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Buff, NY Ideas for Mando armor

Discussion in 'Buffalo, NY' started by 72Princess, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. 72Princess

    72Princess Jedi Knight star 4

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    There was some talk a while back about forming a Mandolorian group.

    I saw this on the dented helmet forums/facebook page...

    very cool!!! LINK
     
  2. Wild Sidewalker

    Wild Sidewalker Jedi Knight star 4

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    Very cool! Any idea how durable the material is and it's ability to hold paint?
     
  3. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    Along time ago this is what Kyle did to make his armor. He used a normal plastic trash can and it looked fine. He painted it with spray paint and it lasted until he got rid of it. I am sure the thicker the plastic the more durable it is.
     
  4. Darth Erebus

    Darth Erebus Jedi Knight star 3

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    in the forum it does say it is pretty durable and can be finely sanded to smooth it out for a more metallic surface. painting it shold be just fine.
     
  5. Wild Sidewalker

    Wild Sidewalker Jedi Knight star 4

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    Well, should we go in on this and have a cutting and sanding party? :)
     
  6. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    I'm game.
     
  7. Otto_den_Ktulu

    Otto_den_Ktulu North Ridge Event Coordinator star 5 Manager

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    This was my plan, just need to finish the Guard helmet then actually get off my procrastinating butt and start working on it.
     
  8. CapturedJedi

    CapturedJedi Jedi Knight star 1

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    I agree with Bill. If we can wait for warmer weather. Get a plan together. tribe name, base design that we could add our own flair to ( Snow Mandos} get a list of people who want to do this.Form a commitee ( I vote for Dan , Dave, Bill , Anna, and AJ) When the warmer weather hits, we can use my 2 and half car garage. I have a 220 line in the garage if we need it and I will suppy the beer and pizza.
     
  9. 72Princess

    72Princess Jedi Knight star 4

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    Sounds great!!!! THe snow Mando's are an awesome idea!
    I found Gesso at MICHAEL's, it is a finishing product some COSPLAYers use for WORBLA. I can try it on one of our Sterlite cans and see how it works for priming/prep.
     
  10. 72Princess

    72Princess Jedi Knight star 4

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    I LOVE the Dented Helmet Forums! Look what I found! Mando on a budget!!! link
     
  11. CapturedJedi

    CapturedJedi Jedi Knight star 1

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    The one thing I like about this idea is if we can get a good plan on this, it would be a great intro for new members on building a costume for the NR to use at their first events.
     
  12. WookieeJedi

    WookieeJedi Merchandise Coordinator/North Ridge Diplomat star 4

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    Hells yeah....snow mandos sounds sweet..i have all my armor..just have to cut to fit, sand and paint....also have clan logo idea
     
  13. Otto_den_Ktulu

    Otto_den_Ktulu North Ridge Event Coordinator star 5 Manager

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    That is the sweetest idea for a jet pack EVER
     
  14. Darth Erebus

    Darth Erebus Jedi Knight star 3

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    theres a bounties to be had and i aim to collect!

    lets make some armor!
     
  15. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    Like I said I'm game. Now we just need to get the planning ball rolling.
     
  16. Wild Sidewalker

    Wild Sidewalker Jedi Knight star 4

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    Indeed! Can we schedule a Saturday or Sunday perhaps before we enter the madness of the Bison rehearsal schedule?
     
  17. JDuffPhoto

    JDuffPhoto Jedi Knight star 4

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    Ooooooo....mando armor.... Alright, who's gonna be the first to create a Darksaber?
     
  18. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    I got my tiles in. Seem to be a good base to any project. Now I'm waiting on my other flightsuit and my worbla...
     
  19. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    I'd be up for it but I have a little too much on my plate with my mystery costume and the mando
     
  20. JDuffPhoto

    JDuffPhoto Jedi Knight star 4

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    So.... your theme song of the day is Building a Mystery by Sarah McLachlan?
     
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  21. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    I've been waiting to do the snow mando for a while. No backpack or missile requirements. No gauntlets either. Only requirements that they seem to be sticklers on is the mando diamond in the center of the chest.

    Snow mandos have to be based entirely on their environment. So the combination of snow trooper and mando would make sense. The diamond placement is the tricky part......
     
  22. BigDanLevitan

    BigDanLevitan Jedi Master star 5

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    You know it......
     
  23. BobaChris12

    BobaChris12 NE RSA & North Ridge VP star 9 Manager

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    Snow Mandos?

    Hmmmm......just uncovered a '95 DP Fett helmet in my basement. I knew it was here, just needed to locate it.
     
  24. BobaChris12

    BobaChris12 NE RSA & North Ridge VP star 9 Manager

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    I wonder if styrofoam can be reinforced? Could carve gauntlets much easier than building
     
  25. WookieeJedi

    WookieeJedi Merchandise Coordinator/North Ridge Diplomat star 4

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    Been chomping at bit last few days to start working on my mando armor...just need to find some free time