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 Red's first armor WIP

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #60 on: Jun 14, 2015, 07:30 AM »
It looks realy nice, solid piece of sniper rilfe :)

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #61 on: Jun 14, 2015, 09:12 AM »
A few more things to change to really take the Nerfyness out of it.  Remove the little bar that is filling out that notch just where the barrel becomes the body and wrap the grip with a thin leather instead of cloth (cloth makes it look like you're trying to hide something instead of just adding a bit of swarzyness.  Also, the trigger should be re-shaped.  Other than those few small things it looks really good and very swarzy

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #62 on: Jun 14, 2015, 09:23 AM »
thanks for the input, Delta and Jorad. Trigger is tricky to mod, as the rifle is glued shut... I could try to re-shape it with a dremel, though.
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Trigger fixed:

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #63 on: Jun 14, 2015, 02:29 PM »
I believe he means the bar on the bottom, below your highlighted bar. Same thing on the bar at the bottom of the buttstock, howeve if it gets wrapped then it's not a big deal. Can you bondo up the half circle and circle left in your modified trigger? It will help smooth out the back of the trigger as well. Massive upgrade from the blatant Nerf gun.

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #64 on: Jun 14, 2015, 03:30 PM »
ah, stupid me... well... i need those bars to attach my sling(s), so they have to stay, that's why I didn't even take them into consideration

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #65 on: Jun 14, 2015, 04:44 PM »
ah, stupid me... well... i need those bars to attach my sling(s), so they have to stay, that's why I didn't even take them into consideration

That is the bar I mean.  As long as they are going to be used to attach your sling then you're fine, but they are pretty distinctly nerf if they aren't used. 

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #66 on: Sep 24, 2015, 02:21 PM »

Back in action! Got my vest, so it's time to get back to work...

Re-did my plates. As always the back plate is a pain in the shebs... I hope I won't have to do it again... ever!

New shoulder bells - the one one the right is an emblem proposal for when we'll have a Polish stronghold/clan/place to call home

Ankle spats testing

First test fit quickie. Sorry for poor quality - both of the picture and the pose. That's what you get when you take pictures in the evening with poor lighting and when you have no idea how to pose.

aaand pose test!


Guys, you have any suggestions as to how to make one's own toe spikes? I've looked at speaker spikes but none of them seem to be long enough :s

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #67 on: Sep 25, 2015, 04:48 PM »
No worries, straight on hands at sides is what we like to see.  Makes it easier to tell if stuff fits  ;)

Vest looks like a good size, but you'll need to tailor your flightsuit's arms and legs. Almost everybody does  :(

Can we get a fit check of your new plates?

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #68 on: Sep 25, 2015, 11:38 PM »
No worries,.....Vest looks like a good size, but you'll need to tailor your flightsuit's arms and legs. Almost everybody does  :(

Unless you're me in which case you're lugging around Popeye sized forearms and massive calves. But like you said "Almost everybody" ;D

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #69 on: Oct 10, 2015, 11:44 AM »
Sorry it took me so long, Kavryn, but there ya go:


I know, I know - plates still need a bit of (re)shaping. They should stick more to the sides.
The distance between the plates is about 1 inch and I think it looks alright. Thoughts?

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #70 on: Oct 11, 2015, 03:06 PM »
Hmm, they look a little wide. Ideally you'll want the chest plates to roughly follow he line of your pectorals - you don't want it to hang off your sides at all. Then you just square up the other plates with the new width.

You may also wanna move the plates together a bit more vertically - they can be up to an inch apart, but I always think it looks better closer together.

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #71 on: Oct 11, 2015, 05:18 PM »
What Kavryn said

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #72 on: Oct 12, 2015, 02:29 AM »
They may look a bit wide and hangy but it's mainly because of the angle of the photo and the fact that they need a bit of bending at the sides. They don't restrict my movement at all at the moment and they keep a nice line. We'll see after reshaping. I wouldn't want to end up redoing collar piece to make it all fit.

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #73 on: Nov 18, 2015, 12:58 PM »
I'm a bit busy with this so-called "real life" at the moment but in my spare time I managed to get something done.


Scope finally got a reticle. The design is made by one and only WOF and can be found here: http://www.therpf.com/showthread.php?t=126847


Added some wiring to the body and barrel


Made macrobinoculars from Radica's Sub Assault.

And last but not least... :) made by Fettronics, using Rafalfett's sequence, for those wondering


I'm considering using window tint film to darken the display a bit though

Now that I finally have the chest display I can paint chest pieces and be somewhat closer to the end of stage 1 :)

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #74 on: Jan 23, 2016, 12:23 PM »
Chest plates are done!

Back plate is done! Still needs weathering, though

Upgraded my right gauntlet a bit as well:



There's also some new melee weapon project that I'm working on:

Blade covers sanded/angled

And some lights:


Oya!

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