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My Costume Picture Entry

So I was hanging out with some buddies of mine in my spartan costume...betcha can't guess which one is me. My costume consists of: Helmet - Cardboard shape, covered in bondo and spraypainted. Bicycle helmey pads inside. Shield - Cut plywood, with a cardboard lambda, covered in bondo and spraypainted. Polyester straps are riveted/gorilla glued on the back. Cape - Scarlet cotton fabric with polyester straps to keep it from choking me. Beard/abs - Mom's eyebrow pencil...If you have experience with spirit gum, use that and fake hair, unfortunately, it didn't cooperate with me. Pantalones - If you're feeling frisky, wear a speedo, if not, brown shorts are acceptable

Picture of My Costume Picture Entry
Honus7 years ago
Awesome- glad to see you were able to get it done!

You might be interested in seeing how this 300 costume was made:
http://www.therpf.com/showthread.php?t=29178
canida7 years ago
For future use, I've seen a couple of those Mr. Incredible costumes with the poofy chest/fake 6-pack abs- just nab one of those cheap after Halloween, and spraypaint to roughly your skin color. Unless you've already got 6-pack abs, of course. ;D
Weissensteinburg (author)  canida7 years ago
8 pack ; )
I pack all mine into a single pack :-)
I wear shirts
I do too, but since I don't wear a maternity blouse, my one-pack tends to show anyways LOL
i didnt realize that was you... you changed your avatar again. forget the 6 pack, you carry the keg right? i used to have a really large pack, now im really skinny. i suppose thats what happens when you go without eating.
I have yet to be able to go without eating (sorry about the avatar change....I am feeling moody LOL). It isn't so much a keg, as it is a food chest (Coleman I think :-) .
ah. lol. yeah the whole not eating is kind of tough... i went to the doctor multiple times to see why i had no appetite whatsoever, and they never did figure out what it was. i just had no appetite apparently. im going to have to find it soon though, my belt is too big for me.
*sigh* Actually I didn't even know I had any apatite LOL

I meant appetite of course.
I am the opposite. I can be deathly ill, and I almost never lose my apatite.
Thats the point of the shield! To cover up the fatness. ;-P
Weissensteinburg (author)  zachninme7 years ago
What fatness?
From all those choco-souffles!
LinuxH4x0r7 years ago
Weissensteinburg (author)  LinuxH4x0r7 years ago
Someone told me about that..but I never remembered to look it up, thanks.
its a lion7 years ago
so did you just decide on using brown shorts?
Weissensteinburg (author)  its a lion7 years ago
Yeah..it would have been too awkward around everyone else.
gyromild7 years ago
Looking at what your buddies are wearing, wonder what you wear to cover your err.. mid-section?
See my other post about shields ;-)
Nice =o)

Seems you forgot to wear the boots though ;oP
My sandals were muddy =]
NachoMahma7 years ago
. OMG! The first few times I looked at this I thought, "pffffft, what's with the poster scan?". Now, I see! ROFL . Fantastic job.
Brennn107 years ago
Pretty good! Nice work!
PoisonedV7 years ago
Tonight, you dine on instructables? :O
Weissensteinburg (author)  PoisonedV7 years ago
*Takes bite out of forums*
Hahaha! That's fantastic!