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SYPER's Pre Pro 2 Build PP2

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Your method looks good, but as Art mentioned in an older thread, the MQ-1 keypad with half of the circuit board was mounted into the original left gauntlets. So the left part (with the circuit and the other electronic components) goes behind the helmet's rear keyhole while the other half (with the connectors) goes under the calculator's keypad. It is the first time when I see the MQ-1 calculator in pieces and all the parts in one place. Thanks for posting detailed images of the found parts!

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    High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    At least u werent a girl about it

    So jelly of this build....I really hope your a skinny SOB the PP2 fett is a skinny dude

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Did a bunch of weathering / airbrush stuff small detail work pics coming soon

  4. #29
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    I put in some work on the Sling Gun my inspiration
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    Added a Boba-Die-Wix upper with some found parts
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    On the right side there are two nobs or dials that look kind of pill shape. Here’s my best take on those parts and here’s what I used.
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    Some years back I had laser eye surgery and they gave me these eye drops. Well I found them in the junk drawer and thought they looked very close. I’m in no way claiming my eye drop containers are correct, just that they look cool and come close to the shape and size.
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    Thanks for checking out the pics, take care peoples. starting back on the Gauntlets again

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    I love this thread! great job!

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    This is looking great......

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    Nice thread, brother! You have done your fair share of scratchbuidling and parts collecting here!

  8. #33
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    PP2 Gauntlets are done after many hours of sanding painting and waiting then sanding a painting again, a bit daunting but fun seeing it come together at the same time. Along the way I made my fair share of mistakes and had setbacks, all good. The goal was to build the most accurate PP2 gauntlets “I” could produce, hope everyone enjoys the pics. Wooo Hooo Check these off my to do list.

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    I understand that my aluminum interior is not correct, but the foam padding looked a bit weak and I thought I could get a little creative here and still not upset anyone. For the interior, I started by creating thin cardboard templates. On one of my many hunts through the hardware store aisles, I found these aluminum sheets with holes and I thought I could shape and use the aluminum sheets as a backing then add thin foam and cover them with gray or black leather. That was the plan but the aluminum by itself turned out the look better so I just added the aluminum tape trim. The interior is attached with Velcro, It fits good and covers all the voids well leaving plenty of space for the electronics.

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    Gauntlet Parts
    Glenross Dental Expander: metal part, DonaldJames77
    Eveready Light: real found part 70’s Eveready MINI Light
    Darts: MojoFett machined aluminum
    Rocket: Dark-Side machined aluminum
    Dental Files: real found parts (ENDOBOX Micro Mega)
    Alco Switches: real found parts (Alco Pushbutton 106D)
    Key Board: real found part (Casio MQ-1)
    Gauntlet Kit: MOW PP2 with aluminum flamethrower
    Aluminum interior: Syper

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Wow absolutely incredible

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Oh yeah, i do have this other gauntlet

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Those gauntlets are INCREDIBLE !

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Spyder,

    You need to remove this...
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    These might be the coolest gauntlets I have ever seen...WOW! The paint, the details, all amazing. And I love the XLR cables.

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    SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    On it, easy fix. Mask-remove-airbrush ok brother thanks Chris.
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Wow!! This build is awesome!!! Keep it up, your definitely an inspiration to me and my build!!

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    SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Thanks Wes7, StrumFett, MattyMatt and Mr.DJ means a lot coming from you guys.
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Lookin good bud...check out Jayvees ROTJ colors they look really good for PP2 as well...just trying the humbrols out for the first time this week

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Man of War Studios said: View Post
    Spyder,

    You need to remove this...
    Done finally

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    replacing Mojo-Fett Darts with four real J.A. Michell parts

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    Pulled out Mojo's darts trying not to damage anything
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    J.A. Michell Darts added
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Your fett is acquiring some very cool stuff, very interesting build so far.

  21. #46
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Adding inside right gauntlet pics

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    Once you grind down the mini light you can superglue the white half to the gauntlet then i added two small screws to hold the red battery pack half the rest of the gauntlet. the batteries can be changed if needed by removing the screws.
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    Going to start working on the Pre-Pro 2 Knees soon. Converting an ESB FP knee set to PP2, then adding DarkSide aluminum with an J.A. Michell found part.

    Wish me luck

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    Last edited by Syper; Aug 18, 2013 at 11:29 AM.

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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    This is incredible!!! Hope I will one day have something similar :/

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    Ok been putting in some time on my PP2 knees.

    Started out with FP's ESB set.
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    I used a heat gun to push down the ESB dents a bit then added the PP2 dents. After applying heat to the right knee area i pushed in the large round indentation with a beer glass i keep in the freezer.
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    Added bondo, sand, prime, added red spot filler then sand again prime again over and over hehe.
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    hoping this is the last round off body filler so i can paint on the silver coat.
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    Re: SYPER's Pre-Pro 2 Build

    You're making great progress. So many authentic found parts too! Blowing my mind. Keep it up!

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