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 Early Crusader Wip: Approved! 1/20/2022

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Early Crusader Wip: Approved! 1/20/2022
« on: Feb 14, 2020, 11:25 AM »
So I have been slowly building an EC.

Chest Armor




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Re: Early Crusader Wip (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #1 on: Feb 14, 2020, 04:54 PM »
Looks good, I like it! :like:

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Re: Early Crusader Wip (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #2 on: Mar 12, 2020, 12:14 PM »
My man, that vest is NICE.

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Re: Early Crusader Wip (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #3 on: Mar 12, 2020, 12:59 PM »
My man, that vest is NICE.
Thank you Markan

Here is a recent picture of it I added bondo and attempted to give it an aged bone look.


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Re: Early Crusader Wip (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #4 on: Apr 04, 2020, 03:11 PM »
This is looking AMAZING. :o :o :o Keep up the good work.

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E.C. Update
« Reply #5 on: Jul 27, 2021, 02:29 PM »
I back to working on this again. Mask is built and visor is cut and installed. Just have to assemble the head harness and paint it. Shoulders have been cut out and assembled just need to add some bicep straps. Flight suit is put together, just need to add some velcro for my knees. And knees have been made and painted. I will dump some photos on here in the next day or two.

To do list
Design and build vambraces

Questions
Are gaiters allowed for E.C.'s or are they too "modern"?
If I am planning on using a hooded robe and a balaclava do I need to make a cowl for my mask?

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update 07/29/2021 Pictures
« Reply #6 on: Jul 29, 2021, 08:42 PM »

Mask still needs to be painted, not sure if I want to do it in a bronze, brass, or gun metal like my knees. Also I made a cowl for this you cant really see it in the picture though.


Here are my knees, one coat of primer, graphite powder, one coat of gloss black, more graphite powder, one coat clear gloss, and another application of graphite powder.


Updated my chest armor some. I reworked the straps took about four off, and changed the strap color to black to add in a nice bit of contrast. As you can see the shoulders are not yet. I am having the same dilemma with them as my mask.

Thoughts, comments?

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 07/29/2021
« Reply #7 on: Jul 29, 2021, 09:21 PM »
You might want to round out those ridges on the mask. I get what you are going for, but the sharp ridges still look like putty. If you sand those down and round them off, you can still keep the rough look without looking half baked.

Edit: those rivets on the visor may need covering too.

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 07/29/2021
« Reply #8 on: Jul 30, 2021, 05:05 PM »
You might want to round out those ridges on the mask. I get what you are going for, but the sharp ridges still look like putty. If you sand those down and round them off, you can still keep the rough look without looking half baked.

Edit: those rivets on the visor may need covering too.

Yeah I went for the full smooth or the mostly smooth look. I did "cover" the rivets after a fashion. Here is an updated picture of with a coat of filler primer.

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 07/30/2021
« Reply #9 on: Jul 30, 2021, 07:38 PM »
Yep, that looks good, probably try and do a fairly rough metal look, since it still looks hand forged in shape and smoothness, but looking good!

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 08/02/2021
« Reply #10 on: Aug 02, 2021, 02:03 PM »
Hammered Copper paint laid down. Not sure if I want to give it a black wash or not. I am really digging it's current look.


Edit: Showed my wife a test piece I did with a blackwash. She said I should do that to the mask “It would give it more dimension.”

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 08/02/2021
« Reply #11 on: Aug 02, 2021, 08:29 PM »
Whoa that looks really good!  :like:

What copper paint did you use?

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 08/02/2021
« Reply #12 on: Aug 02, 2021, 08:32 PM »
Whoa that look really good!  :like:

What copper paint did you use?

Thank you very much. I used Rustolieum Hammered Copper.

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 08/02/2021
« Reply #13 on: Aug 02, 2021, 08:37 PM »
Oh, okay cool. And just to bug you with one more question, what primer did you use?

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Re: Early Crusader Wip: Update Pictures 08/02/2021
« Reply #14 on: Aug 02, 2021, 08:45 PM »
Oh, okay cool. And just to bug you with one more question, what primer did you use?

Same brand filler primer.

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