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Dimensioner commented on Davy Jones's Key by edrice
19 days ago
Davy Jones's Key
Dimensioner @edrice I've been buying stuff from Shapeways for about two years now, and I just got this key (in stainless steel) yesterday. Most of the other stuff I've bought is Lego pieces. This may be one of my favorite items! The texture isn't quite as smooth as it is in the 3D render--I can still see some of the print layers (can't even really feel them). But the weight and the feel of the item are just so right! As far as I could see, any official movie replicas that are out there are made of plastic or some kind of cast metal--this one feels authentic! And it's a nice price too!
Dimensioner commented on 2006 prototype Kanohi Ignika by meliug_ocan
June 12, 2017
2006 prototype Kanohi Ignika
Dimensioner @meliug_ocan I just received this mask in yellow strong and flexible and frosted ultra detail. It looks very nice in hand but I'm confused about one aspect of the design that I didn't notice in the 3D preview. If it doesn't fit on 2001 Mata heads, why does it use the Mata mouthpiece connection instead of an axle?
Dimensioner @ultimo01 Weird. I'm the one who helped design that other version using that exact gif as a source.
Dimensioner @ultimo01 this one fits both head types https://www.shapeways.com/product/RUXNFLBNK/bionicle-heroes-style-kanohi-ignika?optionId=60801619 and I believe it to me more accurate in some aspects
Dimensioner commented on Toa Hagah Masks Combo Pack by 00dude00
May 26, 2017
Toa Hagah Masks Combo Pack
Dimensioner @00dude00 As a follow-up to my last comment, I guess painting the ultra detail worked for you. Would you happen to still know what paints you used for the silver and dark (flat) gold? Also, do you plan on doing your custom staffs and chest armor used in your old models as well?
Dimensioner @00dude00 Oh yeah. That's a good point. I guess I'm not sure on the difference between polished and not polished. I think I've ordered both in one order and I couldn't distinguish different textures or appearances. As for Frosted Ultra Detail: for the price I'm paying, it doesn't feel right to paint stuff in that material--but that's just me. It also doesn't seem like paint would stick to it the same way it does to the porous plastics, but looks like it worked for you. I like the idea of buying everything in one pack since it's cheaper so I don't think you need to add the polished option just for me.
Dimensioner @00dude00 I just followed the BZPower link and now everything makes sense! The inspiration for these is what I though it was, but I didn't know you were the one that designed the originals. Is there a reason they are not available in white strong and flexible polished? That's typically the material I like to buy masks in.
Dimensioner @00dude00 Hey, these look awesome! I recognize where you got the inspiration for them but I also love your take on them! Definitely something I'll be buying soon.
Bionicle Heroes style Kanohi Ignika
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 I just noticed that it looked you have some of my pics associated with the wrong material. The transparent one is acrylic not frosted ultra detail. Or maybe that's just a default setting and Shapeways is being silly
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 Is there a chance you could make this available in polished yellow again? I was considering purchasing another one to actually spray paint gold sometime soon and I'm thinking it will work better if I start with a base plastic that's already close-ish to my target. I have my current yellow one fitted on one of my favorite sets (2001 Tahu) right next to my computer so I can look at it and admire it all the time! You did an EXCELLENT job on it, and I see you've been working on masks for other people that look pretty interesting as well. Keep up the great work!
Dimensioner commented on Kanohi Mask of Healing by tom_rule95
January 20, 2017
Kanohi Mask of Healing
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 more or less my finished painted product. It could maybe use a bit more fine detailing but it can be hard to paint with a cat sitting on your lap!
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 hey, I ended up doing both (used silver but also got creative)! I'm not quite done painting but I'll post a picture when I am.
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 Did the creator of this one say what color(s) it's supposed to be? I purchased it because I always like seeing your designs, but I'm not sure what color to paint it.
Dimensioner commented on Completed Mask Of Time For Gen One by AArami
December 17, 2016
Completed Mask Of Time For Gen One
Dimensioner @Mate397 the existing G1 Vahi would not be compatible with this model, as it uses the 2001/2002 mask to head connector instead of the axle piece seen here and used from 2003 to 2009
Dimensioner commented on Kanohi Mataidentoka by tom_rule95
October 19, 2016
Kanohi Mataidentoka
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 My god. I never expected to see this one! Actually, maybe the picture I'm thinking of also had the masks of light and shadow mixed in. Still: definitely going to buy this! Are you available to take another commission?
Mask Of Ultimate Power Titan Scale
Dimensioner @thetacigma Based on what I've seen in the past (and it looks to be the same for this mask), I'd say this is Citadel's "Auric Gold" paint.
Dimensioner @AArami No, that means it's a prototype piece, not that it's fake. That's what they've done a lot in the past: model a new piece, and 3D print it before deciding whether to make molds to mass produce it.
Dimensioner commented on Nuva Cube by Atreides42
June 20, 2016
Nuva Cube
Dimensioner @Atreides42 What is the difference between this Nuva cube and the other two that were on here before it, as far as you know? It's the cheapest one but I was wondering why, considering they're all the same size.
Mask Adapter - Round Hole (no ejection feature)
Dimensioner @Leewan Which type of material would you recommend for this? Is the connection a snug fit with strong and flexible plastics? I was thinking I ought to try it in metallic plastic.
Dimensioner commented on Mask Of Conjuring by tom_rule95
June 2, 2016
Mask Of Conjuring
Dimensioner @tom_rule95 You might consider thickening the walls on this a little bit. I don't know if the person who had it commissioned has commented on it at all; I ordered one in black and it came yesterday. It's really cool, but the back edges of it are a bit too thin for my comfort. I'm surprised it didn't get rejected by the printers but maybe it would just be an actual problem if polished plastic was an option. Besides that, it's a great design and it looks pretty much just like the source image!
Dimensioner commented on Mask Of Spacetime by AArami
May 22, 2016
Mask Of Spacetime
Dimensioner @mcminegold Oh yeah, that makes sense for a Mask of Space-Time to be pure black. I was considering getting it in orange just because that's what color the Mask of Time is in. Thanks!
Dimensioner @mcminegold I'm not sure what color to pick. What color is it in your original drawing, or what color would you recommend?
Dimensioner commented on Kanohi Mask of Avidity by tom_rule95
April 27, 2016
Kanohi Mask of Avidity
Dimensioner I'm curious to know what the origin or inspiration for this mask is. It looks familiar but I just can't place it; the best i can come up with is it kind of looks like Breez's helmet from Hero Factory combined with the Rocketeer's helmet, and maybe something else.
Dimensioner commented on Chinese Zodiac Talismans by lukegonet
April 8, 2016
Chinese Zodiac Talismans
Dimensioner @lukegonet Will these be made available in the new coated full color sandstone?
Proportional Millennium Puzzle - Yu-Gi-Oh!
Dimensioner @vaguelygenius Thanks for the speedy response. I'd already looked at all your stuff before and I was somehow forgetting that this model is larger than life. I've been after life size replicas of these ever since I got into the show and your stuff is pretty much the only decent models I've come across! I don't know which to buy first.
Dimensioner Is this solidly plastic or is it hollow to a degree inside? If it is solid, I wonder if it and any of your other Millennium Items could be made hollow in areas to make them cheaper.
Dimensioner commented on Voriki parts pack by Maphrox
November 21, 2015
Voriki parts pack
Dimensioner @Maphrox Why, I got it in the only material one should get it in: purple strong and flexible polished. Instead of discontinuing it, you ought to try to improve/fix it or look for someone who could help you. People in the future should get a chance to buy it too!
Dimensioner @Maphrox I ordered this recently out of curiosity. It looks like several other people have posted pictures of the ones they got and they all seem fine. But when mine arrive, tips of three of the four lightning bolts on the mask were either bent or nearly ready to fall off because of how it got shipped. I wonder if you would ever consider making the mask and staff head a little bit thicker so future purchasers don't risk the damage mine received. The way they are now, things seem kind of fragile.
Dimensioner commented on Hau by mingles
November 7, 2015
Hau
Dimensioner @mingles Hey, I didn't want to answer you until I found a solution but a lot of things got in my way and I didn't work on it for, well, about a month. I didn't ever try a lot of force to get the mask to fit because when I tried a little bit of force, I noticed the head's plastic starting to deform. I didn't want to ruin any heads. So I worked on the mouthpiece with a variety of Dremel tool tips until I got to the point that it was too loose :(. I just now put some nail polish on it, because I've read elsewhere that that works for plastic masks being too loose (and it does work with the ones that I've tried it on). It takes several days for the nail polish to solidify, though.
Dimensioner I bought this in polished brass because I figured I would never come into one of the five 24k gold Haus released in the beginning. It's really pretty, besides having a couple spots on the forehead and being just slightly bigger than an original Hau. The mouthpiece is just too big to fit in the old Mata head. @mingles: How did you get your brass Hau to fit on the head?
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September 8, 2015
Dimensioner commented on Avohkii by crunchyn
July 10, 2015
Avohkii
Dimensioner Nifty mask! I ordered this at the same time I ordered the epic movie version Kraahkan on here so I've got both Makuta's and Takanuva's masks as seen in the movie. I have some hardening putty and some spare 2-length axles that could be used so this mask can be worn, but I haven't decided if I'll do that or just leave it as decoration and maybe spray paint it gold.
Dimensioner commented on Toa Rori's Kanohi Calix by tom_rule95
July 7, 2015
Toa Rori's Kanohi Calix
Dimensioner @tom_rule95, are you still open to taking requests? I sent you a PM about a week ago and wanted to know if you're still around.
Kanohi Rapa - Mask of Elasticity (Bionicle)
Dimensioner @benjamin_collins_1995, check out this page. It's the creator's forum post and it contains the source pics for the masks he has made. http://www.bzpower.com/board/topic/16930-3d-printable-kanohi-olisi-elemental-energy-more/
Kanohi Tikanka - Mask of Sensory Aptitude  (Bionic
Dimensioner I ordered this mask along with four others. Of them all, this is the one I have no qualms with. The axle is a tad bit loose, but wrapping some tape around it fixed that up. It's nice, simple mask that was featured in like one frame of one comic book but I really appreciate you took the time and effort to bring it to the third dimension!
Kanohi Pungao - Mask of Elemental Energy (Bionicle
Dimensioner My brother and I played this game when we were a lot younger. I never thought, "Hmm, it's a shame the mask of elemental energy didn't ever get made physically," but when I saw you made it, I had to get it! I've seen your pictures of it elsewhere though, and I don't know how you fit on a Mata head. If I try real hard, I can get it to fit pretty snugly on a Metru head. Other than that limitation, this is a very fine mask!
Kanohi Olisi - Mask of Alternate Futures (Bionicle
Dimensioner This mask is absolutely massive. I knew it was going to be big, but somehow couldn't imagine it being this big. I bought it in green like you recommended....elsewhere, but I think I'm going to paint it a green that I found to be spot-on compared to the Bionicle dark green. I also have a blue that's pretty close to the Bionicle dark blue. I have two complaints though: the axle came out pretty loose, which I know is a result of the sanding; but I also feel like the axle placement is too far away from the eyes. Other than that, it's perfect; no matter which style head I use, the eyes just barely are tall enough to peak out of the eye holes.
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