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  1. DarthVader1's Avatar
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    Aug 11, 2003, 11:36 PM - Merged: Re: Side Nozzles #76

    Well, I used the same automotive Gray Primer I used to prime everything as the color of choice, misting it a little bit with flat black for weathering, and then doing all the scratches with Testors silver. The black stripes I did them before the weathering.

    You could use flat white, and misted lightly with grey (more grey than white) and then do the stripes and the weathering, but it's your choice. The actual automotive grey primer is the closest you could get, but you could lightly mist it with silver spray paint for shine of some kind...you're choice.

    Robert
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    Aug 12, 2003, 3:02 AM - Merged: Re: Side Nozzles #77

    your doing RTOJ correct?
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    Aug 12, 2003, 10:24 AM - Merged: Re: Side Nozzles #78

    Yup, ROTJ.
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    Aug 12, 2003, 1:08 PM - Merged: Re: Side Nozzles #79

    Bob, I used Testor's Model Masters Flat Gull Gray, in a spray can. I wanted something different than the any of the main colors of the pack, but not too gray. It might not be screen-accurate, but I like the color shade, kind of a gray-beige.

  5. rdpmackie
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    Sep 1, 2003, 10:18 AM - Merged: Check out my dirty balls ;) #80

    It's not very often in one's life that you get to say that to a group of people!!

    I just got 'finished' my thruster balls, and couln't wait to put a pic up. These are made from styrofoam filled, plastic coated christmas tree bulbs (purchased at hobby lobby), air freshener cones, some pvc, cardboard and (of course) BONDO!

    My dirty ball :


    The reference pic:


    Both of my dirty balls:


    Let's hope the rest of my scratch-pack turns out as accurate!
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    Sep 1, 2003, 10:22 AM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #81

    Oh



    My




    Goodness....


    Your balls are looking great..??
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    Sep 1, 2003, 10:41 AM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #82

    Yep, I've got to say, nice set of balls you have there!

    In all seriousness, that is a very detailed piece. You are going to fool pretty much everyone with those puppies. Only those who bend down and inspect them really closely are going to notice any difference.

    *checks post to make sure no dirty jokes possible* - bend down, inspect balls - Nope, pretty clean to me

    Nice work!

    Si
  8. Ego
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    Sep 1, 2003, 10:47 AM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #83

    There's no beating your balls my friend!

    Nice work.

    Sad part is, you probably made them in less time than what I've invested in trying cleaning up my MB balls.

    That's right, you heard me people, I'm cleaning MB's balls!!

    GROW UP!



    Jer
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    Sep 1, 2003, 1:27 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #84

    Very nice set there!
  10. MLax
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    Sep 1, 2003, 10:12 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #85

    man if i had a dollar everytime someone said "check out my dirty balls" i would have three dollars.

    NIce balls though, wear them with pride!!
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    Sep 4, 2003, 10:12 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #86

    Your balls look great.
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    Sep 4, 2003, 11:26 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #87

    How big are your balls?
  13. rdpmackie
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    Sep 5, 2003, 11:55 AM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #88

    from 6.5 to 7 cm across, but unlike many (most) jet packs I see, mine is man-sized. I saw one pic of a jet pack with a helmet in a recent post and the thing looks like the perfect size...if you were planning to strap it to your helmet!!!

    If people will look at the reference pics, they will see that the jet pack is shoulder with.
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    Sep 5, 2003, 6:23 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #89

    I can honestly say this is the first time I have been impressed by another guys balls, they put mine to shame.
    excellent work matey.

    Cant wait to see the rest of your pack......
    JETPACK that is ahem...:o .....

    Fett-UK
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    Sep 6, 2003, 1:16 AM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #90

    Some balls are held for chairty, and some for fancy dress, but when they're held for pleasure are the ones that I like best.
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    Sep 6, 2003, 12:00 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #91

    HOLY.. ''BALLS''.. they are a very nice impressive creation.
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    Sep 6, 2003, 12:12 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #92

    Ah another AC/DC fan on the board.
  18. DarthVader1's Avatar
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    Oct 25, 2003, 1:52 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #93

    Nice looking balls!!! Nice shape, size, and color (wheathering too). Now, who did you got them from? Are those RA's balls?

    Robert
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    Oct 25, 2003, 4:51 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #94

    HEY! Nice balls!
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    Oct 25, 2003, 6:36 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #95

    NICE BALLS!

    I'm not so sure about the rod they're attached to, though.

    Oh well, as long as it moves correctly, I'm sure it will satisfy.
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    Oct 25, 2003, 8:45 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #96

    :o I can't believe I'm saying this, but....You developed a nice set of dirty balls.
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    Oct 26, 2003, 1:34 AM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #97

    Great Balls, it took me forever to get my balls in good condition, but I can say this..I like my balls..I am proud of my balls, and you should be proud of yours, they're beautiful
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    Oct 28, 2003, 10:20 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #98

    Your balls need to be polished.
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    Oct 29, 2003, 2:23 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #99

    This is almost as bad as us guys asking each other to look at our helmets

    PS. I'm not sure if that has the same meaning in the US as it does in the UK

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    Oct 29, 2003, 2:38 PM - Merged: Re: Check out my dirty balls ;) #100

    No, it does. I've asked my g/f to polish my helmet numerous times. For some reason she doesn't think it's as funny as I do...

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