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 Finished - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY

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Finished - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« on: Apr 19, 2015, 04:05 AM »
Finally got my Saz helmet (thanks). Just getting around to working on it now the weather is nice (no shed or garage to work in).

Here's the helmet:



Here's it on:



Firstly cut the T out:



There were a few imperfections in this cast that needed a bit of filling. Dent in the back corner of the helmet (wasn't rounded) and the part on the T was flat (had a slight dent on that too).





Both sanded and looking well. Back needs a touch more filler. Front is fine.





More to follow. Thanks for taking the time to look.

« Last Edit: Aug 03, 2015, 05:13 AM by Simmy_82 » Logged
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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #1 on: Apr 19, 2015, 06:37 AM »
Great start, look forward to seeing more   :D

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #2 on: Apr 25, 2015, 10:05 AM »
Re--sanded and primed. Found a few defects in the Bondo I just sanded.





Added some battle damage with a modelling file.





Then re-primed.




Rain now stopped play.

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2015, 01:51 PM »
Metallic layer now added.


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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2015, 04:02 AM »
Very nice  ;) How's it coming along? Can't wait to see more.

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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2015, 05:55 AM »
Looking very nice! I like the battle damage, gets it really looking gritty!

Continued success, vod! Looking forward to you progress!!

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2015, 07:28 AM »
Very nice  ;) How's it coming along? Can't wait to see more.

Thanks.  It's coming along ok. Not having and indoor space to spray is slowing progress. Have to wait for nice days to do any.

Part I'm not looking forward to doing is the 'T' as masking it off will be tricky.

Next steps are masking fluid the damage, spraying it the base colour (Grey), masking again adding the black cheeks, then the T :(

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2015, 05:39 PM »
There are quite a few ways to mask off tricky areas. I find applying masking tape (slightly de-tacked by putting it in your clothing first) and a sharp scalpel to cut the desired lines best. There is a low tack clear film available called frisk, it's brilliant so you could try finding that.

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2015, 01:34 AM »
I've got a low tack frog tape which seems good. I'm gonna do a few trial sprays I think.

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2015, 03:25 PM »
Finally got to work on my helmet again.

This means I finally found a grey for my armour. Turns out its Ford Polar Gray.



Added the black cheeks.



Masked of the T and kill stripes.



Peeled and looking good.



Dirty, DIRTY helmet!! All scratched and muddied up looking more authentic now. Just needs a clear lacquer coat now. Visor needs to be boughtabd added, and to sort the range stalker of course. Very happy how it's turned out.


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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2015, 05:08 PM »
Visor is now added. All that needs doing now is padding (on its way) and range stalker. I'm pretty happy with how this has come out. I had very little faith in my ability Rio get anything to look half decent. If anything I've surpassed my own expectations.




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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2015, 07:01 PM »
very nice  8)

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« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2015, 12:54 AM »
Thanks Reyn. Assume nothing wrong approval wise?

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« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2015, 03:51 AM »
No problems at all, spot on  ;)

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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #14 on: Aug 01, 2015, 04:09 PM »
Finally getting around to finishing my helmet. Rangestalker all painted and fitted. Just needs top and ear cap gluing on. Then it just needs acrylic dirtying.


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Re: WIP - Simmy_82's Helmet (Vash Noth) - PIC HEAVY
« Reply #15 on: Aug 01, 2015, 07:12 PM »
Beauty! That is one nice looking bucket vod!

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« Reply #16 on: Aug 02, 2015, 04:48 AM »
Beauty! That is one nice looking bucket vod!
Thanks vod.

Helmet now complete!!


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« Reply #17 on: Aug 02, 2015, 11:44 AM »
Looks great!! I'm gonna have to use your idea of saran wrap for masking the next time, that's brilliant!

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« Reply #18 on: Aug 02, 2015, 12:03 PM »
Looks great!! I'm gonna have to use your idea of saran wrap for masking the next time, that's brilliant!
Works a dream. Just make sure you tape it correctly. I missed a couple of sections when I did the black layer. Ended up with two black triangles on the dome.

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« Reply #19 on: Aug 02, 2015, 01:15 PM »
Great bucket vod! Looks stellar! Oya!

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« Reply #20 on: Aug 03, 2015, 05:12 AM »
Great bucket vod! Looks stellar! Oya!
Thanks vod. I'm glad it's done. Means I can move onto other aspects of the build!!

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