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 Trampís Mando Kit WIP

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #30 on: Jun 25, 2021, 12:33 PM »
I think your best bet would be the warbla idea or to just permanently attach some sintra to that strap as an added armor piece.

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #31 on: Jun 25, 2021, 12:42 PM »
I think your best bet would be the warbla idea or to just permanently attach some sintra to that strap as an added armor piece.
itís not the strap. The strap is well hidden by my bracers. Itís the armor plate on the back of the hand itself thatís the issue. Look just to the inside of the pinky ridge of the hand plate. Thereís an embossed Valken logo molded directly into the plastic on both gloves that is raised about 1/16Ē. Thatís the one Iím having trouble with because I donít want to ruin the gloves or leave a ďscarĒ.

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #32 on: Jun 25, 2021, 04:04 PM »
You can still use worbla or sintra to make a small plate that fits over the logo, regardless of where it's located on the glove...

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #33 on: Jun 26, 2021, 05:37 PM »
Thereís an embossed Valken logo molded directly into the plastic on both gloves that is raised about 1/16Ē. Thatís the one Iím having trouble with because I donít want to ruin the gloves or leave a ďscarĒ.

I think your worbla or Sintra strips would be the best plan.  Sanding will leave a scar.  A plate would completely change the look and I like them as is.  It would also be very hard to hide the letters with greeblies, not impossible just hard. 

But three narrow strips between the ridges would, I think, add to the look without changing the overall feel of them.  I would angle the tops of the two outer ones toward the middle one and make the middle one a point.  Just an Idea 

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #34 on: Jul 03, 2021, 01:02 AM »
After some trial and error, I came up with some prop thermal charges, which will be attached to my belt. I cast them out of UV resin, each made of two pieces, and with a magnet to attach them to my belt.




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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #35 on: Jul 17, 2021, 11:48 AM »
Completed the mods to my gloves (I ended up taking the Dremmel to them), and finished painting my thermal charges. I also made a slight modification to my belts, namely to the buckles to spruce them up a bit.


















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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #36 on: Jul 17, 2021, 07:29 PM »
Looks great! Glad the gloves worked out

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #37 on: Jul 19, 2021, 12:25 AM »
I thought I was following this build already.

Crap. I guess I wasn't!

It looks like the glove solution worked well Tramp! From the pictures it's hard to see any major damage. It looks like it turned out pretty clean!

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #38 on: Jul 19, 2021, 12:57 AM »
I thought I was following this build already.

Crap. I guess I wasn't!

It looks like the glove solution worked well Tramp! From the pictures it's hard to see any major damage. It looks like it turned out pretty clean!

Thankfully, nope, no major damage; nothing that doesnít look like the results of metalworking.  Any critique of the rest of the build WIP so far?

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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #39 on: Jul 22, 2021, 01:56 AM »
I got some more work done on my cuirass. After doing some reshaping of the shoulders of my collar plate, back plate, and epaulettes, I fused the epaulettes first to the shoulder of the back plate with some Plastruct plastic welder (a liquid plastic welder model glue), then fused the collar plate.








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Re: Trampís Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #40 on: Jul 22, 2021, 10:55 AM »
Your looking good so far. Couple big things that stick out that the app teams may gig you for is you wanna tailor your arms and legs a tad. But still wanna move. And any parachute buckle would need to be painted to look metal. I would also cover the logo on the wrist of your glove even if it is hidden. You are doing a great job!

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