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post #11 of 21
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subbed! looking forward to your mods!

Thanks! I'm going to do some more sanding starting tomorrow, I'll make an update then!
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Yes, digital camo is new tech but i'm sure it's gonna look like great, also the pic above looks very good, some star shaped PS brush will do the cutting, you need a special sticker paper for printer and you're done

Star shaped PM brush? I'm sorry I'm not familiar, mind elaborating? Also could you post an example of "Sticker paper" please?
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You can edit the image and crop it like a star in Photoshop, save it as PNG and use some kind of sticker paper. There are A4 sized sticker-papers available for laser or ink printers, i could send you an example link but it's French and you cant buy from other places it's kinda useless.

I used A4 sized papers on my rig:

http://cdn.overclock.net/0/04/046deeb6_IMG_0251.jpeg

Then i applied another layer of protector paper which gives the reflection effect.
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You can edit the image and crop it like a star in Photoshop, save it as PNG and use some kind of sticker paper. There are A4 sized sticker-papers available for laser or ink printers, i could send you an example link but it's French and you cant buy from other places it's kinda useless.

I used A4 sized papers on my rig:

http://cdn.overclock.net/0/04/046deeb6_IMG_0251.jpeg

Then i applied another layer of protector paper which gives the reflection effect.

Looks very nice.

If I may ask a favor of you, would you mind making such a star shaped image? I refuse to use Photoshop on the grounds that the software is not freedom-respecting, and my GIMP skills are nonexistant. I would be really grateful if you, or anybody, could do that for me smile.gif

PS I really like your rig.
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post #14 of 21
This is the camo and logo i thought (i mean how they both look like)



Logo only:



I dont know your painting skills but (mine is not great to make this happen tho) you can also spray some ray -or beam, like suns- behind the logo like WW2 japan flag

Sidenote: I just made camo, and cut the hammer from picture, so credits of hammer and sickle is not mine

Cheers biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 21
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This is the camo and logo i thought (i mean how they both look like)



Logo only:



I dont know your painting skills but (mine is not great to make this happen tho) you can also spray some ray -or beam, like suns- behind the logo like WW2 japan flag

Sidenote: I just made camo, and cut the hammer from picture, so credits of hammer and sickle is not mine

Cheers biggrin.gif

That looks REALLY nice. Thanks a ton mate!
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Part 1b: Working on the PSU Warning Picture Heavy! (Click to show)

I had gotten my inspiration for the PSU directly from the game. I've taken a screenshot (Below in the spoiler) to show you what I found in game.

I knew I wanted it to look banged up too, so I took one of my father's box cutters (With permission, of course wink.gif ) and went to work "Weathering" it biggrin.gif
Screenshot from MLL (Click to show)




Here is the PSU before any changes where made.



Here is the PSU after I taped up everything I didn't want to paint



Here is the finished product. I do plan on clear coating the lettering sometime next week.
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post #17 of 21
Looks really nice, i whould have given it like a militairy green background tho, like the example in the game.
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Should have a very well recieved update by tomorrow guys smile.gif I think you'll all enjoy what I have coming up...
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Part 1c: Painting stuff on the case
Warning Very Picture heavy (Click to show)

So after mulling over ideas presented in this thread, ideas from my friends, and finalized the plan for the chassis. I wanted three major paintings to be present: A stencil painted "CCCP" (Which is Russian for USSR), a radioactive sign, and the coat of arms of the Soviet Union. Click the spoiler below for images of what these look like
They look like this (Click to show)
As of now (Expect a strike through this soon thumb.gif ) I only have the Coat of Arms done. I decided to do this first, as I liked it the most and it was going to be the biggest/hardest part to put on. Click the spoiler below for images

Soviet COA IMAGES (Click to show)

Ok, so I just printed out the designs and I've begun cutting them out!



AWESOME! Things are going gre- wait, what the... madsmiley.png



Ok... So it was accidentally placed upside down and I had to redo everything... But here we go, this will be good!

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Phew! After a long night of painting, sanding, and repainting it's time for a snack



The finished product! I think it looks very good biggrin.gif



To weather the insignia, I took a box cutter and went to town. On top of that, I sprayed A LITTLE citris degreaser and rubbed off some paint in the area around the CoA to look smeared.
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This looks very nice.

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