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    Warhammer 40k Space Marine: Black Templar (90% finished)

    Looks fantastic! I bet you had fun. I'd love to take my costume down to the local GW but it's not finished yet ;) Speaking of which, can you please advise how you strapped it all together? In particular, the shoulders to the chest peice? I apologies if it's somewhere in the 7 pages...
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    Blood Raven Space Marine Armour Project

    Sorry for the horrendous delay in replying...work has been hectic - I've not done much armour building over the past month ;( Real Life sucks sometimes huh!? Haha. RedMist - I think that I'll eventually join the backpack to the chest to make it one, secure, strong piece. But this will more...
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    Warhammer 40k Space Marine: Black Templar (90% finished)

    WOW Just amazing. The photos are brilliant - truly a great piece of work. Can't wait to get mine finished!!!
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    Blood Raven Space Marine Armour Project

    UPol is the United Kingdom's version of Bondo basically :) It's just a polyester bodyfiller. There's a few variants here but I've been working with UPol. As far as I'm aware we can't get Bondo over here. More progress this weekend I hope!!!
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    How to Print, Draw,... emblems or logos on the armor pieces?

    For small icons/imagery and logos have you considered using plasticard? Yes it would be slightly raised but if that's not a worry then you could cut and shape it with relative ease. Ta.
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    My Space Marine Build Beginning

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Someone beat me to the Blood Raven costume haha ;) Nice work dude! Are you still planning on making it a techmarine costume?
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    40K Space Marine - Scratch Build

    Hi sorry for delay in reply CLOTHAR, The pistol turned out OK, BUT since it was my first scratch build I just used a block of insulating foam and free carved it. Didn't refer to the miniature or anything just went from memory. It's OK. It'll do for any immediate use but I'll more than...
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    40k Hand flamer

    WOW!! Stunning, the detail is wonderful.
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    Blood Raven Space Marine Armour Project

    Hey everyone! Here's tonights progress so far :) Having fun ;) Sadly I've got a busy few weeks with work ahead so it may be awhile before the next batch of work! A few more applications of UPol here and there then I think I'll be mostly satisfied with the smoothness. Still have to...
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    First Armor build: Arch Angel Tyrael

    Surely quote of the week if not year right here!!!! :D I salute you sire haha ;D I can't wait to see this completed costume. "Fool! You have just ensured the doom of this world. You cannot even begin to imagine what you've set in motion this day!"
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    Warhammer 40k Bolter.

    Absoulutely superb. If the gun is anything to go by the SoB costume is goign to be beautiful. CS.
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    Blood Raven Space Marine Armour Project

    Aye Judge I'm using your backpack, I'm starting to think maybe adding 15-20mm to the relative dimension would have been a good idea rather than 5-10mm haha. But no worries, i'll sand until it fits snugly;) There will be more as soon as I buy another tub of UPol! Lots of sanding to go yet...
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    Warhammer 40k Space Marine: Black Templar (90% finished)

    Hey again :) I tried to PM but they're still switched off heh. Could you possibly give some advice regarding the glassing & hardening of the backpack? I'm trying to decide how best to do my one :) In addition, any advice on the strapping would be good. Cheers!
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    Blood Raven Space Marine Armour Project

    Hey everyone, I tried editing my initial post as per usual but for whatever reason it won't let me! So I'm loading the recent pictures here to show you a bit of chest progress. Here's some shots with one coat of UPol, unsmoothed and a mess! And a few more after a bit of sanding...
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    Warhammer 40k Space Marine: Black Templar (90% finished)

    Brilliant! A real inspiration to me :D
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