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*RUN* Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

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    *RUN* Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Hi

    I'm currently making a set of chest, collar and back armour for a customer who really wants the chest decal to be "just like" the MoM Exhibition photos.

    I sifted through all my archive shots from the MoM Exhibit to find a suitable photo to use as a start point. I found a shot that showed lots of the detail but was taken at an angle. So, after a couple of hours straightening, re-sizing the image, colour correcting and creating the cutting template I was finally happy with the result. Here's a comparison of the decal against a photo from the MoM Exhibition. It's printed onto a permanent self adhesive vinyl.

    UK = £8 inc. shipping (for 2 decals)
    USA = $14 inc. shipping (for 2 decals)
    EUROPE = £8.50 inc. shipping (for 2 decals)

    • RUN LIST
    1. Slave I = PAID *SHIPPED*
    2. tc-2917 = PAID *SHIPPED*
    3. Corrose = PAID *SHIPPED*
    4. Mmgraphics = (1 @ 1/2 size) PAID *SHIPPED*
    5. dsonik1 = (1 @ 1/2 size) PAID
    6. Fett4reaL =
    7. Roninson =
    8. FettOfficer = PAID *SHIPPED*
    9. PEEL1965 = PAID *SHIPPED*
    10. eagc =
    11. FettInABox = PAID *SHIPPED*
    12. Loanstar =
    13. GUINZO1975 = PAID *SHIPPED*
    14. jedi.paramedic = (1 @ 3/4 size)
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails bm-mom-decal-jpg  
    Last edited by bobamaker; Nov 18, 2009 at 2:38 PM.

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Very nice DAZ
    How about one without weathering?

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Awesome as always Daz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Leo

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    THAT is fantastic. Nicely done bro.

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    I could, but he point of this exercise was to capture the weathering on the decal really. Once I remove the weathering, the decal loses it's link to the MoM photo.

    DAZ

    slave1pilot said: View Post
    Very nice DAZ
    How about one without weathering?

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Nice work Daz.. I agree that by removing the weathering it loses it purpose.

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    I'm in for two of these! Who else is going to get in on it?

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    formerly old_jedi_mind_trick Bobby Fett UK's Avatar
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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Nice touch, I like it.

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    bobamaker said: View Post
    I could, but he point of this exercise was to capture the weathering on the decal really. Once I remove the weathering, the decal loses it's link to the MoM photo.

    DAZ
    Mojo-Fett said: View Post
    Nice work Daz.. I agree that by removing the weathering it loses it purpose.
    I see.
    I thought you were trying to make an accurate decal, not capture the subtleties of the weathering of said decal.
    Carry on.

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Awe inspiring work as always, Daz!!

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    If there were another 4 people intersted then I could make a small run of these. Probably about £4 each.

    DAZ

    Slave I said: View Post
    I'm in for two of these! Who else is going to get in on it?

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    I will take 2 please!!!

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Id take a couple of them

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    I am in for two decals DAZ! Great job!

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Can you make me one about 3/4 of the original size for my sons armor? I'd also be interested in a full size one as well. How much USD for both?

    BTW- How the **** did you do that? lol

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Count me in for 2 as well Daz

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    put me down for 2 as well

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    I would like 2 as well.

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Nice Job on the weathering Daz!
    I'll take 2 as well.

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    I guess the list of interested brothers is growing to more than the desired number! :-)

    Good to see!

    Let´s go DAZ!

    ;-)

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    Re: Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Wow! Wasn't expecting so many interests. No problem, I'll put the names and prices at the top of the thread. Should be able to get these finished really quickly. No payments just yet please.

    NOTE: The prices shown are for 2 Decals and include packing and shipping, USA and Europe are Airmail.

    DAZ
    Last edited by bobamaker; Nov 6, 2009 at 1:43 PM.

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    Re: *RUN* Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Daz,
    These are great man!!! Gotta a question too. I've been trying to determine this for a few years, and haven't been able to say for sure. Are the chest decals for ESB and ROTJ the same?? I always thought they were, How about you??

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    Re: *RUN* Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Good question (especially since I'm goin SE)....

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    Re: *RUN* Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    Hey DAZ, are you able to make those decals in 1/2 size too?

    If so, I´ll take my 2 "normal" decals and a 1/2 sized for my little sons armor!

    let me know bro!

    Thanks!

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    Re: *RUN* Accurate Chest Decal (MoM Exhibition)

    As far as I know, they are the same decal. I believe that it's only the shoulder decal that differs.

    DAZ

    Lucksy31 said: View Post
    Daz,
    These are great man!!! Gotta a question too. I've been trying to determine this for a few years, and haven't been able to say for sure. Are the chest decals for ESB and ROTJ the same?? I always thought they were, How about you??

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