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Mandalorian Armor => Equipment & Accessories => Jetpacks/Backpacks => Topic started by: Ben Ru Montroc on Feb 07, 2010, 02:54 PM

Title: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Feb 07, 2010, 02:54 PM
I decided to drop out my Jetpack and star to use an backpack, i came up with this and  still adding gadgets to it, any advices are welcome.

(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/S5000158.jpg)

(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/S5000159.jpg)

(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/S5000160.jpg)

(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/S5000161.jpg)
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ori Cabur on Feb 07, 2010, 03:00 PM
Kandosii ner vod! this very nice
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Tassone Phoenix on Feb 07, 2010, 03:13 PM
That looks awesome. Great job!!
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Feb 07, 2010, 04:42 PM
T¨hanks Vod'e ;D
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Mandalore the Uniter on Feb 07, 2010, 07:16 PM
Very nice!!
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Bandolier on Feb 08, 2010, 12:22 AM
I like it. maybe add some more greeblies. no offense, but it looks a little bit like a toy, a cool toy, but still a toy. its not the shape or what you have done with it, I think its just the color, or to be more precise, the lack of other colors. I understand an RC's backpack is all white, but it doesn't really come across as a toy. maybe have some raw metal plates showing or something. its just an idea.  I really like the electronic screen what is it from?
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Feb 08, 2010, 07:15 AM
I like it. maybe add some more greeblies. no offense, but it looks a little bit like a toy, a cool toy, but still a toy. its not the shape or what you have done with it, I think its just the color, or to be more precise, the lack of other colors. I understand an RC's backpack is all white, but it doesn't really come across as a toy. maybe have some raw metal plates showing or something. its just an idea.  I really like the electronic screen what is it from?

Yup, thats what i think to, thanks for the tips, i will put some details like u saied.
The screen is an assembly of an make up case, an nylon piece to difuse the lith, six led's, and the panel is a part of my magnetic ressonance showing i have problems with my back  ;D.
I will disassemble the panel for the ajustments and post some pics.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Cpt. Rhiis Mok'tau on Feb 15, 2010, 09:49 PM
Wow!
What did you use as a base? Or is it scratch built?
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Feb 17, 2010, 05:33 PM
Wow!
What did you use as a base? Or is it scratch built?

Scratch build, ivd folowed the commando backpack for start
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Jangojedi on Feb 22, 2010, 12:08 AM
I like it, extra greebs never hurt, but does look really good.  Looking forward to seeing the final touches.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Aniron on May 03, 2010, 12:03 PM
hey ben!
i saw your backpack on a photo and found this thread... i really like it, o you have any wip pictures to share with em/us? ;)
thanks!
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Cpt. Rhiis Mok'tau on May 12, 2010, 11:37 AM
Scratch build, ivd folowed the commando backpack for start
I've tried looking around, where do you find the commando backpack templates?
No luck so far.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Riya Morut on May 12, 2010, 05:45 PM
WHOA.  That's looking nice!  Where did you get the templates for that?  I've been struggling trying to make a med pack, because I can't find a glue that will let things stick to the base (a plastic kitty litter container).  If I could make one from scratch it would be awesome.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Dar'manda on May 12, 2010, 07:04 PM
Vod that is sick, how did you make it?
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on May 20, 2010, 08:54 PM
hey ben!
i saw your backpack on a photo and found this thread... i really like it, o you have any wip pictures to share with em/us? ;)
thanks!

Sorry, i have this problem u know, Never took pics of the progress, my mistake :(

Ived, drawed the idea and cut cardboard sheets to make the form, but still have to do it something about the cardborad aspect in some parts.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Zebra38 on Mar 20, 2011, 07:47 PM
where did you get that led screen thats in your pack? Pack looks awesome by the way great work  ;D
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Scooter X on Mar 23, 2011, 05:43 PM
Pack looks awesome.  I agree with the others on adding more greeblies.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: M_Poschner on Mar 23, 2011, 07:31 PM
I have a suggestion, maybe add a small keyboard from a blackberry (non funtioning) as a greebly and use it for some kind of security lock on the pack,  have a few remote circuit boards here and there areound,  and I'd start weathering the pack, looks too shiney...lol ;D   but that's what I'd do.  Love the disply, shape and color.

if and when I can ever start building my armor and acccessories I'll be using a few circuit boards to add as greeblies to either by back pack or jetpack, it would make it alot less toy looking.

maybe a circuit board from an old pc modem, or ethernet card, can probably find them all over the place.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Mar 24, 2011, 11:56 AM
Well, sorry for the "abandoned thread", but ivd put a lot of new greblies on the pack and will  put pics very soon.
And a scheme for the display to.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Dralkote on Apr 18, 2011, 03:53 PM
Wow, this looks pretty cool, I really like the info pad. ^_^
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Jul 26, 2011, 09:39 PM
Ok after a long winter, ivd made the alterations in my backpack, here somo pics

(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/110726_204616.jpg)
(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/110726_204502.jpg)
(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/110726_204252.jpg)
(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/110726_204234.jpg)
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Jul 26, 2011, 10:26 PM
And now i will put the led pannel scheme

If you assy the 3v led's in paralel ( negative with negative/positive with positive) you dont need to put any resistor if you use an energy supply with the same voltage (3v), that can be made using two common bateries (1,5v each) in line assy, see the diagram below:
(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/ledscheme.jpg)

And the sheme ivd used for the com pannel is this:
(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/diagramamontagemdisplay.jpg)
The nylon sheet is for disperse the light of the led's and give an distributed ilumination

And the final result is this:
(http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww307/rubenbender/Mando%20Commando/110726_204550.jpg)

Hope you guys enjoy!
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: seugtai on Jul 26, 2011, 10:34 PM
Looks great! I don't think you can be accused of it looking like a "toy" anymore.
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Gesai Primax on Jul 26, 2011, 11:56 PM
Fantastic pack!! Star Wars to the T! Congrats
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Remo Jadd on Jul 27, 2011, 09:21 AM
looks good  ;)
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ben Ru Montroc on Jul 27, 2011, 11:28 AM
Thanks guys, ivd like the final result, my wife says its too close of an proton pack  ;D but i like any way!
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Gesai Primax on Jul 27, 2011, 03:20 PM
I don't see Ghostbusters.  :D

To me, it looks smiliar to the Rebel trooper hoth pack -

(http://lh6.ggpht.com/_Nsy9Ry9bVy4/S71Cz05tBaI/AAAAAAAAkvM/Hgvn3yowDYE/Hoth_Trooper_backpack-jpg.jpg)
Title: Re: Backpack first version WIP
Post by: Ran on Sep 04, 2011, 01:56 PM
Wow  :o I'm in love with that backpack.  :)