Loganius

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Hello everyone! Welcome to my first RPF prop build! I am currently putting together my Star Wars room and after some careful consideration decided to build a Gonk droid to really up the Star Wars factor. I am about to make a run to a hardware store for some odds and ends but most of this build will be made from found objects. I know my bins aren't screen accurate, but I figured with the variety of power droids in the galaxy, there is a little creative wiggle room.

The bins:
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Sanded/Prepped for primer!
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Primed!
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I took apart a hard drive and a power supply for some greebles!
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Loganius

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UPDATE! I found some 2” pvc pipe caps to serve as some side decorations. I drilled small holes for exposed wires to connect the two and placed some rubber plumbing washers over them to make the fit more convincing. I couldn’t decide on a color in store but I went with a stone-ish brown for the top coat. I gave the totes one more coat of black for an undercoat and will be sanding the top coat to reveal the black for weathering.

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Let me know what you think of the brownish color as a top coat for the whole droid, it has black underneath. I will be sanding it down to reveal black after it’s completely dry.

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Zoomed out view of the side.

I also secured some vinyl dry vent hosing for the legs and they are currently drying with their first coat of flat black applied!
 

Loganius

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I don’t mean to double post but I’ve made some serious progress! Here are a couple photos of my weathering progress. I was going for a beat up Tatooine power unit.

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