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    Jun 28, 2006, 12:58 PM - My jet pack NEW PICS #1

    Ok, well, I have been letting this sit long enough. I have asked a few friends what there feeling was on the green. Now I am asking all of you. No, this is not complete just need a yeah or heck no on the color. This is with a flash but I can post one without. Thanks for the input.
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    Jun 28, 2006, 1:09 PM - Re: My jet pack #2

    Those colors are way off for the ROTJ Fett....

    J/K..

    I think it looks great!
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    Jun 28, 2006, 1:16 PM - Re: My jet pack #3

    The color is good! Maybe tone down the yellow on the caps, but you look to be on the right track.
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    Jun 28, 2006, 1:48 PM - Re: My jet pack #4

    Yeah, yellow is pretty bright but I have lots more work to do on it. Not quite reeady for grime and dirt yet.
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    Jun 28, 2006, 1:50 PM - Re: My jet pack #5

    Quote Ripcode said:
    Those colors are way off for the ROTJ Fett....

    J/K..

    I think it looks great!
    Eh, close enough for me.
    Thanks bud
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    Jun 28, 2006, 2:34 PM - Re: My jet pack #6

    Quote Laan said:
    Yeah, yellow is pretty bright but I have lots more work to do on it. Not quite reeady for grime and dirt yet.
    Yup.. a little color wash and that yellow will tone right down!
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    Jun 28, 2006, 2:36 PM - Re: My jet pack #7

    It looks good, but if you could take a picture in sunlight it might be easier to see the true colors. Good work, and dirtying it up with some washes will help.
  8. Jun 29, 2006, 9:55 AM - Re: My jet pack #8

    The base colors are looking good, but to the best of my knowledge the bottom of the fuel cells are green like the rest of the pack, not yellow.
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    Jun 29, 2006, 9:57 AM - Re: My jet pack #9

    Quote MandalorFett said:
    It looks good, but if you could take a picture in sunlight it might be easier to see the true colors. Good work, and dirtying it up with some washes will help.
    Great Work Laan...
    as MFett said, a wash or two will give it that nice and dirty look.

    MLC2 ??? right?
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    Jun 29, 2006, 10:51 AM - Re: My jet pack #10

    Oh man, really? Wonder if I can find the pic where I thought they were yellow....
    I'll check it out. Thanks

    Quote Galactic Bounty Hunter said:
    The base colors are looking good, but to the best of my knowledge the bottom of the fuel cells are green like the rest of the pack, not yellow.
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    Jun 29, 2006, 10:53 AM - Re: My jet pack #11

    Thanks Spidey, that means alot.
    Yeah, I need to dirty it up and add more details to it. But I have showed zero parts of what I have done. I have been nervous about even starting it but now that some things are done, I am actually proud of them.

    Yes sir, that is an MLC2. Love it!
    Quote Spideyfett said:
    Great Work Laan...
    as MFett said, a wash or two will give it that nice and dirty look.

    MLC2 ??? right?
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    Jun 29, 2006, 12:48 PM - Re: My jet pack #12

    Quote Laan said:
    Thanks Spidey, that means alot.
    Yeah, I need to dirty it up and add more details to it. But I have showed zero parts of what I have done. I have been nervous about even starting it but now that some things are done, I am actually proud of them.
    Yes sir, that is an MLC2. Love it!
    Yea you just have too dig-in and do it .........so far so good.

    Again great Job.
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    Jun 29, 2006, 1:50 PM - Re: My jet pack #13

    Looks good!!! what color did you end up using???
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    Jun 29, 2006, 1:57 PM - Re: My jet pack #14

    You know, a good friend of mine told me RLM 71. He was right too. I should listem to him more often.


    Quote Jango's kid said:
    Looks good!!! what color did you end up using???
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    Jun 29, 2006, 2:01 PM - Re: My jet pack #15

    :LOL Right on!!!!!! Would it be possible to get a pic of it outside in natural light???? Again, it looks great
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    Jun 29, 2006, 2:08 PM - Re: My jet pack #16

    I tried to last night but I had things to do around the house . Dang chores.
    I will ty again tonight but if not tonight, then this weekend.


    Quote Jango's kid said:
    :LOL Right on!!!!!! Would it be possible to get a pic of it outside in natural light???? Again, it looks great
    D
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    Jun 29, 2006, 6:08 PM - Re: My jet pack #17

    Dont look at the thrusters, wrong color anyway.
    It was cloudy out so I hope this still comes out ok.
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    Jul 10, 2006, 11:17 AM - Re: My jet pack #18

    Updates??
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    Jul 10, 2006, 12:54 PM - Re: My jet pack #19

    Quote Ripcode said:
    Updates??

    haha. None that I want to share. The black wash is giving me a problem. I spent a good part of the weekend on this. It look horrible so it is still nice and clean. I do have the silver scratches on it. But they really look too shiny. Hopefully tonight I can try out some of the links you sent me .
    I do appreciate the help too bud.
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    Jul 10, 2006, 2:20 PM - Re: My jet pack #20

    Personally I think that you are doing a great job.
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    Jul 10, 2006, 2:51 PM - Re: My jet pack #21

    Quote DonnieDarko688 said:
    Personally I think that you are doing a great job.
    That's what I've been TRYING to tell him...
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    Jul 10, 2006, 2:56 PM - Re: My jet pack #22

    I appreciate it DD.
    Here are some more. I did add the silver like i said.
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    Jul 10, 2006, 3:30 PM - Re: My jet pack #23

    Yeah Todd, you were right looks horrible. Go ahead and send it to me, thanks!

    J/K bro, looks great! BLACKWASH! Mist it with some greys and earth colors..
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    Jul 10, 2006, 4:20 PM - Re: My jet pack #24

    That looks great man! Yeah I dirtied mine up just washing it with black and blotching bits off, then doing the same with brown.
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    Jul 10, 2006, 9:34 PM - Re: My jet pack #25

    Did this too. Not too happy with it but it is a start. Sorry for the bad picture.
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