Eldar on the block

I got in a Dark Eldar trade. If you want the lot as-is (not painted) = $560.

If you want them painted L3/5 split = plus $968. You pick the color scheme. Or save $100 by giving us artistic license. Best thing? We can have them done in two weeks.

Here the client describes the contents.

All models are current edition and Plastic/Finecast. The full lot weighs in at 2000 points though the army was designed to be easily scaled down to 1000 points by removing entire pieces like Reaver units, Venoms, and Razorwing Jetfighters. Here is the rundown:

Current Dark Eldar Codex

1x Finecast Archon w/ Blaster and Venom Blade (cut down Huskblade)

24x Kabalite Warriors w/ Splinter Rifles

6x Kabalite Warriors w/ Blasters

4x Kabalite Trueborn w/ Blasters

2x (Unfinished) Kabalite Trueborn w/ Splinter Cannons

1x (Unfinished) Kabalite Trueborn w/ Splinter Rifle

7x Venom w/ Dual Splinter Cannons and Chain Snares, no gunner modeled (1 primed Chaos Black)

10x Reaver Jetbikes w/ Splinter Rifles

5x Reaver Jetbikes w/ Heat Lances

3x Razorwing Jetfighters w/ Splinter Cannon, Dark Lances, Monoscythe Missiles

Now, what makes this lot stand out is that every single Dark Eldar was built with the neat and elusive "visor" heads. The lesser Dark Eldar in the army like the regular splinter rifle warriors and reavers were built with the Reaver heads that have the spiked neck guard. The Archon, Blaster Warriors, Blaster Trueborn, and Heat Lance Reavers were all built with the completely smooth "pilot" type visor heads. Also, every model with a blaster has an authentic blaster; none are conversions from other Dark Eldar weapons.

Vayl- Full Pounder List

I'm in the process of making a Legion army. I'm going to use Rackham Alchemists for it. Anyway here's the list

Vayl -6
Shepherd +1
Shepherd +1
Forsaken +2
Forsaken +2
Carnivean +11
Ravagore +10
Scythean +9
Raek +4
Raek +4
Hexhunters +5
Hexhunters +5
Spell Martyr +1
Spell Martyr +1

= 50 pts

Thanksgiving 2011

I am trying to break my conditioning.

I don't want to be indoctrinated. I want to know everything. I'm open to new things.

I wonder how much of my life has been lies and hormones. Misdirection, mentalism and good digestion. I'm sitting in my recliner thinking there's more of gravy than of grave about you.

If a heart stops beating for three minutes, the host is probably dead. Same with a business. If there are no sales for a week, it's like a massive stroke. So it is with that tireless beating that I work the keyboard and videocamera day after day. Holidays included.

Thursday morning I headed down to the studio to get some work done. I took my daughter with me. She is now twelve and a bundle of nerves as is normal for that age. She's an orderly girl. She loves lists and neat clothing. I take great joy to see my children discovering who they are.

Around mid-day we headed up north to my sister-in-laws. The two sisters and their mother. All prodigious cooks. It was a delectable spread; stuffed mushroom caps, chicken-apple meatballs, pecan pie, etc. So, I stuffed my face, overtalked everyone at the table and curled up like a python on the sofa. A perfect Thanksgiving.

But seriously, I actually did just sit and listen for most of the meal. I jumped on the trampoline with the kids and generally enjoyed my wonderful immediate and extended family.


Update: staying later on Saturday. Tonight only: pick up the Hellish Knights for $850.

I'll be in the studio from 10am to 4pm on Saturday. I am eager to set up new projects and to turn studio armies and resources into money. I am on standby, pretty much caught up and ready to take calls and emails.

For you locals: come down for a game. Bring a friend. Buy stuff from our trade stock. It's mostly 50% off.

Kelt Fiannas

I'm on the hunt for Kelt Fianas. I want to use them as druids for my alternate Orboros army. They're going to be Druids. Any takers? Want to trade/sell me some?

Compare and Contrast

This is from the issues page of Mitt Romney's website:

The foundations of our nation’s strength are a love of liberty and a pioneering spirit of innovation and creativity....

Mitt Romney believes in America. He believes that liberty, opportunity, and free enterprise have led to prosperity and strength before and will do so again. America, however, must take decisive action to roll back the misguided policies of the last three years, empower our citizens, and restore the foundations of our nation’s strength.

First off, the whole thing is quite vague. But the real problem lay in the line "of the last three years". This guy doesn't get it. It's the misguided policies of the last thirty years, or last sixty years, or (in my view) the last one hundred years. A hundred years of wars, interventionism, and paper money. So long that we don't even know anything else.

He blames current administration. No mention of foundational problems stretching back much further.

Compare Mitt Romney's economy section of issues page to Ron Paul's:

Mitt Romney

The mission to restore America begins with getting our fiscal house in order. President Obama has put our nation on an unsustainable course. Spending is out of control. Yearly deficits are massive. And unless we curb Washington’s appetite for spending, the national debt will grow to the size of our entire economy this year.

As President, Mitt Romney will cut federal spending and bring much-needed reforms to entitlement programs. Mitt will work toward balancing the budget, reducing the size and reach of the federal government, and returning power to states and the people.

1) blames current administration
2) doesn't give specifics

Ron Paul

As President, Ron Paul will lead the way out of this crisis by:

* Vetoing any unbalanced budget Congress sends to his desk.

* Refusing to further raise the debt ceiling so politicians can no longer spend recklessly.

* Fighting to fully audit (and then end) the Federal Reserve System, which has enabled the over 95% reduction of what our dollar can buy and continues to create money out of thin air to finance future debt.

* Legalizing sound money, so the government is forced to get serious about the dollar’s value.

* Ending the corporate stranglehold on the White House.

* Driving down gas prices by allowing offshore drilling, abolishing highway motor fuel taxes, increasing the mileage reimbursement rates, and offering tax credits to individuals and businesses for the use and production of natural gas vehicles.

* Eliminating the income, capital gains, and death taxes to ensure you keep more of your hard-earned money and are able to pass on your legacy to your family without government interference.

* Opposing all unfunded mandates and unnecessary regulations on small businesses and entrepreneurs.

These are just a few of the steps we can take to put America back in place as the world’s leading economy. Taking a stand for these principles has often been a lonely fight in Congress for Ron Paul, but, now more than ever, our nation needs a President who will champion sound money, responsible spending, lower taxes, and free market enterprise.

And now a little bite from the Left:

. Police with military grade equipment.

As a final note I would like to repeat that I am merely a questioner. I am trying to figure out what is going on in my world. Am I wrong? I couldn't possibly be right all the time. Email me with comments. I often post them.

Gatelynomics Feedback


Got some nice feedback on Gatelynomics. I got TWO whole episodes up!

Hey Shawn,

Just want to let you know I think the Gatelynomics series is excellent.
I'd say it really is making the workings of the world accessible,
building out from the everyday elements of people's lives and pointing
out the less pondered truths like time being an asset. It lets an
audience that is probably still quite young see they're in control of
their own lives, despite the constant suggestion the economy is a
distant and incomprehensible thing run by a specialist elite, which is
patently a distortion - we are all the economy.

I hope very much that you keep it up. If you feel you're running out of
material at any point, or you think attention spans or viewing figures
are too low, maybe change it up and repackage each core idea as a one-
or two-minute anecdote, something like 'Shawn's Words of Wisdom'. You
could even use minis to act it out - that would get minds focused.

At any rate, thanks very much, and not for the first time. I'm sure a
lot of people around the world identify with the community you've built
and are building, and that you're setting an excellent example. You're
showing us one solid way things can get better.


This was a really good video. I am 31, but was really sick at the age of 17 and off and on in my twenties. Eventually I found a good doctor and medication at the Cleveland Clinic when I was 28, and was diagnosed with something similar to afib. Now like your self, I try to do exactly what I want to because life is short. I just finished the rough draft for my novel Sunday at 3:00PM. It took me about a year to get this far. Lucky for me I have a lot of people helping me edit the book from English majors to teachers.

The point is I have been watching your videos for inspiration to finish the last two chapter of my book. Every day I check for the new video. At this moment I do not have spare money to invest in another art form, however if I am modestly successful with my book in anyway, I will celebrate by purchasing miniatures from TheBluePaintingTable. I can't think of a better way to reward myself. Your videos really make miniatures exciting.

Usually ever night after I get home from work, I work on my book a little and check out your latest video. Miniatures did not interest me before your videos, nor did I know what they even where. Much more success will coming your way in the future and I am excited to be able to watch it on youtube. There is no need to wish you success because it will happen. Thank you for making the videos.

A Bus... Expertly Steered

I very much enjoyed this video

My company is a work of art. A creation.

Sunday November 20, 2011

What can I say about Sunday? I had peace in my soul. No real news, just hanging out at home with my beloved family. Tamie has been cleaning the house, top to bottom every room, like a mad-woman. She's in high spirits for Thanksgiving. The home teachers came by.

I spent most of the day reading up on Battle College. I think I read every single entry for Circle of Orboros. Not the faction I would have normally picked, but that's what I have. I really started them up because I wanted to use some of the cooler Rackham Wolfen figures. They've been sitting around for many months. I plan on adding a unit of Druids and some wolfen for Warpborn Skinwalkers. That should round up the Kaya Moonhunter list.

I'm also looking at Vayl for Legion of Everblight. I got a few heavy warbeasts laying about.

Need Solomon Lok

I am looking to trade for or purchase a Solomon Lok kit from Forge World. Does anyone have one?

Just made a Forge World Order

Here's what's coming:

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In the Beginning

In the Beginning God separated the matter from the anti-matter.

The vastness of the Universe was a great void.

And God said "BANG!".

Cost for Bad Moonz now reduced

Pics and info here.

One day only.

Studio Space Wolves for sale: Return of the Wolf

Yet another army on the block. Awesome. Striking accent colors and notable conversions make this army a treasure. Nevermind that it is a rock solid list.

Well over 2500 pts.

See more pics.

Purchasing Information.

Here's what's in it:

1x Njal conversion
2x Rune Priest
1x Wolf Lord on Thunderwolf
8x Thunderwolf Cavalry
34x Grey Hunters
18x Long Fangs
4x Razorback/Rhino
1x Venerable Dreadnought


I had a dream Saturday night that I was on a dock overlooking a lake in Montana. Across the lake I could see two rises of mountains. The lower of the two mountains was encrusted with snow, and the higher were green. This is the opposite of real life. It means that on that dock I was looking back in time.

Saturday there was a tournament at the studio. In a way the culmination of a dream, to see people enjoying good food and wargaming on deluxe tables. And we're not done yet! Our tables are good but they could be better.

As for Sunday I don't even know where to start. Every time things go wrong (a week of bills piling up and people not paying me) it is cause for introspection, at least for me. What could I do better? And the much, much larger picture of what the hell is going on in this Earth life. In 2008 I thought it was time for me to depart this world, but the train has rushed by and here I am still. So what should I do? Hunker down like a prisoner marking the walls? Play it safe or push out to do something great? And is there even such a thing as great on this little planet, one of many trillions in the universe?

If the divine wind is at my back, then why are there setbacks? Or am I just being a whiny little bitch?

It is with trepidation I put fingers to keyboard to even speak of this. How can something so nuanced that I can't even hold it down mentally be put into words?

Thus it was that I put on my coat and headed out for a walk. I turned south to the border of the Spanish Fork plateau. I stretched out my mind to the heavens. Or am I just talking to myself like some insane person? I challenged God. If you are unwilling or unable to guide me, to illuminate me, to tell me what is going on then I call you No-God, I call you Worthless-God. A dangerous business to be sure, and certainly for a wretched sinner like me. But what is there left to do? My life was ever thine. Tell me what is going on!

There is a cul de sac there with an empty lot so there is no building blocking the view. The mountains are white and brooding with snow, stark lines of black pines wrapped around them like barbed wire. The wind was strong, pushing trains of fog-banks up into the ravines, a white sun raging behind them. And below the valley, rain-slicked houses and roads glimmering or darkening again. Then the threads of pale green farmland and rows of yellow or charcoal trees.

I must have appeared a strange sight to any looking out from a house window; stock still for about a half hour staring intently out at the sky. I got answers and plenty of them. I accept this as from On High. God spoke back. But even if from my own mind, then I am a god-ling walking this Earth.

There are great things afoot in my region. By the end the land will be developed as a near-paradise. The cities will be as beautiful as temple grounds, and temples will be made of things that we scarcely imagine. Translucent blocks of ultra-dense stone-composite. From the sky they will look like jewels.

The list of my wildest ambitions, even carte blanche whatever I can think of, is still pathetic compared to what can be, what God has in store. There is only a paper-thin veneer between

I must be prepared. My marriage has to be strong enough to be prospered. It's easier to be young, broke and happily married than it is to be... old and rich. Wealth is a terrible thing. It's an echo of our divine heritage. It allows for an ever-broadening array of possibilities. Unlimited wish-granting, for example, can make a soul fly apart. I can't explain it well. I am too unwise to handle that power. I have to strengthen my already strong marriage and consolidate my family life. My character must be improved. Things that are crack-sized flaws now will become unstoppable breaches unless I am prepared properly, as a person. I must have the right perspective.

I already have it all. Now is a golden age. I live in a rose-brick cottage with my loving wife and darling children who rush to hug me when I get home. My home is a place of peace and happiness.

All time is compressed into a single point. Our souls jump around on it like a laser beam on a DVD. The illusion of time moving. So, I am seeing it wrong.

God is good and generous. He is wise to not give me too much. Wise to give me the right things at the right time. Even my challenges are only to weave my soul into something stronger.


PS- as usual I'm claiming any special virtue. I'm also not trying to be dogmatic or tell anyone what to believe. I'm just opening a window; gawk at the freak or be inspired it's all the same to me.

As an afterthought on wealth I have to say that as part of this soul-searching there are two basic paths before me: play it safe, or do something amazing. If I do something amazing then many lives can be affected positively, but it is the more stressful path. The question is: what shall I do with my earth life? I'm stuck here for the time being so I may as well get some work done. It would seem a shame just to while away the time.

Utah's Stance on National Defense?

[Got this in my email inbox. As usual Ron Paul Rules-- most consistent with the platform as written. This also approximates my own feeling about national defense.]

One of the primary reasons the "States" "United" was for national defense. Yet George Washington and the founders envisioned a nation of peace, only going to war when necessary, and avoiding the entangling wars of Europe fought for spurious reasons. George Washington, in his famous "Farewell Address", said "It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world". The U.S. has fought many wars of aggression in the last 60 years, in the name of the United Nations (U.N.), (a permanent entangling alliance) including the most recent war against Libya. U.S. Ambassador, attorney and LDS apostle J. Reuben Clark predicted in 1945, after reviewing the U.N. Charter, "Not only does the Charter Organization not prevent future wars, but it makes it practically certain that we shall have future wars, and as to such wars it takes from us the power to declare them, ... and to control and command our sons who do the fighting." ("Prophets, Principles and National Survival', pg 458.)

What does the Constitution say about National Defense?

The Constitution places the power to take the nation to war in the hands of congress, not the president. This provision was debated and intentional. The founders experience and observation was that in Europe, a single person, the king, could take an entire nation to war, and often did so for deceitful reasons, such as to deflect domestic criticism or for personal gain. The founders wisely placed the power to "declare war" in the hands of a numerous and elected congress, representing both the States (Senate) and the People (House). (Article I Section 8 clauses 11-16.) While the President is "Commander in Chief of the military" (Article II Section II), all the rules governing the military (including the commander in chief) are made by congress (Article 1 Section 8 clause 14). It is congress, not the president, who has the power to "raise armies", "call forth the militia", and "declare war". (Article I Section 8, clauses 12, 15-16, and 11 respectively.)

What does the State's predominant LDS faith teach about National Defense?

LDS scriptures discuss when war is justified in the "Doctrine & Covenants" Section 98. This section admonishes members to "renounce war and proclaim peace" (D&C 98:16) and counsels "...if any nation, tongue, or people should proclaim war against them, they should first lift a standard of peace unto that people, nation or tongue" (D&C 98:34). Also, "...I, the Lord, justify you, and your brethren of my church, in befriending that law which is the constitutional law of the land; And as pertaining to law of man, whatsoever is more or less than this, cometh of evil." (D&C 98:6-7).

What does the Republican Party say about National Defense?

"We support a military force of sufficient strength and readiness to deter any threat to our national sovereignty or to the safety and freedom of our citizens. ... We oppose placement of United states troops under any foreign command, including the united nations." (Utah State Republican Party Platform

"As a matter of U.S. sovereignty, American forces must remain under American command" (2008 Republican National Platform, the current platform until 2012:

Where do the current Republican candidates stand on National Defense?
(Ranking by cumulative official Republican based poll results as calculated and published at
Have they served in the military?
Do they support the Constitutional requirement for Congress, not the President, to take the nation to war?
Do they support entangling alliances, foreign nation building, foreign command of U.S. troops, and wars of aggression via the U.N., or do they support U.S. sovereign control and use of the military for defense of the United States?
1. Ron Paul -- "As an Air Force veteran, Ron Paul believes national defense is the single most important responsibility the Constitution entrusts to the federal government."
a. Served in U.S. military as Air Force flight surgeon. Also served in Air National Guard as flight surgeon.
b. Says he will "follow the Constitution by asking Congress to declare war before one is waged"
c. States "Acting as the world's policeman and nation-building weakens our country, puts our troops in harm's way, and sends precious resources to other nations in the midst of an historic economic crisis.'
Note: Ron Paul has run ad's publicizing his position on national defense:
2. Herman Cain -- "The primary duty of the President of the United States is to protect our people."
a. Did not serve in the military.
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress
c. Does not mention foreign command, U.N., or nation building
3. Rick Perry -- "While advancing our interests abroad, Perry believes it is equally important to defend our interests at home"
a. Served in U.S. military as Air Force C-130 pilot
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress
c. Does not mention foreign command, U.N., or nation building
4. Michele Bachmann -- "As Commander-in-Chief, I will do whatever it takes to fulfill the federal government's foremost responsibility under the Constitution: to keep you safe in an increasingly dangerous world.'
a. Did not serve in the military.
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress
c. Does not mention foreign command, U.N., or nation building
5. Rick Santorum -- "Rick believes our nation's leaders must be honest with the American people and call this war what it is, a War with Radical Islam".
a. Did not serve in the military.
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress
c. Does not mention foreign command, U.N., or nation building
6. Mitt Romney -- "It is only American power--conceived in the broadest terms--that can provide the foundation for an international system that ensures the security and prosperity of the United States and our friends and allies."
a. Did not serve in the military.
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress, says president is responsible for national security
c. Advocates using military to safeguard other nations interests (will "safeguard" "friends and allies" "interests").
7. Newt Gingrich -- "Keeping Americans safe is the most important duty of government"
a. Did not serve in the military.
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress, says (presidents?) military "objectives" should be "understood by congress".
c. Advocates protecting other nations ("protect those who share our values")
8. Tim Pawlenty -- (no longer a candidate)
9. Jon Huntsman -- "the foundation for United States foreign policy should remain rooted in our traditional alliances"
a. Did not serve in the military
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress
c. Does not mention foreign command, U.N., or nation building . Says "Bin Laden has been killed. Yet out mission has evolved into an ill-advised counterinsurgency campaign"
10. Thad McCotter --
a. Did not serve in the military
b. Does not mention Constitutional declaration of war by congress
c. Does not mention foreign command, U.N., or nation building

Desert Strike Force second wave- SOOOOLD!

Another studio army on the block!

This is an approx. 2500 pt Imperial Guard Army. Here's what's in it:
5x member Senior Command squad (HQ)
55x member Guardsman Platoon (five units each with a meltagun as well as a command)
15x Autocannon teams (magnetized to alternate Lascannons)
6x member Special Weapons Squad (three flamers)
6x member Special Weapons Squad (three flamers)
3x Collosus
10x Battle Psykers (including overseer)
1x Chimera
40x Veterans (four units, each with three special weapons, 9x meltas, 3x plasmas)
3x Vendettas

Cost is $1950
Ship is $9 in US, $25 most other places

See more pics.

Fungus Nids 2: Revenge of the Fungus for sale!

See more pics here.


It is 5000 pts. I have played it in various Batreps (see below). It is a strong army and a gem in Apocalypse. This army is a jewel. Only one of them.

Cost and purchasing info. This is bulk

You can buy per unit as follows (some have been sold, here is what's left.

1x Tervigons $95 each
0x Doom of Malan'tai conversion $75
0x Hive Guard $35 each
6x Venomthrope $30 each
0x Zoanthrope $30 each
3x Pyrovore $30 each
2x Spore Pod $50 each
8x Genestealer $40 for the brood
0x Broodlord (space hulk) $29
90x Hormagaunts $40 for a group of ten
70x Termagants $40 for a group of ten
18x Spore Mines $35 for the group
6x Shrikes $25 each
20x Gargoyles $45 for a group of ten
1x Tyrannofex (Forge World Heirodule) $190
2x Carnifex $65 each
0x Trygon $105

You also get the recipe of paints and methods used. This is a very, very important item as it allows for duplication. On top of that you get 20% off painting costs for any future expansions to the army. You know you love it.


I got this lovely letter from a Reader. It brought a tear to this grizzled old-timer's eye....

I just wanted to thank you Shawn. It was because of you I am now a full supporter (and a vocal one at that) of Ron Paul. Like many I was ignorant of Ron Paul and classified him as "over the top" and "nuts". This was back in 2007. Shame on me, I never really looked into his views until about 2 years ago. Since then I have been a full supporter. I have never in my life seen a politician so principled in his views. It's shocking he's a politician! I hope and pray the American people listen and follow his example.

Read his latest statement. It is bold, and I've never seen a presidential candidate who actually presents a plan!

Best wishes,


Scoopin Time

Well, it's been a slow few days and I'm just... all caught up and just waiting around for inquiries. Inbox has nothing in it.

If you've had your eye on an army or something from around the studio. Now's a good time to speak up!

My email is

Knight Hunters on the block

This army is going to be in the studio soon.

It's an evil-themed Grey Knights army with specialty moon-crater bases all around. Normal cost is $1995. Cash/CC/Paypal cost is $1245.

The core here is FIFTY Grey Knight Terminators and two heroes = 52 models. These are all current edition plastics, and also with some magnetization.

Correction: no battlefoam

Orc and Goblin army for sale

This is a trade-in from a client. Most of the models are assembled. Most if not all of them are in paintable condition. You can buy them as-is OR have them commissioned in which case we will transform them into a gorgeous army.

This is a solid basic list; huge blocks of boyz with hero and war machine support plus some crazy stuff.

Price is $350 plus $9 ship in US and $25 most other places. That's for just the models as-is.

We can turn this into a workable army for +$1800. OR a masterpiece for +$2600. In the latter case we're talking about magnetized trays and some conversions with cool new ogre bitz (like for banners and weapons). Would need to drop or switch out the boarboyz, though.

2 Warbosses On Boars

1 Grimgor Ironhide

15 Arrer Boyz

33 Black orks with Standard Bearer & musician (metal)

11 Goblin wolf riders with Standard Bearer & musician

6 Squig herders with 17 squigs

1 Nightgoblin warboss

2 Rock Lobbers

10 Snotling Swarms

20 spider riders with 2 Standard Bearers & 2 musicians

8 Goblin fanatics (mixed metal & plastic)

2 Doomdiver catapults

4 Spear Chukkas

2 Warbosses on foot

1 Goblin warboss

15 four man ranked night goblins (there are 4 to a strip base on these) = 60 models

25 Night goblins

75 ork boyz with 3 standard bearers, various gear


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