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mikelbrierly

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About mikelbrierly

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    Skateboarding, programming, illustration, and making TD armor!!
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    Mikel
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  1. Man I’d love to see pics of the jig you made too! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. I did something similar on my pack and put a small thread together showing how I did the frame, might be helpful! http://forum.mepd.net/index.php?/topic/15849-pvc-karrimor-style-frame-build/&tab=comments#comment-204107 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Dude these are amazing!!!! I can't believe how realistic some of these are
  4. Sebastian this looks awesome!! I'm really glad the videos came in handy, your pack looks better than mine!
  5. Thanks Thomas! Hopefully it's helpful for some folks
  6. I added chapter links to the video so they can be easily shared for reference - 00:00:00 - Intro/materials 00:02:13 - Application 00:02:40 - Blotting/removing areas for realism 00:03:30 - Applying second lighter tone 00:04:02 - Full pack weathering timelapse 00:04:38 - Final product
  7. I added chapter links to the video so they can be easily shared for reference - 00:00:00 - Intro/thank you's 00:01:12 - Why Backpack #3? 00:02:07 - Parts list 00:02:10 - Karrimor frame 00:03:26 - Mortar tube 00:05:42 - Shires siphon 00:06:35 - Canteen/beestinger 00:07:35 - Seed trays 00:08:30 - Bottles and mushroom caps 00:09:14 - Aluminum brackets 00:09:35 - Exhaust 00:10:15 - Capacitors/shotgun shells 00:10:37 - Brexton box 00:11:16 - Sonix radio 00:12:48 - Tools and materials 00:15:00 - Paint and finishing 00:18:20 - Glues
  8. I've added chapters so that different elements can be easily shared for reference - 00:00:00 - Intro/Test fitting 00:00:49 - Mortar tube 00:02:00 - Red straps 00:03:40 - Bottom seed tray 00:04:45 - Bracket mounting 00:05:47 - Siphon attachment 00:08:52 - Radio attachment 00:10:23 - Canteen attachment 00:11:08 - Mounting the bottom assembly 00:11:38 - Top seed tray 00:12:11 - Brexton box attachment 00:12:52 - Top bottle attachment 00:15:05 - Exhaust attachment 00:15:27 - Capacitors/shotgun shells attachment 00:16:13 - Mounting the top assembly 00:17:03 - Pack straps
  9. I know this post is a little old, but if you're still hoping to make a frame from PVC, I have a build thread going over my experience building a karrimor-style PVC frame that might be helpful! -
  10. Hey all! It's been a while since I posted in this thread, but I finally finished the videos for part 2 and 3 (assembly and weathering). I wanted to share here in this thread for the sake of being complete! I was thinking about creating a second post that contains just the three videos if it might be easier for folks building/referencing to find on the forums.
  11. I've started putting together some footage from my build and definitely got sucked into adding more content to it. I'm planning on doing 3 videos: One for the parts, sources, tools, and materials, One for the assembly and attachment of everything, And one for the weathering. I've finished the first one and wanted to share it here! I hope that it can be helpful to all our future troopers looking for resources.
  12. Haha thanks Charlie!! I am definitely interested!! The only thing that sucks is I’ll have to rebuild the whole radio again because the scale is off. I compared my vac-formed faceplate to the dimensions that Sonixworld has of the real one and I was bummed that it was like an inch too small on all sides. So once I muster up the motivation to start on it again I will give you a ring!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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