Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Pacific Rim Crimson Typhoon Cosplay Isn’t Worn by Triplets

 |  |  |  |  |  |  December 4, 2013


Peter Kokis aka Brooklyn Robot Works made a shiny costume based on Crimson Typhoon, China’s ace against the kaiju in Pacific Rim. The costume is far from perfect – the proportions and even the colors are off, and it’s missing its trademark blades – but it’s still an impressive piece, especially when you find out what it’s made of.

pacific-rim-crimson-typhoon-cosplay-by-brooklyn-robot-works

Peter calls his costume the Brooklyn Typhoon. It took him a total of 550 hours to build. It probably takes him as long to walk a mile in it because it weighs 152lb. Peter says that his mini-jaeger is made from an assortment of everyday objects, including “2 rat traps, 7 mousetraps (2 types),  53 toy truck wheels,  2 business card holders,  hockey helmet,2 plungers,  rotating lawn sprinkler,  4 egg slicers,  4 ice scrapers,  4 ladles,  4 slotted spoons,  camping thermos,toilet flush valve,  8 ice skate blade guards (2 types),  2 baseball throat guards,  trashcan foot pedal,2 spoon draincups,  2 blender bases,  4 hair cutter spacers,  2 kneepads,  thermos base, ski goggles, football shoulder pads,  6 shinguards (3 types),  2 hockey leg guards,  wall outlet plate,  3 vitamin cases(2 types),  3 manicure bowls,  3 doorknob wall guards,  hand towel holder,  4 bicycle splashguards(2 types),  25 turnbuckles,  corner paint applicator,  slotted ladle,  2 faucet strainers,  paper towel holder,3 screen door latches,  handheld spotlight,  2 flashlights,  closet pole mounts,  lots of bottlecaps” and more. Check out Brooklyn Typhoon in these images by photographer Beth Brown:

Assume the Thundercloud formation and head to Peter’s website for more on the costume.

[via io9]



The Baroque Entertainer

The Baroque Entertainer

Making a 400-Pound Steel Door

Making a 400-Pound Steel Door

Making a Luban Stool

Making a Luban Stool

Watch a Porsche Cayenne Destroy a Nürburgring Lap Record

Watch a Porsche Cayenne Destroy a Nürburgring Lap Record

Ford Returns as Title Sponsor for the 2021 Woodward Dream Cruise

Ford Returns as Title Sponsor for the 2021 Woodward Dream Cruise

Toyota Teases 2022 Tundra Dashboard and View from the Cabin

Toyota Teases 2022 Tundra Dashboard and View from the Cabin

Advertisement