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Royal Spanish Engineer -My first conversion

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by rafaelega, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. rafaelega Active Member

    Country:
    Spain
    This is my first conversion. It is easy but enough for me at this time. I am adding some changes in the uniform in order to convert a Hecker&Goros french napoleonic geographer into a Royal Spanish Engineer. The conversion was made mainly in the collar and jacket

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  2. KeithP Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Hey, that is pretty cool, Rafa.

    This is the type of conversions I am interested in trying myself, so more posts as you progress would be appreciated.

    Keith
  3. Joe Hudson Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Rafa,

    Looks nice a clean. Post more as you go.

    Joe
  4. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Looks good Rafa. You're doing an excellent job so far.
  5. Sambaman Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Keep us posted on this one Rafael. I'm with Joe, nice and clean so far!

    Jay H.
    OKC
  6. Christos Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Greece
    Very good Rafael,
    keep us posted!
    christos
  7. vitike New Member

    Step by Step Rafa, first a little conversion and the bigs will come :)

    Regards
  8. vergilius New Member

    Country:
    Belgium
    good luck and keep us informed !
  9. ArturM Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Poland
    Looking good. Great start, Rafael.

    Best regards
    artur
  10. Dan Morton A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Nice one!

    Nice conversion, Rafa! Could you show us an illustration of the uniform?

    All the best,
    Dan
  11. garyjd Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Rafa, Nothing wrong with startingoff with a simple conversion. The only comment I have regards the buttons. They look "pressed" into the putty. There are a few other techniques that you could use to make your buttons look like they are sitting on top of the garment rather than sunk into it.~Gary
  12. Marius New Member

    Country:
    Spain
    Rafa it looks very good. You modeled jacket and buttons very well for your first time.
  13. rafaelega Active Member

    Country:
    Spain
    Thank you to everybody. I am trying to get something like the image attached.

    Gary, You are in true. Perhaps I must try another trick for getting the buttons. Perhaps I have time in order to correct it. I´ll try to get some buttons for putting them on the correct place.

    Thanks again,

    Rafa

    Attached Files:

  14. rafaelega Active Member

    Country:
    Spain
    new buttons

    Hi all. As Gary advice me I tried to do the buttons again. I note the old buttons are very usefull for placing the new buttons. These are the results:

    Attached Files:

  15. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Looks great Rafael.
    How did you do the buttons now???
    Marc
  16. rafaelega Active Member

    Country:
    Spain
    very easy Marc. I used the cap of a bottle of wine and make the buttons pressing with a retractable pen. Then I use cianocrylato in order to fix each button in its correct place.

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