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(Topic ID: 254991)

Iron Maiden 3D columns with torches to go with 3D Anubis


By vireland

10 months ago



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#1 10 months ago

After getting lost in another part of the Iron Maiden backboard with a mod that dead-ended, I came back to finish these. As a companion to the 3D Anubis, I've made columns with working torches. There were a lot of problems to solve with these due to the location and the way these attach to the backboard, but I'd say these are about 85% done (maybe another month until complete and initial installation testing done), so I'm putting this up to show them off and get an idea of the interest level for them. When they're finished, installation will take about 30 minutes for these and I'll have full instructions like with the Anubis 3D.

The animated gif is a little low-res, but gives an idea of how cool it looks to have the torches light up instead of a yellow or red lens on a flat plastic.
Anubis_Columns_with_Torches.gif

Here's a lit still to show a bit more detail (the torches are still being modified to hug the column tighter):
anubis-columns.jpg

#2 10 months ago

Looking great upto now Vic.
Also the hieroglyphics you put on the columns. Nice touch.
I think painted up these would look super cool.

#3 10 months ago

I purchased Anubis from you a few months ago and it's great....please keep me in mind when columns and torches are finished. Thanks.

#4 10 months ago

Looks great so far! I would be interested.

#5 10 months ago

definitely interested!

#6 10 months ago
Quoted from Sutol:

Looking great upto now Vic.
Also the hieroglyphics you put on the columns. Nice touch.
I think painted up these would look super cool.

I was trying to match the columns in the flat plastic pieces, but they're really plain and boring, so looking at ancient egyptian column pictures, I ran across the small tile design and mixed that with the hieroglyph and ended up with columns that looked like they belonged to replace the flat plastics.

#7 10 months ago

Looks amazing! Really solid work again!

#8 10 months ago

Gotta have that for ours Vic!

#9 10 months ago

Interested.

#10 10 months ago

Awesome!!! Interested!

#11 10 months ago

Interested!
Mind as well- I own every other goddamn Pin Monk mod for Maiden!

#12 10 months ago
Quoted from bowz:

Interested!
Mind as well- I own every other goddamn Pin Monk mod for Maiden!

Yup

#13 10 months ago

Like to see a shot of how the mod blends-in with the rest of the backboard.

#14 10 months ago
Quoted from Billy16:

Like to see a shot of how the mod blends-in with the rest of the backboard.

Once I get more of the details for mounting, etc done (I'm still going back and forth with a mounting solution which will affect the gap between the back of the columns and the backboard), I'll do a wide shot of the whole upper PF. But even at this point, when looking at the whole back, it looks pretty great. Just like with the Anubis replacing the printed plastic, once the columns and torches are in 3D, the stock plastic looks wrong.

#15 10 months ago

Interested

#16 10 months ago

Interested also.

1 week later
#17 10 months ago

After a ton of problem-solving, I finally have what I think is the final mounting system done for the columns. If all goes well, I should be able to do some testing on a Pro by next week to make sure the premium/le mounting also works for Pros.

3 months later
#18 7 months ago

Any update on this development?
I’m excited to order.

#19 7 months ago
Quoted from SR230CC:

Any update on this development?
I’m excited to order.

I got sidetracked on some other projects (Iron Maiden bumper caps, Star Wars lens brackets, Larger Spike fans). Working on the instructions now (which are a little more complicated than the Anubis, but not that hard). Hopefully have them up for sale soon.

#20 7 months ago

Maiden bumper caps ... nintetsrex to see what you came up with.

#21 7 months ago
Quoted from MJW:

Maiden bumper caps ... interested to see what you came up with.

#22 7 months ago

Lots of problems left to solve to make this one work, but there is great potential, especially with a hidden mount like I designed for the 3D Anubis to get rid of the giant screw heads on the plastics.
first_try_thumb (resized).jpg

#23 7 months ago
Quoted from vireland:

Lots of problems left to solve to make this one work, but there is great potential, especially with a hidden mount like I designed for the 3D Anubis to get rid of the giant screw heads on the plastics.
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Looks cool, but any chance for a totally different look to the caps? I never have figured out what I'm looking at, and whatever the design is it doesn't really jump out at you. Just a thought...

#24 7 months ago
Quoted from Billy16:

Looks cool, but any chance for a totally different look to the caps? I never have figured out what I'm looking at, and whatever the design is it doesn't really jump out at you. Just a thought...

I wouldn't presume to change that area. The design is the padded walls of an asylum, which is why Piece of Mind Eddie is there.

#25 7 months ago
Quoted from vireland:

I wouldn't presume to change that area. The design is the padded walls of an asylum, which is why Piece of Mind Eddie is there.

Yeah I agree you should stay with the pads to match the area. Improvement in design is welcome though .

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