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Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

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    Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Been about 2 years since I got my first helmet and took about 3 repaints till I got it the way I wanted. But my helmets been sitting on display without any armor for a long time so after may concepts and thrown away old armor I finally got to the point that im almost finished. Jumpsuit still being weathered and whatnot so thats why I dont have it in these pictures. 1st one is the early concept, still going to incorp those shoulder straps once I get everything squared away.


    My newest bounty

    My belt has my ceremonial knife, 2-barreled pistol and a lightsaber of a fallen sith.

    Here the right shoulder piece, more of a decor piece of armor with my own type of banta skull.

    The left armor piece functions as a shield to protect myself from fire as I aim, still need to make the vest so ill be able to attach it properly then just using ducttape

    And here just a shot of my rifle WIP, added some detail(like the blood on the end of the mag ) but i still need to paint where you can notice the blue. Going to add a new barrel and scope.

    Going to finish up the back plate later this week and have a better picture with the full armor.
    But thanks for looking and more progess be on its way.
    Last edited by Eagleskull; Jul 20, 2007 at 9:41 PM.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Looking good, man. I think you're off to a good start.

    On an unrelated note, where'd the dreads to the predator go? He looks naked without them
    ZK

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Pretty sweet! I love it!

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Nice work, man. Glad to see that come from concept to real-life.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Looks great, Like what you have done with the chest armour...... keep the updates coming...... also good to see a saber in there somewhere....

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Looks awesome! Looks like a heavy armor set =D

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Looks really good. Can`t wait to see the full set of armor pics.

    About the knife, is it real or is it rubbber/resin?


    Just curious..

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Thanks all
    For the predator I had dreads on him but Im going to upgrade them so thats why they are not on.

    Jodo Kast 3. The knife is real

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    I'd darken the blood on the magazine to look more oxidized. Make it more brown.

    Phil

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Ya the blood is darker, I hate using flash thats why it comes out so redish. But anyways worked on the boot templates, here are pics of the cardboard concept. Gave it a GOW/ Vader look.



    Sorry for the duct tape

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Yeah, those are gonna turn out really sweet. I like the layout of the high-shin pieces alot.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Here some alil more progess, Finished the shoulder armor and shoulder bells. But i had a problem with the "shield" Bell so i need to mod that later also finished my cod armor.

    BOoom! Ground Walker!

    Last edited by Eagleskull; May 21, 2007 at 7:47 PM.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Very cool,eagleskull

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Thats taking shape great, those shins are going to look ace.... can't wait to see them all done....

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Cool stuf I like the nerf gun.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Some small update, finished some of the boot armor got it weathered and nicely dirted up



    And i got a surprise today from the UPS man, my new toy for my mando and also for another project 2 pts for the person who names the movie this props from

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    t2, good looking suit i hope to see more heavy mandos

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Awesome man. That heavy suit really rocks hard. You should be proud of the work your putting into it.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Just a quick update. Im about 89 percent done with my mando so I repainted the whole armor today. Heres the pictures

    Back Plate Design



    Enjoy

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Great work there, your outfit is going to look very good when you get all the oufit on..... big thumbs up

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Thanks Darth Valcar means alot dude
    Armor almost done, until i draw up some more concept on what i want to add I started work on my sidearm.

    Still need to find a flash suppressor and some more lil details to add. Also wanted to give a ESB sidearm feel to it. Hope you Enjoy!

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Did a test fit today, gotta say im liking how its coming out Just need to fit the thigh armor better so they dont sag and strap the leg armor on better.





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    Looking good man.








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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    The shins turned out pretty well.

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    Re: Finally Some Progess.Eagleskull's "Tank" Mando

    Thought of doing some mid-bicep armor? Otherwise...that thing rocks so far.

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