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#2722
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
The iron grate of my portcullis piece is warped and doesn't lie flat. Is there anything I can do about this? I am afraid to try to bend it as the resin looks rather brittle. :(
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#2723
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
The iron grate of my portcullis piece is warped and doesn't lie flat. Is there anything I can do about this? I am afraid to try to bend it as the resin looks rather brittle. :(

Try putting it in HOT water...bend as desired, and then dunk in cold water to "fix" the new shape. This works very well for D&D Plastic minis, should work on the gate as well.
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#2724
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
Hmm. I don't think they are made of the same kind of material so I am skeptical that this will work. The plastic D&D miniatures material is much more pliable to begin with. But what the hell, I'll give it a try.
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#2725
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
The resin that DF accessory pieces is made of will probably not react to immersion in hot water (to soften the material). Most resins for miniatures & miniature accessories (DF, Grendel, Armorcast) cure pretty hard and the DF stuff looks like it's made of a polyester resin (I could be way off but that's what it looks/smells/feels like to me).

Maybe the admin can ask Stephan about this?

If it were a softer plastic you might have luck straightening it.

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#2726
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
Make a New "Gate" Piece out of a Painted bit of Strawberry Basket...?
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#2727
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
The iron grate of my portcullis piece is warped and doesn't lie flat. Is there anything I can do about this? I am afraid to try to bend it as the resin looks rather brittle. :(

I would drop Jeff a PM. I am sure he will replace it for you.
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#2728
My portcullis is warped 10 Years, 5 Months ago  
Brvheart,

Good Thinking... DF has been very Good with Customer Support...
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