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    Replicant Shadow's Avatar
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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Very nice! thumbs up bro!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    gorgeous!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Beautiful!!! Why is it only almost nearly finished??? Looks great to me!!!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Stunning! I really like those gaunts!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    A'den Kyramud said: View Post
    Beautiful!!! Why is it only almost nearly finished??? Looks great to me!!!

    According to George Lucas, movies are never really finished they are abandoned or escape or something I forget the exact quote. According to a TDH Fett costumer, a Fett is never finished it always has room for upgrades and improvements. That's part of where I came up with my screen name, a Fett is a never ending project.

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Looks AWESOME bro!!!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Looking good.

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    A'den Kyramud's Avatar
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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    never_ending_fett said: View Post
    According to George Lucas, movies are never really finished they are abandoned or escape or something I forget the exact quote. According to a TDH Fett costumer, a Fett is never finished it always has room for upgrades and improvements. That's part of where I came up with my screen name, a Fett is a never ending project.
    right...I actually meant is there more stuff he needs to have it in form for, say, 501st approval.

    Projects in gereral are never finished...

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    A'den Kyramud said: View Post
    right...I actually meant is there more stuff he needs to have it in form for, say, 501st approval.

    Projects in gereral are never finished...
    Good call. Yes, Lucas has stated in several interviews he believes movies are never really completed, only abandoned (oh how I have wished he would've abandoned the original trilogy much sooner than he did). It holds true with any complex project coupled with a perfectionist attitude.

    Not sure about what the 501st require, but I am not going for that. I am just trying to get the whole thing as accurate as possible. The thing sticking in my claw right now is the vest and neck seal. I haven't seen a screen accurate one available yet, including what is pictured here and the various other versions in my closet. I am trying to commission them locally.

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    That looks awesome mate. The weathering is top notch! And your right though it's never truly finished.....

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Very nice job brother...your project stirs up a question I have had for a while...

    How many hoses are connected to the right Gauntlet?? I thought two or is it three, are they supposed to be the connections that are side by side and and the one straight down from the darts or just two...is yours screen accurate?? Trust me, I am not criticizing, I am asking so I know which is correct. Thanks in advance for any info.


    You have some very nice detail....WOW - Outstanding BF - I only hope mine is as nice...

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    phx417g said: View Post
    Very nice job brother...your project stirs up a question I have had for a while...

    How many hoses are connected to the right Gauntlet??
    If you go by the shots on-screen in ROTJ (I haven't scrutinized the SE for this), it looks pretty much like all three hoses are always there except for the stunt shots.

    is yours screen accurate??
    Nope. I need to add that third hose. It's on my list. Another reason its "almost nearly finished."


    You have some very nice detail....WOW - Outstanding BF - I only hope mine is as nice...[/QUOTE]

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Hands down still the best ROTJ paint work i've ever seen to date, IMO.

    :thumbup

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    Fantastic work! One of the best I've ever seen!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    I want to see more pics of the gauntlets and jetpack...since I don't have pics of them and I painted them....

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    That must be one of the best ROTJs I've seen! WOW!

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    jf_nilsson said: View Post
    That must be one of the best ROTJs I've seen! WOW!
    I think we have a mutual admiration society because I find myself looking at the pics of your ROTJ and thinking, how can I make mine more like that?! Love your setup.



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    Predatormv said: View Post
    I want to see more pics of the gauntlets and jetpack...since I don't have pics of them and I painted them....
    as requested, a few more pics:











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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    that is one of the best Fetts I have ever seen!! Kudos to you!!

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    AWESOME I love seeing a Fett completed. Beautiful job. You have accomplished something a lot of people start, but seldom finish.

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    Re: Almost Nearly Finished ROTJ

    great work! I appreciate you posting such well detailed and lighted pics for those of us working on our own.

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