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Scarif Marine Build (Picture heavy!)

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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 7:50 pm    Post subject: Scarif Marine Build (Picture heavy!) Reply with quote

Hey everyone, This is my first post on the RL forum!

So, long time lurker, I have had chats with RL members previously, most recently at Star Wars Family Fun Day in Burnley (I'm so sorry, I'm blanking on your name. You were a stand up gent!) and before that I believe I spoke to Philly Peters at a con in Liverpool, who gave me a lot of advice and pointers.

I thought I'd upload my progress so far. I believe I have the bulk of the gear but I am aware, I've barely started!

I am already armed with some Rit dye for the flak jacket and enough sintra and foam to do all the little details. A blaster is also on my to-do list.

A couple of things:
-I'm aware the hat is incorrect. I read the wrong forum thread and got an ep8 Crait rebel trooper hat. I have some Hoth hat templates to work on.

- I'm struggling to source some goggles that won't break the bank, any suggestions? (The ones pictured are 2 cheap pairs from amazon and the 3rd is a pair of Cold War ear Russian aviation goggles.

- The BDU I got is synthetic. Is this a major concern for clearance?

- I got a set of welding gloves, I'm not sure if that's the correct style, does anyone have any reference images?

-I'm not sure where to get a "roller buckle" from, any sources?

-I have plans to add a shed load of black shoe polish to the brown shoes and get them matching the gaiters

If anyone has any comments, feedback or can answer my questions, please let me know!

Hope I don't mess up this HTML business!

edit: I did mess up the HTML business, in my defense, its been over a decade!
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks to be a good start! The soft cap is not real accurate at this stage in your build. I believe there is a pattern floating around the internet with how to construct one. There are also a few (2 I think) people on ETSY too that sell them, but they are not real cheap.
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