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  1. Ronin677's Avatar
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    Jul 31, 2008, 4:19 PM - after 5 years finally started a custom #1

    Well guys, you got me hooked. Whilst my number one costume will always be Boba, i couldn't resist having a stab at a custom. I want to add some detail to the dome but don't know what. any idea's? kill stripes, symbols or unit badges??? give me some feed back guys




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    Jul 31, 2008, 4:21 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #2

    man, I like where this is going already!!!! very nice start!!!!!
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    Jul 31, 2008, 4:28 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #3

    ooooh I like the colors .

    As for decals, something I think always looks really cool adding your own symbols to it. Sort of like the handprints and things that I've seen on other helmets.
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    Jul 31, 2008, 4:46 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #4

    Looks like a sports teams color. Haha, looks nice man. I think you should add a dent to it. Not the dent like boba fetts, but a Dent on one of the cheeks, or the back.

    IMO that would look best.
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    Jul 31, 2008, 4:47 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #5

    Handprints, text in Aurabesh or Mandalorian font, kill stripes, claw scratches, random dents.

    Its always interesting to see what people add to their buckets, so just go hog wild and make it interesting !
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    Jul 31, 2008, 9:05 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #6

    I`m a fan of kill stripes myself.

    Nice bucket so far.
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    Jul 31, 2008, 9:56 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #7

    I am lovin' the color scheme Ronin!!! Keep it up.

    G-Fett
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    Jul 31, 2008, 10:06 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #8

    Ronin that is way cool! I hear ya on the Boba being #1. I plan on making my ESB Boba, then a bikerscout, then a custom mando I'm loving the color scheme you have going on! You got any design pics of what the rest is going to look like?

    El1te
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    Jul 31, 2008, 10:07 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #9

    Also, I like the killstripes on the Fett helmets. I also like it when mandos put the mythosaur skull on the forehead. It looks wicked!

    El1te
  10. Aug 1, 2008, 12:55 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #10

    Very cool so far.
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    Aug 1, 2008, 2:26 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #11

    I like those colors! That burnt orange color is really nice.
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    Aug 1, 2008, 5:36 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #12

    looks good! i'd stay away from dents though. fett wore rubbish armor made of durasteel. most mando'ade wear beskar and beskar doesnt dent.

    go with kill stripes, jaig eyes, mando'a runes or something along those lines. dont be afraid to do stuff like fins, spikes, horns whatever tickles your fancy!
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    Aug 1, 2008, 5:43 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #13

    Lookin good Jon...
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    Aug 1, 2008, 6:17 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #14

    [QUOTE=Jaing Skirata;356446]looks good! i'd stay away from dents though. fett wore rubbish armor made of durasteel. most mando'ade wear beskar and beskar doesnt dent.

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    My thoughts exactly The nearest I have gone is a gouge on the left hand side of the dome (I always liked the prepro Fett, so this is like honouring that )

    I think i will either go for angled kill stripes similar to the Shadow's made by Jax, or go for bunny ears
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    Aug 1, 2008, 9:27 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #15

    I am thinking about having these stencilled on the dome over the left ear piece
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    Aug 1, 2008, 9:58 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #16

    Never its too late... Nice helmet!!!
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    Aug 1, 2008, 10:41 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #17

    ronin that will loook awesome!
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    Aug 2, 2008, 10:59 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #18

    Well i finally went with this. I 'borrowed' the stripes from Shadow and Jax (sorry guys but these just looked too great)

    I still have to add a little weathering and paint up the r/h ear cap etc (there is a little over spill at that point anyway.


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    Aug 2, 2008, 11:12 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #19

    Dude, that looks SWEET! Great job!

    BTW, where'd you get the bucket from?
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    Aug 2, 2008, 11:45 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #20

    Quote samlynn79 said: View Post
    Dude, that looks SWEET! Great job!

    BTW, where'd you get the bucket from?

    Its my old Fett lid, I got it from ebay (to be honest its a bit of a ****** cast)
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    Aug 2, 2008, 12:10 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #21

    I VERY much like those stripes, they deffintly bring something to the table I hadn't seen before! Deffintly one of my new favorite aspects of a custom mando!
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    Aug 2, 2008, 5:43 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #22

    Dents are IMO fine and dandy. It gives it more character than no dents.
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    Aug 3, 2008, 11:44 AM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #23

    YES! I love those Red stripes! Awesome element!!!

    El1te
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    Aug 3, 2008, 5:21 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #24

    That's a paintjob done right!
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    Aug 3, 2008, 9:00 PM - Re: after 5 years finally started a custom #25

    really great paint job! awesome overall bucket!

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