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    FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    hey...this is setra...im writing this on behalf of my friend...the FNG (his name is matt lol) and i have coaxed him and one other freind of mine into doing custom mando's...but matt want a masterchief style mando....anyone have any tips or pointers...i will be making his armour, and the other persons aswell (though the other is just a custom mando...this is a little more in depth lol) and seen as i have so far only EVER made my own mando....and that was my fist time using sintra...i figured any help wouldnt go un missed lol...we start the two sets of beskar on friday...any help would be awsome lol cheers

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    I'd think a master chief style mando would be a heavy mando. Totally covered from head to toe with armor (ultra hot in the summer =D) just like Master Chief.

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    yeah...i designed some of the leg plates last night...he's gonna be like a mixe between a fett style mando, and a crusader with a mix of master chief in for fun lol...the leg plates have to wrap all the way around the leg...they are goin to be the biggest problem lol

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    Look at the way stormtrooper legs fit, they are made from 2 sections that overlap each other, as does most of the trooper armour. Leave enough room for movemnet of joints, of he will not be able to move.

    Mock up the armour using paper or card first, that way you will get the right size and look, after you have marked the template out onto the sintra, just cut them out and shape with a heat gun.

    For most of my armour i used this idea, and it has worked so far... good luck dude.

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    My friend Josh is the official Master Chief for Nightmare Armour, I can contact him for you if you want.

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    yeah GCN that would be awsome...cheers man...and yeah valcar thats the plan lol...i got tons of card saved from cereal boxes just for this occasion lolol

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    Keep in mind that Halo armour is expensive.

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    i wont be purchasing any of it...i will be ALL hand made to my friends spec's...the only purchses will be a bucket and gauntlets (not sure if he wants boba's or soemthing different)...i had an idea for his bucket aswelll..i havnt toild him yet but what do you guys think of moddin a biker scout helemt into a mando bucket with a Halo twist...master chief has the peak on his bucket...and i figure a Biker scout is the best way to emulate this peak?

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    Sweet, so we got a Halo crossover working. This'll be really cool to see, can't wait!

    Are you going to use Halo weapons, or custom ones?

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    noob = gears of war COG Crossover Project

    well sorry to burst everyones buble but this project has changed...after playing gears of war in co-op mode...we are going to make his some gears of war COG armour...and i will be making soem for myself also lol

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    If you aren't interested in purchasing any Halo armour, then there isn't too much of a need to put you in contact with my friend.

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    ok no problem man...the project has changed now anyway...there is no need for halo armour

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    ok so we have an update...we shaped and painted the armour...next up...paint details-making the collar look heavier- priming and painting completed collar...anyway...here the pics of it soo far...we damaged it up a bit to look like a direct hit from a grenade...wow burning rules, but rmemebr to use a mask...we did lol:-


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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    setra said: View Post
    ok so we have an update...we shaped and painted the armour...next up...paint details-making the collar look heavier- priming and painting completed collar...anyway...here the pics of it soo far...we damaged it up a bit to look like a direct hit from a grenade...wow burning rules, but rmemebr to use a mask...we did lol:-

    Hey, just a suggestion, maybe you would want to put the keys/notches in the chest pieces also? Since the center chest piece has them, it might look cool.

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    that clay is an awsome idea...im doing 3 sets of this now, this is how the first guy wants his...but we'll see what he says (but i'll probably do that with mine cheers dude)

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    Wow, I do like that center chest peice!

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    that looks great.

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    cheers guys...and jodo...i painted up the chest piece by hand today...im gettin my camera back as soon as my sister gets here...i'll take pics of it then it looks brilliant lol...also i have some weathering tp photograph aswell...updates soon lol

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    ok as i promised...i have an update...battle damage and the dentral cog painted...sorry about the blurry pic of the cog it was the best i could get my camera is seriously on its way out lol:-





    im not 100% hapy with how the cog turned out and i may end up painting it again....but for now thats it lol

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    Looks nice! Love the skull.

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    Great work so far setra, can't wait to see more of this Armour. Keep the updates coming..........

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    Ooooooo...I love this. Great job.

    BTW, the skull looks awesome. I wouldn't repaint it.

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    cheers kashyyyk4aby, ive decided to leave that skull, but the next and final ones are going to be better...hopefully lol

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    Re: FNG = halo master chief Crossover Project

    ok so this is now finished pretty much...justsome strpping and paint for the gauntys and its done ...but this is it so far:-



    he didnt have a flight suit at the time...but seen as ive upgraded to BDU's since then he's taking my old one lol also here is a better look at his greaves:-



    and here is one of him posed with a nice destroyed castle behind him hehe:-



    he just needs a basic trawl over now...neck seal, more realistic looking weapons and the greaves need straps rather than black electrical tape lol

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    oh and he needs boots lol

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