WIP C3P0/droid head display(s)

Discussion in 'Star Wars Costumes and Props' started by hyperdyne, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. hyperdyne

    hyperdyne Sr Member

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    I have been sitting on my chromed TC-14 head for some time. Originated from an ANH 3p0 head. I finally got some time to light it up and put it in its display case!

    At any rate, here it is:

    I am still contemplating whether I like the white LEDs on the nameplate or whether to use one warm white wide-angle LED.

    And here it is with the mcquarrie concept 3p0 head:


    They both sit next to my ig-88 "battle damaged" desk lamp:
    Star Wars IG-88 assassin droid desk lamp - YouTube

    Hope you like it. I'm always trying to find ways to improve the displays...
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  2. zeafour

    zeafour New Member

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    Very VERY nice display... I personally like the lights on the nameplate. The stand and everyting probably looks so sweet in the dark
  3. Vaderman

    Vaderman Sr Member

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    Looks cool Jim!
    But the lighting (at least in the picture) looks too harsh. Makes it harder to read that way.
    That may be from the picture though.

    I love the IG-88 lamp!
  4. agentsmith

    agentsmith New Member

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    loving it m8!

  5. matrox75

    matrox75 New Member

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    I quite like the effect with the 3 LEDs. Very professional
  6. RoCKo

    RoCKo Sr Member

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    I still envy you for these beautiful 3PO heads, Jim! :love
  7. hyperdyne

    hyperdyne Sr Member

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    Thanks for the input guys. I tend to agree that the lighting is a bit bright. That is what I am contemplating changing. But then again everyone who has seen it stares at it constantly, saying "cool". I too find myself looking at it every time I pass by it. Maybe it will grow on me.

    I could tone it down and it would most likely work just as well. The white LEDs remind me more of a spotlight movie effect, which is somewhat effective. I thought of changing them out with a 5mm warm white bathing LED for a more subtle effect.

    Decisions, decisions.... :confused
  8. jaycee9

    jaycee9 New Member

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    Great job... Wish I could get my 3po to look as good :(

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