Custom Painted/Weathered Stormtrooper Squad w/AT-ST

zodiacflash

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Excellent job on that weathering.

And I agree about the paints. Decided years ago to only use acrylic. Testors Model Master has been my go-to for a while. I have always run into issues with lacquers and enamels being sticky. I've even had enamel show fingerprints from touching it a whole week after painting it on. So frustrating.
 
Sep 2, 2018
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#11
Excellent job on that weathering.

And I agree about the paints. Decided years ago to only use acrylic. Testors Model Master has been my go-to for a while. I have always run into issues with lacquers and enamels being sticky. I've even had enamel show fingerprints from touching it a whole week after painting it on. So frustrating.
I only use Liquitex Basic Acrylic paint. Nothing else even comes close. They are affordable and can be picked up at any major craft store such as Michael's or Hobby Lobby.
 
Sep 2, 2018
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This Commando Fi custom was done by adding 3 layers of light weathering, then using an exacto blade to add scratches to the paint job of his armor. I also dry brushed some silver on there to make it appear as if it had been scuffed. I finally added light blue to his sensor suite/rangefinder on his right shoulder, which is intended to match his visor.







Here's an out of the package comparison:


Those of you unfamiliar with Clone Commandos:
Republic Special Forces
Clone Commandos DC-17M Interchangeable Weapon System
Which Star Wars Faction has the BEST SPECIAL FORCES?
 
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pcsguy88

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Going rate is whatever gets them out of my garage and into the hands of someone doing non-standard Star Wars stuff with them. Next time I’m out there digging I’ll take some pics. Won’t be anytime soon, but I’ll keep it in mind.