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My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Ner Jate'kara » 24 Aug 2017 03:18

Su'cuy

Well ner vode, i have officially started my beskar'gam. I decided to make it of metal. I started with the
Beskar Kar'ta (Kar'ta Beskar?) I will soon begin construction of the rest. I am getting closer to becoming a true Mando'ad.
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Aarlaya » 25 Aug 2017 00:55

How're you going to colour it?
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Ner Jate'kara » 25 Aug 2017 02:15

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I DO REALIZE THE CODPIECE IS CRAZY
I will probably use a self etching paint but i will use a wire brush to texture it. If the paint doesnt want to stick then i can just go Jango style.

I finished the rest of the torso, back plate not shown.
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Vlet Hansen » 29 Aug 2017 16:59

Jate! Now that I have access to a machine shop, hopefully I can get going on mine again, too!
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby BlackSwordKirito » 30 Aug 2017 14:19

What kind of metal are you using?
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Aondeug » 17 Sep 2017 23:42

Oh this is neat. I just started myself a week or two ago? Started out with cardboard and fiberglass resin but my cutting sucks badly. Also it's a pain. Next set I'll be using sintra. Gonna finish with the cardboard stuff though for practice with the materials. Also for something to paint with and to be able to test which color of paint I prefer against the flight suit. Using spray paints to color mine.
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Ner Jate'kara » 03 Oct 2017 02:38

Sorry, i have been busy, its aluminium.
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Ner Jate'kara » 03 Oct 2017 03:09

Everytime i try to attach an image i get logged out, how can i report a bug >:(

Im using my dickies coveralls for my undersuit because im cheap and dont want to buy anything for this build. So im not sure what ill do for flak vest, but im not going to order on online.

Ill show you a picture if it ever works
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Re: My Metal Beskar'gam

Unread postby Aondeug » 03 Oct 2017 06:34

Dickie's coveralls are honestly used by a lot of people in the Mando Mercs club. Really anything works so long as it gets the look across. Some people use yoga pants sewn to a matching top, for example. I'm using an air force flight suit because I was able to find a nice one for under 50 bucks.

As far as flak vests...One suggestion is to use a leather jacket that fits you snugly. Cut the sleeves off it. Then turn it inside out and wear it backwards. Check around thrift shops and the Goodwill for that sort of thing. Will take a long while but you can find nice stuff for costuming at them. If you want to try making one yourself the Mando Merc's board's got patterns for that. The suggested material for vests is duck cloth, but really anything that doesn't stretch easy like t-shirt fabric and that can hold up to frequent use and the weight of the plates will work. Things like t-shirts sag and stretch under the weight which isn't great.

List of the resources on the site: http://mandalorianmercs.org/get-involve ... templates/

You can find some vest templates in there. Also maybe check through the soft parts board on the forums and look through people's WIPs. You might be able to find some ideas there.
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