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Splat does FettPride Armor!

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    Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Okay so no work in progress just yet.

    I just got back from the post office and picked up and opened my FettPride ESB armor! Loving it already! So much work ahead of me.

    Super awesome, thanks Chris!!!

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    clonecollector's Avatar
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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Congrats! Can't wait to see the paintup!

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    Yup starting to do the trimming this afternoon, plan on starting with the knees and working my way up.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Lets get some pics bro! lol

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    Okay I started work on the shoulders and the knees....started with sanding and a coating of automotive primer. Added a layer of Krylon Silver and will now start marking off areas with pencil for masking fluid.


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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Oh I cant wait to get mine! Cant wait to see more pics either

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Added a zinc chromate boarder around the siver spots I'd like to keep....once dry I'll mask with liquid masker and airbrush the main yellow.


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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Looking good. Keep up the updates!


    -Tom

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Masked everything I wanted and then sprayed a coat of UP Armor Yellow. Let it dry overnight and then pulled the masking and added a little bit of weathering to it. Will weather a bit more after I apply the shoulder decal. The other shoulder just got sprayed with the orange and is drying...will update that as well here soon.


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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Looking really awesome man.

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    Thanks, the shoulders and knees are finished...they are drying with a coat of sealer and dullcoat right now and I'll take pics later.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Looks good so far man!

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    Here are the finshed shoulders and knees....pics don't really do them justice with the flash. Next I'll start work on the cod I think.


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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    whoa!... is this your first time painting? Those look great!

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Did they come with the knee darts or did you get them elsewhere? Im waiting on my FP armor too

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    They come with resin darts but most replace with the machined ones.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Yeah the knee darts are machined, the ones Chris provide are great resin ones but I went with the full metal look. As for my first time painting...armor yes..lol.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Cool I guess Ill take a look at them when i get em can always upgrade, did you go with evolutions?

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    Oh forgot to say that, yes...those are from EVO.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Oh cool i ordered his gauntlet darts the other day and boots...Is there a big difference? Worth the what 25 bucks right?

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    wow, looks great, especially for a first timer... you ARE referring to first time painting ARMOR and not first time painting right? Either way, great job.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Just by the looks of the knees and shoulders I think you're doing an awesome job! Good going!

    Splat762 said: View Post
    Yeah the knee darts are machined, the ones Chris provide are great resin ones but I went with the full metal look. As for my first time painting...armor yes..lol.

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Fett 4 Real, not sure about his boots but the guantlet darts are pretty cool, I have those as well....make a nice touch.

    And yes Bacta, first time painting armor...not painting period. I have been building models since I was 4.

    I just got finished in the garage sanding down the cod and kidney plate so those should get a coat of primer this afternoon.

    Thanks all!

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Great job so far! I to have been painting models for quite a long time, so I hope my first paint job comes out as good as your did!

    Keep it up!

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    Re: Splat does FettPride Armor!

    Maybe Ill have to have gabe add the knee darts to the order

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