Custom EVA Boba Fett Build

  1. #1
    JacenCreel's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 2014
    From
    Usa
    Posts
    5

    Custom EVA Boba Fett Build

    Hello everyone I'm trying to do a Custom Modern Mandalorian costume from scratch. Im looking to make the helmet and armor pieces out of EVA but haven't been successful. Also looking to maybe put in an amp in the helmet. The Attached Photos are some possible looks I'm going for (Made more personalized of course) But if anyone could help me find some ways to possible get the supplies and look i'm going for. I'm working on a under $300 budget right now but once i get some more money more work will be put into it but any advice or help will be appreciated.
    thanks

    ~Jacen Creel
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 21792_10151275599684222_1057328387_n-jpg   1495940_10152167902859222_641144772_o-jpg   154450_10152126482709222_540696005_n-jpg  


  2. #2
    BobaFiend's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 2009
    From
    Marietta, Ga
    Posts
    780

    Re: Custom EVA Boba Fett Build

    EVA is a good material for some things, but not really for what you're doing. The Mando Mercs actually ban it as a construction material, and our standards are not that high (wink wink)

    I would recommend making your armor out of Expanded PVC foamboard (Sintra) or Sterlite trashcan plastic. Both of these materials are well documented on this site. For the helmet, I would recommend making one from cardboard and then reenforcing the inside with fiberglass. Check out Antman's cardboard helmet for inspiration.

  3. #3

    Re: Custom EVA Boba Fett Build

    I agree. Do a search for "trash can Fett" and you'll find some threads on it. You can also use "For Sale" signs from Lowe's, Home Depot, Wal-Mart, etc. for the helmet and gauntlets. Check out this thread for SD68's build of a Boba helmet.

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/f23/n...-bucket-13420/

    If your noggin isn't too big, you may also want to look at the recent Hasbro helmet as a base. It looks too small on me, but may work for you.

    Good luck, be persistent and "search" is your friend.

Similar Threads

  1. SE Boba Fett build
    By welshwarrior123 in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 197
    Last Post: Feb 28, 2013, 9:53 PM
  2. ESB Boba Fett Build WIP
    By BobaFuss in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: Feb 15, 2011, 6:07 PM
  3. My Boba Fett build thread
    By Lisa in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: Apr 17, 2010, 2:15 PM
  4. Skaught's 5 y/o Boba Fett Build - FINISHED PICS!
    By Skaught in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: Nov 4, 2009, 8:48 AM
  5. mb's boba fett build. PIC INTENSIVE!!
    By mrbungle in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: Jul 27, 2009, 8:35 AM
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •