1. darthvince's Avatar
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    Apr 2011
    Aug 11, 2011, 9:48 AM - Awesome find = Happy Day!! #1

    Its finally time to start the armor on my budget ROTJ Fett. And so far the sheet of sintra was going to be the most expensive piece, about $50 bucks for a 4 x 8 sheet. I was calling around trying to get the best price and i found out there was a sign supply company 5 miles from my home. Called them up and asked if they sold scrap or damaged pieces for a discount, the guy said no but they sometimes have cover pieces that they ship on top of the good pieces of sintra. He said they are usually pretty damaged but i could take a look at them if interested. I went there this morning and looked at the "damaged" sheet. It had some very very minor scratches and some dirt on it but otherwise perfect. I asked how much and he said i could have it for free! So my budget boba is going to be even more budget than originally planned, which is ok with me! I am going to start cutting the pieces using WOF's templates and ill post pics as soon as i get it going!

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  3. VaxKordo's Avatar
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    Aug 11, 2011, 5:18 PM - Re: Awesome find = Happy Day!! #2

    Free is always the best!
  4. Luis's Avatar
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    Aug 11, 2011, 6:09 PM - #3

  5. Mullreel's Avatar
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    Aug 11, 2011, 10:17 PM - Re: Awesome find = Happy Day!! #4

    one man's trash...........

    good find
  6. Fettenstein01's Avatar
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    Aug 12, 2011, 11:59 AM - Re: Awesome find = Happy Day!! #5

    Great idea... you've inspired me to email the sign shop down the street from me. I'll keep you posted.
  7. Aug 12, 2011, 4:45 PM - Re: Awesome find = Happy Day!! #6

    Very Cool, Wish that was the case here in NZ, The sign companies here use corrugated plastic board ( cheap sods ). However there is a plastic company that I could try that on... Thanks for sharing.

    I love it when you get finds like that, it can really make your day.
  8. XDentedFettX's Avatar
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    Oct 1, 2011, 12:18 AM - Re: Awesome find = Happy Day!! #7

    congrats on the find good job

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