New Boba on the Block

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    New Boba on the Block

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum. I've always wanted to build a Boba, and now I've had the chance to start. I've been sort of creeping on this website, learning the ways of the Boba build, and I'm created a blog of the process of mine. There was another blog I saw someone did of a Boba, and it was set up great, so I wanted to use the same website.

    I would like to post on here and learn more from you guys, you are a very knowledgable bunch of people. If you could leave any tips that would be awesome, I'm going for 501st so if you see anything that I need to change don't hesitate to let me know. I feed from constructive criticism, it's how we improve in what we do.

    Building Boba Fett

    Thanks for reading!

    -Berry

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Welcome! You're off to a great start and you've definitely come to the right place.

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Welcome!

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Good luck.

    I'm on my third suit and I just joined also. Great resource here and it will help out huge.

    Mike

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Welcome!

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Here's an update on how the helmet is going.

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    Can you guys also cry with me a little bit as you see these gauntlet pieces I got in the mail.....
    Excuse the upside down one.

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Oh boy...those are rough.

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Yeah.
    They are probably going into the box of shame and never coming out.

    I bought these from a guy a friend had told me about. Last time I do that, ey.

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Good work so far Vod props to you.

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Samkrow76 said: View Post
    Good work so far Vod props to you.
    Thanks, I'm going to be posting updates again when I get the ears done. Just need those, the rangefinder, and the small details and it'll be done.

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Hi everyone!! New here and starting my ESB boba. Super excited to take on such a great project. Look forword to chating it up during the process. .

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    e3kehoe said: View Post
    Hi everyone!! New here and starting my ESB boba. Super excited to take on such a great project. Look forword to chating it up during the process. .
    Welcome!

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    Re: New Boba on the Block

    Here's a bucket update.
    I personally feel like Bob's helmet is going to be a very damage item, with all the bounty grabbing he does. So I felt like I needed to scratch it up quite a bit, a lot more than I've seen anybody else on here do to their helmets. It's a personal flavour I like, so let me know how you guys feel about it.

    I'm not too fond of the kill stripes, but I'll have to work with those to make them better. And I still have a lot of silver retouching to do. Rangefinder and stalk haven't been started yet, they still need to go through some sanding.

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    I'm also not sure why images aren't working as thumbnails. Anybody know? It's mildly irritating.

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