Wargaming Tradecraft: Holding open new GW paint pots

Holding open new GW paint pots


Games Workshop's had a checkered past when it comes to their paints. Even though I'm mostly buying P3 paints now, I still have a lot of GW ones, and P3 doesn't get too bright.

That's why I have some colours like this red one. I love the fact that the new pots are clear, so I can see what colour's inside. Win. Less awesome, is the lack of a tab to hold the tops open wide enough to easily fit a paint brush in.


And now, I present you with the tool of your salvations...


Yes, this is a tooth pick... does it bother me I need to take these steps? Yes. But it works.


7 comments:

  1. Blood Red for the win. Much better than Khador Red.

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  2. Heh, Khador red covers nicely, but blood red is just so much stronger.

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  3. You. Are my saviour.

    How did I not spot THAT as a solution to one of my pet hates? :D

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  4. I use a similar method but I use the plastic tube from a new brush.

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  5. All hail your ingenuity! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

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  6. I have a similar solution. Take the plastic tube that comes with the GW paint brushes and wedge it into the gap between the hinges on the paint pot. Voila!

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  7. Awesome man. I haven't been buying any of the new citadel colors, I've been slowly replacing all my paint with reaper and P3, but I'll keep this in mind.

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