First build.

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    First build.

    Thought id share a few pics with you guys of my very first build, this is gonna be a xmas present for my nephew. Its a bit of a practice run before I attempt to do my girlfriend her Mirta Gev.
    Anyway, its trash can armour and a Jango 1pc Helmet.
    And I have never attempted to make anything before in my life!!!!
    2 coats of primer and 2 coats of silver.

    2 coats of red and the masking fluid removed, gonna re mask and then the black coats.

    Need to remove the masking fluid from the shoulder then a clear coat and they are done.
    Helmet needs taping up and masking and then a black coat.
    I'm pretty pleased with how its going as I have never made anything before in my life.

    Fluid removed, just gotta dirty them up and a sealant of clearcoat and sorted.
    Last edited by Adoo; Nov 10, 2010 at 11:36 AM.

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    Re: First build.

    Hmm any ideas guys why the pics wont work? Thanks.

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    Wrong links, Use the img tag line.

    But all you have to do is remove the width and high portion of the img tag line.

    Usually happens when you copy it from a post on another forum that auto sizes the images.

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    Re: First build.



    looks good

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    Re: First build.

    Thanks guys, should work now.

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    Re: First build.

    I like it beautifully done, Whats your gaunts gonna be like

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    very nice...good choise of collor

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    Re: First build.

    Zuka said: View Post
    I like it beautifully done, Whats your gaunts gonna be like
    Thanks guys.
    Not sure about the gaunts yet, need to have a think.

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    Re: First build.

    Here's a pic of the lid now, im not sure I like it. Think I preferred it all red.

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    I like it, it looks very nice.

    honestly when a bucket is all one color it doesn't look right at all and imo looks like poor planning.

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    Re: First build.

    Just a note....... Add a colour thats not white,,, its looking like the mando cliche.... add a colour unless your a mandalorian assassin

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    Re: First build.

    Thanks for replies guys.
    The colour scheme was chosen by my nephew who the armour is for.

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    White is kinda a cliche but with mine, i have had white in mind long before many even joined the forums, it just goes well with black suit and vest.

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    Re: First build.

    Minds white because I'm a medic......
    And Im kinda canadian...... Canadian= Love for snow, Its pure white with like, Blood splatter, So in all technicalities its white and red

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    Re: First build.

    Here's the finished lid, I messed up the visor so the red trim at the bottom is only temporary until I can get another visor.
    Also the super glue has somehow discoloured the visor also, must be the fumes as no glue touched that part of the visor at all.

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    Re: First build.

    First test fitting.



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    Re: First build.

    It would look more realistic if you dull coated the gloss black with all the damage would it still be glossy? probably not

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    Re: First build.

    Nice Blaster. Do you mind PM'ing me and let me know who made it? Thx.

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    looks like a hasbro with the holes in the barrel that would be my guess

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    Re: First build.

    Yeah it's just a Hasbro. My Nephew is only 12 and the scale looks ok for him with it being small.

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