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 Red's first armor WIP

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #120 on: Sep 08, 2017, 11:27 AM »
BEHOLD! My newest creation!
From this:

Into that:


How it happened:
Ankle boots bought at a sale, 3D printed toe spikes, leather dye (polish equivalent to Angelus brand), rubber wire sleeve and off we go:



I blame the weather for the photo quality ;)
Just a bit of weathering to do and I'm done :)

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #121 on: Sep 08, 2017, 07:03 PM »
That's great, but I'd worry about 3d-printed toe spikes. When you're wearing the kit, it's easy to bump your toe into something. How strong are the spikes? I'd go with some metal screw-on ones from studsandspikes.com and a metal backing plate.

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #122 on: Sep 08, 2017, 07:33 PM »
That's great, but I'd worry about 3d-printed toe spikes. When you're wearing the kit, it's easy to bump your toe into something. How strong are the spikes? I'd go with some metal screw-on ones from studsandspikes.com and a metal backing plate.
It depends on what the 3d printed pieces are printed in. Pla is the weakest, abs is stronger, and petg is easy like pla but strong like abs.

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #123 on: Sep 09, 2017, 01:56 AM »
They're made from ABS, and they feel pretty strong, so hopefully they won't break too fast ;) They just need to survive the big event we have in mid-October, haha

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #124 on: Sep 09, 2017, 02:15 AM »
I love your kit vod. The new knees look so much better. Just a suggestion I think your kit would look so much cooler is you weathered your soft goods heavily  :)

Keep at it


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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #125 on: Sep 09, 2017, 02:27 AM »
I'll be honored to stand by your side! :D

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #126 on: Sep 09, 2017, 02:50 AM »
Thanks for the kind words ;)

Just a suggestion I think your kit would look so much cooler is you weathered your soft goods heavily
Yea I know... Even though I dragged the flightsuit through the basement floor it's still not dirty enough :-/ But I've got a new flightsuit ready to be tailored, so I'll try some paint weathering next ;)

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #127 on: Sep 09, 2017, 02:53 AM »
Thanks for the kind words ;)
Yea I know... Even though I dragged the flightsuit through the basement floor it's still not dirty enough :-/ But I've got a new flightsuit ready to be tailored, so I'll try some paint weathering next ;)

I know what you mean vod. I buried my flight suit and let it sit for a day or two and still not dirty enough though. The paint idea works great. Start with light browns then dark browns on top.   ;)

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #128 on: Sep 15, 2017, 09:03 PM »
Liking the boots, nice budget Boba boots vod!

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Re: Red's first armor WIP (New things on page 8!)
« Reply #129 on: May 31, 2018, 12:09 PM »
Update time!
It's been a while since my last visit here... Where to begin?
Back in October 2017 we had a convention here in my home city called Starforce - there was a parade and 2 days of Star Wars goodness. Some pics below:


Lost one of my toe spikes while on the parade, le sigh :P

And that's about it when it comes to 2017 in costume.

May 2018 - Pyrkon. Pyrkon is a convention for fans of broadly defined fantasy organized in Poznan. In 2017 Pyrkon was visited by over
44k people. No idea about 2018 edition yet ;)
Did some updates to my armor, such as new Vassk-made bucket (Vassk #1, babe), self-contained RF lights (taken from that unfortunate Jodo Kast bucket of mine) and Boba Fett-inspired ammo belt in gray. Some photos:



Next event - July - Polcon in my home city with my vode :)

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Re: Red's first armor WIP
« Reply #130 on: Jun 10, 2018, 04:24 PM »
I just love what I see! :D

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