Darth Hilarious Posted August 31, 2012 Report Share Posted August 31, 2012 (edited) I've been looking at these dudes a lot lately, and though I have no immediate plans to build one, I've been putting some research into them. First, here's some more hi-def screens for everyone. And here's one that's just a cool pic, but isn't the best for details. Some observations on the HWT backpack: The pack is comprised of 9 components, being: The main body, which (if my scaling is accurate) should be about 18" x 15" x 5". Attached to this, clockwise from the top left, are: A rectangular box at top left, with a round-ended panel, with four buttons A feature on the top face, slightly right of center, resembling a filled-in handle. Directly below it: *this one I find hard to identify from most angles it appears to be a cylinder (very close to an O2 can with a panel covering the entire outward-facing side. however, it looks slanted and weird when seen from the left, could be an animation fault* help anyone? top middle A cuboid box at top right, with vents on the top face bordered by an inverted U-shaped frame A long tube, similar to that of a Sandtrooper backpack, 22-24" long, has a detail (similar to O2can) with 5 bumps on both front and back sides; the tube itself is attached to the main body on the outside/back edge (the edge further from the wearer) A trapezoidal box at middle right, with 3 (ridges? not sure if they go inward or outward) details on a plate attached to the front (slanted) face A cylinder with a white conical projection at the bottom right A box, bottom right, at this level of detail is it the same as a Sandie's radio or something else? I don't know my Sandie stuff... Radio box appears tobe about 6"x9" Given how box-ey the main body is, I would suggest a guitar case-style construction would be the easiest way to accurately replicate it. You could use much lighter ply (not having to protect a guitar) and it would be possible to make the whole thing a useable storage space. I am in the process of making a 3D mockup of this pack, to hopefully better illustrate these things, once I have done more scaling and nailed down the details better. Is anyone good at using sketchup? Edited September 1, 2021 by gmrhodes13 photo updated Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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