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Accurate vest material...status?

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    Accurate vest material...status?

    Last year, and the year before that, there was a thread about the accurate vest material for Boba. (ROTJ MoM/AoSW most likely). Anyone could help out here?

    I know that Bobafettish was in charge of that thread back then, but I just don't want to bother too much about it. Any comments/info about it? If there'
    s some coming in the near horizon....I wanna be the first one in line for some of that material.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    If there is a possibility of another run, count me in as interested.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    I may look into doing another run. They have a minimum order amount ($500) that I have to meet in order to place the order since they are wholesalers and not retail. From time to time, I see members offering theirs in The Cargo Hold. I recently sold my excess material (not enough for a whole vest) to a member who needed just a bit more to finish his vest.

    If enough interest is there, I can contact the supplier and see if I can get more. They only produce it (by the bolt) twice a year. The last order I placed was for 100 yards (a football field's length!).

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Interested, but how long will it take to get it? I need a vest bfore C3.

    Geo

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    From the time I sent them the money until the time I had the fabric in hand was about one week. Due to the cost of the entire order, I would need payment up front from those wanting fabric, the same thing that Rouge Studios did with the first run and I did with the second one. The cost then was $16 per yard plus shipping. On average 2-1/2 yards is more than enough for one vest and a neck seal. I think the roll width is approximately 50".

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    If you don't mind my asking what is the name of the material?

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Tackletwill.

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    Sounds like somethign you would do in a Star Trek episode.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Any word or update on interest?

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    COUNT ME IN!!!!!!!!
    3 yards worth

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Put me down for 3 yards...time for a new vest

    Damian

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    At $16 a yard, we'd need about 32 yards ordered to fit the $500 minimum.

    Sor far:
    Darthvader1 ? yds
    Jango_Fett_Jr ? yds
    Geo ? yds
    E2K13 3 yds
    Jango's Kid 3 yds
    ---------------------------
    TOTAL 6 + ? yds

    If we get close enough on the interest thing, I'll commit to a few yards as well, just to push us over the top.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    I can guarantee that JFJ wants at least 3 yards!

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Absolutely, I'll take 3!

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Darthvader1 ? yds
    Jango_Fett_Jr 3 yds
    Geo ? yds
    E2K13 3 yds
    Jango's Kid 3 yds
    ---------------------------
    TOTAL 9 + ? yds

    We're a third of the way there!

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    THREE YARDS! HERE AS WELL! WOOHOO!

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Darthvader1 ? yds
    Jango_Fett_Jr 3 yds
    Geo ? yds
    E2K13 3 yds
    Jango's kid 3 yds
    Prymer13 3 yds
    ---------------------------
    TOTAL 12 + ? yds

    Feels like we're watching a telethon...

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Ok, so once I get the fabric...um...then what do I do?
    *Nevermind, the last thing I want to do is hijack this thread*

    **EDIT**
    Brother Eddie set me straight

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    I would be comfortable in just saying that the order is for 3 yards oer person unless specified otherwise.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Agreed. If three yards covers everything needed. I'll take three.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Hi all,
    Is this vest fabric better for ESB or ROTJ.
    Thanks

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Batninja did the math (thanks man), so when the magic number is reached, I will contact them and see if they have it in stock (it is only produced twice a year).

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Fett_Fan-tastic said:
    Hi all,
    Is this vest fabric better for ESB or ROTJ.
    Thanks
    It is a match of the RotJ vest. Since there really aren't any super hi-res pics of the ESB vest, it is hard to confirm they are the same, but my guess is they are.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Geo said:
    Agreed. If three yards covers everything needed. I'll take three.
    Two and a half yard will make both the inside and outside of the vest with enough left over for a neck seal. Big Fetts might want to opt for three yards of more. If everyone wants to be on the safe side, and have a little extra, three yards will cover you.

    One of TK409's sister made a few vests last year for members who sent her (or had me send her) their fabric. I don't know if she is still doing this or what her rates are though.

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    Re: Accurate vest material...status?

    Put me down for 3 yards...

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