Screen Worn Cylon

gonk27

Sr Member
Wow, lucky you.

Is that some sort of tape on a few of the bits? and I assume the yellowy-orange colour is a primer of some sort under the plating?


Please give us regular updates... :D :D

Jeremy
 

sleepless

Well-Known Member
There is some chrome tape on some of the pieces as well as the Vacum Metallizing. The yellow color is some sort of undercoat to the chroming process I imagine. The sword is broken in two and I am repairing that at the moment. I will post pics of the sword, undersuit and metal half skirt tonite.
 

Darth Detroit

Sr Member
This is really cool. I have always been a fan of the Cylon since I was a kid. But.... I'm almost afraid to ask what the reflection is in the third picture. :lol
 

sleepless

Well-Known Member
Here are some pics of the undersuit and skirt . Damm , thanks Darth Detroit for pointing that out have to watch those crafty cylon reflectioms.














Some more pics.

















Here are some of my Warrior pieces.

The Tunic and trousers laying flat are from Galactica 80 and are Kent McCords. The Jacket , tunic and trousers on the mannequin are from Battlestar Galactica. The boots and gloves are original as well.









 

RoCKo

Sr Member
awesome pictures, thanks for sharing them with us...

if i wasn´t that star wars enthusiastic it would definatly be the original battlestar series...

:rolleyes
 

gonk27

Sr Member
Cool. thanks for showing those, I've never seen a Cylon undersuit in such detail before. :)

Looking forward to seeing the completely refurbished suit.


Jeremy
 

Treadwell

Master Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
I think that belt might be a found item, pretty much unmodified. Looks like a rechargeable battery belt used back in the day (before batteries got small and more powerful enough to be connected directly to the equipment) by TV news photojournalists to power film or video cameras and sound gear. The juice was delivered via XLR cables, the connectors for which can be seen in the pic.

A belt very similar to that was gathering dust in the corner of the photog gear room at the TV station I worked at in the 90s.
 

sleepless

Well-Known Member
The belt is exactly as Treadwell described, a camermans belt. That is what was used on the Cylons to power the eye.

Brad
 

sleepless

Well-Known Member
In answer to General Mayhems question I am using a domestic aerosol oven cleaner available here in Australia to strip the chrome plating off.
 

kropserkel

Well-Known Member
Definitely a worthy restoration. Keep up the great work.

If the chest and collar are any indication of your success with this
stripping method, you will be in great shape for re metallising.

Great acquisition there, and can't wait to see it finished and together.
 

deralis

Well-Known Member
Wow awesome ...
And just the info I needm
For when I start mine....

Did the Helmet come with any electronics????
 
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