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    Aug 21, 2004, 6:44 PM - Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #1

    What do you guys think about this colour, I think it is to brown. I used Wisconsin Central Maroon from polly scale for this.




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    Aug 21, 2004, 7:35 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #2

    Looks good so far ,after the weathering misting and silver scrathes you'll see how it will look closer to the original.
    Good color..
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    Aug 22, 2004, 12:49 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #3

    I'd say a little redder! But hey, if you're happy who's to say???
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    Aug 22, 2004, 1:44 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #4

    After weathering, black wash, misting it changed colour more to the original.

    What do you think.


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    Aug 22, 2004, 5:03 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #5

    As far as I can tell from the pics it looks good. Nice weathering job.
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    Aug 22, 2004, 5:21 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #6

    Are you using a cam with a flash? If you are try taking a pic without a flash and lets see how they look. Looks good so far.
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    Aug 23, 2004, 9:53 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #7


    bobamaker wrote:

    I'd say a little redder! But hey, if you're happy who's to say???
    The real ones arn't that red, most people make them too red....

    Lynn
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    Aug 23, 2004, 9:59 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #8


    mobius wrote:

    After weathering, black wash, misting it changed colour more to the original.
    What do you think.
    Looking good!!!

    Personally, I would hit with a little more black wash, and "just" a little grey primer mist, the real ones have a slight grey misting on them.
    I would also rub just a little black chalk dust on them as well.

    They will be dark, but when the flash hits it, just right.

    You don't want the mistake of having them too red, alot of peoples are.
    Lynn
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    Aug 23, 2004, 10:14 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #9

    I would also maybe use a little bit of sand paper, a very lite grit. Scratch them up a little, that will give them a nice worn look.
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    Aug 24, 2004, 12:25 AM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #10

    Testor's Dull Cote will knock the sheen right off of them.
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    Aug 24, 2004, 3:14 AM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #11

    Looks good to me.
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    Aug 31, 2004, 1:00 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #12

    Looks good! I'd say go for a hint of black chalk powder to top them off then seal em up.

    Flan
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    Sep 6, 2004, 2:13 PM - Re: Is this color right for ROTJ gauntlets. #13

    Mobius...those gauntlets look so cool

    I'm one of those people that made theirs too red

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