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  1. Looks like you got a good start man, even with...

    Looks like you got a good start man, even with the bubbling on the wings. Are you shooting for a super accurate and detailed costume, or are you going for a 1-timer that you wouldn't worry too much...
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    Reppin' the 405th!

    Hey all, so as I've been posting pics of my Guy Manuel helmet build (and ODST) to Google Plus, I've gotten a few random likes (or +1's) from people here and there, buy last week I was messaged by...
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    Nice build so far! I'm definitely looking to...

    Nice build so far! I'm definitely looking to your ODST foam torso peice for reference. I wasn't sure how to pull of those sholder straps and I haven't been able to work on the actual ARMOR part of...
  4. Thanks for the compliment! I wish I had a solid...

    Thanks for the compliment! I wish I had a solid "how-to" for you on the look, but it's really nothing too special I'm doing. I took the advice from the peeps here on the forum about using...
  5. Hey guys thanks for the comments. I was...

    Hey guys thanks for the comments. I was refraining from posting more pics of another completed helmet, buuut seeing as how this was bumped back to the top, why not share my most recent creation. ...
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    Well you could always pick up the Rubie's...

    Well you could always pick up the Rubie's helmet... I think it's fairly spot on... not totally 100% accuate but it's a cheap alternative. And you could do a total repaint, probably make it look...
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    I'm always amazed at how overlooked starting with...

    I'm always amazed at how overlooked starting with cardboard is! It's pretty ingenious and just like the foam armor, cheap and light! Great start man, I'm wondering if you might want to add some...
  8. Yeah, you'd pretty much be limited to Dance...

    Yeah, you'd pretty much be limited to Dance Central moves:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvJGQRYOYmg
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    What armor are you building? I always go into...

    What armor are you building? I always go into the armory on reach and play with the color schemes there. Any chance you could take some screencaps and share them? In the meantime, I whipped up...
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    Looking pretty awesome, can't wait to see it all...

    Looking pretty awesome, can't wait to see it all finished. You said you're going cast the head in silicone, what do you plan on using as the mold material, rebound? I'd really like to see pics of...
  11. Well it's been almost 2 months since I started...

    Well it's been almost 2 months since I started this project, felt like it's been longer! Since I last posted my wife and I had our first child!

    Meet Anya Jade!...
  12. Whoa! I haven't checked this forum in awhile. ...

    Whoa! I haven't checked this forum in awhile. You made some nice progress man! Way to show off the guns!
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    Krye's got a good point, usually with painting...

    Krye's got a good point, usually with painting items though (going back to my Autobody knowledge) you'd usually want to at least your surface with 1500 - 2000grit sand paper. This gives the paint...
  14. Solaris® CLEAR Silicone Encapsulation Rubber - Visors?

    So I got an email today from Smooth-On about a new product - Solaris® Silicone Encapsulation Rubber perhaps people have seen this before. Maybe not. And I know some will say, "Dude enough with...
  15. Welcome to the forums man. I would suggest using...

    Welcome to the forums man. I would suggest using the "Search" and also read through the stickies. There is a wealth of information and to have someone respond with a step by step process here would...
  16. Is the place that you guys are getting your...

    Is the place that you guys are getting your helmets chromed local to you guys? Or do they have a website?
  17. Ian's Guy Manuel Build - Pep to Finish by Halloween 2011

    So I was showing off my ODST Helmet to a friend at work and he was really interested in the process and possibly procuring a helmet himself. The conundrum was that he doesn't want to build it...
  18. Sorry for the double post. It looks like you...

    Sorry for the double post.

    It looks like you have access to an actual spray booth! That's pretty sweet. Do you work at an AutoBody place? How much did the chroming cost? I'll refrain from...
  19. Hey man that's looking pretty awesome! I too am...

    Hey man that's looking pretty awesome! I too am working on a Guy Manuel helmet for a friend. I was just about to post my progress pics... kind of intimidated now! Yours looks really good. I'm at...
  20. Non this year, got a baby on the way, woot! But...

    Non this year, got a baby on the way, woot! But usually I go to the Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, I've been to Anime North in Canada, and Wizard World in Philly and a few smaller local cons. I'd...
  21. ODST Foam Armor Chest Piece

    You know I'm not sure. I doubt that if you did put it on, someone would say , "Hey, that's not leather lined!" Most likely it'll look pretty good and make it your own. Worth a try at least. I was...
  22. Had I been smart, I would have used the $45 to...

    Had I been smart, I would have used the $45 to build or buy materials for "My first vacuum former" but I figured I go the road less traveled, for no apparent reason. NintenDude, it's actually pretty...
  23. Liquid Plastic (Resin) Visor Cast - Trial by Fire

    In an attempt to find a new means of visor creation, I stumbled upon a thread on this site, somone asking about if they can use plastic resin for the covering the pepakura helmets. I wouldn't say it...
  24. Ok, so after a midnight showing of Harry Potter,...

    Ok, so after a midnight showing of Harry Potter, very good by the way, I am able to post my extra pictures. I posted from my phone last night and had a lot of issues with getting the right images in...
  25. So I sorta finished my helmet, I'm not sold on...

    So I sorta finished my helmet, I'm not sold on the visor, because it's a little bit off. I attempted to form a helmet from some polymer resin, but it's a new experiment so that might come later down...
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