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    Mar 5, 2007, 9:09 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #51

    Hey Mods... Take this thread and stick it!!!

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    Mar 5, 2007, 9:39 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #52

    Quote SgtFang said: View Post
    Hey Mods... Take this thread and stick it!!!

    -Sarge

    no kidding
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    Mar 10, 2007, 9:34 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #53

    Quote AFettFullofDollars said: View Post
    You might want to hit the upper cheeks with some more black misting to kinda tone down the blue. Lookin' good so far.
    If he does that now, won't it be too dark after the final misting?

    I'm painting a helmet right now, and the blue looks just like that (maybe even a tad lighter), thats why I ask. I know that I tend to really blast my helmets during the final misting. This is gonna be my first blue cheek ROTJ though (just used plain old flat black last time), so I could use as many tips from the master as possible.


    Thanks in advance...
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    Mar 10, 2007, 10:26 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #54

    Keep in mind this is my first Boba helmet (when I joined this site it was to make Jango), and thus the first time I ever had to make a "dirty paint job". I went ahead and misted some black on the cheeks, than to make it dirty I used charchol from michlals, smeered it on, misted black paint, and then Dull coat (Krylon Matte finish) Here are the results, but I will say it looks better in person.

    Before aging:



    After aging


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    Mar 10, 2007, 3:51 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #55

    Quote Devilstar2k2 said: View Post
    If he does that now, won't it be too dark after the final misting?

    I'm painting a helmet right now, and the blue looks just like that (maybe even a tad lighter), thats why I ask. I know that I tend to really blast my helmets during the final misting. This is gonna be my first blue cheek ROTJ though (just used plain old flat black last time), so I could use as many tips from the master as possible.


    Thanks in advance...
    I don't think it will be too dark when you do the final misting if you go ahead and tone it down now. Plus if you look at the pic's of the ROTJ helmet on the Reference Disk, the upper cheeks have just a hint of blue showing through the black grime and weathering. From a distance they almost look black.
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    Mar 10, 2007, 4:01 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #56

    Too late... I finished my base colors already, and I'm a lazy painter. :P

    I'll fix it later.
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    Mar 23, 2007, 5:07 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #57

    bump
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    Apr 8, 2007, 11:44 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #58

    this thread should be stickied, it's too good to let it get lost on page two. i'm looking forward to affo$ spraycan list for armor.
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    Apr 10, 2007, 6:15 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #59

    bump bump
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    Apr 17, 2007, 5:06 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #60

    bump to the junk!
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    Apr 17, 2007, 9:16 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #61

    Quote saint_nasty said: View Post
    this thread should be stickied
    Done
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    Apr 17, 2007, 10:15 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #62

    thanks wc!
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    Apr 17, 2007, 10:45 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #63

    Bout time a sticky was made for this thread.. ...good call.
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    May 22, 2007, 8:32 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #64

    ESB HELMET COLORS

    Can I use ANY silver colored paint?
    Silver base coat-Rustoleum Aluminum (V7715)

    Anyone use another yellow for this? i can't locate any.. AND how does the grey primer turn the yellow red?
    Killstripes-Duplicolor School Bus Yellow(DA1663) *Mist the front six killstripes with Krylon Light Gray primer while you still have the killstripes masked off. This will give the back eight kill stripes a redder tint like on the film used helmet.

    The can i bought is Khaki ..but to me it look like a light tan...is that right? does the silver undercoat make it the right color?
    Right Ear-Krylon Ultra Flat Camouflage Khaki
    Last one...Is this for the areas in the back that are a light yellow.
    Tan Scratches on Back of Helmet-Krylon Ultra Flat Camouflage Khaki

    i have the info but i'm second guessiing myself...
    i just started buying cans. i want to get my helmet done for my wedding..


    thx in advance!!
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    May 22, 2007, 10:47 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #65

    Quote Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    ESB HELMET COLORS

    Can I use ANY silver colored paint?
    Silver base coat-Rustoleum Aluminum (V7715)

    Anyone use another yellow for this? i can't locate any.. AND how does the grey primer turn the yellow red?
    Killstripes-Duplicolor School Bus Yellow(DA1663) *Mist the front six killstripes with Krylon Light Gray primer while you still have the killstripes masked off. This will give the back eight kill stripes a redder tint like on the film used helmet.

    The can i bought is Khaki ..but to me it look like a light tan...is that right? does the silver undercoat make it the right color?
    Right Ear-Krylon Ultra Flat Camouflage Khaki
    Last one...Is this for the areas in the back that are a light yellow.
    Tan Scratches on Back of Helmet-Krylon Ultra Flat Camouflage Khaki

    i have the info but i'm second guessiing myself...
    i just started buying cans. i want to get my helmet done for my wedding..


    thx in advance!!
    Sixx
    Yes you can use any silver.

    As for the Schoolbus Yellow, have you tried looking at an autoparts store like Advance Autoparts. That's where I found mine.
    The light grey spray paint on the front kill stripes lightens them up so that the back stripes appear to have a redder tone.

    The camouflage khaki is for the 'light yellow' scratches on the back. Depending on the pics you look at sometimes the scratches look yellow and sometimes they look tan, the same color as the Rangefinder Ear.
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    May 22, 2007, 11:14 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #66

    Thx AFFO$...

    I can't wait to paint it up!
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    May 29, 2007, 3:54 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #67

    Hey guys a newbie from UK.. can anyone tell me how to post pics as I'd like to show and get comments on my scratch build lid from WOF's templates :thumbup?
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    May 29, 2007, 4:00 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #68

    Not to hijack this thread but..............this weekend at Celebration 4 I was able to see two buckets of AFFO$ work, and all I can say is it's OUTSTANDING! The colors and his detail skills are amazing. I was able to see the real ESB helmet at the event and AFFO$ work really compares to the original very well. Nice work.


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    May 29, 2007, 4:08 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #69

    Ive seen (not in person) some of his work and totally agree... Just about to start airbrushing my lid in and using his colour charts should turn out ok? fingers crossed....
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    May 29, 2007, 7:30 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #70

    Quote MandalorFett said: View Post
    Not to hijack this thread but..............this weekend at Celebration 4 I was able to see two buckets of AFFO$ work, and all I can say is it's OUTSTANDING! The colors and his detail skills are amazing. I was able to see the real ESB helmet at the event and AFFO$ work really compares to the original very well. Nice work.


    Wow...thanks for the kind words. Feel free to hijack any of my threads.
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    May 30, 2007, 3:34 AM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #71

    Soz...
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    May 31, 2007, 12:28 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #72

    Krylon Burgundy Satin

    is the only can i cant find in my city....

    does anyone know of another alternative for the above colors.

    can i use just regular Krylon Burgundy??

    AND since i can't locate Rustoleum Spruce Green...i will use two other greens to make the color..


    HELP, i want to get this helmet done by end of next month..when i get married, i want to have at least one pic in the Album as a Fett head.

    T.I.A.
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    Jun 5, 2007, 1:57 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #73

    up ...anyone?? HELP.
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    Jun 8, 2007, 11:08 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #74

    Quote Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    Krylon Burgundy Satin

    is the only can i cant find in my city....

    does anyone know of another alternative for the above colors.

    can i use just regular Krylon Burgundy??
    Yes. They're the same color. The Satin version just refers to the finish type (satin). I believe the "regular" version is gloss, so you'll have to hit it with Dulcoat or some matte acrylic sealer from the craft department at Walmart to knock down the shine. Good luck!
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    Jun 12, 2007, 3:50 PM - Re: AFFO$'s PAINT LIST FOR THE AIRBRUSH CHALLENGED #75

    thx, done and done!

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