To celebrate the release of Avengers: Infinity War, I'm releasing several new Black Widow related objects. Follow my profile to keep up with newly posted models!
As the first of this series, I'm releasing a collection of items for the tactical belt.
The most interesting part of this kit is the belt buckle. It is a fully functional quick-release belt buckle inspired by Black Widow's belt in Civil War and Infinity War. It's a quick one hour print and as it is a functional part, you don't have to bea cosplayer to make one and use one. Here's your chance to make one and wear it when you go see the movie!
I made a short clip to demonstrate the buckle in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDP1wmz_lnc
I printed mine as two objects. Part A is actually three unconnected hulls, but you have to print them together, as the separate parts would be impossible to assemble. It fits up to a 38mm (1.5") tactical belt, although I suspect you may be able to scale it up and still make it work just fine. I wouldn't scale it down much, as it may stop working due to printer resolution issues.
The belt wrappers can be added over a typical 38mm tactical belt to recreate the shiny/smooth surface seen in the films. I used black flexible filament from Hobbyking. The "S" model is just there so you can test print settings without wasting too much filament. A typical adult full size belt would require two "M" size prints (for top and bottom) and there's an "L" version that is slightly longer.
The belt guides are held in place by the guides and tool pouches. These can be a tight fit, so if you have issues fitting them over your belt, try printing slightly larger or use some silicone spray lubricant (after painting and weathering though, because the silicone may cause issues with paint sticking to your printed parts).
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