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    High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
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    FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    OK so Im going to document the repainting of Terrys helmet here...
    Terry has an amazing Fett as most probably already know...and he had gotten this helmet painted last year sometime and looking at it along with the rest of his gear I couldnt see letting him walk around FULL ROTJ with the helmet in the condition it was in...look at the pics and see for yourself...the red was off the kill stripes were off the back of the helmet was off and the damage while close was all topically applied with what seems to be paint marker...I bugged my buddy Terry for a few days and showed him what my MS3 looks like and he agreed he was wanting to get it repainted...so he shipped it over to me and Ive started last night and its about ready to be silver today...
    Its a Fettpride Budget helmet so the ears are apart of the helmet they wont be coming off lol





    Visor out


    Paint coming off


    Paint is gone...


    Heres what is should look like when done or close to it at least...

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Cool. So where do you actually do your paintings? is that a garage or a bedroom?

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Garage of course....I have some work stuff (military gear) out there though messy right now

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    This will be fun to watch happen. And thanks again for doing this for me

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    waiting in anticipation!!! Man this is going to be a good thread.

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Yeh for sure more pics to come later I have a few of how the visor was mounted...very interesting as I havent seen anyone mount theres with a coat hanger lol....with tbolts also. but the coat hanger had me like *** haha

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

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    Yeh for sure more pics to come later I have a few of how the visor was mounted...very interesting as I havent seen anyone mount theres with a coat hanger lol....with tbolts also. but the coat hanger had me like *** haha
    Get out

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Dont know if it was terry or not but someone used a coat hanger to hold the bottom of the visor close to the helmet if you look in the first pic u can see it...It works, but you cant remove the visor easily

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    You are going to ruin your good clothes, young man!

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    No, it wasn't me.

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Looking forward to seeing this one done up.

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Muad'Dib said: View Post
    You are going to ruin your good clothes, young man!
    LMAO....Yeh I shouldnt do that huh....bout to go lay some more primer over the thing pics to come of the damage Im adding

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Heres what i did on it today added actual damage and painted a coat of silver
    Heres how it sat with the paint removed only a few scrapes not all the screen accurate ones which I'll be adding





    Marking my territory lol






    All damaged lol








    Silver applied



    Last edited by Fett 4 Real; Nov 23, 2010 at 9:24 PM.

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Holy cow! You waste no time, do you!

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    I told you I want to get this back to you asap

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Well it now has 3 coats of silver gonna let it sit for a day while I work and then go consume Turkey and other junk, tomorrow will bring the dome and cheeks possibly...but little has changed as its still silver

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Great work so far what method do you use to to etch in the physical damage.

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    A dremel with a rotatory attachment followed with 420 sandpaper to smooth it out and a steady hand

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    A dremel with a rotatory attachment followed with 420 sandpaper to smooth it out and a steady hand
    Did it hurt when you had to touch the Dremel to the helmet? lol!

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    This is the 3rd ROTJ helmet Ive done, it was scary the first time...but now its more like i wanna get this thing looking like its supposed to so dont screw up haha, gonna mask off the dome tomorrow just got home from early thanksgiving planning a new technique on a few things on this guy after seeing a pic alex posted of sandy painting the helmets for PP2 and ROTJ

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Well the Green on the dome and cheeks is on there and it cheeks are drying so Im gonna relax a little and pown some newbs in Halo Reach hope your turkey day is going well

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Dude, you are moving so fast, it's hard to keep up! It is looking amazing! got the pic you sent. Hope you don't mind me posting it!
    Cheers and happy Thanksgiving to you!

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    Hey 4Real, I can't remember but does yours have all the little overspray and topical weathering on it, too?
    My memories from CV are all jumbled up.

    Will you put it on BooBoos?

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    The over spray on the rear? If so yes...my helmet from CV is in canada as I sold it to another member and painted my MS3 ROTJ as well...

    Booboo Im waiting for the cheeks to harden and will post pics when i unmask one big post, might get the blue on it as well today then the rear panels then the marron and finally the ears and rear center panel

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    Re: FP Budget Repaint by F4R (for Booboo Fett) ROTJ style

    My back panel

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