Step 11: Ratchet's Armour

The hardest part to find cheaply in May was the hockey shoulder pads, that I can usually get for 5 dollars closer to halloween when i usually collect them for various future projects. Being the beginning of summer, I had to get them outside of the thrift store market,  and got them at a "used sports store" and they were 25$ which is way more than I wanted to pay, but at the last minute I bit the bullet. (I much prefer the garage sale by bitter divorced wife sale of male sports equipment!)

I ripped the padding out of  some old hockey pants for the hip and tail armour, I had some old kneepads, I then got lucky on some snowboard bindings to make silver hover boots that I stole for 3$.   Everything got spraypainted silver which ate up 2 cans of silver spray paint.

I added some blue sections to the chest part, with some paint i had.

I used a batting helmet with the brim cut off, with a hockey visor for the helmet.

Great job with your instructable! Ratchet and Clank are two of my favorite Playstation video game characters, and right now I'm currently designing a life size robotic version of Clank! Your instructable will really come in handy- thanks!
I love Ratchet and Clank. I have a bunch of other games for PS that just collect dust in the drawer!
i hope you understand what lifesized is. most people think ratchet is like 3 feet tall. the creators say he's like 5 something.
I know and I estimated that clank is roughly 1/2 the size of Ratchet, placing him at around 2 and 1/2 feet. However, I'm rounding it to around 3' 25'' since my mailbox is around 1.75 feet and the head bowl is around 25 inches.
should be neat.
You Fiend! May Angry Preschoolers Haunt You!
Omg man love the helmed!!!<br>awesome Job!!
yo! dude! saw you at AN! my god, you epic S O B (son of butcher) &lt;3<br><br>lol not a creeper, just a R&amp;C otaku
what is a con
a gathering of nerdlings dressed in the theme of the weekend (anime, startrek, sci fi, fantasy, medieval faire, etc)<br><br>CON-vention.
you bastered you mutated pooh bear &gt;:(
do you like ratchet and clank? <br>what games and console do u have
lucky i have the 'fat' ps2 and every ratchet and clank game made by isomniac games for the ps2 <br>high impact games sucks <br>what games do you have?
You Rock <br>
Sooooo close, yet so far. I do like it, though.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS0N3OkEd2M&amp;feature=player_embedded video at anime north
AWESOME!!!! Simply AWESOME!!!<br />
Wow, great work!<br />
Omg! small world! I saw you at the con and thought you were most defs awesome &lt;3<br />
I like it!!!!!!!!!<br />

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