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MXpression Authentic Metal
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Posted: Monday, August 06, 2012 - 09:57 AM UTC
Roman Volchenkov reviews a recent DVD from MXpression - Adam Wilder, Authentic Metal.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Tuesday, August 07, 2012 - 07:01 PM UTC
Many thanks, Roman, for a detailed and highly descriptive review. For those who are interested, there's a promotional video on YouTube (though I wish it were longer):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ismVV5qgR2Y&feature=channel

Still no clue as to the price, I'm frustrated to say.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 07, 2012 - 08:02 PM UTC
Fred, thanks for feedback. I just googled and retail price is around 17 USD or 13 pounds.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 - 01:24 AM UTC
Well, "duh" on me (for thinking the publisher's website wouild have that information). Sounds like it's a good value, then, as well. Thanks once more, Roman!
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Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 - 01:34 AM UTC
American MXpression Distribiutor
eMail: mxpression-usa@maine.rr.com

try to contact these people.
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Posted: Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 11:34 AM UTC
Just bought this at the IPMS nationals in Orlando for $18. I stood and watched the video for about 45 minutes and made no hesitation in my purchase. Dude has skills...well worth the money I dropped on it. Looking forward to watching the whole thing once I get some much needed sleep. "Q"
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Posted: Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 12:02 PM UTC
Matthew, I am sure you will enjoy it until the end. I was so inspired that I tried the techniques on my recent project - they work
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Posted: Monday, August 13, 2012 - 12:45 PM UTC
I have been very impressed with their DVD's but I really wish they would release them in a region 1 or region-free format. Watching it on the TV would be very nice here in the US.

Matt
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Posted: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 04:43 AM UTC

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I have been very impressed with their DVD's but I really wish they would release them in a region 1 or region-free format. Watching it on the TV would be very nice here in the US.



There's always ripping the DVD to your hard drive and then re-burning it as a region 1 or region-free DVD, but that's a lot of extra effort that could have been avoided with a more robust product.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 06:42 AM UTC

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Quoted Text

I have been very impressed with their DVD's but I really wish they would release them in a region 1 or region-free format. Watching it on the TV would be very nice here in the US.



There's always ripping the DVD to your hard drive and then re-burning it as a region 1 or region-free DVD, but that's a lot of extra effort that could have been avoided with a more robust product.



True. of course most of the good programs cost twice what these DVD's do, and the freeware stuff usually only rips a 10 minutes section. It's a pity, because the other DVD's of theirs are an excellent value for the money.

matt
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Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:35 AM UTC
this is a sweet dvd

the PAL coding does suck

I ordered this last week and had it in a day

the shipping was at cost not inflated either

probably helped that I was only a state away

the best part is most of the techniques is stuff you probably have laying around the work bench
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Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:41 AM UTC
Did you use US distributor?

What is the price in US?
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Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 09:30 AM UTC
$16 + 6.50 for shipping

PAYPAL only though
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Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 - 09:23 AM UTC
Just a quick question: is this DVD some sort of a product placement-type stuff (kind of like an advertisement you are paying for)? Would be nice to know before I buy.
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Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 - 09:34 AM UTC
Andras, no, this DVD uses products of various brands and not advertises any of them. Pure focus on techniques.
In principle, not the product makes your model good, it is the question of technique and skills.