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Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

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    Re: Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

    Really?... ...

    Will have some more updates this weekend...

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    Re: Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

    NNNNNNNice!

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    Re: Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

    , stranger things have happened, right.

    Darth Paul said: View Post
    Gav are you gonna do a paint job for Rob???

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    They sure do??
    Still like what you see then...

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    Re: Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

    Wow, very nice work!

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    Great paint job man!
    I cant wait to see more.
    =)

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    Gav

    like I said in the emails, top job, you are doing a great job on this stuff, great armor, top paint up

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    Cheers guys for the compliments... sincerely!
    Paul, I bit the bullet and posted?

    I've layed down some greens and additional weathering to the collar / cod pieces today.. (same process as above) will post pics tomorrow (batteries charging on camera)

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    Great job!!

    I hope I could paint mine up just like you guys.

    I just wont risk it and send it to the pro's

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    Hey Gavin, what colour have you painted the back of the armour?...

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    terminal Fettler said: View Post
    Hey Gavin, what colour have you painted the back of the armour?...
    Erm.. just allot of over spray from the layers? should I have painted it a specific colour...

    I have ensured that no 'white' ABS is visible?
    got me worries now G...

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    Tee-hee Only having a 200 post joke with you there Sir...
    The armour looks mighty fine so far!
    I went for overspray on the reverse of my armour too....

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    Re: Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

    Hey Gav meant to ask is your base coat the Dunklegrun? looks a lot lighter than the pics you sent me also what masking fluid did you use? Humbrol?

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    terminal Fettler said: View Post
    Tee-hee Only having a 200 post joke with you there Sir...
    The Armour looks mighty fine so far!
    I went for over spray on the reverse of my Armour too....
    DUDE..! you git, you totally had me worried for a sec there?

    grats on the 200th post..

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    HeadlessHunter said: View Post
    Hey Gav meant to ask is your base coat the Dunklegrun? looks a lot lighter than the pics you sent me also what masking fluid did you use? Humbrol?
    Nah the base coat is different.. allot lighter! I layed down my base coat (mix) then misted Olive green highlights.. then brown tones, then the grey/black scorch marks...

    Consider this the MK2 version?
    Masking fluid used was the Humbrol 'Maskol'... nice and purple so you can see where you have been?

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    Yeah that humbrol maskol is good stuff, just don't leave it for a few months and then go back to it thinking it'll be ok, it wont be, it ends up like porridge!!

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    Yep.. been there!

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    Nice job, Gav!
    The first set of pics looked great, but the daylight pics look better!
    Don't you love peeling off that mask and seeing how it turned out?
    Hope your yellow turns up soon so you can post some more pics.

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    Mojo-Fett said: View Post

    Oh and Alex.. thanks for the 'flattening tip'
    No prob...Looks Amazing....
    remember there's some additional weathering after you get the yellow on to help pull it all together..

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    Re: Mojo's FP ESB Paintjob (loads a pics)

    Mojo, I'm getting my ESB armour soon and I'm going to paint ( spray ) it myself. What are the colors you used?? Shoulders too?? Thanks, Fetthappens

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    Hey bud,
    Depends on what type of 'spray' you mean? rattle can or airbrush? If the later again it can depend on where you are from? (sorry if this seems stupid) I'm in the UK and used various colours from what we can get over here?
    If your in the good old USA then check out DM's thread as all the colours can be sourced from there?
    Always remember too that depending on the eye, some custom mixes will be needed?

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    Hey, Your right Lot to consider. I'm in the US and I'm using airbrush, is the basic green penzer olive green?? Does the green match the helmet?? Sorry, Who is DM?? Can i look him up under Dm. Thanks for the info, Fetthappens

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    No worries bro... DM is DarthMiller and he is painting the ultimate ESB for JB himself? All the colours he is using is mentioned in his thread bud (I think)... The base is not Panzer but the lighter highlights are? then the grey/black mists and then the earth tones...

    I'd be foolish to steer you in the wrong direction when DM can totally direct ya?

    Cheers for looking at my thread and read it...

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    Across the pond many thanks!!!

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    This armour just gets better and better mate. When you going to put the yellow on though?

    I might have to pick your brains further soon though Gav, as i will be getting some new knees and shoulders (we will have to talk paint )

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