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    Jun 17, 2012, 9:59 PM - DIY Iron Man Suit? #1

    Hello all!

    I'm a new member here, but have been reading the forums for a couple of days. I recently attended Phoenix and Denver Comicons (I live in Colorado) and I want to start attending other conventions and have found making costumes to be a great hobby!
    I'm sorry if this is a repost but I have looked at the stickies and didn't find any super useful links. So, with that being said, I want to build a full Iron Man suit out of plastic via a vaccuform table. I'm not terribly artistic but I think I *might* be able to sculpt the pieces out of wood if I were given a template to follow. How much would the materials cost for such a costume (just the plastic and wood, really). And most of all, where can I find templates? Also, I've been having trouble finding a way to craft a helmet with a working motorized visor flip-up deal. Id greatly appreciate it if someone were to point me in the right direction(s)! Thanks all!
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    Jun 17, 2012, 10:29 PM - Re: DIY Iron Man Suit? #2

    The first place to point you is to the RPF.......Replica Prop Forum. You should find more info there than you know what to do with....
  3. Jun 17, 2012, 10:54 PM - Re: DIY Iron Man Suit? #3

    Exactly what Mulreel said!! They are ALL OVER TheRPF!!
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    Jun 18, 2012, 3:01 PM - Re: DIY Iron Man Suit? #4

    Okay, thanks a bunch guys!
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    Jun 24, 2012, 12:37 PM - Re: DIY Iron Man Suit? #5

    A good friend is building a Iron Man right now. Definitely check the RPF.

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