Armor painted "NEW" PICS

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    fett234
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    Armor painted "NEW" PICS

    Hey guys. Just got done painting my armor. Input welcome good/bad...before I go in public . I used rustoleum spruce green satin. Please let me know your opinion on the color. You guys are the best critics cause we know how its supposed to be. Thanks.



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    reidemiller
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    Re: Armor painted PICS

    Looks good to me.
    I've been contemplating the Rust-oleum Spruce green satin.
    In fact, I have a can of it sitting next to my computer along with a 1' piece of crown trim painted with the spruce green, just staring at me.
    I'm not sure if I'm gonna use it or not.
    But, looking at your pics, the color doesn't look bad at all.
    Of course, I'm just a Newbie, but I say It looks good to me!
    Way to Go!
    Robert.

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    the color itself looks good. I think you are too nice to the weathering. Slash a few more cuts in it and dirty it a bit... or a lot.

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    fett234
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    Hand-Schaub wrote:

    the color itself looks good. I think you are too nice to the weathering. Slash a few more cuts in it and dirty it a bit... or a lot.
    Oh believe me. Thats coming. I just wanted to get opinions on color before. This is the second color Ive tried. Im gonna take it dirt bike riding. ;0

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    Lynn TXP 0369's Avatar
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    Re: Armor painted PICS

    Looks good, but I can't tell from the pics if you painted the tan/yellow that needs to be there. It helps offset the green.



    Lynn

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    fett234
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    Lynn TXP 0369 wrote:

    Looks good, but I can't tell from the pics if you painted the tan/yellow that needs to be there. It helps offset the green.


    Lynn
    Yes I did that. I dont know why my camera couldnt pic it up.

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    Lynn TXP 0369's Avatar
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    Thats the thing that sucks about camera flash, it can wash out details making them almost non existant...

    Looks good though.

    Lynn

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    looks mean, beat it up some more, through it around a dirty/rocky area.

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    msquared
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    Vertigo have u done? thrown ur armor around on rocks? I've always wanted to roll my helmet down my driveway.

    That armor looks great. The green looks like a very good color. IS that syntra?

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    fett234
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    Re: Armor painted PICS

    Styrene. And Ive added the decals and misted it a little with dark grey primer. I have to get some black to mist it a little more. But I used a satin and with the grey primer it dulls it up to look more worn. Ill post some pics later tonite and try to use my sisters camera thats a hellufalot better than mine to show more detail. Thanks for the input. Im listening......

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    Re: Armor painted "NEW" PICS

    Hey Sean!

    Nice work. The color looks great.

    You sure there's yellow on there? I can see a little, but there should be a good amount around the silver bits.

    I'd mist a little yellowy orange over the knees and shoulders maybe.

    It's looking really good man!

    Cheers!
    TJ

    PS. I PMed you about your banner.

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