Darth Jones A New Hope Darth Vader helmet.

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Awesome! Fine addition. I myself have an SL helmet. Really should get it painted up one of these days. That paint work is superb.
 
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That looks fantastic, congrats. I've been looking for an accurate ANH Vader chest box forever. Mind telling me where you got yours?
 
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A couple of updates on my ANH Vader build.

An amazing Cod Piece from CRPROPS
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And Black Falcon's complete Belt set. Now its important to know Mark actually puts a rather IMO large distracting square switch on the outer sides of the boxes normally. I wasn't aware when I purchased this as im wanting accuracy(no switch). I made Mark aware that his listing he made on Etsy made no mention of a switch so he was super kind enough to remake the boxes with out any external switches. He mentioned that he wants every customer to be fully satisfied with their purchases! What an amazing guy!

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I tweaked the weathering some as it was to harsh and random looking IMO to a more accurate look using the Kermit Eller photos as reference

Here is a before shot of the supplied weathering from Mark/Black Falcon FX

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And finally im sending off my chest Box to Mike Warren for a complete repaint to match the original better.

Here is an example of his finish(not my box). Its finished to match the Kermit Eller photos.
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@vader45, I made contact with Devilmaansprop on Etsy. He was able to produce a much more accurate ANH chest box than what I had been using. Thanks again for the recommendation. He was a true professional, very communicative, and his packaging was top notch. It really improves the overall look of my costume.
 
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@vader45, I made contact with Devilmaansprop on Etsy. He was able to produce a much more accurate ANH chest box than what I had been using. Thanks again for the recommendation. He was a true professional, very communicative, and his packaging was top notch. It really improves the overall look of my costume.

Im glad it worked out for you!
 
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CP suit arrived. I didnt get quite what I wanted. I talked to them and now they are making a new suit.

Here is a mock up. I still need to get the Mannequin I want for him.

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absolutely perfect


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I received brand new gloves from Fenix Props. I helped them update their design to be more accurate. I got the hammer finger look eliminated along with no seam on the out side thumb or index finger along with a few other updates.

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They are on the left side.

And the fingers comparison
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Mannequin shot!

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I received brand new gloves from Fenix Props. I helped them update their design to be more accurate. I got the hammer finger look eliminated along with no seam on the out side thumb or index finger along with a few other updates.

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They are on the left side.

And the fingers comparison
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Mannequin shot!

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That last shot could be a pre-production shot, it's so good. If there's any character I would want to build in 1:1 it's Vader. I've started off just by ordering a DJ from Mike in ANH. Can't wait to get it, but I fear it will make me want to complete an entire build, which I definitely don't have room to display. Perhaps not, but I could see myself also getting the belt in time.
 
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