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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #25 on: Jul 29, 2021, 12:25 PM »
Right on. Lone gunslinger vibe. I dig it.

Personally -  I would suggest keeping the traditional style chest plates but perhaps incorporation a full shoulder pauldron and shin plate(s) or thigh plates with some shin bandoleers or something to evolve the kit (I'm a Mando traditionalist though so I'm biased towards the very non-Mando looking armor from the TV series, at least in my opinion lol)

Oh absolutely! My original concept had thigh and shin plates, but I've been working on this kit for over a year already, and I'm making a big push to get approved this year, so I'm starting with the bare minimum. I'd LOVE to do the shin bandoleer and a rifle as well at some point, but we'll start small.

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #26 on: Jul 29, 2021, 03:26 PM »
Cool blasters :like: nice color for a cape two!!!

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #27 on: Jul 30, 2021, 11:17 AM »
Cool blasters :like: nice color for a cape two!!!

Thanks!!

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #28 on: Aug 04, 2021, 02:57 PM »




Note: on the image directly above, I used steel wool to get those little bits of paint and masking fluid up that look like they're starting to peel later on in the process.

Next up was the cheeks! In my design concept, the cheek color was intended to be a sandstone color, but I ended up accidentally discovering this brick color that I thought worked much better, so I went with that! Here's how it came out:





That double layering of weathering is really cool, realistic looking.

Where did you find the sandstone and brick colors? What brand?

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #29 on: Aug 04, 2021, 03:52 PM »
That double layering of weathering is really cool, realistic looking.

Where did you find the sandstone and brick colors? What brand?

Su'cuy Catra! For the brown, I used Krylon Colormaxxx Matte Coffee Bean. For the brick color on the cheeks, I'm using Krylon Fusion All-In-One Satin Brick.

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #30 on: Aug 07, 2021, 09:05 PM »
Test Fit!
Suited up at the armor party this afternoon with the flight suit, flak vest, and helmet to see how it all looks together! Then we taped the armor plates to the flak to see how we were looking:





Pretty happy with how everything is fitting so far. More to come soon!

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #31 on: Aug 09, 2021, 08:07 AM »
Yeah man! This is turning out great. Keep up the good work  :like:

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #32 on: Aug 09, 2021, 09:24 AM »
Very nice!! ;)

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #33 on: Aug 10, 2021, 12:27 PM »
Spats (COMPLETE)

Just finished up my spats! Finally cracked this sewing machine (I think), and they came out pretty well! Gonna tackle the neck seal tonight.



I then weathered the spats!


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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #34 on: Aug 14, 2021, 12:07 PM »
Su'cuy Catra! For the brown, I used Krylon Colormaxxx Matte Coffee Bean. For the brick color on the cheeks, I'm using Krylon Fusion All-In-One Satin Brick.

Thnaks! I will look for those colors.

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #35 on: Aug 15, 2021, 12:13 AM »
Armor looks great! Fits well!

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #36 on: Aug 16, 2021, 01:01 PM »
Neck Seal (COMPLETE)

As previously mentioned in this WIP thread, the neckline on the flak vest goes down WAY too low for me to attach my collar armor. That's a problem, but after talking with an Alor'ad  and Russ'alor, a neck seal with a bib on it was the consensus rather than scrap the vest entirely (which I almost did). So! I did some digging and found this lovely pattern on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/758092956/space-mercenary-neck-seal-pattern?epik=dj0yJnU9Y1p6aEh0QzNsSWJ6VUdBRC1GbVVVRzJ2YlNIRXZzeXQmcD0wJm49U0xXNktJbkptemFpa2dwT2RnMjV1USZ0PUFBQUFBR0VIZmFB

It has a bib built in and is really easy to make even for a novice like myself! I was able to knock it out on my first attempt. Here's what it looks like test fitted with the flak vest:









This solves the issue pretty well I'd say. With the collar armor on now, it'll have a seamless look to it.

I then weathered the neck seal (see last page for reference)

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #37 on: Aug 16, 2021, 01:11 PM »
Looking good. Keep it up  :like:

Vest appears to kip up the left side. Are you planning to cover the visible zipper?

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #38 on: Aug 16, 2021, 02:08 PM »
Looking good. Keep it up  :like:

Vest appears to kip up the left side. Are you planning to cover the visible zipper?

No zipper! That's velcro but the photo definitely makes it look like it's a zipper. There's no visible Velcro when it's closed, it just looks off probably because I did a REAL quick fit because I was excited lol.

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #39 on: Aug 16, 2021, 02:51 PM »
Glad to hear that your done with the soft parts! That is exciting :porg2:  Velcro placement looks good :like:

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #40 on: Aug 16, 2021, 02:52 PM »
Glad to hear that your done with the soft part! That is exciting :porg2:  Velcro placement looks good :like:

Thank you!! I was SO excited to finally be past that part! Until the next kit, that is...  ;D

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #41 on: Aug 16, 2021, 07:58 PM »
neck seal looks great!

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #42 on: Aug 17, 2021, 03:20 PM »
No zipper! That's velcro but the photo definitely makes it look like it's a zipper. There's no visible Velcro when it's closed, it just looks off probably because I did a REAL quick fit because I was excited lol.

Aaah right on. That makes sense haha I get that  :laugh:

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #43 on: Aug 18, 2021, 11:30 AM »
Girth Belt (COMPLETE)

Thanks to Bade Duun for the girth belt! I had to modify it to fit me, but I think it looks perfect for my kit! The colors blend really well and it fits like a glove. 


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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #44 on: Aug 18, 2021, 01:56 PM »
Very nice :like:

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #45 on: Aug 27, 2021, 12:16 PM »
Holster Belt (COMPLETE)

Next up is the holster belt! Thanks to Gdangerc820 for the custom belt! It's unfinished at the moment, but I'll dye it the same color as the gloves and the boots. Here's my first test fit with the girth belt on:



Absolutely perfect fit, now on to dyeing it. Here are all the pieces once the belt is deconstructed.



I'm using the same dye that I used on the boots, but this time I won't have to use the deglazer.



Here it is all dyed up:





Just add a little weathering...









All finished.
 


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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #46 on: Aug 27, 2021, 03:14 PM »
Nice work ! I like your color scheme and I really like the fact that you went with your home state for your theme ! I wanted to do a desert tone mando but had to scrap the idea because I couldn't find pretty colors and nice fabric like yours !

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #47 on: Aug 27, 2021, 04:50 PM »
Nice work ! I like your color scheme and I really like the fact that you went with your home state for your theme ! I wanted to do a desert tone mando but had to scrap the idea because I couldn't find pretty colors and nice fabric like yours !

Thanks Nuray! And if you want to go for a desert theme, I think you should! Honestly, this was really a process of trial and error for me, and lot of it is just making do with what I can get ahold of. There are plenty of vode here who have WAY nicer kits than I do, but I'm just starting out with what I can get my hands on and making the best of it! I'd love to see a concept for what you're thinking, feel free to DM me!

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #48 on: Aug 27, 2021, 07:29 PM »
Thanks Nuray! And if you want to go for a desert theme, I think you should! Honestly, this was really a process of trial and error for me, and lot of it is just making do with what I can get ahold of. There are plenty of vode here who have WAY nicer kits than I do, but I'm just starting out with what I can get my hands on and making the best of it! I'd love to see a concept for what you're thinking, feel free to DM me!

Oh, you know, I just ended up making it purple and black, it was way easier to source black fabric and purple paint for me than tans, browns and terracota  :laugh:. They are for some reasons the hardest colors to match, but you succeeded to make something very interesting  ;D

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Re: The Peachtree Mando Kit WIP
« Reply #49 on: Aug 28, 2021, 12:02 AM »
Oh, you know, I just ended up making it purple and black, it was way easier to source black fabric and purple paint for me than tans, browns and terracota  :laugh:. They are for some reasons the hardest colors to match, but you succeeded to make something very interesting  ;D

Ahh, gotcha. Well purple is always a great color choice! And I appreciate it, I wasn't sure if I could pull this look off, so it's nice to see that it seems to be working!

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