Shae Vizla Mynock's SWTOR Shae Vizla ("Hunter's Exalted") Armour Build WIP

Mynock

New Hunter
People,

Been working on a new project over the past month, the Shae Visla Bounty Hunter Helmet from the SWTOR trailer "Deceived". It is the beginning of a full SWTOR BH armor build I plan on completing over the next few months. The helmet is seen both in the trailer as well as in the game, which is what my character is rocking at the moment.

I CAD modelled it using high rez screenshots and other 2D material, a process that took probably 80 hours since I am still learning the CAD process.

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I then 3D printed the helmet on my FlashForge creator dual in pieces, a process that took 94 hours. Following that, I glued the pieces together using superglue, filled in all the gaps using BONDO, and smoothed the surface with spot putty.

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I repeated the filling/smoothing/sanding several times, and finally primed it using self sealing automotive primer from DupliColor.

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Once I touch up some small trouble areas, I will be ready to mold the helmet, and ultimately cold cast it in aluminum!

I have already completed the blaster pistol for my BH build, which is discussed at length in this thread.

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I am in the process of updating my website, mynocksden.com with the new helmet build notes. Once I do that, I will update this thread with more photos as well!
 
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Scott Kaufmann

The Dent
Community Staff
Community Staff
I geeked out over that helmet on FB and I'm still doing it here. You have seriously done some great work with this project so far. Now get back to work! I want to see more.
 
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toolguy301

Guest
Very impressive work, this is really looking great. This is a costume that my wife is really wanting & I have been doing research on this costume. Really interested to see how this turns out.
 
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Mynock

New Hunter
Yes. As soon as I finish the molds and am happy with the outcome. I'm working on touching everything up one last time before molding as we speak. :)


 
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Kol

New Hunter
Absolutely incredible work! I've been wondering when someone would pick up this helmet, and I couldn't be more impressed! Keep us updated on the mold!
 
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Mynock

New Hunter
Helmet successfully cast (cold cast in aluminum)! Here is a quick rendition with a quick buff and visor.

 
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toolguy301

Guest
That is awesome looking!!! Simply beautiful work. Are you going to do a run of these?
 
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Mynock

New Hunter
That is awesome looking!!! Simply beautiful work. Are you going to do a run of these?
Thank you! Yes, once I finish up all the other molds for this helmet and do a few successful casts, I will start to offer it to those that are interested.
 
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CC83113

New Hunter
that's terrible, you should mail it to me immediately for disposal!
lol of course i'm kidding about the terrible part, this looks wicked awesome! <3
 
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C1RCA

Active Hunter
wow man thats an awesome that will look nice in my collection =)

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Mynock

New Hunter
Helmet nearly finished. Just have to install lights into the ears, add some detailing to the visor, and put in my environement amplification system and it's done!

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Edrrak Nolat

Active Hunter
Bad *** right there. Would love to see a pic of the interior in your next set if possible?
 
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Mynock

New Hunter
Thanks guys. I now have a run going in the Project Run section of the Classifieds on THERPF. I'm currently looking to do a limited run of 10, so if anyone is interested, let me know, and I will add you to the list. Helmet's outer layer will be cold cast in aluminum; the mics, and antenna wing will also be cold cast, however the actual stalk that attaches to the ear will be 3D printed in ABS plastic for durability. Visor will not be included, though you can get a gold face shielf on Amazon for under $20, or a generic green welder's face shield on ebay for $5.

So far I have 8 spots available.
 
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