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tuscanfire last won the day on December 24 2016

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  1. I'm not sure which kit you bought. But for me I'm about to begin my kit from Darthhair. Have you viewed his videos? That is the guide by which I am planning to tackle the job. I did purchase his kit so again I do t know if that will make a difference for you. Please do fill me in I. What you find to resolve the problem. I may need the help also.
  2. Welcome. You picked a great place for inspiration. Lots of great folks here with broad knowledge. Make sure to post lots of photos. We love process threads.
  3. Fabulous work. Great recreation. That will be great for trooping.
  4. Greetings and welcome.
  5. I did a dye test tonight in small scale. Coffee. Drinking strength. Each square was placed in the bath for (left to right) 40, 10, and 5 minutes. Brand of coffee is McDonald's. (I used cafe bustelo for the inner robe. ) I believe that 30 minutes and the paint treatment will cover the needed weathering.
  6. An outer robe fitting. Started off as 8 yes 4 inches of monks cloth. It is now sized and ready for weathering. Plan to dye with coffee and use paint to dirty it up. No shoulder seams. 2 panels sewn up the back. Second view Your thoughts are appreciated. Almost finished. Once weathering is complete it is on to the darth hair mask.
  7. I like the color. In my opinion if it looks dirty and all three parts match, I'd say it's good. However, it is a little darker than what is considered screen accurate. But I'm no expert.
  8. Really great progress. The bacon material, what did you use to create that color? I have enjoyed watching your build. Great job. Hope mine turns out half that good.
  9. I appreciate your chronicling this process. I'm about to purchase my Darth Hair kit. It great to see how it goes together from a different view and perspective. Please keep up the good work. Best of luck on your build.
  10. Welcome to the boards. My experience with all those involved in these boards has been great. As I am actively working on my my costume, when I have asked for guidance it has been there and my questions answered. You are looking into the right group in my opinion. Welcome.
  11. Congratulations on the approval!
  12. That's the same thing I did. I just used my scraps. Waste not want not I guess. It worked on mine.
  13. Stopped by to read your post. Photos are not showing up.
  14. Merry Christmas to all. Have a great New Year's Day.
  15. That's right. Can't wait to see where you take it. Best wishes. Keep photos coming!