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    Mar 26, 2013, 10:57 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #26

    If you want acrylic to stay on fabric, damp the fabric in water, then spray the area that you would like to have weather with with a spray bottle.

    The bottle should be mixed with water and acrylic.

    By having a damp fabric, it opens the weaves and allows the acrylic do soak in.
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    Mar 26, 2013, 4:11 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #27

    thanks i could try that i could also look for a textile spray color
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    Mar 27, 2013, 1:06 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #28

    Got my helmet today! looking very nice but is Little too small, so im going to sell it here on the cargo hold
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    Mar 27, 2013, 1:23 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #29

    That's a bummer, I kind of ran I to the same issue with a lid I bought a while ago. Don't be too concerned, your lid will sell quick.
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    Mar 27, 2013, 1:26 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #30

    hope so
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    Mar 28, 2013, 9:17 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #31

    I have decided to keep my helmet as it will fit better with some padding , i will modify it a Little with an aluminium rangefinder and with the details
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    Mar 28, 2013, 3:10 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #32

    Hi, i have Little issues of my bodysuit, i want to make it charcoal gray with grey shades, i bought color for clothing yesterday and painted the bodysuit but when it dried it crack in the color , i didnt use the hot iron so i could wash it away. Now i wonder if i should buy an airbrush can anyone recommend one, i have seen many pics on bo katans bodysuits wich have been dyed with an airbrush and i also wonder how they do it, can i adjust the ammount of color that comes out of the airbrush?
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    Mar 28, 2013, 3:15 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #33

    Yeah, you can adjust the amount of colour that comes out of the airbrush if it is a "dual action" airbrush. But buying a setup like that can be quite expensive. For small jobs like this you might be better off with a cheap single action brush that runs off compressed air in cans instead of using a compressor. You have less control, but it should still be enough and for a lot less money.
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    Mar 28, 2013, 3:49 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #34

    Thanks for the tip i will look for the cheaper one
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    Apr 1, 2013, 6:06 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #35

    Hi got a mail from woodshuck today regarding my weapons and he is working on them now and they should be shipped soon
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    Apr 1, 2013, 6:22 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #36

    I found a textile spray both for furniture and clothing and it is in charcoal Click image for larger version. 

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    Think i could try it
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    Apr 1, 2013, 7:23 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #37

    Sounds good!
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    Apr 1, 2013, 5:25 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #38

    hm i read a little more about this textile spray and it says that it is only made to make light textiles to darker. So i wont buy this, i have btw looked more into the airbrush and i have decided to buy one instead im going to buy an iwata airbrush. My first priority now is to modify my helmet with some other colors that should fit with my armor and im going to change the sigil a Little to make it more accurate, im going to attatch the rangefinder also and buy an aluminium stalk. Later im going to install a device so it can move up and down with a push on a button in the gauntlet later today im also going to Place an order on the boots and t-shirt vest and some other things for the gauntlets
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    Apr 3, 2013, 5:25 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #39

    I have placed an order on the boots and t-shirt vest and gloves and also a cruzer helmet that comes with my jetpack later
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    Apr 3, 2013, 10:18 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #40

    You are on a tear with getting parts, it won't be long before you will have a finished costume.
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    Apr 10, 2013, 10:31 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #41

    I got my boots today i will add the weathering later and add the armor when it arrives
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    Apr 12, 2013, 9:10 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #42

    I didn't think Canadians needed bullet proof vests.
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    Apr 14, 2013, 11:46 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #43

    The Company must sure have some issues selling stuff when they already advrtise in cosplay-boards. -.-
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    Apr 16, 2013, 3:12 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #44

    I got my armor today im very pleased with it thanks Kevin! here is some photos of it i have some questions though where should i begin, this is my first costume and i never worked with raw kits before
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    Apr 16, 2013, 4:54 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #45

    start by cutting out the armour, dremeling then use a fine grit sandpaper to smooth edges. Join the knee pieces, the thigh holsters and the gauntlets. Judging by pics, you look as small as I am... I have trouble with fitting my gauntlets properly and I have to pad them out like crazy. I've also added padding to my holsters so my precious Woodchuck blasters don't get damaged.

    Then add 2 coats of clear plastic primer (I used a brand called Plastikote - not sure where this is available throughout the world though) make sure you don't make my mistake, spray it all in a ventilated area

    Then add 2 coats of paint. I added a darker colour - just 1 coat, then on top i added a lighter colour. When it comes to weathering, you'll sand it back and have some nice layered colours. I'm going to be uploading a video on my weathering technique i used after all our major troops that are coming up are over.
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    Apr 16, 2013, 5:40 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #46

    Hi thanks Ash for your help it helped me Little more so now im Little more certain of what to do . As you say im very petite and quite thin so the gauntlets is very big on me i have thinking about adding some sort of padding to make it fit. I look forward to see your weathering technique your armor looks awsome
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    Apr 19, 2013, 4:05 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #47

    Hi i got my blasters today and im very happy with them i love that light they hav its so bright! i also got some work done with the gauntlets i dremeld out the button holes and cut the holes for the darts
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    Apr 23, 2013, 4:45 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #48

    Hi im now done with dremeling out all the parts! it took almost one day and my thumb is still hurting lol
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    Apr 23, 2013, 6:02 PM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #49

    Dremeling indoors. That's brave!
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    Apr 24, 2013, 9:33 AM - Re: Greetings from Sweden! #50

    with a low circling-speed the dustcloud is low enough. And HIPS plastic is not that sturdy Material that need a high-speed cuttingblade. XD

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