Recent content by stormy87

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    Stormy87 MK VI Helmet

    I bought the LED kit from Thatdecade here LINK. I bought the 10mm LEDs. This was my first time soldering so it is sloppy but it worked. I just drilled holes the correct size and used the wiring diagram that came with the kit. The wire I bought was way too thick but it worked. After I put...
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    Stormy87 MK VI Helmet

    This time I tried the chipped paint look by first painting on a chrome color. I then dabbed on Vaseline to spots where I wanted the paint to chip off. This worked out really well and I recommend it. The paint chips are very convincing. Using tape to remove the bits of chipping paint works great...
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    Halo 3 MJOLNIR Mark VI Armor [Foam/Pepakura](PIC HEAVY)

    Where did you get the tube for the front of the helmet?
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    Brads NEW H4 Multiplayer Build (Impact Props) Templates Maybe?

    Looks great. Are you just eyeballing that or are you using some template?
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    Stormy87 MK VI Helmet

    Post updated.
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    Stormy87 MK VI Helmet

    UPDATED AUGUST 16 2013 IN A REPLY Hello all. It has been a long time since I have made a post but I am finally making a MK VI Helmet. I started my Hayabusa helmet in 2009 and it took almost a year to finish the whole armor. My goal is to have the helmet done for Chicago Comic Con. I have...
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    "Help!" for: Fiberglassing, Resin, & Bondo

    I made a whole set of armor before I got an electric sander. So many hours wasted...
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    "Help!" for: Painting

    You can always use a high gloss clear coat after you are done painting.
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    "Help!" for: Fiberglassing, Resin, & Bondo

    The short answer is that it takes time and a lot of work. To get the real small details it takes a lot of sanding or grinding. Id recommend a file to sand the details. When you Bondo you should use light coats and not glob it on thick. Good Luck.
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    Chicago Comic Con 2013

    Anyone else?
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    Steampunk combat suit

    Looks great. Have fun wearing that. My fiberglass and foam armor is tough to wear all day at a con. I can't imagine wearing that for very long.
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    Master Chief Mk VII/Halo 4: First Build [WIP/Pic Heavy]

    Looks great. What is the foam you are using for the helmet details? Where did you buy it?
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    dean the her0s first build mk6

    Nice painting.
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    "Help!" for: Papercraft or Pepakura

    Great, that sounds like that is my problem. Thanks for the help.
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    LongShot-X's Mark VI HD MJOLNIR Armor - WIP

    Thanks. I may be putting on too much resin.