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 Ambrose's WIP

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Ambrose's WIP
« on: Aug 02, 2021, 08:56 PM »
Alright, figured I'd go ahead and start a WIP. I going for a modern mando build and I'm using steel to construct it. There are a few parts of it that I don't yet have the skills to attempt in metal, so I got a professional to do it for me. These parts were the helmet, gauntlets, and shins. I also found a nice pauldron and went ahead and bought that as well. I'm going to cut those upper barrel assemblies off the top of the gauntlets, I just think they're excessive. They will be replaced with whistling birds on one side and a control pad on the other.


I redid the helmet visor from the first image. Originally it was just some window tint on a piece of acetate plastic, but it was far to flimsy. I replaced it with a cut up protective face shield with window tint applied to it. It's still not finished, as the final build will use green metallic window tint. I will have to reshape part of the helmet since the visor does not sit quite flush against the eye slit.


For the overall design I'm going with a galaxies style template with Din Djarin style helmet and shoulder bells (decided on the shoulder bells after I made the concept image). The color scheme will be very simple. Green, angular lines running along the bare metal plates. I imagine it looking somewhat like Hardcase's phase II armor, but with more coverage than just the chest plate.




I have not yet started construction on any of the parts that I don't already have. I still need to buy some of the necessary tools. . . which can't happen without a few more paychecks. I'll post more progress here in a few weeks when I'm able to start cutting.

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Re: Ambrose's WIP
« Reply #1 on: Oct 02, 2021, 07:43 PM »
Okay, been a while since I've posted anything. Not a huge progress update, but it something. I finally got around to doing the first rough cuts of my sheet metal. Its not pretty right now, but over the coming weeks I'll start going through the more precise cuts and get everything ready for bending and welding.


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Re: Ambrose's WIP
« Reply #2 on: Oct 03, 2021, 02:42 PM »
Good luck!

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