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Zul Veyrde's thread: GONE METAL!
« on: Jun 16, 2011, 07:17 PM »
Update: New stuff added to threads. Also added an index to my other build threads.. Easier for us all to track

Got Kraam's metal armor! Waaaaaaay better!
Even Field tested it @ NYCC 2013. Got some positive feedback, and a good practical idea of what needed adjusting.

I've also decided to post links to all my WIP threads here. They'll be easier to keep track of that way (I hope)
Here it goes:

ComMando Buy'ce (Edited for Updates)...

Zul Veyrde's Backplate mounted jump jets and Boot Jets

Zul Veyrde's Vambrace/Gauntlets WIP

Zul Veyrde's Soft parts WIP

WIP Zul Veyrde's VeyrdeTech Industries GVPG CMVR-HB A00

Vibro-Beskad WIP

Cybernetic Arm Mods_WIP-Now a segmented Left armed shoulder guard!

Zul Veyrde Weapon props & accessories WIP: Grenades & FH Lightsaber

I would like to begin documenting my progress so far.

Update:
Buy'ce
(SEE LINK IN MY SIG.)

Status: WIP

Notes: Recieved #6 run of ComMando Buy'ce from Falin's run of  Ick'tan's design.

Beskar'gam Plates:
-Got Metal plates from K'raam Xrati

GAUNTS: Clamshell gaunts ordered from tk2280 @ MMC
Status: PAID and ARRIVED.

Modified/Added greebs, with an eye towards mounting a small force shield projector on the LEFT gauntlet.
See Zul Veyrde's Vambrace/Gauntlets WIP

SOFT PARTS
Jumpsuit
Purchased Military Flight Suit Coverall Air Force paintball BLACK from Pull-the-pin-clothing
Status: PAID and arrived. Needs weathering detail.

Vest and Kama
Vest purchased from K'raam Xrati
Kama modified from a piece originally commissioned by a member who is now on the BANNED list.
Status: PAID and arrived. Need weathering detail.

Belt and pouches
Bought a Linesman's belt and pouches from Vicious' Legacy Kit part-out sale.
Status: PAID and ARRIVED.
Front View:

Rear View:



WEAPONS

SHOULDER MOUNTED BLASTER:
VeyrdeTech Ind. GVPG CMVR-HB A00 Collar Mounted Variable Repeating Heavy Blaster

VIBRO-BLADE:
Courtesy of Frost K'Amon
Type in a search for K'Amon Metallurgy: Custom Comissioned Weaponry. Not sure if he still takes commissions. Awesome work.
Status: ARRIVED. Made some recent modifications to the handle. Also added Mando'a runes "Kar'ta Tor (One Heart of Justice)" onto the sheath, as well as layers of silver and clear under coats.  (SEE VIBRO-BLADE LINK IN MY SIG.). 



Cybernetic Arm  (SEE LINK IN MY SIG.)
Status: WIP
Notes: Referencing designs of approved robo-arms by other members and began building the framework.

Crushgaunts
Purchased a pair of Scenario PAINTBALL/AIRSOFT GLOVES W PVC ARMOR -Green S, the same type as Falin used (must've brought them a sheb-load of business, PJ, you get a discount?  :P)

Status: PAID. Modified to match the concept for my cyber-arm design, including a clawed hand.


Accessories:
Zul Veyrde Weapon props & accessories WIP: Grenades & FH Lightsaber

 
 WARNING: MANY OF THE FOLLOWING POSTS HAVE BEEN DELETED AS THEY WERE PERTAINING TO THE OLDER PLANS c. PRE-METAL ARMOR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #1 on: Jun 17, 2011, 12:30 AM »
You cheater you bought everything!

Sorry, i scratch build everything in all my builds. Its weird seeing people do it this way. It looks cool though. I hope for your sake those plates will be big enough. It be a shame to see you wasted that much on small plates. You know you could have made a set for about $15 right? Ill be watching your progress.

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #2 on: Jun 17, 2011, 01:13 PM »
Thanks, iv got a ways to go on mine still. And I understand i just had to give you some trouble. I tend to forget that most people dont have a full workshop like i do.

I like your concept there. The yellow really stands out with the black.

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #3 on: Jun 21, 2011, 04:57 PM »
If the plates you purchased with Fett style plates, you need a Fett style vest. That vest COULD be approval under conditions... the vest must be COMPLETELY hidden from view. You can't get that kind of coverage, especially withou truining the look of the armor, with Fett style plates. You'd either have to go custom or go Legacy for that vest.

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #4 on: Jun 24, 2011, 10:24 PM »
damn I only spent 70 bucks on my armor and its the same thing as you bought for 125.
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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #5 on: Jun 25, 2011, 12:25 PM »
Lets see some pictures of those plates taped to you before you cut them down.

Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #6 on: Jun 27, 2011, 12:19 AM »
Agreed you should take some pics with the plates before ya cut. also you can pick up a heat gun for about $20 a good investment if your doing any costuming, but in mando it's almost a must. If thats not an option you can try to use the oven method where ya basicly bake the armor in the oven to soften it up and them shape it and then cool it down with air or water.

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #7 on: Jun 27, 2011, 03:20 PM »
Actually yes. Just set the oven to a low temp. let it get warm and shape it. That can be tricky though, if it gets to warm it will melt and ruin your plates. Hot water will work too. Anything that can get it hot is a good bet. Lighters work well for small areas

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #8 on: Jun 29, 2011, 03:02 PM »
Your chest and gut plate are way to big.  You need to trim those bad-boys down.

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #9 on: Jun 29, 2011, 03:47 PM »
Your chest and gut plate are way to big.  You need to trim those bad-boys down.
This ^
I had the exact same issue being of a lean build as well.
I recommend you read over Falin's wonderful sizing tutorial on the wiki:
http://mercs.firespray.net/wiki/index.php5?title=Armor_Sizing
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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #10 on: Jun 29, 2011, 05:17 PM »
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Yeah, I was afraid of that.
Thanx for the confirmation. As I'm dealing w/ sintra directly, I thought the best thing to do would be to print out the M sized Boba plates and trim around them (boxcutter blade??). Any tips/suggestions?
Since you've already got the plate shape correct, simply mark out the amount you want to trim along the outside edge. Probably good to go without about half an inch to start.
Can always trim off more if it's not far enough, just don't jump ahead and trim off a large chunk all at once.
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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #11 on: Jun 29, 2011, 05:21 PM »
You might be wrong with a medium size mate  . You might give a small template a go and try taping it to a vest before cutting those plates . Like many before have said try it out on paper taped to the vest before cutting anything .

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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #12 on: Jun 30, 2011, 02:22 AM »
what they said.

Start small, you can always cut more off but its a little harder to put it back on. Use the paper templates as a guide

Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #13 on: Jun 30, 2011, 03:13 AM »
you look like your swimming in that beskar lol cant wait to see where you go with your design tho
& ill have to have you bring your gaunts with you next time we meet up ide love to see them up close


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Re: Zul Veyrde's beskar'gam planning thread.
« Reply #14 on: Jun 30, 2011, 07:10 PM »
you look like your swimming in that beskar lol cant wait to see where you go with your design tho
& ill have to have you bring your gaunts with you next time we meet up ide love to see them up close



LOL...seriously, right?

As for the gaunts... I've got a lot of modding to do. I've hacked 'em up into a shape that'll fit more to my liking. My hope is to get some more work done in a week or so...

Oh and here are a pair of motorcross boots I bought a few years ago. Hoping to mod them for my kit.
« Last Edit: Jul 06, 2011, 04:50 PM by Zul Veyrde »

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