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    Iron Man Armor

    Hi! My name is Bartek, I am 15 years old and im living in Poland. Few days ago I started to build an Iron Man Armor. I already have some parts of this suit. Please give me comments and advices.






    Now I'm doing Chest, Back and Forearms. They will be ready in two days.
    Last edited by Buxzzix; Dec 11, 2009 at 7:12 AM.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Looking good! One thing about Iron Man armor, is that it is very close-fitting. Essentially, every part needs to be snug around your arms, legs, chest, waist, and head. I think the bicep is too big, but the shoulder bell is perfect. Though it is hard to tell without the rest of it. The edges around the top and bottom of the bicep are just there for support, so if they make the part too tight, just cut them to fit better.

    P.s. My helmet is free now, so if you want a smoother build, get the file here.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    I think the bicep is also a large, but you know I grow up


    UPDATE

    I used my grandma as a dummy


    Now I'm doing helmet, stomach piece and crotch piece. These parts will be ready in a few hours. When they have finished I give an update.

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    mate your grand mother is a trooper for putting that on. so far it looks great.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Remind me to not mess with your grandma.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    UPDATE!
    Stomag piece is ready


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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    UPDATE!!!
    I make new helmet. Just look!



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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Update!!!


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    UPDATE. I'm making Arc Reactor. Tell me what you think
    The reactor is made from nuts from the jar. It is very slim. I'm going to put it in my armor






    Last edited by Buxzzix; Dec 24, 2009 at 11:09 AM.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    You're very handy. Look forward to seeing your works completed.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Update!!!
    The helmet is stuck by technique called Paper-Mache. Ears are finished.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Very cool project.. Did you make the 3D pepakura your self? Either way very cool to se how you go about this. And your only 15? Wow.. And even better you got an IronGrandma

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Yes. I have only 15 years old You know, some 40% of these are not my parts. I am doing most of them by myself. Examples include the spine and moving gloves il do the same. My printer is broken so I can not print PEP files. Now I am bracing, detailing and painting armor.

    PS: I am honored that such a person like you wrote a post on my topic.

    You can see a black cardboard and a lot of brown paper inside torso piece.


    PS2:Sorry for my English who is not too good

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    UPDATE!!!
    Back ready to paper-mache. I dont know how to put on flaps but this is not a problem. In few hours I harden Stomag Piece.

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    Stomag is hardened.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Wow. Absolutely amazing work. Can't wait to see it finished

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Buxzzix. You are crazy awesome bro. 15 years old and making your own Iron Man costume. Your grandmother is awesome too! I can't wait to see more progress bro

    El1te

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    I love this thread. Buxzzix, you are awesome. I am very impressed. I've seen this pepakura file and it is not an easy one. You are going a great job.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    First try with left shoulder bell
    [URL=http://img215.imageshack.us/i/sn851895.jpg/]
    [URL=http://img237.imageshack.us/i/sn851892.jpg/]

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    gr8 job man keep it up

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Photo with helmet and left arm.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Question, what paper are you using to pepakura with? Cardstock, or regular printer paper? How does it hold up to paper-mache? Anyway, killer work! and awesome grandma you've got!

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Im using normal Cardstock paper. Hmm... You dont know how to make paper-mache? Srry i dont understand your question. Can you reply to this topic. Greetings from my site.

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    Sorry, kinda bad way to phrase my question. I was wondering if when you lay the mache on, does the paper start to sag and bend on you? That's what I was asking, and 2 more things. How hard does that stuff dry? Is there flex in the piece? of is it solid? And do you mache the inside, outside, or both? Thanks for advising, never considered using trhe stuff... got a whole container in the basement though. and I must say, you work is amazing! keep it up!

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    Re: Iron Man Armor

    This stuff when dry is very hard. If you make 3 - 5 layers, IT IS VERY VERY VERY HARD. You can sanding, drilling and painting this. Parts are hard and almost nothing bend.

    PLAN HOW I WILL WEAR THE CHEST PIECE



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