Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by unclebilly » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:54 am

I asked Chuck a little while back and this is what I got from him...Feb 4, 2019
The Jade Pillars are being sent to us as part of the DoD restock for March. That ship has just now started it's way to us, so we'll be sending them out next month.

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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by Animewarped » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:50 am

In DF we trust. I'm sure that they will get the factory to do them the right way, and that they will look amazing. I just hope that the factory gets them done before the Next KS order goes in :)

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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by Vegomatic » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:54 pm

In October I was told it would be "several months" before replacement Jade Pillars would be here as the factory has to do a special production run. They will let us know when they know more.

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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by AnimeSensei » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:41 pm

I got painted all the way, and different encounters had different material colors for the serpent orbs.

I think the factory changed the material from clear to opaque somewhere along the process. I don't know if DF was informed of this or not until it was too late. They look almost identical when turned on, but when off they do look different.
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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by KingLemy » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:27 am

*bump*

Just curious if anyone has received replacement jade pillars.

Also, on a related matter...

I started painting. I have 1 painted set and noticed a difference between the unpainted and painted green serpent orbs on the orb itself. The plastic appears different between the two. The unpainted is a dull opaque green plastic. The painted is a translucent glossy green. I cannot tell if there is some way to paint the lighted portion of the orb that will change it from opaque to translucent. I assume this is a production error? But which is correct?
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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by zenako » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:23 pm

unclebilly wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:17 am
So do we have any updates on what is going to be done about the pillars yet ?
I know when I contacted Chuck a while back, he let me know that Pillars might be a while before he had anything to send to folks, so I assume (since I got the few other small missing items recently) that the pillars are still in process.

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Post by dice4hire » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:40 am

Not that I have heard
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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by unclebilly » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:17 am

So do we have any updates on what is going to be done about the pillars yet ?

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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by dice4hire » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:16 pm

zenako wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:41 am
dice4hire wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:44 am
Luckily I got a good set so I am quite happy.

DF do a bunch of extras so I can get more!!!!
Wow, were your pillars actually with the translucent Jade design we expected? I mean the painted versions are not bad, and if that had been the expectation, I do not think too many folks would have complained. It was just after seeing and having the Translucent "jade" for the other parts, the painted pillars is a very different look. (Not bad, just really different.)
Yes, it was a bit odd. I am in Japan, so I think I would get the end of the product, when I assume the subpar production run was done. A friend of mine nearby got two of his pillars real jade and two of his pillars painted Jade.Really I do not know hat I would have done with subpar pillars as I think they look fine overall.
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Re: Painted "unpainted" Jade pillars ???

Post by AnimeSensei » Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:57 pm

My prepainted jade pillars have scratches in the green paint on the pillar.... sigh. :(
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