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    Jan 28, 2014, 11:16 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #76

    A couple of questions:

    What is the color used in the center diamond? Is that silver or grey?

    and

    Did I see mention of a rattle can tutorial for the ROTJ helmet as well?

    EDIT: Found the answers.
    Last edited by joshvanrad; Feb 12, 2014 at 12:03 PM.
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    Jul 14, 2014, 10:15 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #77

    This would be a great help, if I could get the brands in germany...

    Does anyone have some kind of Duplicolor list?
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    Jul 14, 2014, 11:16 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #78

    Might have to play trial and error....thing is with these colors...theyre not exact to the colors used in an airbrush...you really can get a cheaper single action airbrush and compressor and then airbrush just like you would with a rattle can but with more precision and the correct colors for a little more then what youd pay for rattle cans and be able to fade and mix colors....
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    Jul 15, 2014, 3:57 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #79

    I have an airbrush, but due to the size of some parts like the jetpack I thought it was too small?
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    Jul 19, 2014, 10:56 AM - Re: tk7602's rotj armor rattlecan colors #80

    this is the best boba fett costume i have ever seen! except for the one in the movies.
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    Sep 7, 2014, 10:18 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #81

    this is awesome man know i have a general idea of what o go off of.
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    Jan 14, 2015, 5:29 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #82

    Will make good use of this
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    Jan 22, 2015, 10:38 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #83

    Thanks for the info
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    Mar 7, 2015, 8:54 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #84

    MY RKD ARMOR ARRIVED YESTERDAY!!! Can't wait to get started
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    May 10, 2015, 9:48 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #85

    for a great easy way to paint! thank you!!!
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    May 10, 2015, 10:38 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #86

    Not to change the thread or anything, your colors and paints are amazing but where did you get your ROTJ gloves? I really want a set!!
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    May 22, 2015, 12:13 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #87

    Thanks heaps for this ! I'm just starting to get organised for painting my armour this helped me heaps
    Thanks
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    Oct 7, 2015, 12:13 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #88

    Very helpful thread. Thank you...
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    Oct 22, 2015, 4:54 PM - Re: tk7602's rotj armor rattlecan colors #89

    Thank you Brian! Very helpful with the added pictures and description.

    Quote Gator said: View Post
    Does anyone know what rattlecan colors to use for ESB armor?
    I was also wondering if anybody had suggestions for ESB.
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    Dec 21, 2015, 11:15 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #90

    Thanks Brian, I can't wait till my Bobamaker gear gets here. Keep of the great work.
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    Feb 23, 2016, 2:25 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #91

    Would ESB gauntlets be spruce green or hunt club green or something else all together? I'm looking for a rattle can match....
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    Feb 23, 2016, 6:47 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #92

    This is for ROTJ, but some people use spruce for the JP and gaunts....its not quite right IMHO
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    Feb 23, 2016, 7:30 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #93

    Do you know of a color that's closer?
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    Feb 23, 2016, 7:35 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #94

    not in rattle cans
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    Feb 28, 2016, 1:19 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #95

    Used your guide today. Thanks for posting.

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    Feb 28, 2016, 7:55 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #96

    So the Hunter green seems really dark is there something I'm not doing to lighten it up?

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    Feb 28, 2016, 9:53 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #97

    I can't seem to get it right....maybe it's just me lol I don't know. uploadfromtaptalk1456717919378-jpg
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    Feb 29, 2016, 9:48 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #98

    I love it!!

    Bomb-can > grams of "correct" modeling paint.

    Did you do the helmet with these colors as well?
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    Jun 25, 2016, 3:07 PM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #99

    any chance you still have these pictures???

    Quote stormtrooperguy said: View Post
    Since there seem to always be threads about paint colors for RotJ, I figured I'd create some search-fodder.

    This is just what i like. This isn't "right". You might hate the results. The cans might explode, sending shrapnel into your eyes. I'm not to blame for any of that!! Enough folks have said they like my suit that I guess it's at least ok.

    Personally, I think you should seek out the colors that YOU like best, rather than just trusting someone else to make the decision. It's your armor, so make it you YOU want it, not how I want it!

    Also note that I'm not mentioning anything about the subtle weathering... mists of grey and brown, graphite powder, razor scratches, etc...

    This is my armor:

    http://stormtrooperguy.com/gallery/a...jarmor%7E0.jpg

    And here's what I used (sort of):

    http://stormtrooperguy.com/gallery/a..._rotjarmor.jpg

    Grey primer
    Metallic Silver
    Line Striping Yellow
    Spruce Green
    Hunt Club Green
    Flat black

    My armor is metal, so it was already silver. Assuming you're working with something non-metal, do the standard prime and coat silver thing.

    The line striping yellow is an inverted can, so you spray upside down. But it's the best match to the color that I've been able to find in a spray can.

    After the yellow, I do a layer of Spruce green on the ab plate only. This is for the light scratches where the rifle stock hits the armor.

    The hunt club green is the finish color, with black misted fairly heavily in some areas, as can be seen in the photos.

    For the shoulders and knees, I use these:

    http://stormtrooperguy.com/gallery/a...oulderknee.jpg

    Line Striping Yellow
    True Orange
    Summer Squash

    Line striping yellow, with misted layer orange. For the weathering on the knees, I use the summer squash for the layer between the silver and the yellow/orange.

    http://stormtrooperguy.com/gallery/a.../rotjknees.jpg

    And for the gauntlets, I revisit some colors from the helmet: black and claret wine (please excuse the bad composite here. the primer is implied )

    http://stormtrooperguy.com/gallery/a...auntcolors.jpg

    Real simple... silver, masking, flat black then claret wine, with a bit more black misted on top.

    http://stormtrooperguy.com/gallery/a...IMG_1271_2.JPG

    On the note of the "subtle weathering" that I didn't get into above - don't forget that you always want to use a matte clear coat to seal it all and dull down any gloss. Satin, gloss... it doesn't matter what the finish of the paint is, as long as you have a good clear coat.

    Testor's Dullcote is my favorite. I've never had a bad reaction with the paint underneath it, so that's a plus.

    That being said, if you can't get the dullcote anything should do. Be careful - clear coats can mess up the paint underneath if you don't carefully follow instructions, including letting all of the layers underneath cure properly.

    Also note that products change regularly... Some of these paints are 4+ years old. You might not be able to find exact matches anymore.
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    Jun 26, 2016, 10:03 AM - Re: stormtrooperguy's rotj armor rattlecan colors #100

    Great tutorial

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