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    Sep 20, 2004, 12:34 AM - Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #1

    Well, this helmet was one of the main reasons I didn't get to bring Jango to Dragon Con. The first painting of it was a disaster, the paint peeled horribly on me and I tried a metallic paint instead of rub-n-buff. Needless to say, I had to start all over and there was not enough time to finish it in addition to all the other upgrades I am working on. But it is finished now and I think it turned out pretty good.







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    Sep 20, 2004, 12:37 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #2

    Man, that is sweet. I hope mine looks as good when I weather it tomorrow.
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    Sep 20, 2004, 1:28 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #3

    Awesome job as always Mirax
    I'll be doing a Jango (helmet only) to add to my collection pretty soon and this is a great inspiration.

    Ely
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    Sep 20, 2004, 2:03 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #4

    Silver paint!! What were you thinking Looks great. I am glad everything worked out for ya.
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    Sep 20, 2004, 4:07 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #5

    Wow! Great helmet! What kind is it? MSH, Mystery, MLC-2, Don Post?
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    Sep 20, 2004, 7:54 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #6

    Very nice Mirax!
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    Sep 20, 2004, 9:11 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #7

    That turned out great. Lotsa nice weathering and a beautifull paintjob.
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    Sep 20, 2004, 9:37 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #8

    Thanks gang. I know, I know, I wanted to try something different, since I had an airbrush and all I have learned and will never stray from Rub-n-Buff again This is none of the above mentioned helmets, it was one I bought from Gino. I don't know what it is based off of, but it is larger than a DP 95 and the ears are custom made and are metal. Both blues were airbrushed on (man I love my airbrush).
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    Sep 20, 2004, 9:39 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #9

    Beauty eh! Motivates me to finish my mystery bucket which is in the process of being converted to a jango. It's been sitting in my garage for many moons.
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    Sep 20, 2004, 9:51 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #10


    Mirax H wrote:

    I don't know what it is based off of, but it is larger than a DP 95 and the ears are custom made and are metal.
    It is a very heavily modified DP Dlx.
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    Sep 20, 2004, 11:41 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #11

    Ah, I wondered if it was but since I had never seen one, I really didn't know. Thanks for the info Brak's
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    Sep 20, 2004, 6:01 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #12

    Quote:
    Both blues were airbrushed on (man I love my airbrush).
    Ahhh airbrush.....SO much more control..
    Looks great Mirax...
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    Sep 20, 2004, 6:12 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #13

    Looks really great Mirax! Can't wait to see it on
    Nice work.


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    Sep 22, 2004, 6:00 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #14

    Awesome Bucket Mirax and nice paint!
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    Sep 22, 2004, 11:58 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #15

    Very nice jango bucket...looking good!
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    Sep 23, 2004, 9:44 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #16

    Pardon my thickness, but you use rub n buff instead of paint?

    Great helmet my dear lady! I'm hoping to do me a Jango helmet as soon as a DP96 I won gets here. I want to display it alongside some Jango blasters I'm getting.


    BTW, what colors did you use?
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    Sep 23, 2004, 10:20 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #17

    Yes, the silver is rub-n-buff, not paint. The colors are Model Masters Cobalt Blue and Floquil's light blue.
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    Sep 23, 2004, 10:32 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #18

    Yay! Someone finally spoke my language! Model master colors!
    And floquils!

    For some reason, in spite of the fact I've been building models for 30 years, I feel 'out of the loop' when it comes to what you all use around here. I picked up a tube of rub n buff the other day. When I do my Jango bucket, I was considering trying using Alcad metalizers, but picked up the rub n buff to give it a try.

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    Sep 24, 2004, 1:33 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #19

    And let me tell you, I tried out a ton of colors, along with a buddy who did the same before he sent colors to me to try out. These are not perfect but I think they are close and until we find out what the real colors are, this is the best I can do.
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    Oct 5, 2004, 2:57 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #20

    Where's the pics?
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    Oct 5, 2004, 6:51 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #21

    i cant see the pics. can you fix.

    kevin
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    Oct 5, 2004, 7:30 PM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #22

    She exceeded her bandwidth...probably as a result of being farked.
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    Oct 6, 2004, 2:20 AM - Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!! #23

    BINGO!

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