First Custom Mando! (Pic Heavy)

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    First Custom Mando! (Pic Heavy)

    My name is Bram, and I'm working on my custom mando for the Mando Mercs Club! Any tips are welcome!imageuploadedbytapatalk1392920770-237296-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920790-284972-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920810-469750-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920839-411336-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920880-831592-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920889-128081-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920899-315881-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920908-944621-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920968-738522-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920980-503498-jpgimageuploadedbytapatalk1392920989-698124-jpg


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    looking cool Mr. keep up the great work

    What colors are you thinking about?

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    Thank you! Black green and grey actually. Something like this!imageuploadedbytapatalk1393249717-707140-jpg

    And actually, my buddy and I just finished dying all the cords for one and half girth belts (he needs to find red rit dye),and I'm assembling mine tonight
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    The dark green rit is fantastic!


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    Re: First Custom Mando! (Pic Heavy)

    what did you make the helmet out of?

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    My buddy and I used fierfek's Boba Fett pep file, and from there, my friend did a few layers of resin, then a layer of fiberglass. I'm doing all of the bondo work at the moment


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    thanks for the info, my custom mando is still in the design stages and ive been trying to figure out what to build the armor/helmet out of
    Last edited by dikut; Mar 2, 2014 at 4:06 PM.

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    Honestly, pep takes a lot of patience, since it starts as paper. However, you gain a strong connection to the kit as everything goes along, so it's worth it to me


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    Patience is key man trust me just take it step by step and you'll get through it
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    Very well put Fettistics!


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    It remind me manual wood carving masks in Bali Island. That is beautiful.
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    Thanks! Since my last post, I finished the shoulders, knees, and hand plates

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