Superjedi's Viva Fett SE for J. D.

The right cheek is finished. I'll move to the left side next.

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Red! Now things are looking a lot more like Boba Fett. This stage really ties all the colors together.

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Finished with the center section of the red band. I really like all the little shapes in this area. I'll move to the left side next.

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The left section of the red band is finished, including the white thumbprints. I'll work on the right side next.

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I did the right side of the red band. This finishes everything behind the ears and now I can start working on the front!

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Here's the area around the left corner of the visor. It includes that crazy SE crack repair!
I'll start working my way across the "brow" above the visor next.

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A brief electronic interlude before working on the right mandible.
I built up the RF assembly including the JC27 light kit. Light test... good!

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Back to mandible madness!
I finished the upper portion of the right mandible. Lots of great detail in this area!

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The right mandible is done! This pretty much takes care of all the basic painting on the helmet. Just a handful of weathering steps remain. But before that, I'll work on the ears.

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I did the black arch on the RF ear cap. Once this is dry, I can mask and airbrush the white marking. I'll also do the white arch on the left ear at the same time.

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Number 72 is complete!
The weathering went pretty quick and I got everything finished up earlier this afternoon.
To recap, this was a Viva Fett "raw" kit with the following additions: Machinecraft ultimate metal ears (and Borden piece), a Terminalfettler RF topper, a JC27 light kit, a real MQ-1 circuit board, and a real Polaroid SX-70 viewfinder. Badass!
Here are the final pics. As always, thanks for following along with the build!

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