making trooper armor ......help needed

DarthJRW

Well-Known Member
hey guys im currently in the process of casting a few parts of my trooper armor that i have finished, i have been using latex but the process is toooo slow, and im afraid to cast plaster in a plaster mother mold.....so wut should i do .........
 

PropReplicator

Sr Member
Gone but not forgotten.
Are you making a mold of some armor you already have? Or making a negative mold of a sculpt to make a buck (vacuumforming positive) from? Or are you making a negtative mold to make fiberglass castings from? I'm confused as to what you are doing.

Wayne
 

HDPE

Well-Known Member
You should get in touch with troopermaster here.
He will give you the answers you're looking for.
 

troopermaster

Well-Known Member
I suppose it all depends on what sculpting material you are using.If you tell us then I'm sure the experts here can help more than me.

But,I used a hot melt rubber when I first started making moulds,and had good results.The good thing about this type of rubber is than when you have made your plaster cast,you can cut up the rubber mould and remelt it to make onther :p
 
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