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  1. Mojo-Fett's Avatar
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    Jun 23, 2009, 12:56 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #126

    3rd one received this afternoon....
    Ok after a lengthy chat with the machinist, he has made the final tweeks and said that he won't make anymore without charging me another high price for the prototype.
    I had also inquired about the material change and basically due to material costs over here, it would be double the price and the fact the settings will have to be altered due the machining speeds etc for stainless it's blown the costs for me!

    he'd like to push the button on the project as he has 'other' work that requires the lathe.

    Let me know what you think?

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  2. Skupilkinson's Avatar
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    Jun 23, 2009, 1:02 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #127

    Outstanding Gav!

    A shame on the material for total accuracy I guess but at least the proportions look spot on!!!

    As before, I'm still in.
  3. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Jun 23, 2009, 1:07 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #128

    It looks spot on.

    PM sent.
  4. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Jun 23, 2009, 1:13 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #129

    Gav,
    very well done mate.
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    Jun 23, 2009, 1:14 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #130

    That looks great.
    Shame about not being able to switch to stainless. I would have been willing to pay double for it.
    I'll still take a set in alum until I'm able to track down some more originals.

    Gav, I hope that this project serves as a successful example for other makers that it is worth making that extra push for more accurate parts. Also that it is beneficial to take public observations and criticisms into account before pulling the final trigger on a project.

    Thanks for doing so. It was totally worth it.

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    Jun 23, 2009, 1:21 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #131

    Cheers guys...
    Well like I said I wanted to pull the trigger, but it does go to show that with a little extra effort?

    Thanks to all who contributed...
    Well, If everyone happy then I'm gonna pull that preverbial trigger tomorow (and look for another machinist)

    Gino - If I had a more patient machinist and loads of cash to drop on a further prototype then maybe it could have happened? but at this rate, your all practically getting these at cost.
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    Jun 23, 2009, 1:28 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #132

    so no more for us kids? >_<
  8. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Jun 23, 2009, 1:30 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #133

    put me down for 2 sets Gav...appreciate ya brother...once again, thanks for all you do for us!!
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    Jun 23, 2009, 1:41 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #134

    Got ya covered D...
    Oh and I forgot to say, I should have them ALL by tomorow evening! so posted out this weekend coming? Will let ya know tomorrow if you need to send over the funds?
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    Jun 24, 2009, 12:55 AM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #135

    Quote Artek said: View Post
    so no more for us kids? >_<
    You want some? you got some...
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    Jun 24, 2009, 10:02 AM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #136

    Rock on Mojo! They look amazing, and I'm sure I echo the sentiment that the tireless work and dedication you put into this is truly appreciated!
    :thumbup :thumbup :thumbup
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    Jun 24, 2009, 11:40 AM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #137

    Cheers SF...

    Ok, I nipped in to see him this morning and confirmed the order to the latest spec! I also tagged on a few more sets Iin case of any late comers).
    I should have these in my hand by tomorrow night, hope to send them out to you guys by this weekend.

    Price - $30 / 19 shipped to your gauntlets.
    PP addy as usual: gavdrew007@aol.com
  13. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Jun 24, 2009, 12:11 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #138

    payment sent, brother!!
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    Jun 24, 2009, 12:13 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #139

    Sending mine shortly bro. should have done it earlier really. D'oh!
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    Jun 24, 2009, 1:10 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #140

    PP sent, Gav
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    Jun 24, 2009, 4:35 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #141

    List updated...
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    Jun 24, 2009, 5:57 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #142

    PP payment sent! Thanks Gav.
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    Jun 24, 2009, 6:09 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #143

    payment sent
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    Jun 25, 2009, 12:47 AM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #144

    Cheers guys...
    List updated. I've had more done - for 'just in case'
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    Jun 28, 2009, 11:35 AM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #145

    Sorry for lack of updates on this... I was supposed to pick them up Wednesday.. then Thursday.. Friday! well they didn't show nor an email from him? so tomorrow I shall be asking for them.
    With this in mind and I only get to the PO at weekends? will have them out to those that have paid next weekend? V. sorry guys...
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    Jun 28, 2009, 12:25 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #146

    What??!!! Totally unacceptable!!!!!!

    KIDDIN'!!!!!

    No worries Gav, we know you deliver bro!!
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    Jun 28, 2009, 12:33 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #147

    Cheers bruv, I think It just shows that the 'relationship' the machinist and I once had is no longer there. BUT I have made some new and interesting contacts.
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    Jun 28, 2009, 12:39 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #148

    Good stuff mate! With some of the parts to make an accurate costume, the smallest detail counts. And with the standards you have you need a guy who's onboard. Looking forward to receiving my package mate!!
  24. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Jun 28, 2009, 1:01 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #149

    appreciate the update, brother! another week is worth waiting for such great pieces...
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    Jun 28, 2009, 2:14 PM - Re: Accurate Gauntlet Darts - Interest? #150

    Paypal sent. Sorry for the delay in getting it to you.

    Thanks.

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