the chances of this product becoming a reality are much higher than the release of Star Wars: 1313, and there are several members here dedicated to creating that costume. if this look can be translated into a full sized person, it will be done.
if i can bribe my vod into doing the render between games deisgns hes offered to possibly doing the helmet in 3ds max.... so i will deff be looking to make one of these. he looks epic really like the new take.
anyway, managed to get the bucket 3D printed by an awesome dude over at the RPF....
Am in the process of putting it together... it's printed using PLA (which I'm learning more about as things go along).
I'm Using small pieces of filament as bridging and aligning "rods" for the pieces like this:
I'm using gorilla super glue as the initial bonding agent, then following that with some chemical bonding using Weld-On 4.
Afterwards, I've been trying to use friction welding at the seams (particularly on the inside of the helmet).
So far, the results are pretty decent (I think).... will post some more pics later if you guys are interested.
here's the 3D render that the printing is based off of: