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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 3 - SITH LORDS!
« Reply #300 on: July 31, 2005, 10:01 AM »
That is kind of funny.  I guess there might be some pics of this in one of the comics?

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 3 - SITH LORDS!
« Reply #301 on: August 1, 2005, 01:31 PM »
yes, the only pics of this are in the 'tales of the jedi: the golden age of the sith'.  It happens about 5000 years before a new hope.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 3 - SITH LORDS!
« Reply #302 on: August 1, 2005, 03:13 PM »
Its August! Let's change the subject header. I should have our first droid finished tonight.  ;D
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #303 on: August 1, 2005, 03:53 PM »
Subject header updated.   :)

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 3 - SITH LORDS!
« Reply #304 on: August 1, 2005, 04:06 PM »
Really?  Where'd you hear that?  That's hi-larious!

 It's true. Didn't Mace Windu used to use the oldschool electro-beam lightsabers until he was convinced the new ones were more convenient?



 Oh, and are there any guidelines to this? IE are we allowed to use anything or are there restrictions like making a protocol without any threepio parts?
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #305 on: August 1, 2005, 04:59 PM »
We had said that there was no requirement on the astromech... but I do think it would be cool maybe if we made it a rule that you couldn't use a regular dome on him.  But that's up to everyone else; not me.  For example though, you can come up with all kinds of different astromech head designs... I made these a while back using the bar stools from the cantina sets  -



For the protocol droid, the reason I had suggested not using any existing 3PO parts was to get some variety/creativity going instead of a basic C3PO repaint...

But again, I'm not the rule maker here.  Majority rules.  Whatever everyone wants to do is fine.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #306 on: August 1, 2005, 05:32 PM »
doesnt have to be fan-fic, does it?
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #307 on: August 1, 2005, 05:36 PM »
No, it doesn't have to be... so far everything has been, but anyone can contribute in any way they want.  Is there a particular droid that you have in mind?

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #308 on: August 1, 2005, 07:54 PM »
Hmmm, this will be pretty difficult if we can't do a simple repaint  :P

How do you get the dome off of the astromech?  I don't want to damage him  :-\
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #309 on: August 1, 2005, 10:25 PM »
I used a steak knife on one, and an exacto on the other.  Just cut below the dome until it snapped off.   My wife yelled at me for using the steak knife.  :)

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #310 on: August 1, 2005, 10:26 PM »
I guess you lose "neck" articulation if you do that?
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #311 on: August 1, 2005, 10:44 PM »
Well I used 3PO parts, but I think these look different enough to be cool.

The first was made using the deluxe 3PO/Battledroid at droid factory with the easy to swap because thier designed to parts.


And the back:


The second is just a bunch of parts cobbled together.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #312 on: August 1, 2005, 10:49 PM »
Oops, forgot one. I didn't use 3PO parts for this one! It's IG-88 and battle droid arms. I used that same maroon paint as I did on the protocol droid, what can I say I liked how the other one turned out. I'll just imagine that some SW chatacter who ownes them also likes that color...
I left his mid to lower legs bare of new paint on purpose, thought it almost looked like shorts.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #313 on: August 1, 2005, 11:30 PM »
Those are completely outstanding Don.  I remember seeing the 3PO before.  He actually looks menacing.

What really impresses me though are your painting abilities.  Wow... what type of paint do you use?

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 4 - DROIDS!
« Reply #314 on: August 1, 2005, 11:57 PM »
There's csomething very han solo-ish about that stance that the first protocol droid is in. I like it :P