Show your unique gauntlets!!!

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    Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Show 'em off. Give some brief details along with the pics.

    Rough dimensions.
    Material you made them from.
    Why you chose the details/features/weapons you built into them.

    Not that there's anything wrong with legit Boba/Jango replicas. Just wanna see some different interpretations!

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!



    Same size as a normal gaunt, but it has a minigun on the top.

    Made from PVC and resin with a coating of coldcast resin painted on top.

    Reason: I'd like to see a jedi block laser bolts coming out at 300 per second.

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    lol...I had the same idea, Saz. I'll grab a pic of my mini gun gaunt and feed chute when I get home.

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Here are a few pics of my left gaunt. I hate the color, though, so it's getting a complete repaint (maybe this weekend). Made from a Boba style gaunt with the greeblie thing from the other gaunt to help hide the hinge. The barrels are aluminum tubing with PVC bands to help keep them from flying apart (like the first version did). Powered by an airsoft gun motor. The cover is just some scrap sintra I had from doing some other armor pieces. It houses a small airsoft battery in the lower shell and a tactile switch that will be secured to the forefinger with an elastic sleeve. Touch it, the barrels spin





    And to show how the feed chute looks:

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Here are my Cam Kennedy-inspired Fett gauntlets. Sorry for the bad cellphone shots, though.






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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Those are all pretty **** rad... I'm putting together a set out of pvc that will be super simple and cheap to make. I've just finished the basic arm pieces, now on to attachments and details. I dont think they will need a hinge or closure system, the "memory" of the plastic will keep them in place... We'll see. Pics to come in the net few days. I have a bunch of **** to do, so I wont be able to do more till tomorrow night.(it's only 4 a.m. right now..LOL)

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    However Muad Dib(doesn't that mean little mouse?) I do plan on copying your idea of longer pieces on the outside of the gaunt, almost a secondary shield of armor..r

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    Did these for a friend and his custom in the works. The amber lights flash at random under the "screen".








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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    ah good that i have one XD


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    Excellent work everyone. I love the minigun. I've got a start on a pair for my Boba/custom hybrid... Which is probably frowned upon, I dunno.

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!


    Aluminum gauge >1 mm, Length 27 cm, functional MP3-plaer right, funktional housing on the left gauntlet


    Left hand crush aunt to be worn over thin leather glove. The elements are connected with wire wrapping.

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    I like the oxydized look of your work, butterbean and the addition of the prequel blaster greeblies.

    I also LOVE those aluminum arm guards, Tomoe. Kind of Neo-Crusader looking.

    And actually, xANGRYMONK3Yx, it describes the "mouse" shape formed from shadows on Arrakis' moon. ^__-

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Muad'Dib said: View Post
    I like the oxydized look of your work, butterbean and the addition of the prequel blaster greeblies.
    Thanks! Goes with the armor I did.


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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Nice weathering BB...

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    Re: Show your unique gauntlets!!!

    Jeez these gauntlets look incredible,I especially love the mini-gun design though all of them are very creative^^

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