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    Mar 24, 2006, 8:00 AM - Newbie also - progress pics #1

    === June 22, 2006 Updating again with new pics down at the bottom of the page :-).
    Finally finished with Rub & Buff and some weathering...






    >>> May 3, 2006
    Finally done with perhaps what I can call my v.1. Comparison pics of before (a month ago - phone cam) and after (current work - digicam) are now available. Thanks for the words of advice from everyone!

    *** Where it started***

    Much of this was from a modified MLC Boba armor kit and MLC1 helmet which I will modify at the RF ear piece section. The jet pack was of course MLC. I was lucky enough to be given a used pair of "knucklebones" brand hi-cut shoes which had the correct boot soles. From there I made my own boot top plates, shins and thighs out of styrene which are holding well to my relief.
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    Mar 24, 2006, 8:13 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #2

    BEFORE (last month - phone cam)




    AFTER (current work - in digicam)
    -without flash

    -with flash

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    Mar 24, 2006, 8:29 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #3

    wow i think urs is GREAT...one of the betetr Fetts arnd i might add.....everything is in proportion! GREAT~
  4. Mar 24, 2006, 8:55 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #4

    Awesome!

    More clearer photo's needed... more more more...

    Mason.8)
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    Mar 24, 2006, 11:03 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #5

    hey that looks fantastique!!!

    well done!!!
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    Mar 24, 2006, 12:04 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #6

    I think its safe to remove the "Newbie" tag. Well done!
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    Mar 24, 2006, 12:06 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #7

    Very nice!
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    Mar 24, 2006, 12:45 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #8

    Some newbie Looks awesome. Great job. Now if you're like Seeker you'll keep working on it till it's better then anything LFL makes
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    Mar 24, 2006, 5:11 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #9

    Thanks a lot for the kind remarks . Its such a privelege to be appreciated especially in this highly respected community.

    It definitely motivates me to work harder. I will indeed post better photos next week while I start working on the rest of the costume.

    I hope a lot of you guys are doing well also with your own projects.
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    Mar 24, 2006, 5:41 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #10

    Wow, you definatly don't look newb-ish! That is awesome! That "aiming the gun" pic is great. You pull off Jango very well!
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    Mar 24, 2006, 9:03 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #11

    You did a great job!
    Your Jango!

    OYA' MANDA!
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    Mar 24, 2006, 9:45 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #12

    nice work pinoy!

    newb? your not a newb, you've made a fantastic costume!
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    Apr 21, 2006, 11:02 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #13

    Thanks really for the kind remarks from all of you. It makes working harder worth the effort.

    Here are my updates:

    Masking, priming and painting the blue portion of the helmet



    Working on the gaunlets...











    Don't mind the items which shouldn't be in the backgrounds
    More updates to follow.
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    Apr 21, 2006, 11:29 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #14

    That an awesome Jango. Show us some more pics when your done like the ones right above there a bit blurry. Nice 3PO stuff to.
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    Apr 21, 2006, 11:51 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #15

    Coming along very nicely. How tall are you?
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    Apr 22, 2006, 5:38 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #16

    Thanks Cal,
    Yup now that I got the digicam back to work I will be taking newer photos of this costume as I get closer to completing the project. (Indeed the previous pics were blurry since only a mobile phone was available then).
    PS. The 3P0 isn't mine . I'm just helping a friend with the 1st coat.

    Skalen,
    Thanks, my project is very far from screen accurate and I hope to improve on it piece by piece but for now this will be sort of my springboard. My height is 5'7, err, too short huh?
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    Apr 22, 2006, 7:56 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #17

    not to short at all ,as Jango is about 5'8". My hieght.
    Where did you get the gauntlets? i need a set that will fit me.
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    Apr 22, 2006, 8:47 AM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #18

    Quote goldenrod said:
    not to short at all ,as Jango is about 5'8". My hieght.
    Where did you get the gauntlets? i need a set that will fit me.
    Oh really? Good. The shoes and helmet (sans the RF) do add some extra inches to that as well so I guess its ok then.

    I got a kit from Ruffkintoy (that I looked for in the other threads). Its actually a Boba kit that I modified to Jango to the most of what I can do.
    Its styrene with resin accessories. Good Luck Golden Rod.
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    Apr 22, 2006, 11:04 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #19

    Finished with the helmet after getting the RF mounted at last.



  20. Apr 23, 2006, 3:08 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #20

    very nice! you are no n00b either.
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    Apr 23, 2006, 4:41 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #21

    Dang, Awesome job
    Are you sure this is your first Fett ?
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    Apr 25, 2006, 10:49 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #22

    Thanks guys.

    Yesterday I got to test fit my gauntlets and completed helmet after working on them.



    Next is to prepare the rest of the costume till they fit in the correct places.
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    Apr 25, 2006, 10:58 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #23

    NICE JOB BRO!!!!! damn,, very good!!!!!!! u look like a kid in armor but i know ur just short but thats cool though... keep u the good work and hopefully, ill see u at a convention....
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    Apr 25, 2006, 11:00 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #24

    Some people even after 3-4 attempts -me- doesnt acheive this accuracy. good job
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    Apr 26, 2006, 10:58 PM - Re: Newbie also - progress pics #25

    Thanks, I will take that in stride.

    Updating again with latest pics, comparison from previous month shown at the top.

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