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    Feb 16, 2009, 7:46 PM - My first attempt, looking to tweak it #1

    Hey everyone, this is my first attempt and I'm hoping to get some weathering done on it to make it look a little less "shiny". Any critiques will be welcome.
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  2. Cod'ika's Avatar
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    Feb 16, 2009, 7:48 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #2

    vod,that looks awsome,just need some weathering,but seriously your kit is killer
  3. I helped at SDCC '08 NovallTalon's Avatar
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    Feb 16, 2009, 8:01 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #3

    From those pics, the only thing I can really see is that you need to lower your girth belt a bit. It doesn't need to cover the bottom of your gut plate, and it should hide the top "wings" of your cod piece. You will have problems trying to bend forward without giving your gut plate some room to move.

    If you can, get a strait-on front pic of you with both arms at your side. I can't tell, but your chest plates may be a tad big in these pics. If the top outside corners of the chest plates are an inch past the bottom outside corners of your collar piece, then that usually is a good signal they need to be cut a bit. Within an inch is usually ok, but over that and you start running into movement problems.

    Something I notice on many people is that they don't space their armor correctly. You need around a thumb space between your chest and collar, chest and gut. a sideways index finger (like if your pointing at someoen) space between your chest and diamond. That 99% of the time is perfect spacing.
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    Feb 16, 2009, 8:58 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #4

    That is some wicked sweet beskar'gam!!! I absolutely love the paint up!!! Kandosii!!!
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    Feb 16, 2009, 9:27 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #5

    isnt it. reminds my of a mando general with that pose lmao
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    Feb 16, 2009, 9:34 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #6

    Looks alot like Ram Zerimar's armor. Same markings, same soft colors and similar armor colors.

    It's all painted now so the only real weathering you can do is topical or, depending on how you layered your paint, you could attack it with a power sander with 60 grit paper.
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    Feb 16, 2009, 10:07 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #7

    Quote Jaing Skirata said: View Post
    Looks alot like Ram Zerimar's armor. Same markings, same soft colors and similar armor colors.
    Yeah I noticed that also when I saw it. Ray doesn't wear the set that Karen wrote him in anymore, but that is the pattern on his cannonized set. I doubt he would have an issue with someone using his patterns...but its always good form to ask.

    you can reach him at: mandaloriansniper@yahoo.com He will more than likely return your email, and he won't bite.
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    Feb 16, 2009, 10:22 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #8

    looks amazing. I like the range finder on the other side too, I've never really seen that before. great job.
  9. Feb 16, 2009, 11:02 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #9

    killer bro ,one of the best work of mando design ived seen here, more pics wuth complete body
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    Feb 17, 2009, 12:45 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #10

    The colouring is sweet. You've done a top job and very interested to see it all! Do you plan on a JP? Can't wait to see the colouring on that as well.
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    Feb 17, 2009, 6:36 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #11

    Very Nice work so far..

    Can you post more pics?
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    Feb 17, 2009, 7:12 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #12

    Others mentioned weathering, but I think it would be fine either way; weathered or not. It looks good!
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    Feb 17, 2009, 7:29 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #13

    dude i love the brown pattern, decals or what you call it.

    awesome kit!
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    Feb 17, 2009, 8:25 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #14

    The patterns are amazing! Suddenly I'm reminded of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker. The general shape looks similar...anyways, the armor is great!
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    Feb 17, 2009, 9:47 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #15

    that my friend is awsome looking

    very reminiscent of ram

    one thing i would suggest is that with all the incredible details on the body armour...the bucket looks a little plain

    it if was me id slap some of the brown/bronze details on the bucket too

    then id go topical and weather the **** outa it...but thats me lol

    whatever you do thats a wiked kit
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    Feb 17, 2009, 5:00 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #16

    Quote Ordeyn said: View Post
    The patterns are amazing! Suddenly I'm reminded of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker. The general shape looks similar...anyways, the armor is great!
    So true!!! Wind Waker or Phantom Hourglass!!! lol, that's awesome!!!
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    Feb 17, 2009, 5:13 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #17

    I'm a big fan of weathering but in my opinion I don't think you need to. That looks great the way it is. Good job. Id like to see more pics too.
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    Feb 25, 2009, 8:21 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #18

    I think the range finder is on the other side because he took this pic in the mirror? Correct me if I'm wrong.

    The paint job is wicked cool - did you paint this or are they decals? But the helmet does need something to match the awesomeness of the armor.
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    Feb 26, 2009, 10:50 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #19

    I'm still freaking out over the sheer awesomeness of this armour!!!!!!

    This is prolly my favorite set of beskar'gam ive ever seen!!!

    Great work!!!

    A'den
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    Feb 27, 2009, 10:43 AM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #20

    Man the design on the armor is amazing!
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    Feb 27, 2009, 3:16 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #21

    niiice, love that design!
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    Feb 27, 2009, 3:31 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #22

    looking very good!
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    Mar 1, 2009, 2:32 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #23

    Great skill with the paint job, how long did that take?
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    Mar 1, 2009, 2:47 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #24

    yes it does look alot like Rays!!! I would definitely shoot him an email. I have no doubt he would mind.... but what if he did?
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    Mar 1, 2009, 7:27 PM - Re: My first attempt, looking to tweak it #25

    To be honest, as we are all making modifications to Lucas's copyright, I don't think anyone but George has a say when it comes to individual designs.

    Sorry if that makes me sound like a bit of an arse, but I don't think anyone has any rights to any variation design based on a copyrighted image.

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