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  1. Tytos105's Avatar
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    Oct 2014
    Oct 27, 2014, 10:19 PM - First Time build #1

    I'm fairly new to the whole building costume armor scene, but I've always been a big fan of Boba Fett and the Mandalorians, so i decide that I would try and make my own armor. Granted I'm working on a budget so I had to make most of the armor using the cardboard method and lots of glue.

    But here are my results so far

    I used the cereal boxes to make the plates smooth before priming, but I have no idea what to do for the helmet, so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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  3. RichardJones's Avatar
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    Feb 2012
    Oct 28, 2014, 1:06 PM - Re: First Time build #2

    You should search for helmet templates in the search bar. There are tons of helmet build ups for reference! Good luck with the build.
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    Oct 2014
    Oct 28, 2014, 6:26 PM - Re: First Time build #3

    thanks, only thing is I don't intend to use fiberglass resin or bondo on my helmet, of course I would love to, to make it last longer, but at the moment I don't have the time or money to do so. I hoping there was a better why to prime it so the tape and all that would not be showing. Or a way to fill in the gaps that are around the plastic helmet on the top that I'm using for the dome?
    Last edited by Tytos105; Oct 28, 2014 at 6:52 PM.
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    Oct 2014
    Apr 27, 2015, 10:18 PM - Re: First Time build #4

    Well I finished most of the costume with cardboard, sorry my computer put all the images in sideways for some reason
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    Last edited by Tytos105; Apr 27, 2015 at 10:28 PM. Reason: Updateing

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