Whoa! This is awesome: when his son wanted an Iron Man suit for Halloween, Enrique of LinuxNerd blog decided that he's going to build the ultimate Iron Man costume.
So he spent two months modding a store-bought costume to include:
* Repulsor Air - Blows air with CO2 air pump on hip and hose back to his hand.
* Repulsor Missile - Using CO2 air pump can also launch a paper missile.
* Repulsor Sensor/Light - A magnetic switch sensor lights his repulsor hand light and fades out and in his glowing eyes. Arduino handles this effect.
* Arc Reactor - A LED night light from Costco embedded in his chest. [...]