[WIP] Ahab Predator Cosplay Build (2018-2019)

Discussion in 'Predator Costumes' started by Yautjaleader, Nov 16, 2018.

  1. Yautjaleader

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    These are the few props I've made with EVA foam so far...

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    Feedback appreciated.
     
  2. Vebo1

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    Happy to see your post . Can’t wait for the rest of your build . Clean foam work,
     
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  3. Yautjaleader

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    Thank you! I'm working on the left gauntlet now. I've been looking at adapting a lycra bodysuit...also purchased a really good mask for the head. Will probably figure something out for the gloves and hands. Still need to do the backpack, armor, sash, and plasmacaster arm.
     
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  4. Vebo1

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    If you need help with anything just give me a shout!!
     
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  5. Texas predator

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    I LIKE your weapon props yautja leader. My favorite is the disc from PREDATOR 2 :) it looks awesome.
     
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  6. Yautjaleader

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    The bodysuit, hands, and feet might be a challenge. My thought process was a lycra bodysuit, latex creature gloves (repainting them), and ordering predfeet from Etsy. I'm already getting a predator mask from there...and its a good deal for the money. Need some help with Ahab's biomask...I can't find any templates for it anywhere nor can I find files for 3D printing. Any advice...?

    Thanks! The disc is actually based on the Neca Ultimate Ahab Predator figure smart disc. But definitely a good homage to Predator 2.
     
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  7. Yautjaleader

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    Made a ton of progress last night. I've nearly finished the entire wrist computer gauntlet...

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  8. Angrychutney

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    going to be watching your progress as your going the same route i went. Not to sound big headed, if theres anything i can help with feel free to ask.There's some parts i'm going to redo so maybe get some tips from you. keep at it so rewarding when its done.
     
  9. Yautjaleader

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    My man...I'm a noob foamcrafter. I'm by no means an expert...I just look at something and I build it. My hinge system for my wrist computer door is lightyears ahead of any tutorial build I've seen yet. I'm open to any advice possible.
     
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  10. Angrychutney

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    I did a hinge on my wrist computer and used an old smartphone with a predator countdown app (same as you) i just used dolls house hinges with screws and superglue. the latch is just a nail and a magnet, it works locks shut and opens with a flick. ...... I'm a noob myself my predator costume is the first time I tried my hand at anything like this. have a look on the rpf for free foam templates. you will need to download a pepekura veiwer to see how it all goes together....can send you some more pics if you want ...... the guys on here are great really helpfull ...... as for me just let me know if you need anything ......

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  11. Yautjaleader

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    How did you do the backpack and mechanical arm bit for the plasmacaster? Those seem tricky.
     
  12. Yautjaleader

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    Made more progress! Finished both gauntlets...plastidipped them both, my plasmacaster, and finished my glaive.

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  13. Angrychutney

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    I used the templates on RPF for nearly all my suit.(can send you a link if you need it the files if I still have them saved) just had to tweak it and adjust certain parts to get it to fit and look right.
     
  14. Angrychutney

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    That's for the full AVP style armour
     
  15. Yautjaleader

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    To my knowledge, the avp style armor will work for the backpack.

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  16. Yautjaleader

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    Still in the midst of drying..but the paint job looks great!

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  17. Yautjaleader

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    After some paint..
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  18. Vebo1

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    Looks good . You can black wash the recesses to give it a little more depth/shadow.
     
  19. Yautjaleader

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    That's the plan. I'm stuck at work all day today...so when I get off, I'll add weathering, paint chipping, etx.
     
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  20. Yautjaleader

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    Weathered them up, bro.

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  21. Vebo1

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    Nice job on the weathering can’t wait to see the rest of the build .
     
  22. Yautjaleader

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    I've got the facial mask covered...I contracted an Etsy seller to make it. As...I don't have the room, money, or equipment for making latex molds.
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    working on the biomask...
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    Gonna use crafting putty on the cracks and add more detail. Consider this a rough draft.

    As for the bodysuit/gloves/feet I'm thinking about doing this and adding fake nails (from a nail salon and painting them black)...
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    The netting should be a baseball or hockey net. I'll need to find schematics/templates for the P1 style chest armor and shin/lower leg armor.
     
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  23. deepseadiver96

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    That biomask is lookin great! I gotta ask, how much did that mask cost you and what shop is it exactly?
     
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  24. Yautjaleader

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    It cost me about...$265 out the gate, shipping included. Monstermandanstudios sells them. However he has none listed at the moment...so I think his que for them is filled currently.
     
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  25. Yautjaleader

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    Starting Backpack construction now. Made mistakes with it...will take it apart and correct them.

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    Last edited: Nov 24, 2018
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