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  1. Madmartigan's Avatar
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    Sep 20, 2008, 2:10 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #26

    Epoxy and bolts?? Craziness!!

    Snaps and CA glue, my friend.

    -Chris

    p.s. not to denegrate any of our good friends who have used bolts amd epoxy.....

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    i know, but then i mess that up... just want to have all that hardware done before i get after the paint job.... you got epoxy, and bolts flying everywhere, and drilling....you havent seen me in the shop, guys...its crazy!!! not to mention the f bombs being dropped regularly...
  2. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 20, 2008, 9:47 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #27

    welcome to the family??? welcome to the family??? hey combat, i have been here since march, brother!!! where have you been? just messin around....better late welcomes than no welcomes...
  3. Sep 20, 2008, 10:47 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #28

    Come on Darrell, i wanna see this painted already Can't wait to see more pics.
  4. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 25, 2008, 12:59 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #29

    here's what i have got painted on the armor so far...the cod and butt are also painted the green, but havent misted them yet, will post those later...really difficult to keep the black in one area with a rattlecan, wish i had an airbrush, but this will do i think...give me your input guys!! now, this is just the black, i have to get some lighter color in those areas to really grime them up...any hints on what that color might be would be appreciated, for rattlecan...

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  5. Mojo-Fett's Avatar
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    Sep 25, 2008, 1:39 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #30

    Hey D, looking good now we have some colour going on!
    If you are referring to the armour's highlights? what I used was some small mists with the panzer olive and accent that with some earth tones (brown) then I would have applied the black/grey.
    It's always hard with a rattle can... Altho saying that, there are some great suits on here that have used those?
  6. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 25, 2008, 1:53 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #31

    so you wouldve gone with the lighter color first? then the black? i see...i think i can still make it work...in your pics it looks greyish to me...maybe just the flash... but once i get those lighter color accents on, and the silver and yellow for the damage, it'll be good....i hope...:o
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    Sep 25, 2008, 1:58 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #32

    Yeah the flash can change certain colours.. around the dents and some edges I used a grimy grey colour.
    For the final weathering after additional tones etc.. I used the black.
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    Sep 25, 2008, 1:59 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #33

    Soz forgot to add...'Have fun with it'!
  9. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 25, 2008, 2:04 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #34

    oh ya, brother, totally am...so it is a greyish color then...inside the the black areas...awesome, and ya know, if you look at my pics, it looks gray as well in some spots, and no gray has been used....totally flash effect...look at the lower corner of the left chest piece (when put on), it has a gray color to it...
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    Sep 25, 2008, 2:34 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #35

    Ok... (this is harder over the tinternet) add the additional green that I used to lighten and highlight certain areas according to ref.
    Then add the grime, earth and grey tones over that to blend those previous areas...
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  11. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 25, 2008, 2:43 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #36

    i gotcha brother....you are making perfect sense...just giving my british friend a hard time...
  12. Studio Fett's Avatar
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    Sep 25, 2008, 2:54 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #37

    Lookin' great bub! Can't wait to see this baby finished!!!

    G-Fett
  13. Sep 25, 2008, 4:22 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #38

    Look good Darrell! Can't wait to see more
  14. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 25, 2008, 4:26 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #39

    thanks guys!! this is fun...i like painting the armor...not as, what would you say, time consuming as the lid!! if you can survive the lid, everything else seems easy...
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    Sep 25, 2008, 4:31 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #40

    I thought you guys bought a new couch??? Does Mama know you are using it as a display case Darrell????
  16. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 25, 2008, 4:38 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #41

    spent more on the costume than on a couch, for sure...so ya, the couch is the display for the costume!! wife doesnt like it, but i think it adds nice color to the couch....
  17. Sep 25, 2008, 7:00 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #42

    just got my BM armor today great products very happy
    felt like a lil kid on christmas waiting for it lol
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    Sep 25, 2008, 10:42 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #43

    Off to a good start bro...lucky bastage!!!
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    Sep 26, 2008, 10:53 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #44

    Good to hear all the happy customers - I've just ordered a set from Daz, he's going to paint it up for me too as my skills are not quite up to the task. Looks like he's very much in demand, and with good reason, by the sound of it.
  20. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 26, 2008, 3:59 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #45

    if his painting skills are anything like his molding skills, you will be floored by the quality...
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    Sep 26, 2008, 9:28 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #46

    You get a chance at the other pieces?
  22. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 27, 2008, 12:27 PM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #47

    hey Dave, not yet....been busily working on the harnesses to get those out this next week...you will appreciate the time i have spent on the harness... ill get some more done on the other pieces this weekend, hopefully...going to watch OU saturday, so i will work on the harnesses in the morning and leave to Norman early afternoon and wont be back til late...probably sunday morning...ill keep posting progress as i go...
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    Sep 30, 2008, 8:39 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #48

    Hey D-man, when are you gonna give us more pics?
  24. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Sep 30, 2008, 9:37 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #49

    when i get peoples' harnesses done...:o ill post some more up soon...you know how some vendors' are, no communication once they get your money...i dont want to be thought of as one of those vendors...
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    Sep 30, 2008, 9:50 AM - Re: BRAND NEW BOBAMAKER ARMOR #50

    Quote FettDad said: View Post
    when i get peoples' harnesses done...:o ill post some more up soon...you know how some vendors' are, no communication once they get your money...i dont want to be thought of as one of those vendors...

    You make me laugh.
    And here I thought you had more progress pics to show us. Got my hopes up.

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