SWTOR Shae Vizla Bounty Hunter Lower Gauntlet

Notes to follow...

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And the “Mynock” Mandalorian armor colour variant:






All in all, this was by far the toughest and most time-consuming part of any build I have ever done. Here is a quick visual summary of the entire vambrace creation process and a legend that provides a reader’s digest version of the above process.

Vizla Bracers

1) Vambraces are CAD modelled;

2) Uppers 3D printed;

3) Uppers molded to transfer the shape from ABS to a softer, more workable medium Smooth Cast 65D;

4) Uppers are cast in 65D, and are sanded, filled, and made into a final master;

5) Masters are molded again;

6) Uppers are cold cast in aluminum, trimmed, sanded, and painted;

7) Lower brace is CAD modelled;

8 ) Lower is 3D printed;

9) A HIPS sheet is vacuum formed directly over the 3D printed lower brace;

10) The HIPS shell is then filled with SC65D, which is then sanded and sharpened, to turn it into a buck for vacuum forming;

11) A final lower bracer is pulled using .06 black ABS sheet and trimmed;

12) Missile bracket and missile are 3D printed, smoothed, and turned into masters for molding;

13) Missile bracket and missile are molded;

14) Missile assembly cold cast in aluminum using SC65D;

15) Vambrace is painted and assembled using superglue, screws, elastic straps, and Velcro; 


The steps that have a green box around them is the point at which successful replication of raw casts or pulls can begin for making multiple sets of items.

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