ODST MK III; “Halo 2 Anniversary”


So I got done making the straps to hold the shoulder pieces and I went through 2 designs with the least amount of work.

So I settled with the first design. Just without the buckle. Considering that it would have enough leeway for me to be flexible but tight enough to hold everything in place. Now the original idea was to have it in front of the chest, but after bending down to pick something up, I started to realize that it would be slipping off my shoulders. So I came with a idea SO CRAZY that it MIGHT. JUST. WORK.
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Yeah...I put the strap on backwards....and it fit to, kinda surprised at that. The straps going around the arms were about 26” inches in length and the strap in the middle...I’m not entirely sure how long that piece was; at that point I was going for a “Feel” type approach. Plus I started working on the shoulders, and the results?
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Yeah, less-than-stellar. But it’s foam! Cut it, glue it, sand it. And she’ll be good as new!


Wow...this part is just difficult. Trying to get the very light-foam material to be flexible is a battle of pure original trial and error. But after taking off the glasses of seeing it be some “Cushion” for the armor pieces, I started looking at it as “flexible-Armor” under the visible armor. That did relief some of my worries.
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