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    May 4, 2008, 6:12 PM - MSH2 ESB Paint Up #1

    Since I have acquired my all time favorite Boba helmet sculpt, a MSH2, I've decided to post one last paint up thread. The base colors have been applied using the colors off of my 'airbrushed challenged' list including the new Valspar brand updates. The killstripes are Valspar Gloss Mustard Seed and the visor, mandible, keyslot areas are the Valspar Merlot. I've also just started painting the damage and spent the better part of yesterday and today working on the 'catscratch'.
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    May 5, 2008, 6:45 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #2

    Looks great so far! The MSH2 is one of the "larger" buckets, right?
    Even after all the time I've been here, I still get confused with some of the abbreviations. :o
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    May 5, 2008, 7:19 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #3

    This will be a real beaut
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    May 5, 2008, 7:30 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #4

    this is going to be awesome!!!!
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    May 5, 2008, 8:35 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #5

    Your work is always 1st class, I look forward to seeing more, keep it up
  7. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    May 5, 2008, 8:59 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #6

    I've always said to the local guys here, that if I ever had someone paint my own bucket, I would go with AFFO$....so this should be good.

    Love the color change on the mandible...
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    May 5, 2008, 9:38 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #7

    I am watching this thread soooooooooooo closely
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    May 6, 2008, 3:36 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #8

    SCHWEEEEET!!!! The MSH2 is also my favorite....and yes it is "larger"....marginally of course.

    Steve
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    May 26, 2008, 10:48 AM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #9

    any updates? I cant wait to see this bad boy
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    May 26, 2008, 6:30 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #10

    Quote DarthMiller said: View Post
    any updates? I cant wait to see this bad boy
    I second that. Looks good so far
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    May 26, 2008, 7:12 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #11

    Sorry for the delay guys. I've been working day and night (Recently promoted to Dept. Manager at Lowe's (Seasonal Dept.), and this is my departments BUSY season. They don't call it the 'Hundred Days of Hell' for nothing. I'll try to make some progress on it soon.
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    Mar 13, 2011, 2:51 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #12

    msh2-h-jpgmsh2-jpgmsh2-b-jpgmsh2-c-jpgmsh2-d-jpgmsh2-e-jpg

    I've resurrected this thread from the dead since I've gotten the itch to start painting helmets again. Here's a few more progress pics.
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    Mar 13, 2011, 3:50 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #13

    Looks fantastic! Is this all topical paint app?
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    Mar 13, 2011, 4:17 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #14

    Technically it is. But after I get all of the scratches painted, I mask them off with liquid mask and put down another layer of the base colors so that it is actually 'on top' of the painted damage.
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    Mar 14, 2011, 11:54 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #15

    Killer paintup!
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    Mar 15, 2011, 8:55 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #16

    Wow, major bumpage. Looking amazing!
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    Mar 26, 2011, 5:24 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #17

    Slapped a little more paint on the back of the helmet. Got the 'Fjords of Norway' (As Steve the Swede usmsh2-back-right-2-jpged to call them) finished...and a headache. Does anyone else find themselves clenching their teeth as they paint the back panels on an ESB bucket?msh2-back-both-sides-jpg
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    Mar 26, 2011, 5:58 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #18

    Ever time I do anything with fett my teeth are Clenching. Looking good.
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    Mar 26, 2011, 6:40 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #19

    Quote AFettFullofDollars said: View Post
    Does anyone else find themselves clenching their teeth as they paint the back panels on an ESB bucket?msh2-back-both-sides-jpg
    Maybe that's why there are so many dental tools used on the Fett costume!
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    Mar 26, 2011, 7:32 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #20

    Quote superjedi said: View Post
    Maybe that's why there are so many dental tools used on the Fett costume!
    You know, you may be on to something there.
  22. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Mar 26, 2011, 9:15 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #21

    Great job , I really dont mind the MSH2 , its looking really nice
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    Mar 26, 2011, 9:23 PM - Re: MSH2 ESB Paint Up #22

    That looks really nice! I don't think I have the nerves to paint an accurate ESB helmet myself.

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