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 First Kit WIP - Progress Report

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #45 on: May 13, 2019, 01:13 AM »
Alright everyone!

Here's a flurry of progress pictures. Finished my gauntlets, and my shnees re-do, and I have some pictures of me with everything taped on and together to get a feel for how it will look completed.

DISCLAIMER: There are some things I am aware of that are wrong in the summary pictures. I had a guy taping the pieces onto me that didn't know much about mandalorians or their costumes.

Things that are wrong:
- He taped the chest/stomach plates on too low, and too far apart.
- He taped the wookie braids on OVER the cape.
- The cod piece should be lower, but I had to lodge it under my belt.
- The fitting for the pauldrons is too tight, and sits high on my shoulders and leans to one side. I need to re-fit it so it sits comfortably On top of my plates.
- I do not currently have a girth belt.
- I forgot to add the flamethrower hose on.
- Cape isn't sitting right.
- All the pieces are sitting a little strangely because they're taped on (they fell off a TON).

I know the lighting isn't too good, but if you guys see anything that needs attention I'm all ears. Is my Flight suit too baggy? That's my main concern right now.

Anyway, here are the pics!!



















Here are my updated shnees!!







Everything taped together!















Enjoy! I look forward to reading your comments and suggestions!

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #46 on: May 18, 2019, 04:04 PM »
Great work! I would recommend adjusting the spacing of the chest plates so the spacing is even around the diamond. I would also recommend taking app-style photos outside in natural light so we can get a better look. Getting close!

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #47 on: May 28, 2019, 11:23 PM »
Great work! I would recommend adjusting the spacing of the chest plates so the spacing is even around the diamond. I would also recommend taking app-style photos outside in natural light so we can get a better look. Getting close!

Thanks! I've since had my Russ'alor help me re-shape and resize the plates, and am getting ready to attach the snaps in the right positions, and reshape some other pieces. :)

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #48 on: Jun 16, 2019, 12:27 AM »
Gauntlets are finally done!




















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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #49 on: Jun 16, 2019, 08:56 AM »
Those look beautiful, vod!!  :like:

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #50 on: Jun 17, 2019, 12:18 PM »
Those look beautiful, vod!!  :like:

Thanks, vod!!  :D

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #51 on: Jun 17, 2019, 02:06 PM »
Those gauntlets look amazing, vod!

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #52 on: Jun 19, 2019, 11:21 PM »
Those are super nice!

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #53 on: Jun 20, 2019, 01:18 PM »
I can't see it in your taped on pictures but I know you have it based on your previous photos, but make sure when you get ready to apply you take a picture with the pauldron off so the app team can see your collar plate.

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #54 on: Jun 24, 2019, 04:52 PM »
For sure, thanks! I'll be sure to take plenty of pictures of different layers of the armor. I'm getting snaps in place this week so some will be coming your way!

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #55 on: Jun 25, 2019, 02:43 PM »
The paint application on this kit is very impressive!

Aden  :vizsla:

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #56 on: Jun 28, 2019, 01:55 PM »
The paint application on this kit is very impressive!

Aden  :vizsla:

Thank you! I've had to be very creative with Rattle Can.

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #57 on: Jul 17, 2019, 02:55 PM »
I've gotten all my plate armor on and got it approved by the Ruus'alors in my area! Just a few more steps. I have to attach my COD plate. I have to get my girth belt and holster, weather the soft parts a bit more, re-paint the armor plates, and tailor my flight suit sleeves a bit, so they're less baggy. So close, yet so far! I'll also soak the ends of my wookie braids in some fabric softener to combat their frizziness, and plan to use leather strips to tie them off rather than just leaving it with rubber bands, more a personal choice than anything.











The paint application on this kit is very impressive!

Aden  :vizsla:

Hey if you're the middle guy in your profile picture I think I bought my arc trooper pauldrons from you.

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Re: First Kit WIP - Progress Report
« Reply #58 on: Jul 17, 2019, 03:52 PM »
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