1st Build My custom 3D printed halo reach armor build journey (So Far)


S225

New Member
Shoulders and chest look incredible! I'm deciding whether I should print that portion along the sides of the torso or craft something out of fabric and foam for better arm motion.
 

tvanhelene

Member
I thought I should share a very cool tool I've come across that really helps with getting rid of layer lines.

It's called a card scraper/cabinet scraper. I've never heard of this before, and it does a fantastic job of carving away layer lines!


This is with one pass of using the card scraper on a raw print, and then with one wet coat of filler primer.
 

tvanhelene

Member
I worked on combining a bunch of the chest pieces today in hopes to get closer to sanding out the final seams and to start painting!
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Because of the way I 3d modeled the shoulder gaskets (black parts), they line up perfectly with where the outer chest shells should be, so I used these gaskets as a guide when aligning the parts as they were glued together.

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Eventually all of these parts will be together in one piece, and I will put on the chest top down.
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