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Title: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jun 06, 2016, 09:24 AM
I spent about 18 months working on this and by the 3rd or 4th time I "Finished" It I would find something else to upgrade, but finally I was happy with my kit. It came a long way from my original design. I will add links to the WIP later. For those of you who don't know, the gauntlets were made out of a hand mixer I found at a thrift store! I hope y'all enjoy, please give me some feed back (positive or Negative) and I will post upgrades and troops as I make them.

Forum weathering 1   (http://i64.tinypic.com/3585klc.jpg)

Weathering 2   (http://i65.tinypic.com/15nkpb8.jpg)

Bucket 1   (http://i66.tinypic.com/30m6b8x.jpg)

B2   (http://i65.tinypic.com/67v09w.jpg)

B3   (http://i67.tinypic.com/2pqjsyf.jpg)

B4   (http://i66.tinypic.com/2iax37p.jpg)

Cod   (http://i63.tinypic.com/2008gll.jpg)

Ab   (http://i64.tinypic.com/2iu6atx.jpg)

Back   (http://i68.tinypic.com/28i507t.jpg)

Collar   (http://i66.tinypic.com/2cymu4n.jpg)

Left chest   (http://i68.tinypic.com/2u5gfmd.jpg)

Right chest   (http://i67.tinypic.com/2v95dhl.jpg)

Knee1   (http://i65.tinypic.com/v6j8f4.jpg)

Knee2   (http://i65.tinypic.com/2nc1a1l.jpg)

Knee3   (http://i67.tinypic.com/10p4nmd.jpg)

Plasma cutter   (http://i67.tinypic.com/34r6nv7.jpg)

Flame   (http://i63.tinypic.com/nz12c1.jpg)

Hand Plate   (http://i68.tinypic.com/29osas2.jpg)

Front: (http://i65.tinypic.com/120pd2o.jpg)

Right: (http://i64.tinypic.com/2chm7x1.jpg)

Left:   (http://i66.tinypic.com/2n72m9w.jpg)

Back: (http://i63.tinypic.com/256fot1.jpg)

No Bucket: (http://i63.tinypic.com/34efc5t.jpg)

Bucket and blaster: (http://i64.tinypic.com/sm7cdt.jpg)

Ninja: (http://i64.tinypic.com/xnygq1.jpg)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Briks on Jun 06, 2016, 10:56 AM
Very cool! Do you have a chest diamond? I can't tell with that necklace.
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jun 06, 2016, 10:59 AM
Good catch! I do not. I have a recessed triangle which can be seen in the weathering close ups.
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Raestin Ke'Varek on Jun 06, 2016, 02:49 PM
Great job vod, I know it was a long frustrating road, but you did it!!  Congrats on getting approved, proud to have you join the OM ranks of Veshok.  I can't wait to get a chance to troop together!  :)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: JulioAndy on Jun 06, 2016, 06:59 PM
Sweet kit! Nice to see another proto Fett helmet :D
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Mojo Khuriso on Jun 07, 2016, 07:18 PM
Congratulations vod!!!
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Choruk Kar'ta on Jun 11, 2016, 06:21 AM
congratulations vod. you earned your stripes man! cool kit
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jun 20, 2016, 04:24 PM
Thanks for all the feed back guys! I just finished working on a Small axe as a melee weapon. the placement is not finalized yet.
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2a0jmdx.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/353ehc4.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2eqgcwg.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2zronpk.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/mblpi8.jpg)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jun 20, 2016, 04:27 PM
First Troop in Lafayette! I did not realize that my collar had popped up :(


(http://i64.tinypic.com/2qlzssx.jpg)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Niabi on Jun 26, 2016, 02:33 AM
lovely kit vod ;)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jul 31, 2016, 10:58 PM
at mechacon with the new knees and the acrylic plasma blade

(http://i64.tinypic.com/jkit0z.jpg)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Gnar-Gnar on Aug 01, 2016, 02:29 AM
I'm loving that phasma blade! Well done vod!
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: CharExiaCosplay on Aug 01, 2016, 05:41 PM
Congrats and awesome job! There aren't many Proto-Fett inspired kits around so it's great to see more.
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Aug 09, 2016, 10:26 AM
may I present... Comfortable neck armor!

without the front plate:
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2mq27g9.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2nhj11d.jpg)

with front plate:
(http://i68.tinypic.com/9h2z42.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/jv3ehc.jpg)
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Sep 26, 2016, 02:18 PM
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2v0jzmc.jpg)
Ogden Park troop in BR with the 501st 9/24/16
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: Torolf Goran on Sep 29, 2016, 12:03 AM
That's a really nice kit vod! I especially like how you did all the segments for your plates and the neck armor.
Title: Re: Dexton Modi
Post by: reguillet on Oct 15, 2016, 07:47 PM
Thanks vod!

10.15.2016
(http://i68.tinypic.com/fykaig.jpg)

10.22.16
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2b64xf.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2w50d2c.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/e5jn0k.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2n20oba.jpg)

Haloween Spooktacular 2016
(http://i65.tinypic.com/f0db2e.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/x4nrys.jpg)


11/15/16 added a fan
(http://i68.tinypic.com/b5griw.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/xqjtbc.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2w7kfhi.jpg)
update:12/2/16
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2dtyyis.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2j1tsfl.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2q8vj1d.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/24mtdlt.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Dec 08, 2016, 01:29 PM
here we have poorly taken selfies that showcase the shins I made.
(http://i64.tinypic.com/20atj4n.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/o5bb0g.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/v66cna.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/6pxhlk.jpg)


here is the "Recon harness"
(http://i63.tinypic.com/mj5lrp.jpg)

UPDATE: 12.16.16
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2czynv5.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jan 25, 2017, 05:30 PM
update 1/20/17:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/35n102e.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/auvy4h.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2euh344.jpg)

update 2/20/17:
2.5.17 Acadiana Humane Society/ Camp Bow Wow
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2e3232f.jpg)
2/18/17 Acadiana Humane Society / Crew Des Chiens
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2w1wruq.jpg)
Grappling hook attachment
(http://i64.tinypic.com/212e7bt.jpg)
first aid kit
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2dwagli.jpg)

Pilot Trophies
(http://i67.tinypic.com/3509ukp.jpg)


Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Mar 24, 2017, 01:58 PM
Update 3/13/17:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/140w1s9.jpg)

Jet "Boots" 3/24/17
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2u46ayt.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/bhitr6.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/1ih028.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: KravenTheBlade on Apr 02, 2017, 08:20 PM
Love the Bucket and the giant pouches ! big fan of your design!!
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Apr 11, 2017, 08:33 AM
thanks Vod, big pouches make it easy to carry phone/ wallet, and keys.
4/5/17:
not a big update, but I found a pen that looks like a syringe so I added it to my first aid kit.
(http://i63.tinypic.com/x4m0bc.jpg)

cyphacon  (4/8/17)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2cgj9rp.jpg)

4/10/17:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/24zje48.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/mmesfn.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/20ra4uq.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2yjo30n.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/16krvpl.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on May 08, 2017, 10:47 AM
this was Free comic Book Day in Lafayette:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2ccrm7l.jpg)

this is a small upgrade, but I modified the single strap bandolier to hold the IG-88 vibro axe I made and actually support the weight of the DC-15:
(http://i68.tinypic.com/w8rwuu.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: sxrojasb on May 10, 2017, 02:16 PM
Superb your design congratulation
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jun 27, 2017, 01:13 PM
new helmet design?
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2ngbsb4.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: suriel on Jul 08, 2017, 02:39 PM
I love your belt and girth belt vod.
Specially the giant pouch thingie for the phone/wallet.
I hope you dont mind but I might incorporate something similar like yours with the kit Im working on.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jul 10, 2017, 10:29 AM
thank you, please use anything you think will benefit you.

I am currently working on thigh plates with a modular slot. they currently fit my left handed holster on the left, and the ambidextrous holster on either side.

(http://i67.tinypic.com/25f4uw6.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/xm75ee.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/rt1gqp.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/4ggimp.jpg)

7/11/17:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/30j741k.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/ay0fic.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/26204e1.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/119cuaw.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/e6w0b6.jpg)

7/12/17:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/34ikyzo.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2i78tvk.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/15q55k1.jpg)

7/15/17:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/1rrs3q.jpg)
the new armor was a complete success!
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Aug 01, 2017, 05:51 PM
I made a new holster for my westar 35. I figured a holster with a flap would keep dirt and rain off of it if I were to consider Recon. unfortunately my image hosting website is acting up and I was only able to get a few pictures up. the resoline really made the leather darker then I expected.
(http://i63.tinypic.com/dot647.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/mmd3bc.jpg)


Update8/13/17
(http://i68.tinypic.com/i1iutt.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/mh4zn8.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2q8yby8.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/14wzgvs.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/v3pnpv.jpg)

Update 9/15/16:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2yxhgt5.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/14uxn6e.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/d4ja.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/1xx7hs.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/wupb3d.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/msnqdi.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/6zao0n.jpg)

I did not fill the holes with bondo, these will not be trooped with.




Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Oct 02, 2017, 12:13 PM
a little trophy progress, I had a bit of grey fabric with a test of an imperial cog decal and a pilot greeble that I was trying to figure out where to place it on my kit... then I realized that I installed a braid holder and don't wear a braid, so I made one. it includes a strip of black from a fighter pilot (i shot down) and his rank greeble. a strip of grey with imperial cog from a cargo pilot (that I relieved of his cargo), and a strip of green and a (so far unpainted) rank badge from an officer. (Who’s ship I boarded against the captains wishes)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/358zxhe.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2h6hy4y.jpg)
also I had a chance cube that I re purposed into a chance cube
(http://i64.tinypic.com/1z5i39w.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Maag Skirata on Oct 11, 2017, 07:43 PM
I really like the design of your helmet!!!
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Oct 16, 2017, 11:54 PM
Thanks! my McQuerrie or the scratch build?
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Maag Skirata on Oct 17, 2017, 03:15 AM
my McQuerrie or the scratch build?
The McQuerrie but I am excited to see the end results of your scratch build. I scratch built my bucket and it's tough work!
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Nov 06, 2017, 10:33 PM
alright everyone, i’ve taken the first step into a larger world
(http://i68.tinypic.com/f0c8x4.jpg)

here is my rig for carrying 2 dl-44s and liea's sporting pistol
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2dtnhc3.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/i78tc2.jpg)
and 4 reloads and a communicator
(http://i63.tinypic.com/116hn6a.jpg)
and I made a sheath for my throwing knife:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2mo3rxi.jpg)

and I have finially decided what to do with the xbox 360  "big game hunter rifle"
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2vv8bj5.jpg)
so it should end up like this
(http://i67.tinypic.com/28a5pc2.jpg)
 I also picked up a new utility belt at hot topic for 11$. it is black nylon webbing with 6 pouches!
(http://i66.tinypic.com/jv6353.jpg)

I have finialy picked up some 6mm sentra so I can finish my new bucket. the next thing I might do is invest in a charcoal jumpsuit and split my kit into 2 kits (the mcquerrie kit will be primarily blue and will possably be a late crusader). After that my wife has expressed interest in a sailor Jupiter inspired Mando! I am very excited to start it!
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Dec 01, 2017, 06:32 PM
new month, new progress pictures.
I have been working on the dome of my Modern Era helmet:
(http://i68.tinypic.com/4igcqt.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/1zydhg3.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2lvl94l.jpg)

as well as my new knees and blaster
(http://i64.tinypic.com/28s7vci.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2cf9sgm.jpg)

and for my late crusader I upgraded my old knees 2.0:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2zq4xg2.jpg)
and im working on a grenade launcher:
(http://i63.tinypic.com/ojvvd.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Dec 20, 2017, 09:55 AM
progress on my LC:
(http://i63.tinypic.com/33eu0du.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/6h887r.jpg)

Progress on my modern kit:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/14biydl.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2lmrjup.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/8zl3ll.jpg)
and the helmet:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/jr2on8.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/25guwyu.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/n8e8o.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/339kj29.jpg)
I am waiting on the primer to dry, I have some light "clean up sanding" to do. then, as soon as the weather is nice I will drop silver and red.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Dec 29, 2017, 09:21 AM
(http://i66.tinypic.com/21mud6s.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/289v96d.jpg)
so shiny and chrome...

so at some point off camera our hero painted and weathered the helmet and gauntlets


(http://i66.tinypic.com/aacad5.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2eeh6rp.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/8wk3vd.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Shevla Ram'ser on Dec 29, 2017, 03:42 PM
Looks like you have plenty of spare room around the gauntlet cuffs. They aren't too loose, are they? (I know sleeves and gloves take up some amount of that gap)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jan 24, 2018, 06:00 PM

Looks like you have plenty of spare room around the gauntlet cuffs. They aren't too loose, are they? (I know sleeves and gloves take up some amount of that gap)
no they are not.

(http://i63.tinypic.com/2hpkbr4.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2reibft.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/20uqpf8.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/25jfvbq.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/54spig.jpg)

(http://i64.tinypic.com/kbetcm.jpg)
OM Pictures
next month I plan on finishing my Late Crusader!

here is my new kit at its first troop, I didn't know the Tusken was pushing on my ab plate:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/hvdjlu.jpg)

here is my Late Crusader Progress
I want to make a personal shield generator to wear on my belt. this is my modern reference:
(http://i63.tinypic.com/258xhj8.jpg)
here is a special edition computer mouse that is SWTOR themed:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/116ujck.jpg)
and here is my concept:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2itrbjr.jpg)

I wanted to make a blaster aswell, I have this reference photo of a blaster that I think is a modern era slug thrower:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/8x4rco.jpg)
and here is a blaster I want to emulate:
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2lji3ht.jpg)
this is where I am at so far:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2unze4k.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2m6qw7t.jpg)
 and here is my Rocket launcher progress:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/riyyas.jpg)

and lastly, here is my armor progress:
(http://i65.tinypic.com/10ht6s8.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Feb 14, 2018, 05:29 PM
my shield generator:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2hqv0ut.jpg)

and my pistols with the grip modified:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/11raq1w.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2n66owi.jpg)
update 2/28/18
I am almost done with my LC sidearm. I am trying to figure out color options
(http://i68.tinypic.com/10fdjrc.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/34pnxc8.jpg)
what do yall think?
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Mar 04, 2018, 09:11 PM
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2hgv9so.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/o8guf7.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/1gk9c4.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/70cf9z.jpg)
After the picture was taken I have cut an inch of off the ab plate and picked up the right shoulder, then I removed the Velcro for the elbows. I may put them back, but for now I took them off.
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2qn8tqg.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/29nyqn4.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/qs456d.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/34qwh7r.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2hp7fxu.jpg)
update 3/7/18
(http://i67.tinypic.com/213q2c1.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/ojmdg6.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/v6j8t4.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2ihp5l4.jpg)

(http://i67.tinypic.com/29pygp1.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2a7tmiv.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/68fupx.jpg)
(http://i65.tinypic.com/v66bkn.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Tusken Dan on Mar 08, 2018, 10:57 AM
I like the color changes you made.  Looks good and very unique.   :D
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Shevla Ram'ser on Mar 08, 2018, 01:06 PM
Gotta say, I like it a lot, as well.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Mar 14, 2018, 10:33 PM
front:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/or7a10.jpg)
Back:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/xng74g.jpg)
Left:
(http://i65.tinypic.com/sgnw5f.jpg)
Right:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/28s0kcg.jpg)
Bucket off:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/148is0h.jpg)
helmet and pistol:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2mniskm.jpg)
fire front:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2hqfazq.jpg)
Fire Side:
(http://i67.tinypic.com/258t0fc.jpg)
Update: approved!
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Apr 02, 2018, 09:42 AM
new month, new progress!
this troop on 3/24/18 helped me make up my mind on painting the cod
(http://i67.tinypic.com/71i7wy.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/v61bgl.jpg)
then I made a rocket for my rocket launcher
(http://i68.tinypic.com/nco7t1.jpg)


then I made progress on my modern kit, I made a segmented cod:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2ce0syh.jpg)
and my jetpack came in, so I will be working on that:
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2ziaqg5.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Apr 17, 2018, 03:43 PM
update:
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2hx3f5l.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2r55hlk.jpg)
also my "weapon mounted" flame thrower is finished. I hope to kit up this evening and take pics in all the different configurations!
(http://i63.tinypic.com/2z7fq1e.jpg)

I went ahead and made reloads for these 2 guns
(http://i66.tinypic.com/iqa34o.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on May 21, 2018, 11:04 AM
I trooped on 5/4/18 with the cod and jetpack (without the harness) and it was a hit!
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2198e43.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Aug 30, 2018, 01:19 PM
its been a while since I trooped, but I have been busy. I decided I wanted a fusion cutter and found this reference from Solo:
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2gxl8w0.jpg)
so I made a simpler version:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2licwsx.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/110xdzp.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2mg1r1f.jpg)
(http://i63.tinypic.com/16h82ux.jpg)

I used magnets to “lock” the blade in the open and shut positions
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Oct 30, 2018, 01:07 PM
Lafayette, LA Comic Con 10.7.18

(http://i68.tinypic.com/fmlhc.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/nb9gg2.jpg)
for what ever reason this pic will NOT upload in the correct orientation.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Prudii Vok'Chi on Nov 13, 2018, 08:36 PM
WOW  :like:
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Dec 04, 2018, 10:18 AM
thanks!
 I made a new belt with a pilot style ejection harness for my modern kit.
(http://i63.tinypic.com/ev14ph.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2uyoz6r.jpg)
(http://i66.tinypic.com/10cklty.jpg)

so I am convinced that Poe Dameron didn't know to step INTO his harness and now they have filmed 2 movies where everyone in the Resistance wears their harness like a doofus but its too late to fix it.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jan 02, 2019, 09:28 AM
I sewed pouch style pockets on my thighs on 12/14/18
(http://i66.tinypic.com/352nfco.jpg)
here is a pic of my vanilla approved kit and helmet
(http://i66.tinypic.com/11vr78y.jpg)
I wanted to make a new visor since I designed my helmet to be modular.
pattern cut
(http://i68.tinypic.com/351cpzd.jpg)
first layer fitted
(http://i64.tinypic.com/513cxd.jpg)
second layer formed
(http://i64.tinypic.com/20jqyxx.jpg)
ear caps and brow shield shaped
(http://i64.tinypic.com/25zgnyv.jpg)
ready for glue
(http://i67.tinypic.com/2i1o4mw.jpg)
glued
(http://i68.tinypic.com/vn0z12.jpg)
sanded
(http://i66.tinypic.com/v6ri3o.jpg)
I had an idea for a bird of prey on the brow shield, I figured there are birds (and other winged creatures in the SW universe so its a safe idea)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/10p52qe.jpg)
 I would paint the wings on the brow shield the same color as the T visor
(http://i63.tinypic.com/s0xzm1.jpg)
I like wing 2
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jan 11, 2019, 12:51 PM

(http://i68.tinypic.com/e67ubn.jpg)
I figured I would add more weathering to the base bucket
(http://i66.tinypic.com/vpgbk2.jpg)
then I made some respirators incase I feel like detaching the life support box and want to rock the jet pack
(http://i67.tinypic.com/10f9mcn.jpg)
the blue went on like a dream
(http://i65.tinypic.com/2a01et1.jpg)
but the red reacted with a vengance
(http://i68.tinypic.com/2ntv1nb.jpg)
I have taken down the gloss, and removed all the reactions. hopefully ready for another coat tomorrow
(http://i68.tinypic.com/jjs1tx.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jan 14, 2019, 03:24 PM
this is one mock up of how it might have come out
(http://i67.tinypic.com/29n9ipx.jpg)
I sort of wish I had done one where the silver was the wear color, because that might have looked ok but I went ahead and painted it red again .
(http://i63.tinypic.com/mkvqiw.jpg)
(if I miss the old way, I can always wet sand it back down.)

also I found a reference for a life support box with switches worn on the back
(http://i68.tinypic.com/veujno.jpg)
(i'm not too worried about making adjustments to the box while i'm wearing it)
also I planned on wearing the box on the back so that a chair harness wouldn't interfere with it.
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2hok4k6.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/14v5mx0.jpg)

edit 1/20/19

(http://i68.tinypic.com/fxuelu.jpg)

(http://i66.tinypic.com/210j2i1.jpg)

(http://i63.tinypic.com/seceti.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Feb 01, 2019, 11:46 AM
new month new progress, i decided i wanted to have a few more grenades so i tried my hand at molding and casting.
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2dub3ht.jpg)
the first attempt went as many first attempts go, very lopsided mold
(http://i65.tinypic.com/rwj41f.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/15dun39.jpg)
(http://i67.tinypic.com/29yoc4z.jpg)
then i needed a way to carry all of these
(http://i65.tinypic.com/20b1jqu.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/259fuo0.jpg)
(http://i68.tinypic.com/xaqn2w.jpg)
if i would have thought to use black sentra, i would be finished by now.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: Tusken Dan on Feb 03, 2019, 12:30 PM
Like the pilot upgrades!  Man your kit is always in a state of upgrade/changes isn't it!   ;D :P Awesome work on that helmet.   :like:
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Mar 01, 2019, 10:10 AM
thanks

 on 2/23/19 i did a 3 mile parade in my LC and had a blast!
(http://i66.tinypic.com/w1y713.jpg)
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Apr 04, 2019, 11:49 AM
(http://i65.tinypic.com/ncxje8.jpg)
3.22.19
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jun 13, 2019, 03:49 PM
 Summer Reading Kick off, lafayette LA 6.1.19

(http://i65.tinypic.com/wje4uo.jpg)


since my approval photos were taken i have made a number of improvements. i have decided to continue on this path and upgrade my gauntlets. here are the approved gaunts:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/kbetcm.jpg)

i will be taking apart a set of leather gauntlets and redying them black and add splinted sentra plates:
(http://i65.tinypic.com/9avaeh.jpg)
the current plan is
1 un-stitch all leather pannels and remove the finish
2 remove elbow section and top of hand protection completely
3 bevel all edges
4 dye black, burnish edges, finish with "snow proof"
5 shape sentra plates, paint , mount on gauntlets, and weather

i will add pictures as they happen.
update 6/17/19
(http://i66.tinypic.com/17fe5s.jpg)
(http://i64.tinypic.com/35lcj7t.jpg)

and now it will rain for 5 days straight, so i may be able to paint the plates friday... also i am making new knees.
Title: Re: Reiregi Modi
Post by: reguillet on Jul 01, 2019, 11:06 AM
the gauntlets are on hold as i feel like the armor plates look better white and i can use them for an unapprovable jedi general costume.
 however i was able to troop in my new knees that are based on my LC knees with a trama plate on the outer side of the knee:
(http://i64.tinypic.com/2v0h1yh.jpg)
6.30.2019