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  1. Slowmo's Avatar
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    May 12, 2010, 1:49 PM - backplate and harness hook interacion problems #1

    Ok, I finally modded my jetpack with the screen accurate hooks and am using one of fett dads harness with the correct O rings. Those who remember this harness system it doesn't have a bottom so the weight rests on the O rings. My problem is that the hooks on the jetpack are scratching the heck out of the backplate. In essence I should repaint it after every troop and I"m afraid it will eventually wear all the way through the ABS plastic. I'm thinking of putting some kind of thin rubber layer in about a 2"x3" area where each hook seems to rub to prevent the problem but I was wondering if any of you guys have similar problems and what you did to solve the issue.
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    May 12, 2010, 1:57 PM - Re: backplate and harness hook interacion problems #2

    I would use felt instead of rubber.
  3. FettDad is offline FettDad
    May 12, 2010, 2:33 PM - Re: backplate and harness hook interacion problems #3

    hey man, have you tried attaching the diver's belt to the jetpack, as seen here in post #17, farthest pic to the right:

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...hlight=jetpack

    and then bring the belt to the front to meet at the buckle? this will take some of the weight off of the shoulders and hooks...=) and will also keep the pack from swaying since you bring the pack up to the body and snugs it in...=)

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