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  1. Rapier2278's Avatar
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    Nov 2, 2011, 2:01 PM - Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #1

    Hi Guys,
    this is my second helmet-paintjob ever - started with a bobamaker helmet:
    First a layer of silver (rattlecan)


    masked the lower cheeks with Humbrol Maskol and painted dark grey

    masked again and painted the cheeks green (airbrush)


    Primed the backpanel dark grey (rattlecan)

    Then painted the backpanels with camo dark green (airbrush)




    Sorry for the bad quality of the pics....hand trembling hands
    and the rest (airbrush)






    The change from the upper to the lower cheeks could be better, but i´ll try to fix that the next days...

    The colours i used: Modelmaster Panzer olive green (lower cheeks and dome), dark camo green (back), PRR Brunswick Green (upper Cheeks), Box Car Red (Visor)
    Silver and dark grey are acrylic Rattlecan colours...
    Gonna continue the next days...pics will follow..

    Feedback welcome-Thanks guys...
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    Nov 2, 2011, 8:15 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #2

    Looking good bro keep up the good work.
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    Nov 3, 2011, 1:42 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #3

    Yeah! Looking good so far! Just keep the awesome paint job coming!
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    Nov 8, 2011, 2:04 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #4

    Almost finished, photographed with flashlights, so the upper cheeks seem black, but they´re painted brunswick green...






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    Apr 24, 2012, 12:50 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #5

    After a long time, i made it to finish the helmet, i took the decals off and painted the killstripes:
    Feedback welcome:




    Last edited by Rapier2278; Apr 25, 2012 at 12:28 AM.
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    Apr 24, 2012, 3:00 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #6

    Impressive work! congratulations for your job!
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    Apr 24, 2012, 8:08 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #7

    Looks great, dont forget to take the view finder part from the range finder when your done,
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    Apr 24, 2012, 9:55 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #8

    Looks great!!! Yes, as BG said, the lens is only on the ESB I believe.
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    Apr 25, 2012, 12:54 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #9

    Great paint job!

    dynamic1 said: View Post
    Looks great!!! Yes, as BG said, the lens is only on the ESB I believe.
    ..and Pre-Pro #1, Pre-Pro #2, Pre-Pro #3. The Sandy had it (and the ROTJ too) but lost it on the ESB promotional tours.
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    May 1, 2012, 8:06 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #10

    nice job, hope I will have those skills someday ;-)
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    Sep 23, 2013, 9:15 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #11

    And here's what the helmet looks like with the full costume atm:

    I know, i have to change the RF some time.
    Last edited by Rapier2278; Sep 24, 2013 at 11:24 AM.
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    Sep 23, 2013, 9:37 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #12

    Awesome work!!
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    Oct 6, 2013, 5:57 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #13

    Wow. You did great! About to order my first Fettpride premium helmet. Hope mine comes out nearly this good! Thought it was too much red on the mandibles at first, but when all said and done it came out splendid.
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    Oct 16, 2013, 7:34 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #14

    Rapier2278 said: View Post
    And here's what the helmet looks like with the full costume atm:

    I know, i have to change the RF some time.
    Keep that finger off that trigger unless you intend to fire!
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    Oct 16, 2013, 2:33 PM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #15

    amazing work!!!
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    Jan 13, 2014, 12:04 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #16

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    Jan 15, 2014, 9:20 AM - Re: Bobamaker ROTJ Paintjob #17

    "Keep that finger off that trigger unless you intend to fire! "
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!! We have an operator here!

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