armor help

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    armor help

    how doesthis look i'm using templets so i can add the gromits any help appreciated
    Last edited by teabo; Feb 21, 2008 at 9:13 PM.

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    Re: armor help

    Maybe it's me, but I do not see any pictures.

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    Re: armor help

    sorry i forgot the pics

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    Re: armor help

    Are you trying to add grommits to just hte portions you've made out of for sale signs? There are lines traced out on the vest and then your signs which are smaller. Sorry, I just don't understand exactly what you're going for.

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    Re: armor help

    just the white peices i got the vest the armor that came with it was a whole lot larger than my MLC armor hence the old armor lines

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    Re: armor help

    teabo,

    To be honest, to get the best fit of your armor plates placement on your flak vest, you should get someone to help you out. keep in mind that there are curves on the armor and your body and working a 'flat' surface view isn't always goona be 'correct'.

    Put on the vest, make sure it's properly fitted, then have your friend place the armor templates onto the vest and outline it with a pencil. That's how I did mine.

    Hope this helps.

    Stay safe,

    Tim.

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    Re: armor help

    Halo_1 said: View Post
    teabo,

    To be honest, to get the best fit of your armor plates placement on your flak vest, you should get someone to help you out. keep in mind that there are curves on the armor and your body and working a 'flat' surface view isn't always goona be 'correct'.

    Put on the vest, make sure it's properly fitted, then have your friend place the armor templates onto the vest and outline it with a pencil. That's how I did mine.

    Hope this helps.

    Stay safe,

    Tim.
    What I always did was fill the vest with a Pillow and then set it in a chair. That way I could set it all up myself.

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    Re: armor help

    should the top armor parts be in a staight line or should they angle downwards

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    Re: armor help

    Angle downwards.

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