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Mobius1ac

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Good...Ford... How did I ever get by without this saw?
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Mobius1ac

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So the helm is far from perfected, but it's down to the point where I am having trouble finding things to fix on it. I've covered it in a light layer of paint-primer to highlight areas that need work. Does not have to be grey, but a lighter color works best to cover all the streaks and lines from the previous work.
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Mobius1ac

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I've started mixing larger batches of Rondo so I can use the excess to start other pieces. This is the first pour into the Grieve.

This piece had some disformities from being on display with the Cuisse (Thigh) sitting on top of it. Despite weighing only a few ounces, it crushed the Grieve pretty well. I used strategicly placed Bondo to reinforce the proper shape.
 

Mobius1ac

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Finally got around to finishing out the boot redux. Interestingly, the blue one, despite the gel layer being put on 2 months ago, is still very tacky. The red one is fine, but my hands are blue from sticking to the other one. Not sure what happened with it.
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I also separated the top from the bottom and am glad to announce that I have perfectly aligned boot pieces now!
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Mobius1ac

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So I just realized I never mentioned that I bought the visor back in like July.
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Unfortunately, I don't have any pictures of it when I first got it, but it's a run of the mill metallic-gold motorcycle visor that I got on Amazon for like $35. It has been taped (on both sides) with blue painters tape to prevent chipping of the coloring.

I printed and cut out a visor from the original pep file so I could have somewhere to start cutting it out. I plan to make the rough-cut about an inch larger on all sides and the final will likely be cut flush with the sides, but left intact for the top and bottom
 
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