It's sad to say but I didn't finish the N7 Mass Effect Armor for DragonCon this year (pictures here). Here is a shot of it's furthest completion.
But as for the rifle, I did bring it to a point which could be considered "finished", though I'm not at all satisfied with the results. Be that as it may, I'm going to table the project until later this year, or early 2011 in order to focus on a similar Mass Effect project which I think has much greater potential, as well as quite a bit less propagation in the costuming world. If you've been following my Flickr feed, you probably already have a good idea of what it is.
Anyway, on to the M7: