My first bucket: Rubies Jango to ROTJ Boba conversion

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    elusivesolution's Avatar
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    My first bucket: Rubies Jango to ROTJ Boba conversion

    Here's what I've been up to over the summer. I turned this:
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    into this:
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    I dremeled out the dent, altered the range finder and right ear piece, and my awesome girlfriend sculpted a borden dental connector for the cheek. The visor is a t-visor.com. I painted it with the layered method using Stormtrooperguy's rattlecan list. I still have to do some more topical weathering to do and I've yet to paint the arrows on the forehead. Then I'll seal it down with some matte coat.

    It's not the greatest bucket in the world but I'm certainly proud of it

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    lawdawg 35's Avatar
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    Re: My first bucket: Rubies Jango to ROTJ Boba conversion

    Impressive......Most Impressive.....

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    Re: My first bucket: Rubies Jango to ROTJ Boba conversion

    Awesome job!!! This is going to be my next project. I'm going to try my hand at converting the Jango deluxe bucket.

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    Re: My first bucket: Rubies Jango to ROTJ Boba conversion

    Great job on the conversion!

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    Re: My first bucket: Rubies Jango to ROTJ Boba conversion

    Thanks for all of the positive comments! I really enjoyed modding this helmet. It's fun and rewarding turning a hunk o' junk into something more. I think next I'll tackle the 2 Rubies 2-piece or the Hasbro toy helmet.

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