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 WIP: Mythos Boba Fett

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WIP: Mythos Boba Fett
« on: Aug 01, 2017, 08:02 PM »
Ok, so from the first moment I saw a picture of it I was in awe of the Mythos Boba Fett. When I decided I wanted to start costuming I had considered doing one but then shelved those thoughts because I felt the challenge level was outside my scope so I started working on a custom mandalorian merc. After a few weeks of basically tinkering with ideas and bouncing them off my clan I decided that I could handle the challenge after all, or at least that I was going to give it my all. This first post is my master kit build list which I will update as necessary and I will just do normal posts as I go.

I look forward to your advice and comments as I want this kit to be amazing.

Soft Parts:

     Flightsuit w/ Thigh Pouches + Double Sleeves (Cotton Twill - Pearl Gray)
     Flak Vest (Tackle Twill – Shiny Side Out)
     Neck Seal (Tackle Twill – Dull Side Out)
     Spats (Cotton Twill – Pearl Gray)
     Kama w/ Pouches (Canvas Kilt Cover – Khaki – Pockets Slant From In to Out)
     Cape (Canvas Half-Shelter / Tarp – Khaki)
     Gloves (ESB Colors w/ Heavy Weathering)
     Boots

Armor: (Indented commentary reflects physical damage beyond just weathered painting, colors are general)
   
     Collar (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green – Use ROTJ Weathering)
          Left – Double Dent
          Left Center – Smaller Double Dent
          Right Inside Front Corner - Gash
     Backplate (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green – Use ROTJ Weathering)
          None
     Left Chest (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green)
          Electronics Slots
          Upper Outside Edge – Gash
          Outside Center – Double Dent
     Right Chest (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green)
          None
     Center Diamond (Silver, Black, Spruce Green)
          None
     Ab Plate (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green)
          Left Center – Triple Dots
          Top Right - Gash
     Left Wrist (Silver, Black, Red - ESB w/ ROTJ Colors)
          None
     Right Wrist (Silver, Black, Red - ESB w/ ROTJ Colors)
          None
     Left Knee (Silver, Black, Yellow)
          Inside Is Different (F is Backwards But Center Slit Is Same)
          Front Right Top – Gash
          Front Left Center - Gash
     Right Knee (Silver, Black, Yellow)
          Inside Is Different (Single Bar)
          Right Joint Top – Gash
          Front Left Center - Dent
     Cod (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green)
          Left Belt – Dent
          Top Right on Trauma Plate – Gash
          Center Left on Trauma Plate - Dent
     Kidney Plate (Silver, Black, Yellow, Spruce Green)
          None
     Left Shoulder (Silver, Black, Yellow)
          Bottom Left Center – Gash
          Top Right Center – Gash
          Left Wing Edge - Gash
     Right Shoulder (Silver, Black, Yellow)
          Center Top – Dent
          Right Center Top – Double Dent
          Left Bend – Running Gash
          Left Wing - Dent
          Bottom Right Center – Double Chip
     Helmet w/ Jaig Eyes (Details In A Later Post)
          Front Left – Dent

Weapons:

     Boot Knife
     M-60 + Swarzification
     Pulce 40
     Blas Tech EE-3
     DL 15a Clone Rifle + Silencer
     Sling Gun
     Trophy Lightsabers (3)

Accessories:

     Toe Spikes
     Jet Pack (Details In A Later Post)
     Wookie Braids
          Black ( 2 ) + Blonde ( 1 )
     Shin Tools
          Anti-Security Blade
          Sonic Beam Weapon
          Jet Pack Adjustment Tool
          Survival Knife
     Girth Belt
          Mohair Centaur Girth Belt
          Minwax “Spice” Water Based Stain
     Ammo Belt
          Main Belt
          Thin Hanging Belts ( 2 )
          Box Pouches ( 8 )
          Hanging Satchel
          Pulce 40 Holster
          Lightsaber Drop-Clips ( 3 )
          Spare Leather Drop-Clip
           “O” Ring

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Re: WIP: Mythos Boba Fett
« Reply #1 on: Aug 03, 2017, 03:40 PM »
Today we take a look at the progression of the boot knife.

Here's the skeleton I started with:



Then there was a chunk of work that I didn't really stop to take pictures of but I got it to here:



It felt a little short when held up to my calf so I added some length:





Then I found some more reference photos that showed some extra details which I added and I moved some of the others:





Primed her up again:




Currently on hold while I try to decide if I want to make a mold and teach myself to paint.

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Re: WIP: Mythos Boba Fett
« Reply #2 on: Aug 03, 2017, 05:12 PM »
oooohhh that's looking good vod, if you haven't already come across it yet check out solander's mythos fett helmet paint up (red fist clan) it's off the hook mate... you may find it helpful for reference as the sheer detail is incredible. ;)

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JMSTEP03


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Re: WIP: Mythos Boba Fett
« Reply #3 on: Aug 04, 2017, 01:22 PM »
I've seen that, it's a pretty impressive paint up.

Treat for the day (it's just a morsel really): the girth belt

I've tested out the RIT Dye (synthetic and regular)...they bleed and the color matching is a nightmare since it always seems to rinse out a shade or two lighter than desired when rinsed OR you end up bleeding all over the place with saturated dye. So then I decided to give the latex stain a try after reading a sticky over on TDH. I ordered one of the 100% cotton "natural" centaur non-slip mohair girth belts =34 inch length= (that thing has some sickeningly shiny buckles) and picked up a pint of Minwax Water Based Clear Tint Wood Stain and requested "Spice" as the color. Poured half the stain into a disposable roller pan, plopped the girth in, massaged it and whispered sweet nothings so that it wouldn't give me the cold shoulder. When it had absorbed enough stain that I couldn't see white anymore I gently squeezed out the excess, hung her up by one end, and lightly blotted to get just a tiny bit more of the excess out and then proceeded to distract myself for a few days while it dried. Boom done. Now all I need is to get some better leather strapping than one of my daughters old belts hacked to pieces. I have tried it on though (a few times actually) and it's perfect (and really doesn't bleed at all).

Ingredients for this recipe:




PRESTO CHANGO:



I recommend this method to anyone who likes simple easy methods that last (and are easy to clean up).

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Re: WIP: Mythos Boba Fett
« Reply #4 on: Aug 10, 2017, 08:35 PM »
Been a good week.

Picking up a sling gun and a pulce 40. Going to have to do some touch up, finishing, and painting but hey. It's two more things off the list.

Pics when I get them in.

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