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Bobamaker ESB Completed

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    Bobamaker ESB Completed

    Hey guys, I got my bobamaker helmet today. the 4 month wait was well worth it!

    I got it at 2:20 today and I immediately started working on it.

    I laid down the base coats so far, and I just finished with the killstripes. The paints I used are all from RS's paint list. The only paint I couldnt find was Caboose, so I mixed up a normal PS red with PS night black and achieved a similar color.


    Here are some pics.

    Straight out of the box


    Got the POG on there



    Got the Custom Red mix on there



    Masked off for the black




    Got the back done.



    MQ-1


    Got the ear cap and base painted.



    And are you ready for it....


    The killstripes!!!



    Last edited by 987654321a; Jan 11, 2009 at 5:24 PM.

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Looks great man!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Great start and a great project. Make sure you post the finished pictures!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Good work man!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Alright so I was painting the entire day yesterday and here we are.

    The dent


    Catscratch



    Left cheek



    Then I got to painting the mandibles




    Added some silver damage to the RF



    Let me know what you think. This isnt done by a longshot, but it is close.


    edit- By the way, all the colors seem to be much brighter. They are more subtle in fact.

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    Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Wau man
    Tell me, as you make it so well and that material uses friend, your work it is of a profecional, ah forgot you also tell me that painting uses?
    Leo

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    wow really good, How long has that taken you so far?

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Great progress bro.

    It looks killer so far! Keep on posting pictures, you seem to have some SuperJedi-Attitudes ... the speed of painting that detailed parts! ;-)

    Thumbs up!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    That is beautiful!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Boba Leo said: View Post
    Wau man
    Tell me, as you make it so well and that material uses friend, your work it is of a profecional, ah forgot you also tell me that painting uses?
    Leo
    Hey buddy, not sure what you mean by painting uses. I think you are asking what paints I used. I used all the paints from Rogue Studios list of pollyscale paints.

    Here is the link to the thread.
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=3630


    Lordsurge said: View Post
    wow really good, How long has that taken you so far?
    Thanks. About 9 ours is all this has taken me so far. I got some more work done on it today. The back is not even close to being halfway finished.


    mmgraphics said: View Post
    Great progress bro.

    It looks killer so far! Keep on posting pictures, you seem to have some SuperJedi-Attitudes ... the speed of painting that detailed parts! ;-)

    Thumbs up!
    Thanks. It is'nt as good as anything SJ has painted, but it is my first ESB so I think it is looking alright. Does anyone recomend a good out of the bottle chrome, or silver paint? I do not like the testors silver at all, it goes on unevenly and just doesnt look too good.


    Studio Fett said: View Post
    That is beautiful!

    G-Fett
    Thanks brother!

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    That is what wanted to know, thank you friend!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Hey guys I have a little video update for you all.


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    Good video man, thanks!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    I like the video showing your helmet from all sides.

    And I like the way you painted up your gauntlets! Great skills you have there!

    I guess you use an airbrush, aren´t you?

    Manuel

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    yeah ..... the video is great!
    if i just could be that talented!!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    GREAT video, man! Your helmet looks AWESOME!!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Thanks alot guys. Your kind comments keeps me going.

    Manuel, I use an airbrush to get the main colors down and go topical.


    Here are a few pics in my car.







    Let me tell you guys that this helmet fits great even with the MQ-1. My head is pretty big, and it really FITS like bobas helmet should. It is also perfect for my body type, since I am not 6 feet tall.

    Let me know what you think.

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Cool man, every time I like more, friend!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Helmet looks GREAT. Very cool. And I love the the video update, that was awesome.

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Thanks for the comments guys. This is my first ESB helmet so it is alot of fun to work with. I might post a tutorial for the RF led assembly in the future, but it is pretty complicated and you can just buy the board from a member here.

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Very good, Love the paint up and all the piccys and videos. Just wish it was a ROTJ not ESB

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Damm good paint job buddie ,wowwww im amazed .

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    **** inspirational. I've got to get moving on mine.

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    good work with the RF led

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    Re: Bobamaker ESB Progress

    Lordsurge, Ill do an ROTJ down the line...

    Thanks for the comments guys.

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