The next project: Making a Stormtrooper!

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The next project: Making a Stormtrooper!

A few months ago, I finished my Biker Scout, which was great fun, but back in September I had this idea that it would be kind of fun to have a Stormtrooper as well..

So, impulsive as I was, I placed an interest in a vacuum formed ABS plastic kit, that contained all the hard parts needed for a Stormtrooper armour, and then the waiting game began.

Today, all that waiting paid off.

Today, this package arrived:

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Weighing in at 7.2 kilos, I had my suspicion on what it was… and once the box was open… this is part of what I found inside:

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A lot of plastic, and untrimmed pieces that will kill all spare time I may or may not have for a while to come!

Also today, I got the boots needed for making a real Stormtrooper armour. These Jodhpur style boots will be cleaned with acetone and have the leather painted white with proper paint for painting … well … leather =)

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I haven’t decided yet if they might be a tad too small or not, but only time will tell. They were really cheap, so I’m not too bothered about it. In worst case they’ll be an excellent pair of boots to try out the painting methods on!

The game is afoot. I have no deadline set, I will let this one take a bit of time. Before even beginning on the costume, I have a few domestic things to take care of first.. Clearing out my work area, assembling new living room furniture, things like that ! =)

It will be a fun project nevertheless!

 

 

By | 2016-12-06T00:00:32+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Stormtrooper|Comments Off on The next project: Making a Stormtrooper!

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