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  1. Stormrider's Avatar
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    Dec 4, 2008, 2:48 PM - Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #1

    Ok the time is here to start playing with this sexy HIC I have. (IC).

    Im making a face mold right now, and its about done. Im going to do them in a lightweight polyu. Shipping should be really cheap.

    I dont know the cost, Probably somewhere in the $50 price range. Im not doing a run at the moment because someone has already beat me to them in the cargo hold.

    I am however guaging interest in a FULL FRONTAL

    I am contemplating doing it in multiple fashions. One a lightweight polyu. in three pieces that can be seamed together.

    I will probably cast them as one piece, then cut them in places where the details will not get destroyed.

    I also have tossed around the idea of a hard rubber HIC. That way it could be shipped cheap and easy and never worry about breaking.

    The third idea is a smaller sub three piece. Face, Hands, Torso. The rest can be made pretty easily.

    Finally perhaps the control boxes on the sides seperately.

    Now, pricing? Thats a tough one. The silicone is going to be PRICY as this piece is 6'4'' tall. Im only going to mold the front/textured part.

    I want to backfill the voids with hardening foam to make it much more robust without adding shipping weight.

    Individuals could either:
    A hang it on the wall/door
    B build a box and make a complete

    So, with that being said, your thoughts? Interest?
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    Dec 4, 2008, 2:53 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #2

    Definately sounds interesting. i was going to get in on a run on the RPF years ago, but it was super spendy and the shipping was a huge issue. Interested to see what you come up with!!!
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    Dec 4, 2008, 3:07 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #3

    i'm going to get one of the faces that's up in the cargo hold now. i'd love to get a set of hands from somewhere.

    building the body is pretty easy. it's the face and hands that are tough.
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    Dec 4, 2008, 3:09 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #4

    Umm... I'm going to totally prove myself to be the newb, but what's an HIC?
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    Dec 4, 2008, 3:15 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #5

    Quote Lath Toth said: View Post
    Umm... I'm going to totally prove myself to be the newb, but what's an HIC?
    Han In Carbonite.
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    Dec 4, 2008, 3:33 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #6

    Ahhh... makes sense now. Thanks, man.
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    Dec 5, 2008, 7:18 AM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #7

    Interested depending on pricing/shipping costs.

    I'm thinking of making a HIC for my squads Christmas parade float for next year. What better gift for a Bounty Hunter to give to the top ganster on his wish list?
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    Dec 5, 2008, 11:07 AM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #8

    I'd love to see what you come up with for a price. I've always wanted a HIC.
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    Dec 5, 2008, 12:33 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #9

    i'm curious to see how your resolve the undercut issues that you may encounter. when molding the full front of HIC.

    Depending on the flatness of the sculpt I would think it might be hard to demold the hands/ torso/head all in one solid piece.

    i do think individual pieces would be easiest.
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    Dec 6, 2008, 2:39 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #10

    Very, very, VERRRY INTERESTED Sir!!!

    Hard Rubber or 3 part would be a godsend for international guys *hint hint*

    Either way - please put me on any list for this please!

    Dave
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    Dec 9, 2008, 3:00 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #11

    The undercuts wouldnt be a big deal, The only place theres even a little bit of an undercut is the hands, and the chin. And the hands you can see they made them almost vertical lines from the back and fingers, so to avoid the problem of making a mold

    It depends on how thick I make the mold. The face is done, im going to do a test pull or two. I have some ULTRA light foam ish style resin im going to try. should make for a real nice and quick and cheap face
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    Dec 10, 2008, 10:28 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #12

    please make full front plate casts. a rubber one would be rad.
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    Dec 13, 2008, 7:24 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #13

    O man ive always wanted an HIC. I was gonna try to make one but im not sure i can do it.

    a full front plate would be so awesome, rubber or not. definetly interested.
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    Dec 13, 2008, 11:39 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #14

    I Don't mean to put a Damper on your parade, but this is more than Likely going to run you at minimum $500.00 and up. VashDstampede did a run on these a while back and they were AWESOME!!!! but he like others found this, well.. in all honesty to be much more of a pain then what it's worth. First, you have to buy the material, Which most who start this kind of project will ask for people to help by donating funds, That in itself is a slippery slope because you always run the risk of people paying up front and getting no product. Second, comes the issue of shipping: Overseas is a Nightmare, let alone stateside and Third: You've got to start off small then up the numbers, Start the List with 5 or 10 at best, I've seen these threads as many of you here have as well, time and time again, think "Bowjunkie " RPF and you'll know what I mean.

    By no means am I trying to discourage you. I wanted to do a run of Side Panels and still do, but the Military comes first, So again think hard about what you're getting into, do but if you do, GOD SPEED. "Semper" C



    Here's what your Product would look like if you do decide to pursue it.
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    Dec 14, 2008, 8:59 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #15

    i'm still voting for hands and face.

    thrift store pants and shirt, some crumpled up newspaper, and a TON of latex paint got me here:


    (ignore the face and hands, i sculpted those)

    that cost me about $50 to make. getting the likeness in clothe is pretty easy. getting the face and hands right is ROUGH.
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    Dec 14, 2008, 11:43 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #16

    Getting that Look is very hard even with a casting. The biggest problem is getting the finer details out of the face which VashDstampede did, but he can tell you it did take a coulple of times to get it right you've got the spacing between the mouth and teeth.


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    Dec 15, 2008, 6:09 AM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #17

    Exciting to see what you come up with. I just ordered the face cast myself, and I intend to attempt the rest on my own. Good to know that I will have others to bounce ideas off of for this project. I may not be able to begin for a month or so due to time restraints, but will post progress, once I start building. Good luck to you.
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    Dec 17, 2008, 1:17 AM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #18

    Color me interested. Either way you decide. I've always wanted one of these.
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    Dec 17, 2008, 12:08 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #19

    interested in either the rubber or 3 piece, pending final price of course

    Dan
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    Dec 17, 2008, 12:39 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #20

    Quote Cerillo said: View Post
    Getting that Look is very hard even with a casting. The biggest problem is getting the finer details out of the face which VashDstampede did, but he can tell you it did take a coulple of times to get it right you've got the spacing between the mouth and teeth.

    Man, I cracked up laughing at how you moved the threepio to make him look at Han...too funny~! Love your setup, BTW.

    G-Fett
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    Dec 19, 2008, 10:11 AM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #21

    Interested in rubber version pending price!
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    Dec 20, 2008, 6:20 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #22

    generally interested in !

    A casting of the side panels would be nice, too !

    Some people got ripped from a guy at the RPF with a side-panel run and never received their parts, so there´s a market, believe me...
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    Dec 22, 2008, 11:46 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #23

    I would be interested in casts of the face and hands.
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    Jan 10, 2009, 5:54 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #24

    any updates on this project ?
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    Jan 10, 2009, 10:25 PM - Re: Interest in HIC Complete Frontal Cast #25

    Been checking this thread daily...Also very interested in a full frontal cast. Also interested in a cast of Han from the waist up, if that would be easier.

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