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AuctionMerchandiseStar Wars

If you have a stupid amount of money – and I mean a STUPID amount of money – then you may be interested in a full-scale R2-D2 that has been assembled from original components used in the Star Wars movies.

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efxGuardians of The GalaxyMerchandiseprop replica

With Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 arriving soon, there is going to be a huge uptick in GotG merchandise. When it comes to wearable, or life-sized prop replicas, there are a couple of ways to approach acquiring exactly what you want – you can build it, 3D print it, or find a company that is selling quality replicas. EFX Collectibles. certainly falls into the third option with a very limited edition Star-Lord Helmet.

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prop replicaStar Wars

Build your own lightsaber!

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3D PrintingStar WarsVideo

I haven’t 3D-printed anything in while, but this new video from Tested, really has me itching to get back in to it. Take the jump to see how Sean Charlesworth uses a Formlabs printer to create a unique Sith lightsaber.

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CosplayVideo

I really appreciate and am inspired by those who can create fantastic props, costumes, and bits of ephemera related to comic books and pop culture. This week on Tested, Frank Ippolito shows how to slush cast a prop helmet from The Rocketeer.

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GhostbustersMerchandise

Anovos blew our minds a year ago when it introduced fairly affordable Star Wars Stormtrooper costumes, and it is back with a really great looking Ghostbusters Proton Pack.

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GamingVideoVideo Games

Have you collected your own Mister Handy in Fallout 4? Bill Doran of Punished Props took the in game gadget a bit further by building his own Mister Handy scale model.

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Merchandiseprop replicaVideo

I don’t know how many models, LEGO sets, and other kits that are sitting in the Nerd Room of Doom that are unbuilt. Apparently Adam Savage has the same problem, and he’s doing something about it in this One Day Build of the Iron Giant Bolt.

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GhostbustersVideo

If you are a prop builder, or simply appreciate the work that goes into making props, check out the new video from Tested, where Norm and Sean Charlesworth build a replica of the Ghostbusters ghost trap from the original movie.

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CosplayStar WarsVideo

Chinbeard, aka Bill Doran, has a new video that walks you through the process he went through to make his latest prop weapon – Rey’s blaster from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While he won’t be selling this replica, he does offer up plans so you can make your own.

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3D PrintingCosplayHaloVideo

A few years ago, 3D printing was a quaint thing for those on the bleeding edge to play around with. Now, cosplayers, comic book, and movie fans are using 3D printers to develop props and costume pieces that really wow. There is a lot of work going into these prints, including electronics and more. Check out this breakdown of how a Halo energy sword was created to include NeoPixel LED lights.

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efxIron ManMarvelME WANTMerchandiseMovies

EFX Inc. will be at the New York Comic Con this weekend, and it is bringing all sorts of cool things to its booth. The company has announced it has opened pre-orders on one item that will surely attract a crowd – the Iron Man Mark VII Helmet.

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CosplayVideo

Frank Ippolito recently built several space marine armor suits for the LawBreakers video game trailer. Tested visited his shop to get a rundown of the process.

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3D PrintingBatmanDCVideo

I love making things with my 3D printer, but I haven’t had the time to really design something uber cool. For several years, Hector N Gama has been designing a 3D rendition of the 1989 Batmobile, and now that he has access to a printer, he’s printed a wonderful piece of geek memorabilia.

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