Foam Iron Man Mk. V build

Discussion in 'Marvel Costumes and Props' started by keikeo, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. keikeo

    keikeo New Member

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    Ok so I have recently started to get going on something I have wanted to do for a while. No one has seem to really do the Mk. V suit in foam and since it is my favorite suit I have decided to tackle it. It's going to be a rough build for me cause this will be my first foam build and I am going to have to make a lot of the pieces myself from all the pics I have gathered and such.

    I guess I was also wondering if maybe someone has started on this same project and maybe we could collab on it. I will be posting pictures here soon of some of the pieces ive got so far

    Thanks everyone!

    Keikeo
     
  2. Bamabat

    Bamabat New Member

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    Good luck. I just started a Mark VI build. Can't wait to see your progress.

    Bamabat
     
  3. keikeo

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    Hey thanks! Yeah it can get a bit frustrating at times.

    I have a question for everyone out there or maybe just a matter of opinion:

    Its looking like trying to make the mk V helmet may end up being a not good looking one due to the amount of different peices. so i was wondering if i could prolly actually take the main parts from a mk VI helmet and then just making the faceplate of the Mk V. would that be just as accurate?
     
  4. Siyoum3434

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  5. TheValeyard

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    Big fan of the Mk V and haven't seen it too often on this board. Consider me interested!
     
  6. keikeo

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    Hey thank you guys for the interest. Ive attached some pictures I just took of what I have done so far.

    Also, if anyone else is really wanting to do this build as well, I can literally give you all the info, pictures, pep files, CAD drawings, PDF's, and etc that I've gotten over the year of wanting to do this build.


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    Nose piece


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    Nose and surrounding pieces


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    Breastplate


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    2 of the 5 ab pieces


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    Arc Reactor Plate

    So those are the main ones I have gotten done. Let me know what you think about my idea with the helmet as well

    Thanks of supporting this build! Means a lot to me!
     
  7. rockeagle2001

    rockeagle2001 Well-Known Member

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    actually, if im not wrong don robert has made one mark v suit entirely out of foam. its even battle damaged. maybe you can check his pics as reference? thats wad im doing for myself as well at the moment
     
  8. tk1055

    tk1055 Sr Member

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    Not bad, Looks like you are using Fett's templates. Aught to turn out very nice when complete.
     
  9. keikeo

    keikeo New Member

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    Thanks yeah Im using some of his templates and mixing some others. Since there isn't alot of .pdo's out there for this suit im kinda having to make alot of it from scratch. it can be fun and frustrating at times cause it would be nice to make most of the pdo's made already haha
     
  10. B1baduz7

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  11. keikeo

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    Yeah im going through my head and trying to figure out to actually put all the pieces together without all the glue lines and seems. i may actually just make the face plate from a mk VI helmet and then use my dremel with a routing bit and detail the lines in on the cheeks and forehead
     
  12. B1baduz7

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    That would be cool , but becareful with the dremel . Good luck ~
    BTW , where did you found the suit file ? Isit freehanded ?
     
  13. keikeo

    keikeo New Member

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    yeah ive used my dremel enough and have hit my hand with the sander bit a few times. im a vet! haha jk

    yeah it just seems right now the best route to take with those complicated lines cause it isnt the mk V helmet with out those.
     
  14. ZacharyHurst

    ZacharyHurst Active Member

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    Contact me when you have a chance I might be able to point you in the right direction for having a hard coated smooth finish for your suit. My mark IV is foam but you can't tell in the finished product thanks to the hard coat. It takes a good amount of abuse and keeps on ticking.
     
  15. keikeo

    keikeo New Member

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    Hey thanks! I sent ya a pm. yeah tonight i wanted to do a little more work on getting things cut out but i ended up just doing research and thinking haha
     
  16. ironmanpreston

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    it looks great so far can't wait to see the assemble of the pieces.
     
  17. keikeo

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    Thanks everyone. Im going to start getting everything a little more organized this weekend. Make folders to put all the printed pep sheets in. going to start working on the helmet hopefully. Looks like I may have to actually buy pepakura designer so I can mod the files and such. Let me know if you have any more ideas for me. Thanks again
     
  18. Reg B

    Reg B New Member

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    Looking good so far.
     
  19. keikeo

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    Hey everyone for not posting in a while. Life got crazy busy on me and will be for the next week an a half. Bare with me but once I am done with this semesters finals, I will get back into the suit!
     
  20. izabel

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    Just to share, we already did a mk V suit in foam rubber. :rolleyes

    http://www.therpf.com/f24/don-roberts-mark-v-w-i-p-pic-heavy-88542/

    http://www.therpf.com/f24/don-roberts-iron-man-mark-v-march-5-a-109981/

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    good luck on your project. we'll keep tuned in...:thumbsup
     
  21. GASH

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  22. Graphic Jordan

    Graphic Jordan Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Yeah Don Roberts is a god when it comes to Foam Rubber builds.
     
  23. izabel

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    yup. its just foam rubber. made from scratch free hand. :) even the helmet.
    thanks for liking it. :love
     
  24. izabel

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    :behave is so not. there are a lot of great foam builders here yourself including. :cool
     
  25. keikeo

    keikeo New Member

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    Wow thanks everyone! means a lot to see you on here showing and helping everyone else. Give me some gumption to start back into it again as soon as this weekend is over. Thanks!
     
  26. sjorsjo91

    sjorsjo91 Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Could you perhaps send me some templates?

    The megaupload site that ones contained them has been shut down so i hope you still have them.
     
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  27. Balafenn

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    Hi,

    Do you have the template for this foam build ? Or whitch one did you use ? I have no idea how to start on this .

    Nice costume build BTW
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    if you have those themplates can you please send it to jurg.princen@gmail.com
     
  28. waximus

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