After seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and seeing this cool design for a promotional pin, I decided I needed to make both it and Yondu’s Ravager badge in real life.
I did my initial test prints on my Dremel Idea Builder using Matterhackers PRO PLA. 3D Kits of each badge can be purchased from my shop that are just like these. But I didn’t want to stop there, I also wanted smooth, metallic versions.
And here is the mold box and master for the Ravager Badge as well as the finished mold. I used Mold Star 16 FAST for the silicone molds. The mold box itself is just cut up foam core.
The finished products are made of Smooth Cast 325 resin, mixed with a tiny drop of black SO-Strong tint and brass Powder. The process is very similar to how I made my Voltron Challenge Coins (video below). Final cold cast versions are now also up in my shop! They come both with and without a pinback depending on how you intend on using them.
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