Spartacus and Gladiator props

Discussion in 'Replica Costumes' started by Jimmyd728, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Jimmyd728

    Jimmyd728 New Member

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    Anyone ever make any Spartacus or Gladiator props? If so let me know.

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  2. ob1al

    ob1al Sr Member

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    Yup. I make Gladiator shoulder armour, still have the mold.

    Also we are working on the full chest armour, it's 90% ready for molding and will be finished by the summer.
  3. Rbeato

    Rbeato Sr Member

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    would love for someone to replicate gannicus' rudis.
  4. Andymac84

    Andymac84 Sr Member

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    I would be definately interested in the front chest armour. This is such a stunning piece..
  5. bigbisont

    bigbisont Active Member

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    most of that stuff is all leather though, no? Not sure how i follow where the molds come into play. Would love to see pictures of what you mean.
  6. markkNL

    markkNL Member

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    I guess he makes rigid casts and then coats them with leather, to get that sturdy armor with leather look.
  7. ob1al

    ob1al Sr Member

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    That's right.

    But whilst the shoulder pieces have been finished for ages, I have yet to complete the prototype chest armour, although all the parts are sculpted and ready. Just not assembled. I kind of lost my motivation to get it done, but I will get back round to it sooner or later.
  8. Gator Fett

    Gator Fett Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Apelord made an awesome set of Gladiator armor for marsattack, and has a thread in the JY for armor and chest piecs.

    I followed Apelords lead and started my own armor using the same techniques he used. Apelord has been a huge help in answering several questions that I have had along the way.


    I've been able to make a little more progress on my armor, so I guess an update to my thread is in order. :)
  9. docholl

    docholl Well-Known Member

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    That's really nice!

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