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Thank you for watching and commenting! I dabbed the steel screws, panel and modders mesh with Sophisticated Finishes surface effect products to add a rust effect. It only requires 2 steps, Apply their Iron Metallic Surfacer first, then Rust Antiquing Solution. The sooner you apply the Rust, the more Orange looking it will be.

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post #32 of 95
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.... still work in progress. I'm learning new tricks as I move along as well. I will fine tune the weathered and distressed effects, so they're not a stark contrast to everything else atm. It's a process of creating first, then breaking it down. I'm focusing on 1 element, let that process cure, then go back to earlier stages...like the Switch holes for example, I'm still working on making them look worn and smooth, not scratched up. I'll post progress photo of those next. smile.gif

I added just a dab to the fan controller box on the right panel...

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I'm speechless!
    
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post #34 of 95
Sub'd!!! The build looks great Bill!
I love the Serenity: Firefly mini series! I always go back to it from time to time.
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post #35 of 95
this is completely ridiculous! such an awesome idea and the turn out was amazing. and nice choice, I love that show/movie. thumb.gif
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Submit that to MDPC after you're done.

MDPC wants things that are clean. This isn't. I'm not saying it isn't good, I'm just saying that MDPC will never accept it.
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post #37 of 95
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Thanks for the comments guys! by request, ...the Dinosaurs

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post #38 of 95
wow looks amazing...
post #39 of 95
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Thank you!

I applied Silver Aluminum paint around the edges of the I/O holes and Toggle switches, to create the illusion of steel being exposed from underneath over time...

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post #40 of 95
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Next step is fine tuning the weathered and distressed effects with an Airbrush

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