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  1. Kyr am Galaar's Avatar
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    Jun 11, 2008, 8:10 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #51

    Well i am going to try. hopefully it will look ok
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    Jun 11, 2008, 8:31 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #52

    I've somehow missed this thread, and all I can say is wow! I realy like your designs, and to see the drawings of them, and then the actual peices....Thats preety darn cool if I do say so myself! Keep up the great work mate!
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    Jun 11, 2008, 9:20 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #53

    Vor'e Jodo. im working on the dome of the helmet at the moment, as i cant paint my chest plates untill i get them mounted, so that the lines will match up. im cheating and using an old cycle helmet as the dome section, and will either put thick card as the sides and cover it in fiberglass, or make the sides out of plastic sheets.
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    Jun 11, 2008, 9:22 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #54

    Oh, so you are scratch-building the helmet? Post some pics of the progress! Everybody here loves seeing scratch-built progress pics.
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    Jun 11, 2008, 9:32 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #55

    Here is what i have done today. ive taken the polystyrene padding out so it sits lower on my head (it was too high), built the fin with card, and covered it in filler to smooth out the ridges and gaps. it needs sanding, and probably another layer of filler before it is perfectly smooth, then fiberglass.
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    Jun 11, 2008, 9:34 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #56

    very cool man, you are making fast progress on all of this.
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    Jun 11, 2008, 9:37 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #57

    its fun, and ive always wanted to do something different. dont know of anybody where i live who is into this, so i got noone to compare with!
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    Jun 11, 2008, 6:58 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #58

    I like the helmet. The range finder is cool, but i don't know about having the whole stalk like the eye piece. Especially if you stick an LED in it. The rest looks pretty sweet though. Thats a good idea for the leather straps by the way.
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    Jun 12, 2008, 3:19 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #59

    Interesting dome you have there. How much does it weigh so far?
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    Jun 12, 2008, 3:33 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #60

    hardly anything. there is only a small amount of filler to fill in the gaps, and smooth over the ridge where the card starts. once its sanded, ill cover it in fiberglass and it should be great
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    Jun 14, 2008, 2:06 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #61

    I love looking at these Mandos. Man Your scheme going on is soo cool! I think about what my armor would look like if I made a custom one, mine had a lot of whites/blacks/grays/reds too. Very cool!

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    Jun 14, 2008, 2:53 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #62

    vor'e el1te. always appreciate feedback. it encourages me to keep going!
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    Jun 14, 2008, 9:45 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #63

    Wow that's really coming along nicely
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    Jun 14, 2008, 10:29 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #64

    Vor'e Sithchick. im glad people like my ideas.

    This is what i have got done today. ive sanded down the done, cut out the side and built one of the cheek sections. I will have to put filler around the cheek joints to get a smooth edge, but it will be worth it. hope people like it.
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    Jun 15, 2008, 10:22 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #65

    just thought id post a little comparison of the two helmets i have. the green one is my first attempt at making one, and the other one is the WIP i am working on now.
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    Jun 16, 2008, 12:32 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #66

    dude that is some sweet workj you are doing there! i love the look of your helm...its gonna look sweet when done! where abouts in noirth walkes are you...i used to live in holyhead...but im down south now!
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    Jun 16, 2008, 1:58 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #67

    near Harlech. back of beyond!

    vor'e on the comments. makes me feel im doing something right! hehe your armour looks awsome!
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    Jun 18, 2008, 2:06 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #68

    i like ur multi panel paldron. i did the same for my mando merc! go check it out on teh mandalorian mercs page look for lowki dar'und
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    Jun 18, 2008, 5:10 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #69

    just finished fiberglassing and sanding the helmet. i got a little work to do on the keyhole at the back, but then ill prime it and start painting.

    what you think?
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    Jun 19, 2008, 1:48 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #70

    Quote Kyr'am Galaar said: View Post
    i have had a look around, and have decided on a slight redesign of my helmet (which is yet to be made, but thought id ask peoples opinion first)

    here is a very rough design. any questions i will try to answer.
    Brilliant!
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    Jun 19, 2008, 6:54 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #71

    Very nice helmet!! Lovin it.
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    Jun 19, 2008, 8:15 AM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #72

    its getting there slowly! cant wait to start painting it
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    Jul 15, 2008, 3:06 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #73

    for anyone who is interested, im sorry i havent made much progress since the last post. been kept busy will be making some headway soon, and hopefully get it sorted.
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    Jul 17, 2008, 1:25 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #74

    i was messing with an old cycle helmet the other day and came up with this. wondered what people thought of this idea.

    any input welcome
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    Jul 17, 2008, 1:32 PM - Re: Kyr'am Galaar armour #75

    I like it...

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