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    Michaelarby's Finished Armour

    it was car paint for the base coat. maybe brilliant green or fantastic green? somthing like that?! i was thinkin maybe goin for a more olive camo type colour but i still like this bright green too, even if it does look more toy-ish...
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    Michaelarby's Finished Armour

    Hey there- ive not been posting for a while but i finally got some good photos of my finished armour to share. Was gonna upload them to my old topic but its been locked for some reason... Anyway- if no one minds the double topic, heres some pics of the finshed article. I finished it in time...
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    ok guys i just about got the costume finished in time for halloween! unfortunately my mate who was giving me a lift to the niteclub was 2 HOURS LATE so i missed out on the £1000 costume prize :( Heres a few shots from halloween night! still havnt taken decent promo shots of the entire...
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    stoopid facebook! tryin to fix it now! :)
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    howdy guys! few more pics! havnt uploaded in quite some time but i have been workin away! halloween this weekend but it looks like i should have it all done in time- thankfully im off college this week! was a bit worried about the initial coat of paint- as you can see from the photo it looks...
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    sup guys- i havnt been on here in a while but ive been plugging away on my armour- its now got two layers of fibreglass, and im using a dremel to smooth out the exterior before giving it a second resin coat. still loads to do- sanding, dremelling, painting and strapping, not to mention getting...
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    Darn it. started to fibreglass the suit yesterday- didnt even get the butt plate finished before i gave up in frustration! first i tried to be clever and made big strips of fibreglass. though now i know that its just less bother to use wee small squares! secondly, the little plastic cups i was...
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    Pink Marine

    ha ha- great costume- always nice to see finished costumes as well as wips. and you look rather fetching in it too! (but then ive always been attracted to girls who look like they could kick my ass!) :p
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    was using a 385 height- much too small. finally settled on a 420 which is about right. though it may interfere with the belt and need a few mm trimmed off later. or maybe not- too early to tell! :D
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    im 6ft 2in and rather skinny. i cant exactly how wide i set the chest and helmet though. with the helmet, even a centimetre difference in width can make a lot of difference to the overall size- i made a few testers and worked out that approx 225mm (width) was a better fit for my head- the one...
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    got underway with the resining- bout halfway through the first coat. need to make a few adjustments to my peps tho- have to cut bigger neck hole in the chest armour, separate cod into separate pieces, and adjust biceps that they fit better, and that both bicep guards are to the same curve/width...
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    Michaelarbys Mark Vi Wip

    VETERAN STATUS! AWOOGA! colours? definitely master chief green, but not sure if i should go for a rich metallic green or a more militaristic olive scheme (uch as poopers) also dont know yet if it will be new or weathered..
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    Mgs For The Xbox

    its not actually mgs 4 tho- its a different game where you play as raiden.
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    The Dark Side

    ooh thats pretty shiny actually. damn i musta confused it with a different program. btw- can sketchup models be converted to pepakura? its the only program i've any experience with!
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    New Stuff From Me.

    metroid suit is lookin the biz! will it be wearable or does it use 'videogame human' proportions?
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