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    Originally posted by Alfredshuryan View Post
    CONGRATULATIONS on 1st Place VIC!!!! I'll be back next year I promise, you better stay on your game bro
    I am sure you will Al and I'll be ready.

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    Originally posted by crowTrobot View Post
    hmmm.....baking.

    Thanks for posting Vic. What did you use for paint?
    Yep, the old cabinet and heat lamps seem to work pretty well, even in my humid basement.

    I used Krylon Fusion as my base coat and Aqua Flow Professional AirBrush paint ... the clear coat was Krylon Crystal Clear Acrylic. I will try to add some more pictures and a better write up later this week.

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    CONGRATULATIONS on 1st Place VIC!!!! I'll be back next year I promise, you better stay on your game bro

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    Originally posted by XcaliburFX View Post
    A few more random images, sorry camera is broken so only a few images available.

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    Nice and toasty, not a 400 degree paint booth bake, but a little over 100 degrees on a rainy day. Actually works quite well.

    A few more pics to be added later, airbrushing is kicking my arse at the moment, yes a noob at it, but I have an excellent teacher. lol
    hmmm.....baking.

    Thanks for posting Vic. What did you use for paint?

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    More pics and write up to follow.

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    The Captain Made It Happen at Quakecon 2014!!!

    The Captain Made It Happen at Quakecon 2014!!! Yep, he took 1st place in the Staff vs Staff Mod-Off! Judging performed by CPU Magazine, Frank N. Stein and Thermaltake.

    The Captain Rocking out QC 2014!
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    See ya at the show!

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    Originally posted by XcaliburFX View Post
    A few more pics to be added later, airbrushing is kicking my arse at the moment, yes a noob at it, but I have an excellent teacher. lol

    As I said being a total noob at airbrushing (and humidity here also "near 97%") was kicking my tail end, but I made it through it and do have a couple snapshots. At least I had someone that knows a lot more about airbrushing to help me, and man did I need it. He got me going in the right direction, it was hard though as I am old and stubborn. lol

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    So, this is sort of what I was going for, now if the humidity don't wreak havoc on the clear-coat maybe all will be well, lol.

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    Painted the white in the shield silver.

    Will post more pics when it is all put back together.

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    A few more random images, sorry camera is broken so only a few images available.

    First a couple more items.

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    Captain America

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    35 Anniversary GI Joe with WWII Harley.

    Next a few shots of my drying cabinet.

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    Parts a drying.

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    Two Halogen lamps putting off the heat into cabinet. Don't worry not close enough for a fire.

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    Nice and toasty, not a 400 degree paint booth bake, but a little over 100 degrees on a rainy day. Actually works quite well.

    A few more pics to be added later, airbrushing is kicking my arse at the moment, yes a noob at it, but I have an excellent teacher. lol

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    Ok folks, here is the deal. My wife has been battling cancer for the last 7 months, so my work log is going to be pretty sparse this year I believe. Not to mention my camera took a dive lol. But I do have a couple images I can post.

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    Laser etchings above by Al Shuryan ... Thanks AL!


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    12.5" Captain America Shield

    And no, the case will not be Black.
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    Last edited by XcaliburFX; 07-03-2014, 11:45 PM.

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    started a topic CAPTAIN AMERICA case mod by XcaliburFX

    CAPTAIN AMERICA case mod by XcaliburFX

    I have chosen CAPTAIN AMERICA for this years Staff vs Staff Mod-Off.


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    Let's Do This!!!

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