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2 hours ago, The5thHorseman said:

I think you should consider upgrading your F-11D with buttstock to a properly sized one. The one you have really throws it off right now. It's supposed to look massive.

 

And Scope, and clip lol

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Got some Riot gear and some spare parts (spats) The webbing, elastic and grips are for the shield.

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I broke a clip greeblie on this Troop and had to go spat-less:P

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I did manage to get the rest of the clip off (not one for using E600) and replaced it but never felt content with closing the spat by that small clip and velcro, didnt feel like doing the snap variant. Then Anovos came out with their instructions I jumped on the idea and ordered new spats from KB and a spur of the moment skull trooper helmet and the sheild and consequently had to get the baton:smiley-sw013:

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Much more secure and less likely to brake. As a bonus the spats came from a new mold and had a much better fit then the previous ones, JSIN also confirmed they had new shins so I guess the KB kit is getting more and more accurate. 

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The handle part was missing (coming later) so I finished what I could. The shield itself is not totally accurate but it’s still a cool add-on:)

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Looks neat! :D

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13 minutes ago, Alay said:

Looks neat! :D

Noooooo it looks fierce! ^_^

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Prepare to get massive! The heavy F-11D feels huge when you're used to the standard one.

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5 minutes ago, The5thHorseman said:

Prepare to get massive! The heavy F-11D feels huge when you're used to the standard one.

I really hope soB) I sort of regret I didn’t ask the seller to use the 3dfiles you designed, would be sure to get the real deal then:) The one I have was also advertised as ”heavy option but clearly wasn’t. 

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I have a 3D print version of Germain's files. I dropped it 3' last week onto carpet. I thought it was pretty sturdy until it shattered into pieces, major damage, SUX! As Germain mentioned it's awkward compared to it's smaller brother so be careful. If you 3D print, if you can use robust materials.    

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2 hours ago, ukswrath said:

shattered into pieces, major damage, SUX!

I can imagine:(  Getting it from sanotized creations so I’m hoping it’s good:icon_beg:

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14 minutes ago, TheSwede said:

I can imagine:(  Getting it from sanotized creations so I’m hoping it’s good:icon_beg:

Looking forward to seeing what you receive :jc_doublethumbup:

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Right, I read his post about him starting to offer F-11Ds on Facebook. As I understood it, his heavy kit will be properly upsized. Can't say much about accuracy, but it didn't look bad on the pictures. Splitting is a bit weird though.

As for the solidity of 3D prints, I found out it also depends of the quality of the print itself. If something is printed with poor temperature settings the layers don't fuse well together and make the whole part weaker. Same if the there's issue with the 'infill' hidden on the inside of the part. But anyway, yes, 3D printed object tends to be rather fragile to impact.

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I did alot of crowd-control with the riot-Trooper set up but sadly no photos of the first or third day and only a few the second day buuut it was a blast!^_^

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Using the sheild for high-fives worked out just great.

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And some photostand-duty with my other set-up.

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TK on the left is my son, approved youngling. Some cool lights in the arena.

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@TheSwede

 

when you modified the forearms was the cut only on the side with the greeblies? My forearms are already assembled but I need to tighten them up otherwise they look ridiculous on me. 

 

From what I understand I can make the cuts and trim the greebie side down and just reclose that side and be good?  Do you have any approximate measurements or just eyeball it?

 

thank you

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On 6/4/2019 at 12:26 AM, TheDon said:

@TheSwede

 

when you modified the forearms was the cut only on the side with the greeblies? My forearms are already assembled but I need to tighten them up otherwise they look ridiculous on me. 

 

From what I understand I can make the cuts and trim the greebie side down and just reclose that side and be good?  Do you have any approximate measurements or just eyeball it?

 

thank you

Hey Joe

I cut from both sides, it´s importand to keep the forearm level so to speak. If only cutting from one side they won´t keep the "square" shape. As for measurements I checked fit (with gaskets) to see how much I could remove, they were really big so I quickly realized I could remove as much as needed to make it look more like reference material on the greeblie side and then just trim the other side to keep the shape :)

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Wish I had seen your build before I made my first cut..again 

 

 

 

on your chest armor how tall of a return edge would you say you have. 2-3 Millimeters? Maybe 5 mm? 

 

(Don’t bother with Freedom Units, mm is best)

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Fabulous build


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On 6/8/2019 at 11:21 PM, TheDon said:

Wish I had seen your build before I made my first cut..again 

 

 

 

on your chest armor how tall of a return edge would you say you have. 2-3 Millimeters? Maybe 5 mm? 

 

(Don’t bother with Freedom Units, mm is best)

Thanks again :) And it’s about 5-6 mm.

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On 6/9/2019 at 5:14 AM, Sly11 said:

Fabulous build


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Thanks Andy:)

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Decided I wanted to paint the KB helmet pink, I just lightly sanded before painting so there are imperfections which are easy to fix if wanting to but as this is a "fun-helmet" I didn´t bother and figured it was battle-damage. Pretty happy with it and when/if I get my Anovos kit, I´m going to paint the whole kit pink. the "old one" that is:) Going to install mirrored lenses when they arrive.

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On 8/25/2018 at 9:52 PM, TheSwede said:

Got a little side-tracked...was about to glue the sides but made the conclusion that it would be easier to sand the parts separately so I started with that. But they are now glued.

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Also decided to close the back using snaps so drilled some holes, made som strapping, set some snaps and I think it will work.

 

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And made the strapping for the cod

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What did you use to adhere the strapping to the inside of the ab piece? Is this also how you adhered the snaps to the chest piece?

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7 hours ago, Koolrcky said:

What did you use to adhere the strapping to the inside of the ab piece? Is this also how you adhered the snaps to the chest piece?

Loctite superglue:salute:

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