SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

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    SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    just thought i'd take a moment to show off some progress pics of this custom helmet that i've had for way too long, but got all ocd and have had to restart a couple times.


    i don't have a good pic of the left side, it was overexposed and i just haven't made it back outside to take another pic.





    and here are a couple pics of some of the detail spots that i'm particularly proud of.





    so what do you guys think so far?

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    Im guessing the green is for masking a racing stripe? Please tell me its not a racing stripe. The damage looks pretty good

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    Horrible, absolutely horrible I kid of course, its looking great.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    it looks great, damage is awesome

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    layering looks good. Is that an M-DSB helmet? It looks like one from the back.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    the green ladder is part of the helmet. it's a killstripes variant.

    it is an mdsb. have you ever worked on one? if so, was there a ton of extra resin to cut out?
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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    Wow, I really like it so far. The paint job is very well done. Good job.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    Yes I have worked on two, actually. And yes they were thick and I trimmed quit a bit. The second one I worked on had a very thick base. I thinned it some to make it more uniform. There is also plenty of resin around the visor area. I sanded out quite a bit to make the visor install more flush.

    I traded off the first one I did. The second one I did just kinda for fun and to see what I could do. The second one is thier assassin model.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    I dont get the kill stripe ladder thing...how does it reflect kills? Wouldnt some be newer than others like the boba helmet and be more weathered and faded than others?

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    i don't know, i didn't come up with a story for it. i was following the reasons for making things the way they are in star wars; because i thought it looks cool.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    Hey Saint, blue under layer is "in" this year. I like your color scheme. I also used a blue color as an under layer on my custom Mando.
    I'll have pics up in a while.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    I wasnt sure if maybe the customer asked for it that way or something?

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    pm07 gave me pretty much free reign to do whatever i wanted with it as long as it was primarily black and olive drab.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    more updates. with pics!






    as you can see i've finished the lower parts of the helmet now, added scratches, and misted on some weathering. the camera doesn't do the subtle colors justice, they're much easier to see up close in person. the upper cheeks are black misted with dark blue, and the back is a dark green.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    That is looking so awesome!

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    i'm glad you like it! this helmet has tested my patience a time or two, but i'm pretty happy with the way it's turned out.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    here we go everyone, one helmet ready to go.






    and the insides. lots of bolts and such.

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    Your Sir , are an artist! That looks....... awesome barely starts to describe it.

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    Re: SHOWOFF: pm07's custom painted by saint_nasty

    The red ear piece is an excellent idea. Nicely done overall.

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