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Title: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 28, 2017, 12:10 PM
Well after nearly 2 years and close to 70-something troops, it's time to build a new kit! Some people in my clan are gearing up to do a Death Watch squad so I decided it would be a good challenge for me to do Bo Katan.

While I'm waiting for the armor to arrive (any day now!), I got started with my "flight suit". I have to dye the top part and add the blue trim to the short sleeves, but this is where I'm at:

(https://i.imgur.com/G7jGOWV.jpg)
(Pardon my face and poor lighting, best I could do by myself last night lol)

It's made out of 3 different pieces: a jumpsuit, a grey turtle shirt, and the sleeves from a long sleeve shirt. I have enough fabric from the shirt to make the gloves since the soft goods are all supposed to appear as one continuous piece.

So yeah, that's where I'm at! It's going to be a slow process for me since I want to take my time and do it right.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Zarya Arthos on Aug 28, 2017, 03:29 PM
Woot! Look forward to seeing this happen ;)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Aug 28, 2017, 03:35 PM
Awesome! Great start so far.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: eqdizzle on Aug 28, 2017, 03:54 PM
TCW Bo?

Let me know if you need any help with references or the like.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 28, 2017, 04:16 PM
TCW Bo?

Let me know if you need any help with references or the like.

Yeah, forgot to mention that! Clone wars bo! And I certainly will! Thank you for the offer :)

Update!
My armor already arrived! Talk about fast shipping! It shipped yesterday lol

Everything is quite large and will require a lot of trimming but I have faith that it can be made to fit me (in case you didn't know, I am of the hobbit sized Mandos ;) ). Not pictured are the back of boot armor pieces and resin pieces for the gauntlets. Once it cools off, I'll get to trimming. Way too hot right now.

(https://i.imgur.com/oPPhRfw.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Aug 28, 2017, 11:47 PM
Looking forward to your progress vod! Let me know if I can help!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Evaar'la Kal on Aug 30, 2017, 10:39 PM
Woohoo, it's so cool you're doing this!  I'm excited to see how it goes :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 30, 2017, 11:14 PM
Thanks guys mal and evaar'la! :D

Sadly no progress on the armor today as I need to pick up an xacto knife or something so I can start trimming!

Hoping it starts to cool off soon (it's been over 100 where I live) so I can get some real progress done. My tentative goal to have this done is by may 4th of next year!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: DannyPider on Aug 31, 2017, 05:31 AM
Hey
I'm new to this forum and I was looking for a Star wars characters outfit, but I can see that you are making outfits yourself, Is that true? or you just buying parts of shields, helmets etc?
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Aden Banto on Aug 31, 2017, 10:32 AM
Hey
I'm new to this forum and I was looking for a Star wars characters outfit, but I can see that you are making outfits yourself, Is that true? or you just buying parts of shields, helmets etc?

You can buy your armor in  kits from the many vendors we have in the Mandalorian Supply depot or you can build your own armor from scratch. It's up to you  :)


I haven't seen many Bo Katan builds on the forums. Looks like a great start!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 31, 2017, 11:29 AM
Hey
I'm new to this forum and I was looking for a Star wars characters outfit, but I can see that you are making outfits yourself, Is that true? or you just buying parts of shields, helmets etc?

It depends on what route you want to go. If you're crafty and have some skill (even just a little skill), you can make most of the items required for a kit. Or if you're not as crafty, we have members who produce kits to buy but they'll still probably require a little bit of work to get them to fit properly.

 Now this kit is purchased since it's so stylized.


I haven't seen many Bo Katan builds on the forums. Looks like a great start!

Thanks! I'm really excited!! :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: JrMint82 on Aug 31, 2017, 01:21 PM
Can't wait to see it come together!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Aug 31, 2017, 01:41 PM
A dremel with a cutting wheel will take care of the big chunks you need to trim off the armor. Then a sanding drum and a soft touch for the detail work. But do it outside. That vacuform plastic will get really messy.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Jun'yar Ikaad on Aug 31, 2017, 04:10 PM
Yaaaaaas Girl! Can't wait to see this when its done! Yeah What MS said dremels make quick work of vacuform plastic. I personally just use the sanding drum but only because i tend the mess up with the cutting wheel lol
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Aug 31, 2017, 08:27 PM
Aviation snips (technically for cutting sheet metal, but can also cut most plastics between 1/32" and 1/4" thick)  also work great if you want less mess. You can buy them at Home Depot
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Sep 21, 2017, 02:20 PM
No picture update yet but I did get started on trimming the plates. I'm going to start by trimming to original size and then from there, start sizing down the plates!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Oct 19, 2017, 03:50 PM
/me checks the clock, checks the calendar

Well?  Where's the updates?   :P

Seriously, though, I'm looking forward to seeing you put this together when you've got the time.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Oct 19, 2017, 07:17 PM
Haha sorry to disappoint you Havelock! I left the plastic cutting scissors at my friends house and havenít had a chance to get them or to go out and buy them yet.

*hides in shame*
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Naritir Ka'ra on Oct 19, 2017, 07:29 PM
You're welcome to come over any time and use our garage, porch, whatever. I can't promise you won't have a furry companion following you around, though. Dang dog is almost as big as you!  :laugh:

Seriously, though, cannot wait to see this all come together.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Oct 19, 2017, 08:07 PM
You know what the solution is right?

Get more plastic cutting scissors
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Oct 20, 2017, 12:44 PM
Oh I know but thatís money I currently do not have :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Jun'yar Ikaad on Nov 15, 2017, 02:29 AM
I have found that a sanding drum on a dremmel is very good at trimming down ABS  :) or a cutting wheel (not my preference only because my hands tend not to make clean cuts)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Nov 15, 2017, 10:51 AM
I have found that a sanding drum on a dremmel is very good at trimming down ABS  :) or a cutting wheel (not my preference only because my hands tend not to make clean cuts)

Oh Iíll have to try that!

Iím hoping Iíll get the armor set trimmed at the AP this weekend and will finally get some progress done other than just trimming the shoulders  :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Nov 19, 2017, 08:45 PM
Tools acquired and almost all trimming done! All thatís left to trim is the back of boot armor and thigh holsters. The edges are still really rough but until itís sized down, Iíll wait to do the final sanding.

Thereís some vode in my clan who are very talented clone builders and know how to size things down to fit hobbit sized people and graciously offered to help me sized all this down so eventually thatíll happen :)

(https://i.imgur.com/dJ2CNij.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/z1AAb5s.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/dkYeGCr.jpg)

Still have to finish up the soft goods... Iíve sadly been slacking in that department lol.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Nov 20, 2017, 04:13 AM
Really excited to see you making progress on this!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 14, 2018, 08:51 PM
Long time no progress. I did say itíd be a slow build lol

Anyway, some progress done on my gauntlets! My friend was kind enough to 3D print me some that were scaled down to 80% of the normal size. He did some primer filler and a light coat of paint to get an idea of how itíd look.

I then spent some time sanding and spot putty filling and Iím pretty happy with the results. Itís quite smooth now. Iím going to try to hit it with some primer tomorrow to see if Iíve missed any spots.
(https://i.imgur.com/AeCzoxE.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/pyhIicZ.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/rWsOpnd.jpg)

Iím missing one of the clips and one of the tops to a rocket, but I think he said he could reprint those easily for me.

Thatís it for now!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Jan 14, 2018, 09:56 PM
FINALLY! ;)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 14, 2018, 10:00 PM
FINALLY! ;)

Lol you ainít lying! Iím a slow builder lol
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Jan 15, 2018, 11:44 AM
Filler primer, sand, repeat.

Gauntlets are looking good so far.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Jan 15, 2018, 12:38 PM
Woohoo!  Excited to see more progress!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Jan 15, 2018, 06:59 PM
You mean you haven't abandoned this? :p
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Jan 15, 2018, 07:56 PM
You mean you haven't abandoned this? :p

She's following your lead and going the sloooooooooooooooooooooooow build route 😄
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Jan 15, 2018, 08:18 PM
She's following your lead and going the sloooooooooooooooooooooooow build route 😄
I would say something about slow and steady wins the race...but my progress has been far from steady
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 16, 2018, 10:48 AM
You mean you haven't abandoned this? :p

Definitely not abandoning this! Just slow on progress lol

Filler primer, sand, repeat.

Gauntlets are looking good so far.

Yup, that looks like my life with the gauntlets. I may put a coat of primer on them tonight and see if I need more spot putty before this weekend
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 17, 2018, 07:15 PM
What?!? Another update in the same week?!?

Well itís not all good news in this one, but such is the build process. So I dyed my top and now itís too dark... so while I decide if I want to torture myself with color remover or not, Iíve turned to some friends whoíve built the costume for advice.

Failed dye attempt:
(https://i.imgur.com/lYif6pm.jpg)

Looking at these for options instead. My friend has the top below; Iíd just have to add the second sleeve and sleeve detail. She said she leaves her belly plate on and attached the rest each time she kits up. That may be the route I go with. Things to think about.

(https://i.imgur.com/EXLl7ue.png)
Iíd buy two to Frankenstein the vest, to add the second sleeve and make matching gloves since the crl calls for the same material and color as the flightsuit/vest

(https://i.imgur.com/AYd99LT.png)
I could, in theory leave the legs and cod pieces attached when I dekit for this option.

Anyway, just my thoughts with where Iím at in the build right now.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Jan 17, 2018, 07:41 PM
Sorry to hear that your dye job didn't work out.  I'm sure you'll figure out the best solution.   :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Jan 17, 2018, 08:25 PM
I like the alternative you mention. It sounds like the best option.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 17, 2018, 09:12 PM
Sorry to hear that your dye job didn't work out.  I'm sure you'll figure out the best solution.   :)

Ah such is life for us costumers! Lol keeps ya on our toes!

I like the alternative you mention. It sounds like the best option.

Yeah the more I think about it, the more I like this option, as long as the color actually matches in real life lol
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Padm Thano on Jan 19, 2018, 02:44 PM
Looking at these for options instead. My friend has the top below; Iíd just have to add the second sleeve and sleeve detail. She said she leaves her belly plate on and attached the rest each time she kits up. That may be the route I go with. Things to think about.

(https://i.imgur.com/EXLl7ue.png)
Iíd buy two to Frankenstein the vest, to add the second sleeve and make matching gloves since the crl calls for the same material and color as the flightsuit/vest

(https://i.imgur.com/AYd99LT.png)
I could, in theory leave the legs and cod pieces attached when I dekit for this option.

Anyway, just my thoughts with where Iím at in the build right now.

i think these two will work out. this is more of that "dark charcoal grey" color that's truer to the show. cause her suit isn't quite black but it's not grey. it's got a slightly weathered look to it, which i think these colors will fit. hopefully they come in as the pictured colors :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 19, 2018, 07:49 PM
i think these two will work out. this is more of that "dark charcoal grey" color that's truer to the show. cause her suit isn't quite black but it's not grey. it's got a slightly weathered look to it, which i think these colors will fit. hopefully they come in as the pictured colors :)

I sure hope so too because I ordered them this afternoon! Time will soon tell!

If all works out color wise, I think all Iíll have to do is add the seam down the legs (should be easy enough) and make gloves out of the 2nd shirt I bought (never made gloves, will be an experience lol)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Padm Thano on Jan 19, 2018, 08:21 PM
I sure hope so too because I ordered them this afternoon! Time will soon tell!

If all works out color wise, I think all Iíll have to do is add the seam down the legs (should be easy enough) and make gloves out of the 2nd shirt I bought (never made gloves, will be an experience lol)

in theory it's tracing your hand with some seam allowance added in then sewing it together then turning it right side out.

but notice i said "in theory"  ;)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 19, 2018, 11:18 PM
in theory it's tracing your hand with some seam allowance added in then sewing it together then turning it right side out.

but notice i said "in theory"  ;)

Haha in theory, that makes sense!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 27, 2018, 11:09 PM
Still waiting on the second half of my ďflightsuitĒ to arrive; top came in and itís quite soft. Hope it matches!

Got my gauntlets primed and silvered. Might need to lightly sand it before I paint it the blue but for now, Iím happy with them. Obviously still have to add all the little do dads lol

(https://i.imgur.com/ZKQJDaO.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/S4SgZHZ.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/YOj15lS.jpg)

Also my friend gifted me some amazing rubies westar 35s! Theyíre the perfect fit for my tiny hands lol they still need another coat and maybe a little more sanding but theyíre getting there!

(https://i.imgur.com/CtLbf4Z.jpg)

So thatís my mini update for now!
(Edited to fix my dang errors. Tired Kryamla is tired lol)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Jan 27, 2018, 11:13 PM
Yes, yes! 

Very nice!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 28, 2018, 12:01 AM
Yes, yes! 

Very nice!

Thank you! Getting there! Slowly but surely!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Jan 28, 2018, 12:28 AM
Woohoo!  I'm so glad to see another update!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 14, 2018, 01:05 PM
Minor update:

Well the body suit arrived and it looked nothing like the picture. It was a shinier grey and lighter than shown. Sigh... such is life. I have one more option Iím going to try before I make a bodysuit.

I was having some major paint issues and after trying every trick in the book, nothing was stopping the orange peel and bubbling paint. So I returned my unused paints and bought paint from the Montana brand. So far, itís working quite well (granted Iíve painted the base light grey for the blasters). Fingers crossed for me! Hoping to get the blasters done soon and get back to trimming the armor.

Also ordered my nite owl from NME! Canít wait for it! :D

Thatís about it, sorry no picture updates this time around!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Feb 14, 2018, 01:28 PM
Glad to hear the Montana paint is working for you so far. I might look into that brand myself.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 14, 2018, 01:59 PM
Glad to hear the Montana paint is working for you so far. I might look into that brand myself.

Itís definitely pricey compared to rustoleum but it seems like a really nice paint so far :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Feb 14, 2018, 03:06 PM
I'm sorry you're having setbacks, but I'm looking forward to seeing you resolve them and get this kit put together.   :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 14, 2018, 03:28 PM
I'm sorry you're having setbacks, but I'm looking forward to seeing you resolve them and get this kit put together.   :D

All part of the process! At least thatís what Iím telling myself!   :P
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Feb 14, 2018, 04:06 PM
Any progress is good progress!  At least you know where not to get flightsuits from!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 21, 2018, 09:32 PM
Any progress is good progress!  At least you know where not to get flightsuits from!

I certainly have learned that! :laugh:

Last ditch effort arrived and itís nearly perfect! Just need to add the second sleeve and blue trim detail to the top!

(https://i.imgur.com/cUfa5XF.jpg)
Please ignore my demon eyes and crazy hair hehe

Westars are painted! Just need some touch paint from overspray and weathering!

(https://i.imgur.com/tycVFWB.jpg)

So thatís itís for now but Iím super excited!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Nano Rey'son on Feb 22, 2018, 08:43 AM
Westars look great! Montana brand is very good. Definitely pricier but you can tell the difference on them. I picked some up because they were on sale recently. Can't wait to use it lol. Good progress so far!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Feb 22, 2018, 09:18 AM
Very nice!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 25, 2018, 11:44 PM
Very nice!

Thank you!

Got some work done over the last couple of days on my thighs! My right one (left in picture) needs a bit more shaping but theyíre getting there!
(https://i.imgur.com/jI1X44t.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Feb 28, 2018, 07:57 AM
Woohoo!  I'm so glad to see you making more progress.   ;D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Padm Thano on Mar 02, 2018, 09:14 AM
this is coming along so nicely! i'm excited for you!!!! <3
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 02, 2018, 09:36 AM
this is coming along so nicely! i'm excited for you!!!! <3
Woohoo!  I'm so glad to see you making more progress.   ;D

Hehe thank you both! :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 04, 2018, 03:01 PM
Since I was sick this weekend, I decided to make good use of my time by working on my soft goods for Bo! All thatís left to do is shorten the top and vest, but I wonít do that until I have my armor placed and belts in hand.

Without further ado...hereís some dirty mirror selfies! (Sorry bout that! Lol)
(https://i.imgur.com/yd45RgR.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/9ktPj67.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/ujKAfMB.jpg)

Some better shots of the soft goods are they currently are:
(https://i.imgur.com/hKH2zxT.jpg)
Vest
(https://i.imgur.com/u5wr0ZT.jpg)
Top half of flightsuit
(https://i.imgur.com/9WWlfJo.jpg)
Bottom half of flightsuit
(https://i.imgur.com/XLjZet2.jpg)
Side seam running from hip to ankle, per the crls.

My boots and material for gloves are on order and should be here on Tuesday, things are happening! Woo!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 04, 2018, 03:58 PM
Looking good. Glad your flightsuit worked out.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 04, 2018, 10:26 PM
Way to go on working through the feeling icky!  I'm so glad you're knocking this out.   :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 05, 2018, 01:17 AM
Way to go on working through the feeling icky!  I'm so glad you're knocking this out.   :)
Looking good. Glad your flightsuit worked out.

Thank you both! Iím pretty pumped! :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 07, 2018, 12:20 PM
More progress! Who am i? Lol

Got the material/3rd shirt to destroy modify into the gloves, going to practice with spare/scrap material before I cut into that!

Also got some boots/shoes in. I think theyíll work, just wanted some second, third, fourth opinions. The tread is there and obviously the boot armor will need to be trimmed (also currently missing the back piece of armor). The ones originally used in this build for Mercs/501st are long discontinued so I canít find the exact ones used in the crls, I think these are a close match though?

(https://i.imgur.com/xiLn6LG.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/PSlsuWI.jpg)

Thoughts?
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 07, 2018, 12:24 PM
Look good to me.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 07, 2018, 05:54 PM
Yep.  Those look good to me.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 07, 2018, 06:47 PM
Yay! Thatís 3 confirms for me (one was on my WIP on the bounty hunter guild, same information as this WIP but figured it couldnít hurt to have all the eyes on the build). I think Iíll keep these ones and see what I can do!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 07, 2018, 06:51 PM
Bounty Hunter Guild? Are you turning Imp on us? :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 07, 2018, 07:37 PM
Bounty Hunter Guild? Are you turning Imp on us? :D
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Erio J'uni on Mar 12, 2018, 07:38 PM
Do you know how long it took me to find this thread?  Like 3 minutes!  Happy?
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 12, 2018, 07:59 PM
Do you know how long it took me to find this thread?  Like 3 minutes!  Happy?
Immensely :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Padm Thano on Mar 13, 2018, 08:59 AM
*fangirl flailing & screaming* this is coming along so nicely! I think the boots look good. Matching the tread is the important part & I think you nailed it  ;)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Mar 13, 2018, 09:03 AM
Yes, yes!  Please continue!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 14, 2018, 11:20 AM
*fangirl flailing & screaming* this is coming along so nicely! I think the boots look good. Matching the tread is the important part & I think you nailed it  ;)
It was surprisingly hard to find boots with the right tread in my size but Iím glad I found these ones! Theyíre pretty comfy too! :)
Yes, yes!  Please continue!
Okay I think I will! ;)

Iíve been busy spot putty filling and sanding my thigh plates, collar (the corner edges where I trimmed it, had to fill in a gap with Sintra) and cod plates.

I decided to make a new cod because it would have been difficult to size down the abs one. I cut the new ones out of 3mm Sintra and it just looked too thin so I had to double up on the Sintra to ďmakeĒ 6mm. Itís looking good! Hope to have some progress pictures posted tonight!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 14, 2018, 12:20 PM
Woohoo.  More pics!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 15, 2018, 12:35 AM
New cod plate(s)! Looks a little wonky when on the ground but the outer pieces are the same size and general shape.

(https://i.imgur.com/W0iw4kp.jpg)
The pieces are made out of two 3mm layers of Sintra, CA glued together and spot putty to make the edges smooth. This is just a white layer of paint to make it easier to see any spots I missed sanding and to get an idea.

(https://i.imgur.com/vHfphkr.jpg)
(Thatís my boy, Ares <3)
(https://i.imgur.com/dksrKgJ.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/g4sS3Oq.jpg)
Thigh plates are finally done! 3mm Sintra all around; boxes were made from templates and then CA glued on and again spot putty and sanded until smooth. This is a very light layer of white spray paint because itís getting late here and I ran out of time lol

Almost done with the collar plate! Just have a few spots to sand again. After that, Iím going to start on the rest of the leg armor! :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 15, 2018, 01:55 PM
Woohoo! Don't stop now!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 15, 2018, 03:17 PM
Thigh plates turned out great. You must have had some awesome help with those :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 15, 2018, 03:52 PM
Thigh plates turned out great. You must have had some awesome help with those :D

Oh most definitely!  8)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Mar 15, 2018, 04:44 PM
Those should paint up really nice!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 15, 2018, 05:15 PM
Oh I forgot to post a picture of my weathered blasters last night.

(https://i.imgur.com/PaiPGum.jpg)

From the references that show detail on the blasters, looks like thereís light weathering so thatís what I tried to go for. Hope it worked!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 15, 2018, 05:45 PM
Looks pretty awesome!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 15, 2018, 06:33 PM
Looks pretty awesome!
Those should paint up really nice!

Thank you! :D hoping to get some more work done tonight, as long as my headache doesnít get worse.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 15, 2018, 08:45 PM
Pew! Pew!

Any problem with them rubbing in the holsters?
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 15, 2018, 09:37 PM
Pew! Pew!

Any problem with them rubbing in the holsters?

I donít think so... though they are snug in there and might rub eventually. I may put a thin layer of foam or something to help with that. This is how they look in the holsters (only did one side but you get the idea lol)
(https://i.imgur.com/f5ZqrKr.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/RodCzFy.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/NkRVIxL.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 15, 2018, 10:32 PM
I lined my holsters with felt.  Didn't want them getting scraped up.  I don't know how much room you have in those, though.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 15, 2018, 11:12 PM
I may be able to get away with just one side being lined, didnít think about felt! I have laying around here somewhere... Iíll try it out :) thanks havelock!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 15, 2018, 11:50 PM
I'm happy I could contribute.   ;D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Mar 16, 2018, 09:18 AM
I lined my holsters with felt.  Didn't want them getting scraped up.  I don't know how much room you have in those, though.

What a great idea!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Mar 16, 2018, 09:28 AM
Looks like it all fits perfectly! Would definately recommend some felt though (i was going to suggest some thin foam insulation, but felt would be better!)

Looking great! Can't wait to see more of this this weekend
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 20, 2018, 05:41 PM
So I got the buttons and darts glued onto the gauntlets this weekend! Thatís the good news. The bad news is that I was informed that the gauntlets canít have a visible hinge on the outside; canít believe I missed that on the CRLs. Anyway, have to think of a way to fix this. Some friends have made some suggestions so Iím going to try those out before I start over on the gauntlets (really hoping to not have to do that, can always use them for something else if thatís the case...)

(https://i.imgur.com/OdDvZpc.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/ssnnx1B.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/lCr2fwh.jpg)

Also started trimming the shoe armor and shin armor (no pictures of this yet)
(https://i.imgur.com/X3DFHe8.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/AYxKS4w.jpg)
Still figuring out the heel armor but thatís the rough cuts of the lace and toe armor.

Well thatís all I have for now!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 20, 2018, 05:52 PM
Any idea how you're going to attach those boot plates yet? I'm assuming you can't have any straps if the CRLs won't let you have gauntlet hinges.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 20, 2018, 07:18 PM
Any idea how you're going to attach those boot plates yet? I'm assuming you can't have any straps if the CRLs won't let you have gauntlet hinges.

Iím thinking Velcro for the lace part, and maybe just permanently glueing the toe and heel on. But maybe just Velcro all around. I walked around a bit in the one shoe and it wasnít too bad so Velcro may be fine on itís own.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 20, 2018, 08:20 PM
This is looking awesome, and I'm curious as to how to you'll modify the gauntlets.  You're doing great work, vod.   ;D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 20, 2018, 09:40 PM
Luckily I can slide my hand through the front hole (itís a tight squeeze) so Iíll just have to bondo the hinge to be smooth. Yay for smol handz? :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 20, 2018, 10:36 PM
There are definitely benefits to being smaller.  :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 20, 2018, 11:19 PM
There are definitely benefits to being smaller.  :)

In this case for sure! In other cases... well thatís tbd ;) lol
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 28, 2018, 10:38 PM
Alright! So a bit more progress, slow but steady amirite?

Filled in the hinge with spot putty and sanded it down. I also glued the hinges from the inside so hopefully they wonít be going anywhere! I walked around my apartment with the one boot on with the stuffed taped, and it wasnít as bad to walk as I thought lol.
(https://i.imgur.com/TSfQoVI.jpg)

Also started trimming the boot armor. The heel armor is missing in this picture but itís trimmed, will try to get both of them trimmed and posted soon!
(https://i.imgur.com/bqKXSO5.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/AYxKS4w.jpg)
I think I had the lace armor sitting a bit high in this, but I can fix that later on or trim the top if needed.

And finally... my helmet from NME props! Itís so beautiful, I could cry! All I have to do is drill out a hole for the range finder (not pictured) and paint!
(https://i.imgur.com/0FffQRu.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/rEmi76f.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/rA0Yorg.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/dhyYZGV.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Rishi_Ar on Mar 29, 2018, 02:04 AM
What a wonderful helmet
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 29, 2018, 01:09 PM
Yep.  It's definitely pretty.   ;D
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Xundor Wrex on Mar 29, 2018, 02:39 PM
How have I not seen this WIP yet? Everything looks awesome so far.
And that is indeed a beautiful bucket!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Apr 07, 2018, 10:47 PM
How have I not seen this WIP yet? Everything looks awesome so far.
And that is indeed a beautiful bucket!

Youíre too kind!

Alright so Iíve been working on my shin armor and I need some opinions... all references I can find show that the shin armor doesnít extend over the calf. Obviously this is because of animation but I need to get that look too. Does it seem like this is okay? On the right track with maybe a trim needed? Scrap it all? Keep in mind that these are abs and canít shrink and warp if heated.
(https://i.imgur.com/W5vIQ1E.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/oU5lBxt.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/a0tj0vM.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/gJ24LNO.jpg)
(Pardon these weird pictures; Iím alone and did the best I could lol)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Apr 07, 2018, 11:19 PM
I'm having a really hard time finding reference images of her leg armor, but from what I can find you look spot on.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Apr 08, 2018, 01:14 AM
Thereís not too many out there (other than constantly watching the episodes sheís in on repeat... guilty of this :laugh:) but this is one Iíve been referencing a lot. Thereís a little flare at the ankle which I think I accomplished?
(https://i.imgur.com/Alvadjy.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Xundor Wrex on Apr 08, 2018, 04:45 PM
I'm assuming you're going for TCW Bo, right? Because her shin armor is apparently different between TCW and Rebels.
GoldenCat has a phenomenal post of Rebels references in her WIP. I can quote it here if you want (if that's a thing... I don't know if that's proper forum etiquette...).
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Apr 08, 2018, 06:05 PM
I'm assuming you're going for TCW Bo, right? Because her shin armor is apparently different between TCW and Rebels.
GoldenCat has a phenomenal post of Rebels references in her WIP. I can quote it here if you want (if that's a thing... I don't know if that's proper forum etiquette...).
From pg 1 ;):
Yeah, forgot to mention that! Clone wars bo
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Xundor Wrex on Apr 08, 2018, 08:10 PM
From pg 1 ;):

Haha, oops... Thanks for the clarification.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Apr 08, 2018, 10:28 PM
From pg 1 ;)
Yeah what he said! Hehe

So went to a build day with some local 501st and some fellow Mercs, got a lot accomplished.

I taped on my collar, shoulders and ab plates to my vest to see how itís coming. Iím pretty pleased! Obviously the tape isnít perfect but itís pretty cool to see it coming together! Iím still unsure what to do with the chest plates so thatís why theyíre missing. (Also evident in these pictures is my scoliosis lol)

(https://i.imgur.com/t1J512Q.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/hMFEcAR.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/xV4l5Rn.jpg)

My next small steps are to sew Velcro or magnets onto vest and drill out a hole in my helmet to attach the range finder.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Apr 09, 2018, 11:11 AM
You are really making good progress on this kit. Everything looks great so far.
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Apr 09, 2018, 07:43 PM
Yay for progress!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jun 06, 2018, 12:40 PM
Whew itís been a minute since I posted anything. I lacked motivation for a bit but now Iím back to work!

Gauntlets! Iím painting the buttons currently and need to find a good silver paint for the darts and rockets/whatever they are lol. At the very end, Iíll do a light sanding and black wash but Iíll do that once all the armor is painted and ready to go.
(https://i.imgur.com/3jUov7g.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/dicfCOx.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/VQjSWT9.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/z4k4HGI.jpg)
Her weathering doesnít look like it has a silver base so I went with a light grey base color and then painted the blue over it. Then, very carefully, sanded away the blue to achieve this look. Iím pretty happy with how it turned out!

Also started placing the armor on my lower half. Might need to do some minor shaping but overall, itís getting there. I sewed the Velcro on last night for the thigh but it was getting late and I was tired and forgot to snap a picture of it. Iíll post more when the other side is done :)
(https://i.imgur.com/AXat2X2.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: GoldenCat on Jun 07, 2018, 04:22 AM
Looks very good *_*  :like:

I do have some slight concerns about the knee shape
(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-J2d4hHQ5VsA/UStXHHn_QvI/AAAAAAACcas/C_ay4VXo99w/s800/BoKatanDetail-SWE%2520-%2520Copy.jpg)
(https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/starwars/images/c/ce/KatanNiteOwls-TL.png/revision/latest?cb=20131025181730)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jun 07, 2018, 12:10 PM
Iíve noticed that recently too... iíll see what can be done with these ones if anything (I may be able to round out the corners a bit, and if I canít fix it, Iíll make some out of sintra or see if I can get some 3D printed to be the correct shape :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jul 21, 2018, 09:23 PM
Iím backkkkkkk!! That Clone Wars trailer has the hype train rolling at full charge! I got back to work today and Iím feeling good about my progress :)

I recently received some new chest plates from The Mandalorian Arsenal that fit me so much better! (Sorry I forgot to take pictures of them on me!) Thereís nothing wrong with the imperial surplus kit but the chest plates were just way to big for me. I am a smol human after all lol.

Boís base paint doesnít look metallic to me so I went with a very light grey as the base. I havenít decided on which collar to go with yet and I need to finish some repairs to the bigger one (I dropped it and the bondo I applied previously chipped :( which is why itís not painted). After the light grey base, I added a light-medium grey to the chest plates. I had smudge the base coat for the belly plate so I figured it would be a good opportunity to see how a different grey would look. I think itís much too dark and so I sanded it down.

Everything is currently drying and Iíll start adding the blue to the collar and shoulders tomorrow as well as paint the correct grey to the belly plate.

Without further ado, pictures!
(https://i.imgur.com/qZhhSnW.jpg) Base color
(https://i.imgur.com/auGx24J.jpg)
Light-medium grey (per CRLs) added to chest plates and diamond. Ignore the belly plate, it will be repainted tomorrow!

Thereís still much to do: helmet, lower half paint, attaching, gloves, jet pack, and belts plus a good blackwash to everything. But Iím excited to be working on armor once again!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Xundor Wrex on Jul 21, 2018, 09:46 PM
Progress! Yeeessss!
Title: Re: Kryamla's Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Jul 23, 2018, 04:42 PM
Woohoo!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jul 27, 2018, 12:33 PM
Chest and belly plates are painted and weathered, theyíll just need a black wash at the end. I have a couple of tiny spots to touch up but nothing too major.  Iím working on painting the larger collar currently, Iíll likely go with this one and Iím hoping to do a spacing test fit the chest pieces ASAP.
(https://i.imgur.com/kjfKHEr.jpg)
I misplaced my chest diamond but I think i left at my friends house when I was painting. If they find it, great, if not I can easily make a new one out of sintra.

Gauntlets are finished (minus the blade, also lost that but a friend printed me a new one) but I forgot to take pictures of them.

Anywho, thatís all I have right now!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Jul 27, 2018, 03:44 PM
Yay!  More progress!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Jul 27, 2018, 10:25 PM
You are making great progress here. Keep it up.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Jul 29, 2018, 09:50 AM
Looking good!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 03, 2018, 12:19 PM
Thanks everyone! :)

Iíve been busy sewing Velcro onto my vest and I finally have a test fit to show! I think I need to move the belly plate up a tad and maybe the chest plates in a bit, but overall Iím pretty pleased with this progress! (Also my face looked real dumb so I covered with an emoji  :laugh: lol)

(https://i.imgur.com/qF0CQ1s.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Aug 03, 2018, 02:14 PM
I think your ab and chest plates look pretty good where they are.  Moving the chest plates up (without trimming the collar) would put them too close to the collar based on the reference images, I feel.  So personally, I think you're spot-on.   :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 03, 2018, 06:19 PM
I think your ab and chest plates look pretty good where they are.  Moving the chest plates up (without trimming the collar) would put them too close to the collar based on the reference images, I feel.  So personally, I think you're spot-on.   :)
Thanks :) the belly plate just feels low, idk i may have to move if depending on where the belts end up when I get them.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Aug 03, 2018, 06:47 PM
You might want to sand down the return edge on the collar plate a bit. The thickness there looks out of place next to the other plates.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Aug 03, 2018, 07:25 PM
You might want to sand down the return edge on the collar plate a bit. The thickness there looks out of place next to the other plates.
Not a bad idea and now is the time to do it before I paint the blue lol
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Sep 04, 2018, 10:56 PM
Iím still working on this I promise! I remade the collar out of sintra because Iím crazy and like the way this looks!

I moved some Velcro around and I need to make a few more adjustments, but Iím liking how this is looking! Iím also going to add some more Velcro to the belly plate so itís extra secure. So hereís where Iím at!

(https://i.imgur.com/NIpEmiX.jpg)

And another test fit!
(https://i.imgur.com/OuNDMwu.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/QPCc1es.jpg)
Sorry itís a mirror selfie, my photographer wasnít here when I took this! It may look slanted, but in all honesty, it might just be me. I have scoliosis so Iím a bit slanted  :laugh:

Iíll be moving into the lower half (shins, boot armor, and maybe knees) hopefully starting next week at our armor party.  My good friend is going to help with the shoulder armor details as well. Slowly checking things off the list!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: GoldenCat on Sep 05, 2018, 04:31 AM
Looks very nice!!  :like:
If I might suggest, I would lighten up the blue on the armor. It should appear a bit more cyan.
But really great job! don't mind me, I repainted my armor 6 times to match her Rebels colors  ;D)
(https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/starwarstcw/images/e/e3/Bokatan.png/revision/latest?cb=20120514215739)
(http://dodeathwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/concept01.jpg)
(https://pp.userapi.com/c847122/v847122491/e1c6c/9K3WfDqf7Cg.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Sep 05, 2018, 10:52 AM
Looks good to me. You're making great progress.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Padm Thano on Sep 05, 2018, 05:35 PM
OMG LOOK AT YOU!!

I love the progress you've made with this, it's looking great!
The blue looks good, I think you found a nice match. The armor is pretty gritty/grimy and I think you found a good blue to sit under all that dirt ;)

I think your spacing looks pretty good right now, as well. You'll know better once belts & diamond are on but overall it looks like it's in the right places :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Sep 05, 2018, 05:43 PM
Agreed.

We'll get a better picture of where things should be at when you add that chest diamond, but the blue looks good to me.

Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Sep 05, 2018, 11:31 PM
Amazing and excellent work!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Rakesh on Sep 27, 2018, 04:35 PM
 :o :porg2:

Looks good so far.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Dec 24, 2018, 12:29 AM
Since my last post, ive gotten some more work done! My wig came in, I made a new belly plate, and have gotten started on my helmet paint amongst other things!

Without further ado, pictures!
Helmet progress -
Grey base coat:
(https://i.imgur.com/NhFzZXr.jpg)
First blue layer:
(https://i.imgur.com/b1Rd3JC.jpg)
Second layer and dark blue on cheeks/band thingy:
(https://i.imgur.com/mkNIYCB.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/dmmRG3u.jpg)
Next up on painting will be the dark grey key slots in the back and the white on the front of the helmet 

Kit laid out - Iím missing thigh plates here because I plan on remaking them. Also missing knees here because I just received the 3D printed ones from my friend - theyíre spot putty-ed currently and my good friend Ruus offered to sand them tomorrow while heís off!
(https://i.imgur.com/OH063Iu.jpg)

Test fitting - definitely work to be done here. Ab was just taped on so itís a bit off in spacing. Chest Diamond is drying as I type this so I couldnít add it for pictures here. Obviously the shirt wouldnít overlap the cod plates; I just havenít hemmed jet yet because I donít have the belts yet (ordering soon from delta13!). The thigh plate shown will be remade. Shins were getting a little touch up work. I need to make the gloves still and I plan on reinforcing the vest back and front to give it a little more stability and rigidity. And... I forgot my shoes so my sperryís were my stand in shoes!
(https://i.imgur.com/ppzJIXd.jpg)

Wig - lace needs to be trimmed and the wig itself needs to be cut and styled but i really like it! I plan on coloring my eyebrows to match the hair color better lol.
(https://i.imgur.com/Jq0G6mC.jpg)

Headband pattern, courtesy of Ruus balíNeta :D
(https://i.imgur.com/9jRHDXq.jpg)

So yeah! Thatís where Iím at! Iím really happy with my progress and still have plenty to do! Iím trying to be approved by the last weekend in March for a big con we have out here. Need to do a shake down before celebration!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Dec 24, 2018, 01:28 PM
Excellent!  So glad to see more progress.  Looking great!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Dec 24, 2018, 01:34 PM
Thanks Havelock!   :<3:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Rakesh on Dec 24, 2018, 03:39 PM
Not gonna lie: Bo-Katan is my favorite female Mando. Nice to see her coming to life!!! :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Dec 25, 2018, 01:15 AM
Great progress!

That wig is spot-on. Way to go the extra mile there!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Dec 27, 2018, 08:56 AM
Thanks! :D

Iím thinking I may have to trim the ab and cod plates when I get my belts but weíll see how spacing is then!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kol Varek on Jan 06, 2019, 07:50 PM
WOAH tons of progress! Commenting to follow, everything looks AWESOME!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 06, 2019, 11:33 PM
WOAH tons of progress! Commenting to follow, everything looks AWESOME!

Thanks vod!  :<3:

I did a bit of work the last couple of days, itís been a bit cold and rainy so painting has been difficult. Iíve painted the blue down the shin, repainted the heel plates, cut out the headband (no pictures to show unfortunately) and painted the range finder. All need to be weathered and black washed of course. Weathering will be happening soon!
(https://i.imgur.com/Vg75Uvr.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/y5UViUX.jpg)

I also received my jetpack! Bit of cleaning up to do and Iíll need to add bondo/something to strengthen it in some places as itís a bit thin but itís quite light which was a major concern of mine! I have a bad-ish back (stupid scoliosis) so Im glad that this isnít too heavy. Iíve cleaned up the rockets a bit and jet propulsion thingys; they also need a bit of spot putty to fill in a couple of places.
(https://i.imgur.com/lU2RSBF.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/utIfpyB.jpg)

I ordered my belts/pouches from Delta13 as well! Very excited to get those! That was my last thing to order! Woo!

Thatís all I have for now! :porg2:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 13, 2019, 09:30 PM
Got some work done before it got too cold out!

Helmet:
Taped off, ready for the white
(https://i.imgur.com/0Ex5P7c.jpg)

First layer of white
(https://i.imgur.com/Hp0QeNR.jpg)

Second/third layer and ranger finder installed. Currently only the ranger finder is weathered, going to wait for the paint to fully cure before doing any sort of weathering. I still need to paint the black ďVĒ on the front but again, waiting for the white to fully cure before doing that.
(https://i.imgur.com/IrantSO.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/HKd7ZKm.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/riAckT7.jpg)
(Need to touch up that little spot)
(https://i.imgur.com/k56apys.jpg)

Weathered my shins!
(https://i.imgur.com/npRK317.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/fat5XJ9.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/tp0Cjax.jpg)

Also painted my knees today! Theyíre 3D printed and I didnít really take any pictures during the spot putty/sanding phase.
(https://i.imgur.com/sDGLCya.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/nAxtypI.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/7NqNfBN.jpg)

I plan on sewing/attaching the Velcro this week coming since itís supposed to rain for most of the week.

Let me know your thoughts!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Rakesh on Jan 14, 2019, 04:51 PM
Looks good. :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 14, 2019, 10:02 PM
Looks good. :)
Thank you! :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 17, 2019, 10:53 AM
Minor update: sewed on the Velcro for my knees and shins. Iím a little uneven (darn you scoliosis) so they too may be a little uneven, Iíll be able to fix it easily enough though :)

(https://i.imgur.com/33mOT8L.jpg)

Just wanted to post my small progress. Iíll be remaking my thighs very soon, hopefully this weekend along with getting some work done on my jetpack/back plate.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Jan 17, 2019, 11:42 AM
The good thing about velcro attachments is you can easily adjust the placement of the armor. As is it looks good to my eye. We'll need to see how everything lines up with your boots and thigh plates but I think you're good on the velcro so far.

Also you HAVE to wear those socks with the kit.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Novoc Mereel on Jan 17, 2019, 01:22 PM
Also you HAVE to wear those socks with the kit.

I second this.

Can't wait to see this finished!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 17, 2019, 01:34 PM
Also you HAVE to wear those socks with the kit.
I second this.

Haha can do!  ;)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 21, 2019, 01:36 AM
I got the ďVĒ painted on thanks to Mirdala Senaar! Mirdala sketched it on and I taped and painted it :) just needs a bit of clean up work. Weathering is up next!
(https://i.imgur.com/Et2oUzr.jpg)

Iíve started working on my jetpack - spot bondoing some rough edges from where it was pulled mostly. Not a lot of work was needed; next step is to glue on all of the rockets (the middle one is just resting on the bit in this picture).

Slowly checking these off my list!
(https://i.imgur.com/W7zbM6Z.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Jal Korvo on Jan 21, 2019, 02:20 AM
Commenting to follow. Such lovely paint. :vizsla:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Jan 21, 2019, 11:03 PM
...i'm super jealous of Mirdala's free hand skills...
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 21, 2019, 11:10 PM
...i'm super jealous of Mirdala's free hand skills...

Same!!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Falke on Jan 27, 2019, 04:49 AM
That's looking awesome! I love your progress.
I have a question, where did you buy your jetpack?
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 27, 2019, 02:11 PM
A guy in my local garrison made them for a death watch build :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mirdala Senaar on Jan 28, 2019, 01:09 AM
...i'm super jealous of Mirdala's free hand skills...

I was wondering why my ears were burning. Fun to catch up on your WIP thread, since I have seen this come together for realz.

Gorgeous. Of course.  :porg2:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 28, 2019, 01:17 PM
I was wondering why my ears were burning. Fun to catch up on your WIP thread, since I have seen this come together for realz.

Gorgeous. Of course.  :porg2:
:<3: :<3: :<3:

Got some more work done this weekend (at mirdala and ruusí house!). Helmet weathering and a first layer of paint/primer on the jetpack. Also got my wig cut by my friend in my future garrison :)

(https://i.imgur.com/tuNSN4u.jpg)
(Wig was quickly thrown on for the picture so it may appear a little uneven, Iíll be sure to get it on properly for events)
(https://i.imgur.com/KkOkhzx.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/WroYhOJ.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/Qfcbokb.jpg)
Needs to be blackwashed at the end
(https://i.imgur.com/d95Z7iT.jpg)
Some areas need some light sanding but thatís why I put some paint down to see them :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Hydra on Jan 31, 2019, 01:09 PM
Your wig looks great! Do you mind sharing what brand it is? Good luck on your progress.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 31, 2019, 02:14 PM
Your wig looks great! Do you mind sharing what brand it is? Good luck on your progress.
Thank you! :D And of course. Itís this wig, just needs a cut!

Imiss Hair Glueless Ginger Lace Front Wigs Short Bob 14Inch Orange Middle Part Synthetic Red Copper Wig Heat Resistant Fiber for Women Girls https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HQ42JHY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_hH0uCbTTBXFDH
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Hydra on Jan 31, 2019, 04:09 PM
Thank you! :D And of course. It’s this wig, just needs a cut!

It's crazy how more accessible wigs have become since my Bo Katan build just a few years ago. This wig is a great color! Thank you!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Jan 31, 2019, 09:28 PM
It's crazy how more accessible wigs have become since my Bo Katan build just a few years ago. This wig is a great color! Thank you!

No problem at all! Glad to help! :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Feb 01, 2019, 09:46 AM
Everything is just coming right along!

What else is on the list to do before you're ready to apply?
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 01, 2019, 02:38 PM
Everything is just coming right along!

What else is on the list to do before you're ready to apply?
Thanks!

My to do list is:
-have the wig trimmed a bit more (itís a little too long when the helmet is on. Thatís happening on 2/10)
-jet pack: do a little sanding and paint (probably going to do the sanding on Monday)
-make jetpack harness (I have a plan for this)
-back plate: some minor shaping and paint
-remake the thighs: just not happy with my current ones. (Right one is half done, need to cut new boxes)
-attach back plate and thighs
-make my gloves or find some in the right color
-black wash all plates/helmet
-hem shirt/vest (have to wait for the belts)
-finish headband and attach to wig

Itís do-able I think. Shooting to finished by end of February so I can start the pre-app process :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Falke on Feb 04, 2019, 11:15 AM
You are very close! Great progress  :sabine:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Vexos on Feb 09, 2019, 11:57 PM
Everything looks great. You got this Em!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 10, 2019, 06:28 PM
Thanks! :D

So I can cross wig trim off the list officially! All I have to do is trim the lace and itíll be ready to go!
(https://i.imgur.com/kHuqw2h.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/vRNa1fq.jpg)
(Thereís a wig under there!)
(https://i.imgur.com/5BKW5IX.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/LRQeqCB.jpg)

Iíve been working on the headband; I had painted it but I was really unhappy with how it looked  so I sanded it down and started painting it again. Hoping to get that done and magnets attached to the wig this week! Hereís a silly picture of my cat while I wait to get some actual progress pictures of the headband lol
(https://i.imgur.com/HMYqaoa.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mirdala Senaar on Feb 10, 2019, 11:49 PM
Wig looks great! I want to smoosh that chonk! And I can assist with the lace trimming.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Rakesh on Feb 11, 2019, 12:25 AM
Hereís a silly picture of my cat while I wait to get some actual progress pictures of the headband lol
(https://i.imgur.com/HMYqaoa.jpg)
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Bo-Cat-an!!! Or maybe Bo-Kitty!!!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 11, 2019, 09:36 AM
Wig looks great! I want to smoosh that chonk! And I can assist with the lace trimming.

Youíre welcome to smooch him anytime! And thank you for the lace trimming assist! Itís definirely needed, I have no clue what Iím doing :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Feb 11, 2019, 09:37 AM
Oh my goodness that cat.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 11, 2019, 10:56 AM
Oh my goodness that cat.
Heís quite majestic, isnít he? :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 12, 2019, 07:54 PM
Belts have arrived and they are beautiful! I canít thank delta13 enough for his craftsmanship :D I donít have any pictures of them on me yet, but hereís a picture of them on my floor lol
(https://i.imgur.com/tW581BG.jpg)

I taped my headband last night while at Mirdalaís house. This is ready for paint now!
(https://i.imgur.com/wBIDy0w.jpg)

Iím heading to some friends tonight for help with the back plate and jetpack :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mirdala Senaar on Feb 12, 2019, 08:29 PM
Those are some fly purple Vans in the background.

Good job on the taping! I know it sucks. I canít wait to see it painted.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Corvyn Nuhunar on Feb 12, 2019, 08:31 PM
Those belts are gorgeous! I'm so hyped to see this build completed, Bo's excellent.  :cookie:

Also, I see you're continuing the tradition of Swarzy socks...
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 13, 2019, 12:41 PM
Those are some fly purple Vans in the background.
Wonder who those belong to? :laugh:

Those belts are gorgeous! I'm so hyped to see this build completed, Bo's excellent.  :cookie:

Also, I see you're continuing the tradition of Swarzy socks...
Thank you! And yes always! Swarzy socks are a must! :P
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Feb 13, 2019, 01:19 PM
Looking awesome!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Feb 14, 2019, 09:23 AM
Can't go wrong with Delta 13!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 14, 2019, 02:48 PM
Can't go wrong with Delta 13!
Indeed!

Got a bit of week done earlier this week! Thanks to Pkíhulz and Moru Pha, we were able to trim down my back plate to proper sizing! This picture is pre-trim on length. We trimmed it up on the shoulders and at the bottom.
(https://i.imgur.com/acxC2K7.jpg)

Now that I have the belts, I was able to tell that i needed smaller cod plates. No biggie, I cut out some new ones last night. They just need shaping and paint once again; I plan on doing that on Monday :) Iíll likely have to trim the ab plate too but I had forgot it at home when I had my soft goods on lol

Finished up the headband; just needs some lights for the yellow bars and attaching! It, too, will get some blackwash at the end :)
(https://i.imgur.com/XGbNrsn.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/IxsPwwp.jpg)
(Pre painted trapezoid, just wanted to see how the colors looked together)

And last for my update, finished the gloves! They arenít perfect but I think theyíll work! (Pardon my mix-matched outfit, it was cold and I wanted to be cozy lol)
(https://i.imgur.com/bGO1MiT.jpg)

My current to do list:
1. attach magnets to wig and headband (and trim lace with mirdalaís help)
2. lights in headband
3. thigh plates
4. shape and paint new cod plates
5. back plate and jetpack
6. reposition chest plates and ab plate
7. black wash to all armor
8 . attach boot armor

(Iím hoping to do 1-6 on Monday)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Sep Ho'ban on Feb 14, 2019, 02:50 PM
looking good, coming in on the home stretch!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Novoc Mereel on Feb 15, 2019, 02:28 AM
Came for the sick build, stayed for the cat pics. Keep it up!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 21, 2019, 02:38 PM
Small update!

My current to do list:
1. attach magnets to wig and headband (and trim lace with mirdalaís help) - Magnets made the headband stick to far from my head, going to try hair combs
2. lights in headband - Ruus balíNeta helped me figure out what needs to be done, hopefully I can finish this up soon
3. thigh plates - sized down and filled in the seam, just need to create a return edge and boxes and attach to leggings
4. shape and paint new cod plates - shaped and painted, just need to weather and attach
5. back plate and jetpack - started painting both
6. reposition chest plates and ab plate - started this, just need to attach the ab plate
7. black wash to all armor - need to do still
8 . attach boot armor - need to do still

Hereís an awkward selfie lol. I may need to shape/add more Velcro to the collar plate but for now, Iím pretty happy with this. Planning on sewing the Velcro for the belly plate tonight :)
(https://i.imgur.com/eiLEJqz.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: J'Khara Vontess on Feb 22, 2019, 01:51 AM
Ahhhhh! I finally found your bo wip! It is coming along so well and looks awesome! So stoked at all the progress you made. You rock that red hair girl!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 22, 2019, 12:26 PM
Ahhhhh! I finally found your bo wip! It is coming along so well and looks awesome! So stoked at all the progress you made. You rock that red hair girl!
Thank you! :porg2:

Got the Velcro on the belly plate and the chest diamond (need to touch up the paint on, which I also started last night)! Might trim a little off of the bottom of the belly plate and maybe take the shirt/vest in a bit so itís more form fitting. I tried to get the chest and shoulder plates as even as I could but given that I have scoliosis, it may not be perfectly even with other.
(https://i.imgur.com/Us3hMUF.jpg)
(Please ignore my face, messy hair and messy apartment lol)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kol Varek on Feb 22, 2019, 10:18 PM
I mean, now that you mention those three things I'm just ignoring the armor entirely...  :P
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Feb 24, 2019, 03:36 PM
That's an impressive amount of shoes!

Oh, and the armor looks good, by the way.   :P
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 24, 2019, 09:30 PM
That's an impressive amount of shoes!
Those are mostly my fiancťís! :laugh:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Feb 25, 2019, 12:18 AM
Plate alignment looks good to me.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Feb 25, 2019, 12:33 AM
Thank you! :D Got a good amount of work done today while at Ruus and Mirdalaís house!

(https://i.imgur.com/nM2c0vT.jpg)
Not quite done, but this is so close! I need to paint the tan stripe around the top cone thingy still and maybe add another layer of the darker grey on the back behind the cones.

(https://i.imgur.com/n68dVKx.jpg)
The cut-outs arenít the prettiest but you wonít even see them once the jetpack is place. This just needs  bit of weathering.

(https://i.imgur.com/t57qSZN.jpg)
Got the holster box on the right thigh plate; needs some sanding and the bottom added before paint. I also got the return edges started on the left thigh plate.

So... my current to do list is:
-finish painting/weathering jetpack
-finish thigh plates
-weather back plate
-lights and attach headband combs
-black wash all plates
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Falke on Feb 25, 2019, 08:50 AM
Looks great  :like:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Feb 25, 2019, 11:20 AM
More great progress. Keep it up, you're SO close!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 02, 2019, 11:05 AM
Jetpack and back plate update!
(https://i.imgur.com/wwQJBLA.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/svzQUgC.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/muLdaBw.jpg)
Iíve trimmed the nylon straps since we took these pictures and added a bit of foam to the inside of the back plate to help with comfort. Just need to finish painting the jetpack now :)

Thighs are nearly done, no progress on those. I plan on trimming a bit off of my belly plate and collar plate after discussing it with Miix. And hopefully Ruus can help me with the lights for the headband tomorrow! Iím so close to being done - my goal is March 9 for our AP.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Sep Ho'ban on Mar 02, 2019, 11:18 AM
Looking good! You can do it!!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 02, 2019, 11:46 AM
Looks awesome!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Vexos on Mar 02, 2019, 12:18 PM
Woohoo!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Xundor Wrex on Mar 02, 2019, 10:43 PM
That's so cool! Super fly! (I'll show myself out now.)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kol Varek on Mar 03, 2019, 04:03 PM
Awesome! I'm gonna have to pick your brain about jetpack attachment soon.  :mcq1:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: J'Khara Vontess on Mar 03, 2019, 11:17 PM
You are doing great!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 04, 2019, 01:06 PM
Thank you all!!

Some updates but no pictures yet! Jetpack and thigh plates are all painted and needing to be weathered. I trimmed the belly and collar plate as well and is needing a bit of weathering added back as well. Ruus helped me with the lights in the headband and it looks so cool!

(https://i.imgur.com/efTbZwx.jpg)
(The only picture I took yesterday but itís so pretty :<3:)

So what I have left is:
-weathering: jetpack, thigh plates, belly, and collar
-attach thigh straps to thigh plates
-move around Velcro on belly and collar plate areas
-attach boot armor (taking them to a cobbler tonight to have Velcro sewn on professionally)
-black wash all plates.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Falke on Mar 04, 2019, 06:39 PM
Awesome!!!!!  :sabine: :o
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 06, 2019, 02:00 PM
Thank you!

Quote
So what I have left is:
-weathering: jetpack, thigh plates, belly, and collar
-attach thigh straps to thigh plates
-move around Velcro on belly and collar plate areas
-attach boot armor (taking them to a cobbler tonight to have Velcro sewn on professionally)
-black wash all plates.

Weathering is done! I have attached both thigh straps and did the Velcro for one thigh plate. Boots are at the cobbler getting the Velcro sewn on and will be ready for pick up tomorrow (technically today but I have a troop tonight).

I havenít yet reattached the collar or belly plate yet due to running out of Velcro but that should be here by Friday so I can hopefully do all that Friday night. The black wash will take place on Saturday morning at our armor party.

I did a partial kit up last night just to see how things were looking :) Iím pretty pleased!
(https://i.imgur.com/HJPs0pf.jpg)

I also finished the headband. Huge shoutout to Ruus for helping me with the lights!
(https://i.imgur.com/NJ4yAdN.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/9wSR1pb.jpg)
 I can wear the headband, wig and helmet all together but itís a bit uncomfortable. Iím thinking that when I wear the wig and headband, Iíll likely just carry the helmet and put it on for pictures. For troops where we canít have our helmets off, Iíll just wear the helmet (and get a balaclava) without wig and headband :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 06, 2019, 02:03 PM
You are SOOOO close! Everything is looking awesome and I have faith you'll finish strong.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: osukaru on Mar 06, 2019, 02:35 PM
woo :o
your kit looks so cool.
good job
I'm attentive to the advances of this kit

regards
Oscar
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Vexos on Mar 06, 2019, 02:58 PM
That looks great! Almost there!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mi'ix on Mar 06, 2019, 03:42 PM
The trim to the collar plate helps the plate spacing SO much!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kol Varek on Mar 06, 2019, 05:51 PM
You are KILLING THIS BUILD!!! :mcq1:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Erio J'uni on Mar 06, 2019, 07:49 PM
Chills!  You are disappearing into Bo!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Havelock on Mar 08, 2019, 01:10 PM
This build is really coming together.  Everything looks amazing.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 08, 2019, 02:07 PM
Thanks everyone!!

I meant to state that the knees and shins look to be overlapping but I think itís the angle of the pictures and locking of my knees. There is a bit of a gap between the plates! :)

My goals for tonight are to attach the left thigh plate, take in the shirt/vest a bit and cut/reinforce the harness holes in the back of the shirt/vest.

I got my boots back from the shoe repair/cobbler guy! Velcro for the heel and lace armor is attached; i added the Velcro to the armor and voila! All I need to do now is glue on the toe armor (I didnít see a need to have Velcro added for that and itís resting on the shoe here). Surprisingly, I can walk just fine with the boot armor on; it doesnít impede any movement! I plan on doing the toe attaching and the black wash tomorrow at Mirdala and Ruusí AP :)
(https://i.imgur.com/2BOLvMz.jpg)

Expect some pre-app (and hopefully app picture shows if all is well) this weekend!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 08, 2019, 05:08 PM
I would very much like to see how the velcro was put on your boots. I might try to do it myself for DW Obi-wan.
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 08, 2019, 05:45 PM
I would very much like to see how the velcro was put on your boots. I might try to do it myself for DW Obi-wan.
For sure! :D
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Hydra on Mar 08, 2019, 11:43 PM
It looks great!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 09, 2019, 11:46 PM
It looks great!
Thank you! :D

I black washed all the plates today and that was really nerve-wracking but I did it! Lol

No pre-app pictures to show as of right now (my friend took them with her professional camera and setup so Iím waiting to receive them) but have a couple of teaser pictures! A couple of tweaks to make but I think Iím ready for pre-app!

(https://i.imgur.com/eJZ9LHf.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/aJtKlBi.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Ruus bal'Neta on Mar 10, 2019, 12:27 AM
Bo Katan was in my back yard today!!!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kol Varek on Mar 12, 2019, 02:30 PM
Looks AWESOME!!! You KILLED that build!!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 14, 2019, 11:04 AM
Thank you!! :<3:

Iíve submitted to regional pre-app and Iím waiting to hear back if I have to make any adjustments :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Falke on Mar 18, 2019, 08:43 AM
Your kit came out awesome!!!  :like: :sabine:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 21, 2019, 10:44 AM
Thank you! I received some feedback from regional pre-app so over the last couple of days I fixed what was needed and I submitted for approval last night!

(https://i.imgur.com/QrQRRU5.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/ndQr4Hf.jpg)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Mirdala Senaar on Mar 21, 2019, 11:28 AM
Wooohoo! You got this too!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Vexos on Mar 21, 2019, 01:35 PM
So excited! You got this!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Erio J'uni on Mar 21, 2019, 07:18 PM
You got this!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Malakier Vhett on Mar 21, 2019, 11:29 PM
Lighting is less then steller :p

Good luck!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Rakesh on Mar 24, 2019, 02:18 AM
Looking forward to seeing it at WonderCon if approved. :)
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 25, 2019, 08:10 PM
I got my approval email this morning! Bo-Katan is officially dual approved in the Mercs and 501st! :porg2:
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Nano Rey'son on Mar 25, 2019, 09:32 PM
Yay!!!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Vexos on Mar 25, 2019, 10:10 PM
Congratulations Em!
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Post by: Sep Ho'ban on Mar 25, 2019, 11:06 PM
Grats!
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Post by: Xundor Wrex on Mar 26, 2019, 12:56 PM
None of the "thunderous applause" gifs seem to be working, but imagine that being here. Congratulations!
Title: Re: Kryamla's TCW Bo-Katan Build
Post by: Kol Varek on Mar 26, 2019, 01:37 PM
YASSSSSSSS!!!
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Post by: Rakesh on Mar 26, 2019, 01:59 PM
Yayyy!!!! Congrats!!!
Are you wearing it to WonderCon this weekend?
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Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 26, 2019, 03:45 PM
Thanks everyone!

And yeah Iím planning on wearing Bo on Saturday (and possibly Sunday depending on how my back feels).
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Post by: Mi'ix on Mar 27, 2019, 12:14 PM
CONGRATS!!!

Can't wait to see it at Celebration!
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Post by: Novoc Mereel on Mar 29, 2019, 02:07 PM
Looks wonderful, congrats on the stripes!
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Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Mar 29, 2019, 02:45 PM
Thank you both! :<3:

Iíve done a couple of small tweaks (stronger magnets on back plate and jetpack to help keep it centered on my back as well as tailoring the shirt/vest a bit to reduce some bunchiness) so hopefully Iíll be in good shape for celebration. Doing a full test run at WonderCon tomorrow!
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Post by: Rakesh on Mar 29, 2019, 09:46 PM
Thank you both! :<3:

Iíve done a couple of small tweaks (stronger magnets on back plate and jetpack to help keep it centered on my back as well as tailoring the shirt/vest a bit to reduce some bunchiness) so hopefully Iíll be in good shape for celebration. Doing a full test run at WonderCon tomorrow!
:porg2: :porg2: :porg2:
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Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Apr 19, 2019, 07:29 PM
Some pictures from WonderCon:
(https://i.imgur.com/3VSBhGA.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/2qxJrpL.jpg)
(I need a dark saber lol)

And some from Celebration:
(https://i.imgur.com/wbuLhhc.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/1fNJCZG.jpg)

I think Iím going to remake the headband to see if I can get it to sit better on my head - it would periodically shift back (likely due to the wig cap underneath) so Iím gonna play around with that a bit. Also I plan on black washing the white of the helmet a bit more.

Also... definitely planning on doing her season 7 look with new helmet design and poncho!  :D
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Post by: Vexos on Apr 20, 2019, 02:53 AM

Also... definitely planning on doing her season 7 look with new helmet design and poncho!  :D

Yes!
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Post by: ClanKryze511 on Apr 17, 2020, 02:29 PM
Some pictures from WonderCon:
(https://i.imgur.com/3VSBhGA.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/2qxJrpL.jpg)
(I need a dark saber lol)

And some from Celebration:
(https://i.imgur.com/wbuLhhc.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/1fNJCZG.jpg)

I think Iím going to remake the headband to see if I can get it to sit better on my head - it would periodically shift back (likely due to the wig cap underneath) so Iím gonna play around with that a bit. Also I plan on black washing the white of the helmet a bit more.

Also... definitely planning on doing her season 7 look with new helmet design and poncho!  :D

have you ever wanted to do Bo-Katan's armor from Star Wars: Destiny the card game from the art of Paolo Puggioni? (looks like this)
(https://www.paolopuggioni.com/admin/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Star_Wars_Unified_Leadership.jpg)
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Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Apr 17, 2020, 03:29 PM
No not really but I have considered the Rebels show version before! All in due time :)
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Post by: ClanKryze511 on Apr 17, 2020, 04:11 PM
No not really but I have considered the Rebels show version before! All in due time :)

her armor from Rebels is on 3D-Mon.com for printing if you ever want to. the link to the site is here.
Link: https://3d-mon.com/3d-model/groupe/unisex3dprintmodel/bo-katan-bundle/ (https://3d-mon.com/3d-model/groupe/unisex3dprintmodel/bo-katan-bundle/)
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Post by: Kryamla Redalur on Apr 17, 2020, 04:23 PM
Oh great, thank you! :)
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Post by: ClanKryze511 on Apr 17, 2020, 04:33 PM
Oh great, thank you! :)

You're Welcome. For the Rebel Alliance and Mandalore!
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Post by: ClanKryze511 on Apr 17, 2020, 10:08 PM
Oh great, thank you! :)

oh if you ever need any help on Bo's armor from Star Wars Destiny The Card Game message me here or on Instagram if you need help on it.