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 I Hate Backpacks - Finally Complete!

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #90 on: May 18, 2011, 01:02 AM »
Looking good , Brilliant  ;)

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #91 on: May 18, 2011, 01:25 AM »
Wonderful! It looks great! Have you considered hammered steel for a base paint job?

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #92 on: May 18, 2011, 01:30 AM »
Not sure if you are referring to the silver/grey parts on the pack currently.  But those are actually a combination of silver with bronze over spray.

But, I don't think I'm gonna go with hammered steel as I'd like to keep it smooth.  Then again, it could help to hide some imperfections... hmmmm... 

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #93 on: May 18, 2011, 01:33 AM »
Not sure if you are referring to the silver/grey parts on the pack currently.  But those are actually a combination of silver with bronze over spray.

But, I don't think I'm gonna go with hammered steel as I'd like to keep it smooth.  Then again, it could help to hide some imperfections... hmmmm... 

Krylon makes some very good "Hammered Metal" paints. Check those out. They have a darker steel color that's just perfect for raw steel. You can also use it with a paint brush to create "brushed" metal effects.

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #94 on: May 18, 2011, 06:00 PM »
I applaud you, that has turned out amazing an it isn't even done yet. Honestly, I'd never have believed the base of that was from a push mower if I hadn't seen it for myself. I love to watch builds like this.  8)

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #95 on: May 19, 2011, 12:26 AM »
Well, put several coats of khaki on and have to say, I'm very pleased.  Gonna let it "cook" for a few days while I work on some greeblie attachments, and some barrels for the "quiver" and such, then I'll start to add lettering/numbers and things of that nature.  Eventually, will be adding some LED components, but those will wait a bit.

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #96 on: May 19, 2011, 12:54 AM »
Oooh... Purdy. it's been fun watching this come together, can't wait to see the end result!

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #97 on: May 19, 2011, 06:51 AM »
And to think this started off as an old mower cover.

It's coming together very well!

David.

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #98 on: May 19, 2011, 06:25 PM »
Maaaaan... I thought I hated backpacks too... Now I want one like this one... *sigh   ;D

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #99 on: May 20, 2011, 02:07 AM »
Isn't it weird like that?  Hopefully I've inspired others to broaden their minds into doing something like this as well!

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #100 on: May 22, 2011, 04:30 PM »
Well, the finish draws ever closer!  I have but a few more things to paint and attach via glue and then straps.  Then onto the barrel quiver and I am complete.  Lights will come later as I have some spots for them to go.  

Sorry I only have two update pics.  My camera ran out of batteries and I was lucky to get these!!




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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #101 on: May 22, 2011, 04:40 PM »
i spy darth vader. good re-use of a prop

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #102 on: May 22, 2011, 04:47 PM »
Brilliant job and a First class use of greeblies  ;D Outstanding .

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #103 on: May 22, 2011, 05:09 PM »
This just keeps getting better!  :o

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Re: I Hate Backpacks
« Reply #104 on: May 22, 2011, 05:59 PM »
i spy darth vader. good re-use of a prop

That was a goodwill find.  I have a few more things to do on it, but I'm happy with what I have.  Besides, it fit perfectly into place!

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