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Custom Mando V2.0

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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    dustunite said: View Post
    thats looking great, what did you glue that together with?
    I use 60 grit sand paper and high strength hot glue from Home Depot then I spread it down in a W pattern, holds great!!

    working on the ear caps, battery compartment and the leds, running them through the side of the helmet.
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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    I added on the ear caps that wont come off and did a side by side with the old helmet


    waiting for a non rainy day to bondo the dome

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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    lots of work on helmet the last few days, but i was sidetracked the last 2 to help a friend build a helmet for his GF, and by help i mean do it for him


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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    now no one will ever ask me "pics or it didnt happen'" ever again!

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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    awesome!

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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    That's great! Nice way to conceal a non-Star Wars item. Very clever.

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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    I like the idea for your gauntlets, in fact your whole rig is gonna be really nice.

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    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    got a massive amount of work done on the helmet, and its pretty much done, did the dome, fiberglassed the inside, painted and weathered. Wore it to Fan Expo 2011 along with my original armor set i did a few years a go




    everything together at fan expo




    i weathered it on the fly while in the hotel room and im not quite happy with some of it so ill be working more on the smaller details

  9. #34

    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    I really like the look of it all! The helmet gives an evolution look from clone trooper helmets with that little v shape at bottom of visor. The range finder looks cool as well! A really nice touch to the bucket! Great work on rhea whole costume!

  10. #35

    Re: Custom Mando V2.0

    I would recommend that if you're going for an "assault" type look, the addition of shins/knees (but especially knees) might be beneficial. If you're in the front lines, you'll often have uncleared obstacles to get through and may often have to fire from a kneeling position to allow those behind you to get off a shot. Just my .02

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