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 HBF conversion WIP

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #30 on: Sep 27, 2012, 04:56 PM »
What, this stuff?



Yeah, doing more airbrushing on some of it today, as well as final annoying fiddly-work on knees and boot armor so I can finally prime those...

--Jonah

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #31 on: Sep 29, 2012, 12:51 AM »
Good color, very MP  :), are you going to install some sort of chest light?

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #32 on: Oct 01, 2012, 06:01 PM »
What, this stuff? ;)



*chuckle*

--Jonah

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #33 on: Dec 04, 2013, 05:17 AM »
Small update.

I have the back grille in:



I'll do the keyslots on my others, but fixing the Hasbro ones was more trouble than I wanted to go to for this one, so I went with something more Clonetrooper-esque.

I also am doing rangefinder-type earcaps on both sides:



These make this helmet extra special for me, as I got them from Asok right before he died. *takes a moment* :-[

I had to do some trimming on both to get the bottom angle and earcap length right for my purposes.

And the reason I have articulated earcaps on both sides:





I also went ahead and stuck the exciters to the insides of the cheek plates:



More to come soon, I hope. Also, for those wanting to work with these helmets, I sent a couple of the visors I took out of these (one stock, one with the upper ferrules and that lip along the top edge removed and trimmed up to a more movie-accurate width across the horizontal part of the T) to T-Visor.com so he can use them to be able to offer darker, quality replacements.

--Jonah

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WIP "clearing house" posts:
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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #34 on: Dec 20, 2013, 02:15 PM »
it all loks real good vod. i like the visor idea. keep up the good work.

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #35 on: Oct 29, 2014, 01:50 AM »
Been meaning to post this up for a while now. I covered the earcaps and "pre-primed" it to get an idea of what areas still needed minor filling or cleanup.













While I have a few gaps to fill and such, I am really happy with how smooth the dome turned out. ;D

--Jonah

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #36 on: Nov 03, 2014, 03:02 PM »
Its looking great vod ;) Just a few tiny bits here and there ;)

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #37 on: Jan 14, 2015, 02:26 AM »
soo got any color on it yet  :D

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Re: HBF conversion WIP
« Reply #38 on: Jan 15, 2015, 04:36 PM »
About 50 shades of grey. :P Plumbers' epoxy putty, Bondo Plastic Metal, high-build automotive primer... Much sanding and filling and smoothing and recoating and checking for ever fewer defects. *sigh* Not in any real rush. Not going to be able to do any substantial spray-painting for another month or so. :'( Last two armor pieces for this build, my test gauntlets, the backpack, this helmet and its blast shield, two blasters... I need it to be consistently ten to fifteen degrees warmer and not raining to be able to paint outside. *sigh*

--Jonah

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