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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:06 pm 
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After seeing the photo posted by Moosh, I decided to go ahead and repaint my Kango drill case and decorate it to look like the tool box seen in the extended scene. I couldn't keep it "exactly" as it was seen on screen as that would be a little boring...so I added some things I thought would add to it in a good way. As it is now, I think all it needs is more weathering. It could also use more tools, but finding slightly futuristic looking tools for cheap isn't easy.

Credit for the maps goes to Moosh once again. The photos she posted in the Colony Map thread came in handy. I took one of those and imported it into photoshop and played around with it till I got something that looked like a cheap pint-out. The over-head map of the colony was something I found during a Google image search.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:07 pm 
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Nice. Is that one of Willie's W-Y stickers?

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Man, that is awesome! Great work!

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Awesome job!! Love the added details!

Maybe a voltmeter would look neat in there too!

Can you send me a link to that overhead image you found?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:29 pm 
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That is pretty dang sweet.


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Thanks for the kind words everyone. :)

Harry, I wish! That was a logo I found on a site called "Brands of the world". I altered it to look more like the logo on the tool box (which was slightly stretched) and printed it out on sticker paper.

Moosh, that would be a good addition, and not too expensive, nice thinking! I had also thought of doing something like a civilian hack pouch and putting that in there. A "colony flashlight" would also go well, but those things are so big it would take up most of the room inside.
I'm not sure what I typed in to find that over head image, but I can email you a copy (of the image) if you like.

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I've been trying a few different searches on Google trying to find that overhead colony image. One that I tried gave a link to prop summit. While I'm pretty sure that's not where I got the image, the image was posted there by Spacejockey...so it looks like the place where I did get it from, had just copied and hosted it without giving him credit.

So...a big Thank you to Spacejockey for creating that overhead image!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:28 pm 
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Thanks Os!


Now I'm wondering how many different colors the Kango drill cases came in. Were any of them molded in the screen color grey?

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Another neat addition would be a civilian hand welder, maybe like from Isolation

I know in the film there's grey and yellow cases throughout the colony

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:49 am 
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Sweet, nice work!

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Moosh89 wrote:
Another neat addition would be a civilian hand welder, maybe like from Isolation

I know in the film there's grey and yellow cases throughout the colony


But I wonder if those were the factory molded colors? Mine was originally red and I can't find any images of any other color.

The idea for a civilian hand welder is another great one! I might have to make something slightly different from what's on Alien Isolation because of my parts selection.

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