Before I commit to any materials for a scratch build i wanted to get some overall input and reviews of my plan. I want to do a RotJ Fett. For my first setup, as long as this isn't a futile endevor (I'd like it to be 501st material if possible with scratch stuff) I want to avoid buying completed stuff but I would like to still retain some accuracy. Painting doesn't worry me, neither does the actual fabrication. I do plan to upgrade to a decent set of armor (probably from BobaMaker) in time when money allows.
I plan to start with some WoF templates which I've already downloaded.
Then do AFettFulloDollars Trash Can armor. I can't seem to find anyone selling molds (I can find anyway) for Sintra body armor and shaping by hand seems a bit too unreasonable so trash can Fett seems to be the way for the budget minded.
This can cover all the armor pieces save the knees which I can't seem to find a decent scratch build for but with WoF temps I could splurge for some sintra and go crazy. Maybe do something like what Ronin677 did.
Helmet, I'd like to do something like what Digifett did here...
Does anyone have any suggestions on integrating possibly a rangefinder LED circuit in a scratch helm or is that even worth my time?
Boots I will probably do similar to Silver Fett's here...
Gloves will involve some simple sewing which I think I can manage.
I slow down at this point because I can't seem to find an easy way to cheat with the jumpsuit and flak vest, atleast without a lot of stitching. I also can't seem to find too much information on good scratch builds for the gaultlets. I'm thinking plastic sheets and some tedious bit by bit modeling might be the only answer.
Jet Pack and the EE-3 I'll do after I get all this done, same with the detail bits like the tools, scalps, and cape.