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...
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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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...
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.