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    Apr 19, 2006, 8:01 PM - Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #1

    Here are some progress pics of Buckeye01's bucket. It's a Skygunbro helmet being painted up in the ESB scheme. I'll post some more pics later tonight...
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    Apr 19, 2006, 8:12 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #2

    Awesome work!
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    Apr 19, 2006, 8:13 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #3

    Man, that looks sweet! I can't wait to see more! I am a little concerned about how far the rf stalk ear cap sticks out. Is it me, or is it protruding a little to much? That definately made my day bro! Thanks!
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    Apr 19, 2006, 8:22 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #4

    Quote Buckeye_01 said:
    Man, that looks sweet! I can't wait to see more! I am a little concerned about how far the rf stalk ear cap sticks out. Is it me, or is it protruding a little to much? That definately made my day bro! Thanks!

    The earcap is sticking out a little more than it would if it were glued on because I just secured it with some folded over masking tape for the pictures. However the SGB buckets do have the older style 'thicker' onepiece earcaps kind of like the old MS1's.
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    Apr 19, 2006, 8:27 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #5

    Quote AFettFullofDollars said:
    The earcap is sticking out a little more than it would if it were glued on because I just secured it with some folded over masking tape for the pictures. However the SGB buckets do have the older style 'thicker' onepiece earcaps kind of like the old MS1's.
    I gotcha. Thanks for the updates man! I'm friggin sittin here droolin over those pics. I can't wait to see that bad boy in the flesh!
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    Apr 19, 2006, 9:29 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #6

    looking good man, allways love seing your work man!!!
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    Apr 19, 2006, 10:49 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #7

    Awesome work as usual bro, your painting skills with cans astounds me. I'm using your technique/colors on mine ATM and if it comes out even close to what you do I'll be happy.
  8. Apr 20, 2006, 9:43 AM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #8

    Buckeye01, you will not be dissapointed with AFFO$'s paintjob, in fact you'l be totally blown away by it, guaranteed!! His attention to detail is incredible, made my bucket look so authentic

    Looking awesome there Paul, keep up the good work.
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    Apr 20, 2006, 11:12 AM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #9

    Quote welsh_bounty_hunter said:
    Buckeye01, you will not be dissapointed with AFFO$'s paintjob, in fact you'l be totally blown away by it, guaranteed!! His attention to detail is incredible, made my bucket look so authentic

    Looking awesome there Paul, keep up the good work.
    That's exactely why I wanted him to fix my bucket up! I was blown away with his non-topical bucket he did a few months ago. I wish I had the extra change laying around to get it, but this is the next best thing.
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    Apr 20, 2006, 2:32 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #10

    Looks great! Are those kill stripes decals?
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    Apr 20, 2006, 2:40 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #11

    another awesome helmet paintjob. Were the stratches in the cheek meant to be there, I dont remember them.
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    Apr 20, 2006, 4:16 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #12

    Quote superjedi said:
    Looks great! Are those kill stripes decals?

    Thanks for all the kind words guys! The killstripes are not decals. They are painted on. I use the old fashioned method of masking off each killstripe with masking tape and mustard. The masking tape helps create a bit of an edge build up when painted. I think it adds a cool raggedness to the overall look of the helmet.

    Cal- The scratches on the cheek are supposed to be there. They will tone down with weathering mists and washes.
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    Apr 21, 2006, 5:24 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #13

    Here are a few more progress pics. I'm aiming to have this baby finished this weekend, Jon. I know you're anxious to get it back.

    Paul
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    Apr 21, 2006, 5:26 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #14

    Looking slick man
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    Apr 21, 2006, 10:45 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #15

    Take your time bro. You are doing a fantastic job, and I don't want you to rush and mess up a thing of beauty!
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    Apr 23, 2006, 2:51 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #16

    Here's some pics of the finished front. Thought I'd throw these up here while I'm working on the back.
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    Apr 23, 2006, 3:10 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #17

    What are these on an Assembly-line???
    Wow ...As always great work AFFO$..
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    Apr 23, 2006, 3:10 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #18

    You got mad skills AFFoD!
  19. Apr 23, 2006, 3:48 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #19

    Awesome work buddy!:thumbup

    hehe... i can see my baby in the background...

    Mason.
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    Apr 23, 2006, 3:59 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #20

    Always awesome work from you bro.
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    Apr 23, 2006, 4:13 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #21

    What a beaut! I can't wait to see the back of that bad boy.
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    Apr 26, 2006, 8:02 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #22

    Here are some progress pics of the back of the helmet. Getting all of the major scratches out of the way. Sorry for the lighting in the pics. My rooms lights really distort the colors. Not too much longer now Jon!
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    Apr 26, 2006, 8:05 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #23

    MR needs to call you....you are the fastest FETT bucket painter in the world

    think you could crank out 500???
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    Apr 26, 2006, 9:19 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #24

    Looking really good Paul, can't wait to see a shabad's bucket thread up here one day!!

    My armor looks incredible now by the way - thanks to AFFO$$...
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    Apr 26, 2006, 9:26 PM - Re: Buckeye01's Bucket Progress #25

    Man ol man Paul! You continue to amaze me bro! You have some mad skills man! I'm in Berea right now on a lousy business trip. If you want to have a beer or 9 tomorrow night, give me a holler. Keep up the good work

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