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    No power, took some pics this morning before...

    No power, took some pics this morning before work. I still haven't glued on the vent bits yet since it's easier to get them super sharp and clean before I add them to the model. I also sprayed...
  2. Thread: Project X

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    I spy Devin, Lindsey, another dude, and some epic...

    I spy Devin, Lindsey, another dude, and some epic spartans. This is going to be epic. I'm a big fan of both Devin and Lindsey's youtube channels.
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    Yup she's gona get molded since it's sold foam...

    Yup she's gona get molded since it's sold foam and frankly it's a PITA to keep fixing when it gets bumped it or I accidentally stab it with the air brush...

    Anyway I cut the vents off and mad...
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    I have to thank the original modelers Kirrou,...

    I have to thank the original modelers Kirrou, JTM1997, and Hugh Holder so far. Their models served as the base topology. Adding in the details and fixing the topology so it would work better with...
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    Your file format is going to depend on the CAM...

    Your file format is going to depend on the CAM package you use to generate the gcode.

    You can do the slice approach with 3D as well. I slice he model into 2" sections and mill it out on my router...
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    Since I've pretty much thrown in the towel to get...

    Since I've pretty much thrown in the towel to get the suit done by Halloween I'll slow down and post more info on the process. The CNC is a 4x4 router which took me a year to build. She is pretty...
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    Looks like half a gallon to a helmet so 1 gallon...

    Looks like half a gallon to a helmet so 1 gallon might be enough for helmet and shin and maybe one forearm, time to pucker up and feel the wallet pain (>_<).

    Anyway, glued the helmet together and...
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    Quick question, I think I'll need to cast the...

    Quick question, I think I'll need to cast the Helmet, shins, and forearms (x2) since these parts will be very hard to hollow out and wear. The big question is how much silicone, plastepaste do I need...
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    Update: So I got a ghetto endmill (upcut router...

    Update: So I got a ghetto endmill (upcut router bit) so I could keep going. I got a most of the helmet routed out. As you can see CNC isn't magic and there is still a ton of sanding that needs to be...
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    I've never gotten a usable file from pep or...

    I've never gotten a usable file from pep or blender into Solidworks. The problem is your importing a mesh which is just a collection of points. Where as Solidworks is a solid modeler which uses...
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    Argh... my brand new endmill decided to shed...

    Argh... my brand new endmill decided to shed pieces of it's self... And I forgot to include an extra inch or so for padding. (._.). I'm thinking EVA shins are going to be next since I'm stuck until...
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    Got half the helmet milled (still stuck to the...

    Got half the helmet milled (still stuck to the router because my fingers are frozen) Looks like it's going to come out well, I'm just hoping I didn't mess up the scale. Also got half the vest...
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    Cut another vest out tonight and I learned I'm...

    Cut another vest out tonight and I learned I'm terrible at hot glue :(. I'll have it all together tomorrow but here's a little teaser for what's going on the mill next. This is Kirrou's model that...
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    Just noticed Rino's ODST build, I think I'll use...

    Just noticed Rino's ODST build, I think I'll use his tut to combine parts to cut down on all the little bits.

    http://www.405th.com/showthread.php/30011-rino-s-odst-build-(WIP)/page4

    Anyone have...
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    Odst cnc r2 WIP (Pic Heavy)

    Hey guys, so I feel the itch again and decided to do an CNC'd ODST. Last time around life, trucks, and inertia kind of got me off course. Now nearly a year later and with new improved skills in...
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    As builder/owner/operator of a CNC, If you want...

    As builder/owner/operator of a CNC, If you want something CNC'd it really should to be a solid or at least a watertight mesh. Some programs will have issues if it's not, but some will work depending...
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    Hanging ODST Armor

    I'm looking at making a harness for and ODST suit. Last time around I got a couple pieces done, then life happened. This time around I really want to start off with the under suit + harness so I can...
  18. This just might be enough to get me back into...

    This just might be enough to get me back into this. I have a 4'x4' CNC, for something like this that 3500 figure is pretty accurate for mdf with a pro at the wheel. MDF wears tools out like you...
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    Wow, it's amazing how life can throw a punch at...

    Wow, it's amazing how life can throw a punch at you... or a red Toyota Tacoma... Take it from me Tacomas hurt, a lot.

    I've learned a few things in the past month other then who wins in truck vs....
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    The big thing I see is lack of defined corners...

    The big thing I see is lack of defined corners and some waves in places where it should be smooth or have a compound curve. Luckily you can fake most of the corners using some pre shadowing and fake...
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    I have some PMs out just need people to reply to...

    I have some PMs out just need people to reply to em. I will not use a pep based file without asking the modeler for permission to export, I got moral standards and I do slightly modify the model...
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    I need to find/build a good helmet model first....

    I need to find/build a good helmet model first. The key with doing subdivision modeling is using very few triangles otherwise you can get some fugly meshes.
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    Gremlin ODST CNC

    So, I've been gone some time from these forums. Last time I was hanging around I was researching how to spray a domed visor and realized that it's way to inconsistent even with an airbrush. I'm also...
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    If I may make a suggestion, you need to increase...

    If I may make a suggestion, you need to increase your feed rate or decrease your spindle speed. I see some burning in the corners meaning your going to slow and the chipload is to low to remove the...
  25. I unfortunately do the bodywork on my families...

    I unfortunately do the bodywork on my families cars, and I live in Maine. I do all my resin/jelly/rondo work (yup rondo on cars) outside year round. All you need is a heatgun and mix the resin a...
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