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Maus Werx Ground Cover
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Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 05:16 AM UTC
Matthew Quiroz takes a look at a variety of Ground Cover and Wood Stain products from Maus Werx.

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Posted: Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 10:45 AM UTC
Matthew I like the look of this product as it would appear to offer an easy way to obtain a realistic finish. Could you tell me if the ground cover is sold by weight or volume and just how much of the product you get for your $12.95 and also is it available in the UK? I have spotted an issue with this product and that is by using glass jars they have made postage expensive for anyone placing an order due to weight.
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Posted: Monday, March 07, 2011 - 12:23 AM UTC
Darren,
You would have to contact Maus Werx directly to order from them, but he will ship to the UK and elsewhere. The weight of the jars is not so much that it will drive the shipping cost up. For a glass jar it is pretty light. I asked about lighter weight containers and it is cost prohibitive to him as he would have to buy them by the 100's to keep his cost down. The large jars are 4" tall, roughly 3" in diameter and weigh 8.3 oz. The jar of snow is 3"x2" and weighs 5.5 oz and the small jars of stain are 2"x2" and weigh 3.6oz each. The weights are with the product in them. Hope that helps. "Q"
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Posted: Monday, March 07, 2011 - 02:15 AM UTC
Thank you for the answers Matthew. I agree the weight is not that high, I would still suggest that if these were packed in ziplock bags for oversea customers the postage costs would be greatly reduced, and having been hit by the customs for VAT, handling, yarda , yarda, yarda, anything that reduces costs to the customer makes the product more desirable. When customs and excise select you for special consideration you are charged on the postage costs as well as the product cost and so it does matter.
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Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 - 05:28 AM UTC
Matt I contacted Maus Werx with some suggestions ref packaging for customers outside of the USA and a suggestion for an addition to one of their products you have reviewed. The reply I received was positive.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 - 10:28 AM UTC
Outstanding. I will actually see the man behind Maus Werx tonight. Will pick his brain a bit. "Q"
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Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 03:29 AM UTC
The ground cover looks good, the stains not so much.

How about a photo of something in 1/35 on the ground cover to see how it looks to scale