Hey guys, i am also working on getting this costume together for halloween, im not cutting any corners and im doing everything myself. The only thing i bought was the gas mask and everything else is custom made.
I've already begun work on a ventilation system for the mask, seeing as ill be at a social inside and anyone thats ever worn a full facemask knows how sweaty you can get. Its working off a negative pressure system, so the air im exhaling is sucked out the bottom of the mask through the hose, and fresh air is delivered through the side vents, which not only makes my face feel nice and cool, it also prevents the eyes from fogging up. I also plan on applying anti fog lens coating just as a backup.
Im modifying a spare hard hat i had laying around to accommodate a home made miners lamp setup because i couldn't find one locally to achieve the proper effect (they were all led) mine is going to be a glass bulb setup with the battery box on the belt. I plan on having all of my light and air switches routed into the box harry warden carries on his belt, im still piecing together everything i need. This is definitely going to be the sickest costume i've ever put together, short of the joker last year
I think im gonna start my own thread for sake of keeping it less cluttered but we will see!