Finally Finished, New Bucket!!!

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    Finally Finished, New Bucket!!!

    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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    Man, that is sweet. I hope mine looks as good when I weather it tomorrow.

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    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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    Silver paint!! What were you thinking Looks great. I am glad everything worked out for ya.

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    Wow! Great helmet! What kind is it? MSH, Mystery, MLC-2, Don Post?

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    Very nice Mirax!

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    That turned out great. Lotsa nice weathering and a beautifull paintjob.

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Quote:
    Both blues were airbrushed on (man I love my airbrush).
    Ahhh airbrush.....SO much more control..
    Looks great Mirax...

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



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    Awesome Bucket Mirax and nice paint!
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    Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!!

    Very nice jango bucket...looking good!

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    Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!!

    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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    Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!!

    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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    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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    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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    Re: Finally Finished, New Bucket!!!

    Where's the pics?

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    i cant see the pics. can you fix.

    kevin

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    She exceeded her bandwidth...probably as a result of being farked.

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    BINGO!

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