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    Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    Figured i dont want to cloud my actual thread with posts on the GF's armor build.

    so ill move the topic in here, since those of you who need female armor advice can ask in here.

    so heres pics, from start to finish. If you need to elaborate on any pic, comment here, and i'll see if I can clear up what was going on.













    upper armor takes shape










    weathering begins













    Helmet

    I took my yellow rubies helmet and replinted it for Shado.








    Vest









    Adding balistic padding










    Together for the fist time








    Wheres my range finder?





    Adding Thighs and cod peice. wait, is it still a cod peice on a girl?

























    ...till tonight....we try it all on.
    Last edited by bh-7603; Apr 30, 2008 at 12:48 PM.

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    love that weathering

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    I helped at SDCC '08 MandalorFett's Avatar
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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    Very cool. I dub her the ADIDAS Mando.


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    I helped at SDCC '08 Bountyone's Avatar
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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    yeah really!!! are those shin guards on her forearms??? awesome.

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    what gauge of metal is that you're using???

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    is it just the perspective or is that a ginormous sword?

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    no its a 6' katana. she doesnt use it in costume...just for that picture.

    18g i think could be 20g

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    WOW!! That Rocks!!!! Outstanding!!! Love the color scheme, weathering, the whole thing!

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    new collar peice for me.






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    WOW ! METAL ARMOR (or alluminium). Im going to do that also! GREAT !

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    What a spanking set of armour. It looks the biz

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    Adidas rules!

    Awesome work dude! can't wait to see the total package!

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    well we decided that we didint like the thigh plates, so i built a more traditional set. here a comparason, and the set. ran out of white paint, or they'd be finished by now.



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    I should realy say something about this, but I'd like to have my membership still later on. You both look amazing!

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    wow what a great job on the female mando

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    Armor is coming out nice! Using metal puts a realism to it.
    BTW Jodo you resemble the late Heath Ledger(a great talent lost) in that last pic.


    Can't wait to see this project completed.

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    here are some pics from today... few issues to fix, and we know what they are. so what do YOU see?


















    i built a new collar for my mando. here are the old one and the new one side by side.




    and yes. I'm gonna make knees for Lisa.

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    BUMP for all those new female mandos out there....

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    I love the broken rangefinder!!!

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    You guys look fantastic. Great job. Love the matching armor.

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    Those suits are pretty fantastic...it's not fair, one day I will create such wonderous things

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    that is awesome, nothing hotter than a female mando!! Maybe I can find one!

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    Nice looking mando armor

    Keep up the good work and take no prisoners

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    XLNT work, I am looking for reference pics for my wife's Mando armor, have you got any more, you guys look great. I admit I'm a noob, but I am gonna start on mine and my wife's armor soon.

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    Re: Shado's Build - Female Mando Build - pic heavy

    i had an idea for an armor design and its kinda similar to how you have the red stripes going down the side would you mind if i still used the idea? if you don't want me to thats fine just figured i asked first

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