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DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

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    DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Army has commissioned me to do a repaint on his recently purchased DP deluxe lid. This lid has seen some action with a few bondo spots reviled after the paint was removed, it also has been reinforced with fibergalss on the inside. I went through and removed the prvious paint job had have hit it with a fresh coat of primer. Tomorrow night I will hit it with the first layer of paint for this fully layed paint job.

    Onto the pics.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Looks better already Haha!!

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Lookin good bud, I should post up what Ive been working on

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Well did a little more work last night. I put down the base metal color that I use for the underlying scratch marks. So between tonight and tomorrow I will be tracing out and masking off damage and should be laying down the silver coat on Thursday.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Did you need to sharpen the dent up or is that the way it is?
    I cant wait to see this and the other one your doing when there done

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    Unfortunatly that is the way the dent is really soft. Yeah I am hoping my replacement lid from Chris will be showing up any day so I can get started on the paint for that one too. I got the silver coat put on today and will post up some pics later once the paint dries a little more. From here I will be spending the next few days tracing out and masking all the silver damage before I lay down the gray layer.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    any updates?

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    I have been really working on getting my templates redone as the dimensions for this thing are all over the place. I just about have everything traced out and should have it masked out by mid week with the paint going on then. In my process I mask out all the silver damage and then lay down the gray layer and from there I go section by section anding on top.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Im about to be idle for a few days as far as painting waiting for a few things, this gives me an idea to make up stencils for my GMH ROTJ paintjob. Now where r the updates brother?

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Finishing up the masking and plan on laying some color down tomorrow with pics on Sunday.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army

    Man.... I haven't seen a Don Post Deluxe pop up in like 20 years.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Alright Got the Gray down and removed the masking Fluid. From here I will go section by section so I will first finish off the two back panels and then from there I will do the front mandibles and the trim. I am going to put down a clear coat here and start working on the stencils fro the back.

    On to the pics!!
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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Looking good I wish id done my gray on my ESB all as one uniformed coat

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    All I can say is wow!! Looks great so far

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    jinto said: View Post
    Looking good I wish id done my gray on my ESB all as one uniformed coat
    Yeah after painting my second lid I went this way since this color is in every layer and section of the helmet.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Great work Looks boss!! How have you managed to create such intricate scratches and damage marks with the masking fluid?

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    this is the tool that I use with the masking fluid Buy COLOUR SHAPER Painting Tool | Online Discount Art Supply Store the no. 0 angle chisel firm one.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    I found a paint eraser at Hobby lobby and the latex doesnt really stick to it all that well when dry!

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Got some more work done by completing the back panels. From here I will start working on the the key slots, mandibles and trim.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Well got some more work done on this I got all the trim, key slots and mandibles done along with the right ear cap part of the left ear cap and the range finder. From here I will work on the upper cheeks and finish up the left ear.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Did you removed the ears complete?

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    JackFrost said: View Post
    Did you removed the ears complete?
    the lid came to me with ali ears so I am guessing at some point they were removed.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Alright got more work done on this bad boy!!! We now have the dome and cheeks done and all that is left to do is the kill stripes and the final weathering with a few touch ups here and there. On to the pics.

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Nice work

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    Re: DP Deluxe Repaint for Army By Deadland

    Well alright got some more work done. I was able to get the the kill stripes added as well as adding some shading around the dent and along the bottom of the lower cheeks. Tomorrow I will be hitting this with some black washes and then lightly dusting it with some weathering spray and then we are done!!!!.

    On tot he pics

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