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Discussion in 'Predator Costumes' started by Derrick G, Sep 20, 2018.

  1. Derrick G

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    Hello,

    I am new to the cosplay community. I am currently working on a predator build for Halloween/comic con 2019, Does anyone have any Blades for wrist Gauntlet for sale.

    I don't have the Machinery to cut out a set. I will also share photos of my work so far for advice, tips and constructive criticism.
     
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  2. Vebo1

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    Hey welcome to the Predatorium. Their are different types of blade material , plastic, metal, foam, etc. you will have to be a little more precise.
     
  3. Derrick G

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    Hello, I'm looking for something Strong, a firm foam or plastic at best, but stronger than cardboard..lol. Nothing too expensive, I'm on a E-5 budget... I have tried to make a set but I am a bit * with detail and I don't have tools or machinery to get them like I want. Anyone who can help is welcome. I have started fabricating my gauntlets and feet, ill share pics later.
     
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  4. Vebo1

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    Here is a suggestion real cost effective go to a hobby shop . Im not sure where your located but get a couple pieces of balsa wood which is easy to carve download the gauntlet template trace the pattern about three time Glue then together using wood glue . Sand it down to bevel the edges . You can just use acrylic paint and spray gloss to seal it. Or in my case I got some 1/8” adhesive foam to cover the sides . No need for big saw just an exacto knife
     
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  5. Shogun

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    Derrick G hello and welcome to Predatorium .....I cannot wait to see your costume updates my friend :)
     
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  6. lazybones88

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    Welcome and interested to see what you come up with!!!
     
  7. Derrick G

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    Hello all, I have some photos to share. I am working on the wrist gauntlets , shin armor and feet so far. I am a beginner and I am learning along the way better short cuts in steps being each piece is duplicated. This set is the start of the left arm gauntlet. IMG_0454.JPG IMG_0470 - Copy.JPG IMG_0471.JPG IMG_0488 - Copy.JPG IMG_0491 - Copy.JPG IMG_0492 - Copy.JPG IMG_0532.JPG IMG_0533.JPG
     
  8. Derrick G

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    I added some battel damage and then plasti dipped..... IMG_0538.JPG IMG_0539.JPG IMG_0540.JPG IMG_0541.JPG
     
  9. Derrick G

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    The feet, I took 4' foam traced the bottom of a pair some "Army boots that had a "hole":whistle: in the bottom" :rolleyes::whistle:... and cut out the foam
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  10. Derrick G

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    The right arm Gauntlet, I went for the single blade look, I used a sword from a Halloween toy and cut it down to fit. take(y) a look
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    And the Plasti Dipped ......
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  12. Texas predator

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    WOW!! This is amazing WORK :) I like the approach your taking, there's some GREAT ideas going on here!! I can't wait to see MORE!!
     
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  13. Angrychutney

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    Loving it so far, really creative ..... Keep at it the results are so worth it
     
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  14. lazybones88

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    Looking great. Great use of the materials and ideas you have come up with. Keep up the good work.
     
  15. Derrick G

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    Thanks … more to come soon.
     
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  16. Derrick G

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    Thank you.... appreciate the feed back.
     
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  17. Derrick G

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    Thank you... I will keep at it
     
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  18. Red2

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    The googly eyes.

    Awesome.
     
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  19. Derrick G

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    LOL.. Thanks
     
  20. Shogun

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    Derrick G It is looking DOPE man! Continue the hard work .... for myself I am waiting for magnets to come by mail.... :D
     
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  21. Derrick G

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    THANK YOU ...SAME TO YOU, Yeah, I got a Wolf predator bio mask and I am going to retro fit a hard hat to it and attach the dreads around the sides, also use pieces of a rubber mask to give illusion its covering the predator face... i cant afford one of the masks sold online, they are nice but need to save up for it.:) ill send pics of my concept, possibly get a better idea shared etc..
     
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  23. Derrick G

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    I posted some pics last week, been working on the body suit. toying around with silicone and latex and a stencil making scaly skin textured look. started painting the bio mask and working on dreads in between drying... Little at a time(y)
     
  24. Derrick G

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    Red2 here are some recent pics IMG_0742.JPG IMG_0743.JPG IMG_0744.JPG
     
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