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Mike Bourgeois
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I'm thinking about maybe placing an order with him for a few molds. I'd like to know though if anyone has done business with him before I take that final step. From everything I've read I figure he's a good egg and a more then decent businessman but I want to be sure. So please let me know.

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Counting this last order, I've ordered from him three times over the last year.

Always been great. I hoped to get the stuff by Friday and it got here by Wednesday, two days earlier than I expected.



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jeff slaga
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I've bought 25 plus molds over past 5 years. Bruce the owner is the best! The whole mold deal is very cool and fun!
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Yes, I have. Bruce Hirst is renowned for his excellent product and excellent customer service. Most people say they get his molds very quickly. In fact, it might be useful to get your other supplies in order (plaster, for example) so you can be ready to start casting as soon as the molds arrive.
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Jim McMahon
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I think I have 8 or 9 molds from him and I am not at all disappointed in any way.

Jim
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Excellent product, and nice guy.

By the way, I got good results using the big tubs of cheap plaster from Joann Etc.
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I have ordered from him twice. Both were filled quickly and things went very well.
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Craig J
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I own about 14 of his molds. Bruce Hirst is a stand-up fellow, his molds are top quality, and he ships promptly. Never had a problem in four orders...
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Rob "Bodhi" Wolff
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I've been a repeat customer of Hirst Arts for over 8 years now. I have never had one single complaint, and have had quite a few questions answered by Bruce and others on the message board over the years, helping me hone my technique and figure out the best way to build my stuff (moving me away from plaster of paris in the early years, as as an example).

You can't go wrong with Bruce's stuff. They're like Lego for gamers!
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Alan Stewart
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I have one complaint. He can't produce new molds fast enough!!!
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Just sounding off here.

Being in Scandinavia, things like delivery times, taxes, shipping costs and all those nasty things tend to put a damper on our US shopping.
Hirst Arts has been one of the very positive surprises, insofar as Bruce goes a long way to ensure customer satisfaction.

As a specific example, he (without any sort of prodding) emailed me after I ordered something like 7 molds. At the time that would have meant shipping costs, but he emailed me and said that he was able to fit all seven in the same box, so shipping would be free.

Very, VERY good quality product and service.
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yeah? well… y’know, that’s just like, uh… your opinion, man…
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same experience here. 6 molds to germany: fast, friendly, well-packaged, great quality.

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Just sounding off here.

Being in Scandinavia, things like delivery times, taxes, shipping costs and all those nasty things tend to put a damper on our US shopping.
Hirst Arts has been one of the very positive surprises, insofar as Bruce goes a long way to ensure customer satisfaction.

As a specific example, he (without any sort of prodding) emailed me after I ordered something like 7 molds. At the time that would have meant shipping costs, but he emailed me and said that he was able to fit all seven in the same box, so shipping would be free.

Very, VERY good quality product and service.
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Dean Thomas
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I've dealt with him, he's reliable
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Gunther Schmidl
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I didn't deal with Hirst Arts directly, but bought pre-molded Descent kits, and they were/are brilliant.
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I've bought molds from him, everything was fine and the molds are very good.
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Gregor McNish
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A friend and I teamed up to share some molds. No problems whatever.

Never have gotten around to painting the finished models though.blush
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I own between 70% and 80% of his molds. Multiples of many. Bruce is awesome.
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Michelle Zentis
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Bruce is awesome. When I ordered my first set he made sure I had found the forums pointing me to plaster supply stores and painting tips.

And his molds totally rock! *sigh* I need to start casting again...
 
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Ron R.
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As everyone else is vouching for him, I figured I'd throw my hat in as well.

I've purchased from him both online and in person from Gencon. He took the time to walk me through a lot of beginner mistakes when I was there in person, as well as making suggestions when I was describing my needs. He puts a lot of care in both his products and his customer. I have had no second thoughts at all about spending large amounts of money with him, as I know what I'm getting is great quality.
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Add me to the list of Bruce's satisfied customers.
 
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You really can't go wrong buying molds from Bruce. He is "good people", as the saying goes. He makes a quality product, and has great customer service.
 
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Ditto
 
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