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  1. Alpha-2's Avatar
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    Aug 16, 2009, 4:57 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #151

    cough cough kidding

    No its great!! i wish i had that bucket looking forward to more
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    Aug 16, 2009, 5:16 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #152

    Quote A'den Kyramud said: View Post
    Vode, I have been OUT OF STATE!!! Give a guy a break!!!

    I got your back man!

    But on to matters at hand:

    Holy freakin' cow! That Helmet is SWEEEEET!!! I am literally so excited about it that I want to first scream and then go work on my now rather lame looking armor....

    KANDOSII vod!
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    Aug 27, 2009, 8:34 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #153

    Alright, here is another tutorial (I guess it's a branch off of the helmet one):

    Bondoing 101

    Alright, start with these:
    Bondo
    Hardener
    Applying tool (refered to as the BAT; Bondo Applicator Tool)




    Then, you take a small-ish amount of bondo (I use about a golfball sized amount)


    Add the required amount of hardener (read the bondo can label...I never use the right amount so I dont know what it is...)


    Stir THOROUGHLY...


    Then, using the BAT, apply the bondo to your construction in a spreading motion, leaving a thin, mostly even coat:



    And then your done!!! repeat process until you get a nice, even coat over the entire helmet. Hope this helps guys!


    A'den
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    Aug 27, 2009, 8:40 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #154

    THANKS A BILLION!! I just realized i dont have any hardener

    but thats gonna help tons! THANKS
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    Aug 27, 2009, 8:42 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #155

    If you bought a tub of bondo, the hardener is under the clear top lid...
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    Aug 27, 2009, 8:49 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #156

    O

    HAHAHA im a genious I havnt opened it yet lol
    THANKS AGAIN
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    Aug 27, 2009, 9:14 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #157

    Quote Alpha-2 said: View Post
    O

    HAHAHA im a genious I havnt opened it yet lol
    THANKS AGAIN
    me either
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    Aug 28, 2009, 2:00 AM - Re: New bucket and Armour #158

    Quote Alpha-2 said: View Post
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    HAHAHA im a genious I havnt opened it yet lol
    THANKS AGAIN
    Thanks for that laugh... I just got home aftera 16 hour shift... man am I dead.
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    Aug 28, 2009, 7:25 AM - Re: New bucket and Armour #159

    lmao that's funny lev'ika!
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    Aug 28, 2009, 8:43 AM - Re: New bucket and Armour #160

    Just remember that when it comes to sanding, it's easier to sand a lump than try to sand out a hole.

    So if holes appear when you sand, you will need to put another small layer of the bondoglass over it then sand again once it's dry.

    Also you will need rough grit to get the shape (60 to 120), smooth grit to even the surface (200 to 800) and fine grit (wet and dry paper 1000 up) to smooth the surface out. Always do it in that order, too fine a grit too early will take you ages and too heavy a grit later one and you'll just put scratches into the surface.

    Hope that helps.
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    Aug 29, 2009, 2:33 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #161

    THANK YOU THANK YOU! I WILL BE HERE ALL WEEK well actually... quite awhile
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    Aug 31, 2009, 2:30 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #162

    Haha! Don't you just love it when you make silly mistakes like that?

    A'den & Saz: Thanks for the tutorial! That'll be helpful when it comes time to make a custom helmet!

    Out of curiousity A'den did you CAST that OR bounty hunt bucket out of bondoglass?
  13. A'den Kyramud's Avatar
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    Aug 31, 2009, 2:35 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #163

    No, I used paper temps, then coated it in bondoglass, then sanded...and sanded...and sanded...
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    Aug 31, 2009, 8:02 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #164

    leave it to you to make a top of the line bucket
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    Sep 6, 2009, 11:57 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #165

    anything new on the armor yet?
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    Sep 7, 2009, 12:04 AM - Re: New bucket and Armour #166

    Not yet...I have built a base to form my plastic on though (now I can make more than one set!!! ) I need to get some accelerant so I can laminate my 2mm plastic plates into 6mm plates...or order more sintra...

    I haven't really done much of anything on this or my other mando lately...been helping Dem and the vod'ike with their stuff, but hopefully as this is a nice long weekend, I'll get some done. And on this, as I need metal for the other build.
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    Sep 7, 2009, 4:24 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #167

    A'den where did you get those templates? Did you make them? Any way you could share?
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    Sep 8, 2009, 1:56 AM - Re: New bucket and Armour #168

    Yeah, i really wanna try to make one of those buckets vod!
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    Sep 8, 2009, 12:14 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #169

    helmet or armour templates? I made the temps, but the armour ones no longer exist and the helmet ones are incomplete...I do plan on doing a run of these helmets though, once I get a master built.
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    Sep 8, 2009, 12:18 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #170

    Ill definatly be interested!
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    Sep 9, 2009, 2:46 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #171

    Either or both!
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    Sep 9, 2009, 3:04 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #172

    I'd love a helmet template so I can do it myself.
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    Sep 9, 2009, 9:29 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #173

    hey a'd'ika check PMs ner vod, also... any updates on the armor itself?
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    Sep 9, 2009, 9:30 PM - Re: New bucket and Armour #174

    whoops... didn't see the udpates question a few days ago... sorry! lol
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    Sep 19, 2009, 11:56 AM - Re: New bucket and Armour #175

    A'd'ika check PMs dude I have questions.

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