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  1. I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    May 27, 2009, 3:11 PM - cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #1

    A build-up thread as requested by cupluv, a progress thread for his FPH.

    Fresh untouched FPH





    Helmet is primed.





    Painted in silver aluminum.


    Right back panel is masked and painted grey. The left panel will be done soon, and then the beige layer will go on, then the dark green.
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    May 27, 2009, 3:27 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #2

    sweeeeeet!!!!
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    May 27, 2009, 4:06 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #3

    Is that a shopvac extension you are using for the stand???
    D

    Looks nice BTW!!
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    May 27, 2009, 4:11 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #4

    Quote Jango's kid said: View Post
    Is that a shopvac extension you are using for the stand???
    D

    That, or his tee-ball tee.

    -C
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    May 27, 2009, 4:40 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #5

    Quote Jango's kid said: View Post
    Is that a shopvac extension you are using for the stand???
    D

    Looks nice BTW!!
    Rofl!! You got it!
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    May 27, 2009, 4:53 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #6

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Rofl!! You got it!
    Only reason i caught that, is cause thats what i used to use!!!!! LOL
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    May 31, 2009, 7:15 AM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #7

    Back panels painted Concrete last night


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    Jun 16, 2009, 2:23 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #8

    Andy...any new updates?
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    Jun 21, 2009, 9:44 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #9

    Sorry about the lack of updates, had to put all projects on hold so I could get a project finished for last weekend. However this helmet build up is back in full swing.

    I ended up to redo the back panel on the right side, there was an accident during paint curing and a full repaint was unavoidable. With the back panels completed, I can now start on the lower cheeks and dome.

    With Flash




    Without Flash




    And the Rangefinder was completed too.
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    Jun 21, 2009, 9:50 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #10

    nice job Andy!! looking good brother...
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    Jun 21, 2009, 9:53 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #11

    everything is coming together....Jet Pack, Armor and now the helmet...thanks Andy....keep up the good work
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    Jun 21, 2009, 10:19 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #12

    Quote FettDad said: View Post
    nice job Andy!! looking good brother...
    Thanks buddy

    Quote cupluv said: View Post
    everything is coming together....Jet Pack, Armor and now the helmet...thanks Andy....keep up the good work
    What parts are you missing to complete your suit??
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    Jun 21, 2009, 10:28 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #13

    just the Blasters...
    --Sidewinder is currently in the process of building me one
    --ESB side arm..gonna make payment to get one of Mo Jo's
    --ESB side arm holster...on the list and gotta make payment

    Everything else is in place
    Wickebeard is doing a fabulous job on my gear
    * armor
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...ht=wickedbeard

    * jet pack
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...ht=wickedbeard

    * weathering all soft parts

    * FPH..by yours truly GCNgamer128 (Andy)
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    Jun 28, 2009, 5:40 AM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #14

    Lower and upper cheeks completed, misting tones are still required (will come when the dome is completed)

    With Flash



    Without Flash

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    Jul 4, 2009, 5:16 AM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #15

    Went and added some weathering to the lower cheeks, and the dome of the helmet is all done

    Flash On







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    Jul 4, 2009, 11:45 AM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #16

    oo looks nice,

    i need a little help, ive been making my own helmet, with the stencils and stuff, but the helmet seems huge on me, im not a tall chap, but i think it may be out of proportion, everything fits together fine, so everything is on the same scale, but it just seems massive, could any one give me some measurements, from their own helmets so i can compare it with mine, maybe the width and breadth of the base of the hemlet , so from front to back, and side to side

    if any one could help id be very thankful.

    cheers jobi
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    Jul 4, 2009, 11:52 AM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #17

    good progress Andy...looking excellent...thanks for the update
  18. Jul 8, 2009, 1:46 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #18

    Fantastic! I love the dusting of gray along the edges of the cheekbone and the dent. Looks really authentic.
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    Jul 27, 2009, 3:26 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #19

    It's been a little while since I updated the thread, but it's about time to do so!

    Keep in mind that the back of the helmet is painted, it just doesn't have the masking removed.

    Daylight









    Tunsten Light with Flash






    Currently I am repainting/weathering the killstripe decals, they are getting painted the correct colour yellow, and backmisted with the orange paint on the last several kill stripes. After that, I want to add a few extra tones, plus the white acrylic blotches near the kill stripe area. One other little detail that needs to get done is to paint the borden connector on the cheek, and once I do that it will get its last coat of matte finish and it will be shipped out tomorrow afternoon!
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    Jul 27, 2009, 3:58 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #20

    Looking pretty sweet Andy.
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    Jul 27, 2009, 10:26 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #21

    Kick ***!
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    Jul 28, 2009, 11:11 AM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #22

    That looks fantastic. Can't wait to get mine painted.
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    Jul 29, 2009, 3:45 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #23

    Helmet is completed and was shipped out today.


    With Flash





    No Flash





    Daylight





    Ears


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    Jul 29, 2009, 3:53 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #24

    Some good work there Andy!
    There's gonna be one happy customer...
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    Aug 13, 2009, 9:35 PM - Re: cupluv's FPH ESB Build-up. #25

    Forgot to ship my visor back with my finished helmet...still waiting for it to get returned to me.

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