Category Archives: Pirate

Grace O’Malley – Update #25 – is a project ever really complete???


I am updating this post that I never finished. I was hoping The Devil’s Shadow Mutineers would work with Fiona the Black. Nope, nothing for my favorite Thamarite. The sure looked like they might be Thamarites.  Shrug.. Little did I know … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #28 this post is overdue…


A couple of weeks ago the mother ship dropped the Theme Forces Sept 2017 pdf in our lap. It will take time to judge how this changes the meta. One thing is for certain, we now have options we didn’t have … Continue reading

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Rant – Log Jam!!!


It has been about a month. Why, I don’t know (third base). Well, maybe I do. A lot of March has been taken by conventions. Four days for PAX East and over a week for AdeptiCon. Preparation and planning for … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #26 – Donate or Paint Complete!


Tuesday started out well. Normal morning routine. Worked on her hair and face, a lot of blending. Thin the paint, add a layer. As the morning when on, I just didn’t feel well. Have had a cold, con crud or … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #27 – Donate or Paint!


I think of this as Donate & Paint!! Yesterday, Sunday 22 Feb, I was informed that my arch nemesis had challenge me. Donate or Paint is a charity Chain Attack started. A member of the Wm/Hd community has medical troubles. Because … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #25 – Is a project ever really done?


Two things are happening in the next few weeks. There is a new sculpt of Fiona the Black (everyone favorite Thamarite) and a new Sea Dog Unit. For me,  there is nothing wrong with the original one, but what the … Continue reading

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The end of one and the beginning of another…


Project Grace O’Malley started in June of 2012.  A Fiona the Black theme force with all the options is now in a case ready to play. Project Toucan starts now.  Well, to be honest the Ashlynn D’Elyse theme force has … Continue reading

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On the Road – is this Kansas?


Have you ever driven from coast to coast?  I have done it several time.  Life in the military.  I have driven on Rt 70, 80 and 90.  The old joke about I spent a month driving across Kansas applied to … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #24 – Is it done?


I planned on doing this on Monday.  I had a phone asking me to work an extra shift.  So…. here I am on Tuesday doing what I planned to do yesterday. First thing was to stain all the plank bases. … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #23 – conundrum


The internal debate about the planks is still not resolved.  The perfectionist is worried about the bases not coming out well..   If I screw up painting a model, I drop it in the “dip” jar and do it again. … Continue reading

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