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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Light sync test.
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    On it, just test fitted it over the weekend (next weekend is the con itself). Just have to add a few more tweaks! Then i will do a full body shot. Or con pics!
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 19 - Chest armor is controlled with infra red remote. 2 packs of 12v AA batteries. Helmet is powered by a 9v. Chest armor has different light features. Can be remotely changed to 25/50/100% brightness with different light settings. Noticed a difference when taking pictures. Will be modding...
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 18 - Final gold paint. No Clear/Gloss Coat needed because this brand peels off or the chrome ends up fading away (Rustoleum Metallic Gold). Reinforced to hold the LEDs in place with foam and contact adhesive. Made some shoulder plates to cover the seam lines and extra...
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 17 - Coating with plastidip and primer. I use a portable green house to do the painting and stuff on my balcony while protecting my walls and my props from birds and wind. Few pics of Plastidip and i will skip the rest. Primer the dried plastidip Note that the...
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 16 - Working out the belt templates The abs templates Results Testing out with the LED kits.
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 15 - LED casings. Used a foam bevel cutter to get me these shapes. Wrapped it carefully around the casings with premium contact glue for foam. LEDs are a simple thing. Clip on and no soldering required. Noticed a gap in the middle so i improved it by adding foil in the middle...
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 14 - Carefully cut off the template and started working on the chest armor bit. The mannequin does help make sure the scale is correct. Made the LED casing holes with a Dremel. Shoulder frames. Side Abs Had to dremel a 45 degree angle on the abs to position it...
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 13 - had to create a foam mannequin for my body shape, so i could start drafting my own templates for me. Checking to see if the scaling is me. Commencing the template draft.
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 12 - Shoe covers were created. Not a fan of wearing foam shoes. Thin foam layer was added for depth details.
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 12 - Working on Leg Armor pieces. Used duct tape to make a template for my legs. Same will happen for all armor pieces. Shoulders and forearm pieces. Basic base has been completed. Will be adding some thin foam layers for details. Hand armor pieces
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 11 - Managed to finish off the helmet with a 9V power source (until i find a really compact 12V one, which is what i am looking for). I am convinced that LED eye fashion is the trending thing for Netflix Ultraman villains now.
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 08/10 - Had to go thru multiple ideas from the RPF. Can't let Iron-Man and Batman cosplayers get all the LED glory. Video Sample
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 06/07 - Taking my time setting up LED casings to put into my vest. Standard 5050 LEDs. Found some make up casings from Spotlight then i just dremel-ed what i needed. Used baking paper as a diffuser, coz cheap!
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    Nova (Sam Alexander) Build WIP

    Week 04/05 - Eye mesh. I used to cosplay Spider-Man, and i've always loved the white eye comic book approach. So i applied it to Nova too.
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