New guy here - I'm going to attempt a proton pack build for my 6 year old for this coming halloween. He hasn't put down the Ghostbusters PS3 game in weeks, and he's busy watching the cartoon as I type this, so its safe to say he's got the bug
At this stage, the plan is to build a pack out of either MDF or perspex... leaning toward perspex as it'll probably be lighter and end up with a better overall finish. I'd love to get it Vacformed for even less weight, but I don't have the resources (or the space) to build a vac form table right now, unless someone can point me to somewhere where I can get it done. Thats assuming that Vacforming keeps the detail and sharp lines (I have no idea - just asking). I'm based down Frankston-way.
I'm planning on buying the thinnest sheets I can from Bunnings, but I'm not sure how to cut them to guarantee a straight line. I know its smaller scale, but if I'm going to put the effort in, I want it to be good
I've grabbed the various plans from here, so going to sit down this weekend and work out what measurements I'm going to need.
Does anyone have any tips / tricks they care to throw out there?