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  1. MachineHead

    MachineHead Oakley Enthusiast

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    I've always thought of xmetals as something from science fiction that came to life. so I made a Mars with the steampunk theme, a very popular genre of the scifi category.

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  2. RoTors

    RoTors Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Looks good and very unique.

    I have heard the word "Steampunk" a few times and just thought it was some wrestler on WWE or something haha.

    Finally learned a lil googlin it.
     
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  3. Mdgustaf

    Mdgustaf Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Those look sick! What did you end up doing to them?

    Send CT? haha
     
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  4. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    But you're not 100% sure which is why they are not pinned?
    Maybe polish the flex coupler and arms? You could always go back and all you would be out would be the time invested in polishing. A thought- not a criticism. I like!
     
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  5. qtrain23

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    Dat anno job
     
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  6. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Looks scifi all the way, great work
     
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  7. dragonvoi

    dragonvoi Dragonvoi knows xMetal. Premium Member

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    nice! i second the polished, but maybe a distressed look.
     
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  8. Krank

    Krank Oakley Enthusiast

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    Great project. The contrast between the orbitals and the nose and ear stems makes them pop. Not so sure I would polish them though. Do you plan to use these for an event or costume?
     
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  9. dragonvoi

    dragonvoi Dragonvoi knows xMetal. Premium Member

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    yeah, not quite polished is what popped in my head. more distressed silver/ or an antique silver look. to give it a real expensive, shiny, but worn-in look.
     
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  10. MachineHead

    MachineHead Oakley Enthusiast

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    thanks guys.

    although polishing the earstems/nosebridge might improve on the over-all look of the piece, i'm not sure it would be consistent with the steampunk theme.
    as for the distressed/antique look, i was hoping regular use would help achieve it. i actually made a conscious decision not to refinish the earstems/nosebridge to keep the already existing scuff marks.
     
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