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Case Mod - In Progress AzTtec - Added Keyboard and Mouse - Completed!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by dmcgrath, 1 Sep 2011.

  1. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Of course, if you press the wrong button to turn it on, poison darts shoot out of the front, and then a huge boulder rolls from the drive cage and flattens you. :D

    Great work. I love the way you have managed to maintain really credible Aztec patterns throughout.
     
  2. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Does it come with a monkey brain sorbet ?

    I second Nexxo ... everything looks as a whole and not as several mayan stuffs placed here and there. This could ba an old, lost, mayan artifact (still looking for the crystal skull).
     
  3. damien c

    damien c Mad FPS Gamer

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    Simply stunning and jaw dropping.

    You have some real skill in carving all this.

    Well done and I will keep a eye on this for the finished result.

    You should be extremely proud of what you have done so far.
     
  4. xSoMBrAx

    xSoMBrAx Minimodder

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    omg... don't know what else to say
     
  5. Travel'Ed

    Travel'Ed What's a Dremel?

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    POPOPO:jawdrop::jawdrop::jawdrop:.....
    Totally amazing.
     
  6. Korvus

    Korvus May contain traces of sanity.

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    Holy fffffff :jawdrop:

    The detailing on this is ungodly. Can't wait to see the finished results.
     
  7. Zorndar

    Zorndar What's a Dremel?

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    That is the most amazing themed mod i saw up to now, the amount of details is just stunning. Amazing work!
     
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  8. lobster_johnson

    lobster_johnson Fear the Claw of Justice!

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    Really, really awesome work!!

    I haven't used balsa foam like that, but I know prop makers that sculpt with foam and then coat it in resin to harden/strengthen it.
    If your painting doesn't work the way you want it to, you might give that a try.

    -Ian
     
  9. dmcgrath

    dmcgrath Master of Pancakes

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    Wow, thanks for all the response guys!

    Thanks Ian,
    Although the foam is rather delicate versus a sharp hit or a sharp object, it seems pretty sturdy on it's own. A little paint on it will keep it from flaking away. Any more and I run the risk of losing details.

    I honestly would have liked to experiment more with this medium, but I was on a time constraint so I had to jump right in and start carving.

    I've found several products of late that I will experiment with if I use this stuff again. I want more durability in a future build for sure.
     
  10. DeltaFX

    DeltaFX What's a Dremel?

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    Awesome ! Now, where's the Golden Condor ?
     
  11. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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  12. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Incredibly incredible :jawdrop::clap::jawdrop: I just hope you find a way to toughen it up for lastability because this is deeply awesome :rock::hip:.

    Cool name for the mod too :D:rock:. 5 star +rep :)
     
  13. KiiYzOo

    KiiYzOo What's a Dremel?

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    W:jawdrop:W!!!! amazing!!!
     
  14. Angel OD

    Angel OD Pump Killer

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    Nah, It lacks detail! :lol:

    I can't understand how you can spend that amount of time on the details! But I applaude you for it! :rock:

    I think the word I'm looking for is "Amazing" :thumb:
     
  15. RedManc

    RedManc What's a Dremel?

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    REally cool piece of work you've done!

    Surely there must be a way of curing the foam without losing the details... someone start googling!!

    Great job, cant wait to see the end results and obviouslt the progress shots :D
     
  16. dmcgrath

    dmcgrath Master of Pancakes

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    http://www.sculpt.com/catalog_98/CoatingMaterials/Envirotex.htm

    I found this as a recommended hardening/strengthening medium, but then it becomes glossy.
    Oh yeah, and it's over $110 here in the U.S. YIKES!

    I've seen other things like a wood stabilizer (for rotting woods). They all might be viable. I'm looking into it.



    p.s. and if anyone wants to get into the stuff as well, I just found this article (kinda wish I'd found it months ago, lol)

    http://www.modelarmour.com/index.ph...g-made-easy&catid=35:build-features&Itemid=59


    Thanks for all the support!
     
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  17. FiXeL

    FiXeL What's a Dremel?

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    This is some amazing artwork, truely amazing! This is something i would never have the patience for, i see myself going nuts around halfway engraving the aztec calendar and breaking it all to pieces while pulling my hair out knowing i have a deadline to meet. You sir, have took up quite a project in a short lapse of time, and put out some awesome work regardless. In one word: Respect.
     
  18. Kiliv

    Kiliv What's a Dremel?

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    i dont think there are any words i can use that will do justice to this mate :jawdrop:, the detail is like nothing ive ever seen, nice one:clap:
     
  19. DeltaFX

    DeltaFX What's a Dremel?

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    [​IMG]

    Wow. but hey, I can see block seams. Replacement bricks, maybe ?
     
  20. ArchType

    ArchType What's a Dremel?

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    Amazing! Just amazing detail!

    However I checked on the website and it said the competition is from July 1st, 2011 to 31st, 2011 :L
     

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