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 Pyro's Early Crusader

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Pyro's Early Crusader
« on: Mar 19, 2020, 09:18 PM »
I just announced that I was doing this project on the MMCC FB build page, but I want to have a WIP here as well. This July marks my 11 anniversary as an OM! I wanted to do something epic. So I've decided on doing an Early Crusader based on this pic.



I have access to leather working tools and a couple leather sewing machines, thanks to my grandfather as he does leather work.

I'm at a loss on how I'm going to make the helmet tho

I 'm still going to go for melee style weapons for this kit. I was thinking a spear and a beskad would look sick with this kit! What are people using for the under suits for this era?

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Re: Pyro's Early Crusader
« Reply #1 on: Mar 19, 2020, 10:10 PM »
I'll have to dig deep to find pics, or the bucket itself, but I started an early era helmet with just a hardhat and some sintra, fiberglassed them together and then slathered bondo on and carved it into a shape I liked. I was deliberately a little sloppy and the pits and such should be good catch points for weathering when I ever get around to painting it up like bone.

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Re: Pyro's Early Crusader
« Reply #2 on: Mar 19, 2020, 11:22 PM »
I'll have to dig deep to find pics, or the bucket itself, but I started an early era helmet with just a hardhat and some sintra, fiberglassed them together and then slathered bondo on and carved it into a shape I liked. I was deliberately a little sloppy and the pits and such should be good catch points for weathering when I ever get around to painting it up like bone.
That's an idea I was thinking about doing but I'm worried I wont get it the way I want it to look. I was also thinking a under suit made of suede would look amazing but I'm worried about 2 things. # 1 How hot it will be in the New Mexico heat and # 2 the cost lol
Heres the suede I'm currently looking at using
https://www.joann.com/sew-classics-microsuede/xprd757799.html#prefn1=refinementColor&prefv1=Browns&srule=best-sellers&start=1

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Re: Pyro's Early Crusader
« Reply #3 on: Mar 23, 2020, 10:24 PM »
Here are the leather gloves I will be using if I dont do the suede jumpsuit.

 I'm also debating on using these boots that I already have

or getting these taller boots ( the metal ring will be easily removed)

Ill be doing leather strips for the leg wraps

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Re: Pyro's Early Crusader
« Reply #4 on: Mar 25, 2020, 11:20 PM »
Ok, So I finally have the Helmet sorted out and its going to be an amazing piece of work. So are the shoulders!
Ive been working with Joel aka PapaJoelDesigns on etsy who posted some of his work on the MMCC build FB page. This is shaping up to a wicked kit!



 I've decided against the suede as it will be to hot, so ill be purchasing a regular jumpsuit.

« Last Edit: Mar 26, 2020, 05:11 PM by Pyro » Logged
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