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  1. DarthMiller's Avatar
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    May 21, 2006, 9:05 AM - ROTJ Jetpack step by step #1

    NEW UPDATE 10-2-06 pics below


    I juts got my MLC V2 Jet Pack last week and I have decided to get started on painting it this weekend. I will be posting pics of my progress over the next few weeks.

    I am planning on doing a complete topical paint job.
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    May 21, 2006, 9:08 AM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #2

    WOW Bro....

    I think I will be over later!! NICE.
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    May 21, 2006, 5:29 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #3

    working on the yellow and red
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    May 21, 2006, 5:32 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #4

    You don't waste anytime do ya DM! Keep going I want to see a finished JP by Monday!
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    May 21, 2006, 6:15 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #5

    Are these the colors that are posted on the sticky? Can you give the color assortment when you get the chance to. It gonna be a sweet jet pack when its all said and done.
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    May 21, 2006, 7:16 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #6

    Colors so far:

    rock Island maroon
    Copen Blue
    Up Armor Yellow

    I am not 100% satisified with the Blue so I will be adding some dark shades to it with my airbrush



    Quote texasfett said:
    Are these the colors that are posted on the sticky? Can you give the color assortment when you get the chance to. It gonna be a sweet jet pack when its all said and done.
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    May 21, 2006, 7:22 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #7

    OK..MS set the deadline for monday

    more pics
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    May 21, 2006, 9:56 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #8

    Just waiting for my MLC v2 to come in so good timing DM

    Looking good so far... I agree that the blue needs to be a bit darker... Planning on keeping an eye on this thread...
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    May 21, 2006, 10:34 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #9

    done for this weekend...got most of the base colors done.
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    May 22, 2006, 8:16 AM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #10

    Man, that's looking great!
    The jet pack is the last 'large' component I still need to do, and I'm definitely going to keep this tutorial in mind.
    Is the Copen (I'm assuming Copenhagen) Blue a Floquil/Polly S color?
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    May 22, 2006, 9:40 AM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #11

    Not done yet... Your slacking...j/k Awesome job so far

    -Carson
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    May 22, 2006, 10:42 AM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #12

    WOW. That is looking great
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    May 22, 2006, 11:25 AM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #13

    Looks great so far. I plan to get BM´s JP in August so I will keep this thread in mind.
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    May 22, 2006, 11:45 AM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #14

    Looking sweet so far man!!!
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    May 22, 2006, 1:09 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #15

    DM - I think the blue is a great choice.

    Keep in mind that your flash lightened it up a bit. The key as I'm sure you know, is weathering. Once you start applying your "dirt, grease and grime"
    it will darken up nicely. When it's flashed, you will still see the lighter color underneath as you can see in the flash photos taken at MoM/AoSW. Based
    on those pics, I think your choice is a good one.

    FP
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    May 22, 2006, 1:42 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #16

    Lookin good so far.
    When you list the colors used could you please also list the manufacturer as well.
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    May 22, 2006, 1:48 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #17

    AHEM! DM....It's now Monday! Are you finished yet!

    Great work so far!
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    May 22, 2006, 2:54 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #18

    Flashes never do anything good for color when taking armor and prop pics.

    But its looking sweet!
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    May 22, 2006, 5:40 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #19

    well done
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    May 22, 2006, 6:16 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #20

    thanks..FP

    your 100% right on the FLASH...the blue is darker in person.



    Quote fettpride said:
    DM - I think the blue is a great choice.

    Keep in mind that your flash lightened it up a bit. The key as I'm sure you know, is weathering. Once you start applying your "dirt, grease and grime"
    it will darken up nicely. When it's flashed, you will still see the lighter color underneath as you can see in the flash photos taken at MoM/AoSW. Based
    on those pics, I think your choice is a good one.

    FP
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    May 22, 2006, 9:10 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #21

    DM,

    Are your colors airbrushed, or rattle can? I found masking these suckers to be a very tedious job! Not trying to steal your hijack your thread, but here is mine before the heavy topical weathering. The flash did some funny things to my colors.

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    May 22, 2006, 9:20 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #22

    airbrush...and yes masking these in sections is taking forever!!


    [QUOTE=Buckeye_01]DM,

    Are your colors airbrushed, or rattle can? I found masking these suckers to be a very tedious job! Not trying to steal your hijack your thread, but here is mine before the heavy topical weathering. The flash did some funny things to my colors.
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    May 22, 2006, 9:23 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #23

    I ended up masking mine a total of 6 times. I wouldn't wish that on my worst enemy!

    Are your colors acrylics or enamels? Which brand paint?
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    May 22, 2006, 10:05 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #24

    acrylics...polly scale


    Quote Buckeye_01 said:
    I ended up masking mine a total of 6 times. I wouldn't wish that on my worst enemy!

    Are your colors acrylics or enamels? Which brand paint?
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    May 22, 2006, 10:53 PM - Re: ROTJ Jetpack step by step #25

    Your work is coming out great,and thanks for the colors.Can you post the other colors when you go along.You mentioned that you are not satisfied with the blue.So what will you darking it with?Keep up the good work.

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