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  1. Micheltenc's Avatar
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    Aug 17, 2014, 7:54 AM - Re: WIP: Dutch Fett (ROTJ) chest display vid #26

    So the jachtgroen from Gamma was not the right one I figured out, so hop back to the store, exchanging it for another, which also was not the right one, but the store next to it had (brand is also Sencys), it dries longer, but layers are thicker and stronger. After removing the masking and some weathering, adding the decal and dullcoat final result is this.

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    Paintpalette for helmet almost finished, caboose for mandibles is not there.
    On to attaching armor and placing the chest display
  2. Micheltenc's Avatar
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    Aug 28, 2014, 10:06 AM - Re: WIP: Dutch Fett (ROTJ) helmet done: in and outside. #27

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    My paint collection for the helmet so far, to be added some more rattlecans.
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    and the final result of my first paintup after 2 weeks. I know there can be made some improvements on details, but so far I am quite happy how it all turned out. Colors maybe a bit bright cause of the Phone and sun here. Comments and tips are welcome (also to improve my painting techniques for the JP.
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    Next gauntlets and jetpack.
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    Aug 30, 2014, 4:25 PM - Re: WIP: Dutch Fett (ROTJ) Helmet done: in and out. #28

    Impressive progress, well done !
  4. Micheltenc's Avatar
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    1 Week Ago - Oct 12, 2014, 10:40 AM - Re: WIP: Dutch Fett (ROTJ) Gauntlets finished #29

    hi all again,

    major progress made. Now just some details and the Jetpack is to be done..

    Buttons for the gauntlets ordered@Conrad as well as the red LED.
    75 cm of pianohinge @ Gamma
    again paint, first primer, then silver, masking, matt black followed by crimson red. some weathering with misted black and all the other razor sanding in between all and finalle the matt coat from Humbrol.
    finishing the pianohinges and placing the nozzles, darts and magnets for the bottom part of the flamethrower (to put in tech later on).
    The hoses I did not need as much as I thought (of the 4 meter I bought) needed about 2m.
    the one on top I will still have to give a little bit of sandy misting, like in ref. pics.

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    Honestly I thought the helmet would be the toughest, but these things are at least as tough because of the construction/size does matter here. I want a perfect fit for trooping.

    I started on the jet pack now... with a 3D rocket from toolguy301.

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