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by the dark knight
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Costume Progress
Topic: Darth Malgus
Replies: 11
Views: 6925

Darth Malgus

yep, i will be attempting to build a darth malgus suit from the up coming game, the old republic. after seeing some things at comic con, and getting my mind racing, i have decided to start this one. he has been in the planning stages for months now, so i decided to proceed. here are a few teaser sho...
by the dark knight
Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: hammer prototype suit! (spoiler alert)
Replies: 13
Views: 6417

Re: hammer prototype suit! (spoiler alert)

sweet! get some pics up man! i will be revisiting this one again soon. i started, then life (girlfriend) got in the way. now my butt is single, so i have tons of time to myself. :lol:
by the dark knight
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

glued in alignment tabs into the upper hull.

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by the dark knight
Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

today i started putting the hull back together. or should i say started to figure out how to put the hull together when its in the water. i glued in 4 bulkheads, my logic here is that i will mount alignment pins in 2 of them, and the corresponding bulkheads will have holes the pins will drop into. i...
by the dark knight
Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

started making the free flood holes square. lesson learned here kids, before i was filing them while the foam plug was still in the hull. that sucked, was very hard to get them square. removed the plug, sooo much easier! http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa...
by the dark knight
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

thanks andy! :lol: to answer your question curt, they would if i were to make a rubber mold. however, due to some new evidence that has come to light about the soviet alfa class, i will not be molding this one. she will be finished as a one off sub, or a V1. V2 will have the more accurate info incor...
by the dark knight
Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

scribing almost done! i have to sculpt a hatch near the stern, and the emergency buoy behind the conning tower. i will begin final shaping on the reactor scoops today, then one coat of primer. i will finish the stern dive planes, and scribe the retracted forward planes and torpeado tube outer doors....
by the dark knight
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

well, i sculpted the port side reactor scoop, now i will smooth them out to their final shape. http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobucket_4747_.jpg and i started scribing all the little hatches and access covers on this sub. im currently half...
by the dark knight
Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

starboard reactor cooling scoop has been sculpted!

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updates soon!
by the dark knight
Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

more updates! i drilled out all the 10,000 free flood holes in the hull. thats not the worst part, all of them need to be square. so i have tons of fileing to do. free flood holes at amid ships http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobucket_4476_...
by the dark knight
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

update time! more filling and sanding has been done to the hull. she is looking good so far. http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobucket_3438_.jpg http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobu...
by the dark knight
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

thanks andy! your helmet will go to primer tomorrow too!
by the dark knight
Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

primer time! my favorite part of a project! means im almost done.... http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobucket_3368_.jpg here is what is left..... i have to apply a few more coats of primer. then i will scribe the hull lines, free flood vent...
by the dark knight
Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Costuming (Questions, Tips & Tutorials)
Topic: 1/32nd scale submarine
Replies: 54
Views: 19957

Re: 1/32nd scale submarine

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobucket_3332_.jpg http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Alfa/84971821_photobucket_3333_.jpg http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv23/thedarkknight_1988/Project%20705%20Al...