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    Jan 21, 2014, 8:25 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #101

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    Mar 9, 2014, 1:14 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #102

    Been awhile, but i have a few updates...
    almost finished with the gauntlets, still waiting for warmer weather to Trim them up and get some paint on them!
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    Mar 18, 2014, 10:48 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #103

    this is amazinG!
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    Mar 19, 2014, 2:55 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #104

    Quote Rmadrid19 said: View Post
    this is amazinG!
    Thanks, the real fun will start once the weather gets warm and I can start painting!
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    Mar 19, 2014, 4:15 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #105

    Got some serious kitt DJ
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    Mar 19, 2014, 5:45 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #106

    Quote thebeans said: View Post
    Got some serious kitt DJ
    Thanks, I have a lot of hours in this bad boy! ! Many more to go! !
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    Mar 23, 2014, 9:45 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #107

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ID:	75352It kind of was a "happy" accident, since I have always wanted an excuse to re-make the bottom of the pack.
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ID:	75351 Just needs a final sand, and some paint!
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    Mar 23, 2014, 2:24 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #108

    That is a bummer about your jetpack. Are you going to try & blend the paint in or sand it down & repaint the whole thing. Well it is warming up & you can get to painting here soon.
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    Mar 24, 2014, 10:14 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #109

    Yeah my pack got knocked over and took a 3 foot fall. I think I am going to repaint the whole pack. Might be a while though, it is 20 degrees and supposed to snow tomorrow
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    Mar 24, 2014, 1:22 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #110

    Bummer. Not the way anyone wants to get more experience at painting!
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    Apr 2, 2014, 8:15 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #111

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ID:	75350 Finally had time to trim and assemble some shin tools. Still have to paint.

    What are those found parts called, Again!?
    FOUND IT!
    PATTERSON RC PRINT SQUEEGEE
    And a Patterson chemical Stirrer
    BOTH ON AMAZON.

    Thanks! Looking good! Did the JP get any battle damage!?
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    Apr 7, 2014, 5:23 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #112

    Yeah I had my pack on a table on a guitar stand and it got knocked over. But it have me an excuse to fix some areas that have always bugged me...
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    Apr 8, 2014, 8:10 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #113

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ID:	75835 Soooo... after re-making the "vent" at the bottom of the pack and placing it, i realized that i placed the vent too close to the front of the pack. Here is mine next to an original pack, to show the new location.
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ID:	75832 I also re-made the vent, again, for a third time. This time I included the "Circle" layer, that i forgot every other time!
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    Apr 8, 2014, 7:18 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #114

    Build a Jetpack is great, nice work bro, keep like that......build a costume and parts is the best experience................
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    Apr 15, 2014, 10:31 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #115

    Had a day of really nice weather this weekend and I squeezed in a couple hours of painting!
    Started with some Shin tool painting. I still need to add lots of weathering...
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    I have been working on my pack as well, and decided for now i will just blend the new paint in..
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    I also added the 3-pin connector on the bottom of the pack.
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    Apr 16, 2014, 9:11 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #116

    Lance you did a nice job of blending the paint. Looking good. Are you using airbrush or spray cans? I understand not wanting to repaint the whole pack this is alot of extra work.
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    Apr 16, 2014, 1:57 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #117

    Quote toolguy301 said: View Post
    Lance you did a nice job of blending the paint. Looking good. Are you using airbrush or spray cans? I understand not wanting to repaint the whole pack this is alot of extra work.
    Thanks Chris, I wish I had an airbrush! For now this is all krylon spray paint, Bauhaus yellow if I am not mistaken. It literally went from 76 degrees to 25 degrees in two days so my window if painting was very small!
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    Apr 16, 2014, 3:30 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #118

    seamless finish , like nothing ever happened to it
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    Apr 16, 2014, 3:42 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #119

    I know all too well about that window. We had the same thing it was in the seventies over the weekend & snowing on Monday this week. Had a couple of little items to paint so did it with a door cracked in the basement for some fresh air.
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    Apr 16, 2014, 8:10 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #120

    Quote thebeans said: View Post
    seamless finish , like nothing ever happened to it
    Thanks! I wasn't sure how well it work, but I think it turned out pretty good..
    Quote toolguy301 said: View Post
    I know all too well about that window. We had the same thing it was in the seventies over the weekend & snowing on Monday this week. Had a couple of little items to paint so did it with a door cracked in the basement for some fresh air.
    Hopefully it will be nice again on Sunday! All i need to do is paint (every part) and I will be "done"! Getting tired of staring at all my un-painted parts..
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    Apr 27, 2014, 9:25 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #121

    Finally got some good weather around these parts!
    I weathered my rotj suit and cape, which are still out drying at the moment...
    Nearly completed my gauntlets, just need to weather here and there, and add in a light to the left gauntlet....
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    I also attached mojo toe spikes to my boots, and painted my newer rkd shoulders....
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    More to come....Sooooo much more to do!!
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    Apr 27, 2014, 9:46 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #122

    Getting there man. Miles ahead of me brother. What else do you have left to paint?
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    Apr 28, 2014, 9:06 AM - Re: Rotj Build Up #123

    Quote syllander said: View Post
    Getting there man. Miles ahead of me brother. What else do you have left to paint?
    Well... I am going to re-paint all my armor, including helmet and knees. I have to re-paint my girth belt and "weather" paint my utility belt...
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    Apr 28, 2014, 4:20 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #124

    Looking good!
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    Apr 28, 2014, 9:01 PM - Re: Rotj Build Up #125

    Quote Mr Fett said: View Post
    Looking good!
    Thanks! Getting there, slowly but surely!

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