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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by MagickalMemories » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:03 pm

kturock wrote: My point is, while it's a great idea to trade & sell old paints, It's cost prohibitive.

Do you want to buy an old brush from someone? Spare rocks, flock & basing material, will cost more to ship than to buy new locally?
I typically get between 1 and 4 PM's a month asking me where someone should post their modeling supplies (paints, brushes, files, mini cases, etc). Often, they have nothing else to trade and are only looking for cash (so, it doesn't fit into any of our established categories).

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by YoungWolf777 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:13 pm

I think the whole discussion on whether or not to trade paints has derailed this proposal. Can we please stick to the topic at hand?

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by kturock » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:32 am

YoungWolf777 wrote:I think the whole discussion on whether or not to trade paints has derailed this proposal. Can we please stick to the topic at hand?
It's part of the proposal.
If we can't ship, or it costs too much to ship, paints; discussing making a place to discuss them is foolish? frivolous? moot?

Maybe if there was a stipulation about local trades only, like on large peices of terrain.
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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by MagickalMemories » Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:57 am

YoungWolf777 wrote:I think the whole discussion on whether or not to trade paints has derailed this proposal. Can we please stick to the topic at hand?
I disagree.
Pork posted that we were looking for input and suggestions. While I don't personally agree with him on it, kturock is simply experssing his suggestions that we not have the forum and why (that paints shouldn't even be traded).


@kt
Your argument could be carried out to incredible degrees. Why do small trades, when shipping is so expensive? Why even trade in the first place? I mean, really, you're losing money on trades. Even if you do a dead even dollar-for-dollar trade, you're breaking even. When you factor in that you had to pay for shipping, you're at a net loss.

The idea is to get rid of something you don't want/need for something that you want/need more. If those items happen to be paint and money, then so be it. I'm not going to tell someone they can't or shouldn't trade something if they really want to. Not as long as it falls within the parameter of what our rules allow, at least.

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by kturock » Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:59 am

OK. How about we start a list of things we'd think should be included in this proposed section?

Paint.
Brushes.
Basing suppies. [sand, flock, rocks]
Tools. [hobby knives, dental picks, saws, shaping tools.]
Putty. [green stuff, white putty]

Bits have their own section.

What else could/should be included?
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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by CMSheats » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:06 am

What about transport cases? We don't have a dedicated forum where we can post those yet.

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by porkuslime » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:07 am

CMSheats wrote:What about transport cases? We don't have a dedicated forum where we can post those yet.

Chris
Yup.. already in my list in the first post.. lol
2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

If you don't have your Location listed in your User Control Panel, why not take a second and update it? It will let your trading partners know where you are from the beginning.

I use the Unofficial Porkuslime Trading Guidelines - if you have way less refs.. you ship first.

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by CMSheats » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:10 am

Well, I now it was in yours, just wanted to put it in kturock's. : ) Thanks!

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by MagickalMemories » Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:58 pm

kturock wrote:OK. How about we start a list of things we'd think should be included in this proposed section?

Paint.
Brushes.
Basing suppies. [sand, flock, rocks]
Tools. [hobby knives, dental picks, saws, shaping tools.]
Putty. [green stuff, white putty]

Bits have their own section.

What else could/should be included?
Dice
Measuring implements
Computer programs (Army Builder)
Casting materials (resin, rubber for molds, etc).

Eric
Lower rating? You ship first.

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To get some humor out of life and pass it on to other folk.


I think what this situation needs is some imagination.

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by Ironhide » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:44 pm

Hobby knives would not be a tradeable item per Rule#9
Rule #9: Concerning 'acceptable' trade goods people have asked about:
Nothing that violates the law in the United States. That includes copyright law, federal law, state law, local law...get the idea?
No weapons of any kind. This is not a political statement, this is a rule of the website as decided by Trademaster Adam and myself.
NO FIREARMS OR WEAPONS.
Anyone who posts an ad asking for firearms or other weapons in trade for anything will be immediately and permanently banned.
Unacceptable Trade Goods People Have Asked About: (and yes, people have asked!)
• Guns; Any weapon that fires projectiles with the intent to maim or pierce the skin and cause bodily harm or kill.,
• Rifles,
• Shotguns,
• Automatic or semi-automatic Firearms,
• cans of spam,
• bows,
• arrows,
• crossbows,
• Firearm or archery accessories are NOT acceptable.That means no magazines (what holds the bullets), clips, parts, shells, reloading equipment, gunpowder, ammunition, sights, or anything else I deem related to such.
• shuriken,
• shaken,
• Animals or animal parts are NOT acceptable trade materials. We're just not going to go there. For that matter, human beings or any of their constituent parts aren't acceptable trade materials either.
• sharpened spoons,
• blades of any length or type, (regardless of their condition, display status, etc.)
• polearms,
• explosives,
• combustibles - though cans of spray paint and primer are acceptable,
• blunt-force instruments (batons, nightsticks, tonfa, escrima, etc) or boots-to-the-head. That includes practice weapons like SCA and Olympic fencing gear, dulled aluminum samurai swords, tree branches, darts, plastic kitchenware and cooking pans.

Also - note that all display weapons, even if permanently or semi-permanently attached to their display stand, are still considered weapons.

If you think something MIGHT be a Weapon, Ask a Staff Member FIRST before posting!

Acceptable Trade Goods People Have Asked About:
• Paintball markers/guns and accessories/equipment
• Airsoft markers/guns and accessories/equipment
• "Boffer" style weapons made of PVC pipe and foam padding are acceptable. If you have questions whether or not your item qualifies as "boffer" then contact me before you post. I will clarify.
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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by MagickalMemories » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:01 pm

Whoops. Correct.
I didn't notice all of kt's examples.

That said, it might be time to reconsider hobby knives.
--That's something that'll have to be taken up at STAFF level, though.


Eric
Lower rating? You ship first.

Give me a sense of humor Lord. Give me the grace to see a joke.
To get some humor out of life and pass it on to other folk.


I think what this situation needs is some imagination.

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by s_o_r_r_o_w » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:39 pm

porkuslime wrote: Paint/Brushes
Tools
Figure Cases
Dice
kturock wrote: Basing suppies. [sand, flock, rocks]
Tools. [ REDACTED =][= , dental picks, saws, shaping tools.]
Putty. [green stuff, white putty]
MagickalMemories wrote: Measuring implements
Computer programs (Army Builder)
Casting materials (resin, rubber for molds, etc).
Plasticard
Bitz containers/trays
Laser Cut Templates/Gaming Aids
Dice Towers/Cups/Boxes
Laser Pointers, Dental Mirrors, LOS devices
Sculpting Armatures
Tools - hobby vises, brass rollers, wire combs, bending tools, glue guns, foam cutters
Turn Counters
Tourney Display Boards
Hirst Arts (almost worth its own category)
Craft store stuff--beads, popsicle sticks, coffee sticks, chain, &c
Air Brushes/Compressors/Bottles
I am always in the market for weird and wonderful GW oddbitz and ephemera. PM me if you have something old/weird/rare.

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by porkuslime » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:57 am

Welcome to Hobby Supplies, in the section of Hobby Miscellanea...

viewforum.php?f=126

Suggestions for renaming are welcome...
2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

If you don't have your Location listed in your User Control Panel, why not take a second and update it? It will let your trading partners know where you are from the beginning.

I use the Unofficial Porkuslime Trading Guidelines - if you have way less refs.. you ship first.

Folks I am awaiting a ref from.. Zack

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by kturock » Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:13 pm

You mihgt want to check on local/county/district/stat laws on laser pointers.
Strenght, range, color.
Heh, I was called a Grognard. ;-)
MY ALWAYS TRADE LIST: Scar Weaver, wmeredith, bloodstrike, tionas, wetstone, Frank Austin, akum, SW-DABOSS, Galador, nahatley, Joeb, Squeakula, mongse, con-fusion, basaint, jugglingfool, IsaiahTheBarbarian, Purple40k, Standard of War, BA-Best .

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Re: Proposed New Forum - Hobby Supplies

Post by YoungWolf777 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:09 pm

I still suggest that the Bitz subforum be moved to Hobby Miscellanea.

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