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  1. Real Scooby's Avatar
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    Feb 4, 2006, 11:52 AM - My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #1

    I recendly got my kit from Chuck ( Ruffkin ). I am very pleased with the quality of his work.

    Here are the parts as they came out of the box.



    Today I started to build them up. Right now I have cleaned up all the parts and started to assemble what I can.



    I am still waiting to get a set of machined darts, the right kind of hose connectors and UHF connectors to replace the flamethrower nozzles.
  2. I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Feb 4, 2006, 3:35 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #2

    Looking nice! I have an ESB set, I was going to paint my parts and pieces before I attach them.

    I accidentily hit the "report adult content" button. hah. Sorry!
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    Feb 4, 2006, 5:17 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #3

    They look great so far.
    Ruffkin does might fine work.
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    Feb 5, 2006, 1:35 AM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #4

    I love my ESB gauntlets, and nice job on painting the rocket! Kind of odd that it's a rocket, but it fires lasers... eh?
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    Feb 7, 2006, 1:52 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #5

    UPDATE :

    Everything primed with colored primer. This is NOT the final color.
    UHF connectors attached to the flamethrower nozzle part.
    The hose connector parts are on the way already.

    Now, let the painting/weathering begin !! :grin:

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    Feb 7, 2006, 3:58 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #6

    nice to see another set.. I have yet to start on mine
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    Feb 8, 2006, 3:03 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #7

    UPDATE :

    First painiting progress. Unfortunatly i ran out of color, so the flamethrower housing is still just primed. Already added a black wash to the halves and attached industrial velcro to hold them together.
    Continue tommorrow, with weathering

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    Feb 8, 2006, 5:14 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #8

    How hard are they to put together? I'm going to be doing a custom.
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    Feb 8, 2006, 9:08 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #9

    on a scale from 1 - 10 with 10 being the hardest POS ever made, it's maybe a 5... that's including assembly, painting, weathering... it was a blast to put together.
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    Feb 9, 2006, 12:19 AM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #10

    Do I just have big wrists or is the left gauntlet tight there. It's almost is too small for me?!?
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    Feb 11, 2006, 4:10 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #11

    UPDATE:

    Finished the left hand "Flamethrower" gauntlet today.





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    Feb 11, 2006, 5:09 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #12

    Outstanding - looks great!!
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    Feb 11, 2006, 11:43 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #13

    Deffinatly lookin good Scooby. Love the tarnished metal look of the flamethrowers. Nice weathering and wash.
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    Feb 12, 2006, 8:46 AM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #14

    super job!!!! cant wait to see the other one, but you are one the right track with the weathering etc.
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    Feb 12, 2006, 1:23 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #15

    looking very nice
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    Feb 12, 2006, 9:44 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #16

    Nice work! keep it up!
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    Feb 14, 2006, 1:41 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #17

    UPDATE :

    The almost finished right hand gauntlet. The hose connectors should arrive any day now, as well as the machined mini darts.



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    Feb 15, 2006, 12:29 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #18

    UPDATE :

    Unfortunatly I recieved another little setback today. Originaly I planned to have the mini darts, that go on the right hand gauntlet, professionaly machined.

    I drew up a detailed plan and brought it to a local machinist. Today he called me and wanted to know, if I am still interrested in them since they would cost around 80.- !!!

    Thatīs way to much for these 4 small pieces so I canceled the order.

    So I tried something else today. I found a old knitting needle at my momīs place, cut it into smaller pieces. Than I fixed them onto my dremel and and did the carving myself.
    Heres the results, granted they are not 100% exact the same, but they are still better than I expected.

    I will attach them to the gauntlet later.

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    Feb 15, 2006, 12:39 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #19

    Quote Real Scooby said:
    Unfortunatly I recieved another little setback today. Originaly I planned to have the mini darts, that go on the right hand gauntlet, professionaly machined.

    I drew up a detailed plan and brought it to a local machinist. Today he called me and wanted to know, if I am still interrested in them since they would cost around 80.- !!!
    Did you see this thread? Darts from RussRep for $33 shipped:

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=11312
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    Feb 16, 2006, 2:18 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #20

    Lookin good Scooby! Are your scratches applied topically? It looks that way. Can't wait to see em finished!
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    Feb 17, 2006, 12:03 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #21

    Very nice...
    I can only hope my turn out so nice.
    I am in the process of making gauntlets myself - but I am still in the cutting and sanding stage...
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    Feb 23, 2006, 12:30 PM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #22

    UPDATE : The finished hose connections.



    And a test wearing

    Last edited by Real Scooby; Feb 23, 2006 at 12:44 PM.
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    Feb 26, 2006, 8:30 AM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #23

    They turned out really nice scoob. Good job man.
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    Feb 26, 2006, 8:43 AM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #24

    Woot! Awesome job RS!
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    Feb 26, 2006, 8:53 AM - Re: My Gaunlets, Work in Progress !! #25

    real Scooby - great lookings gauntlets mate.

    PS love the shelf full of figures in the background

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