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    Jan 8, 2012, 12:32 PM - Boot spikes #1

    Hi guys and gals just thought i'd post a few pics of what i've been up to this sunday afternoon ...
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  2. Jan 8, 2012, 5:55 PM - Re: Boot spikes #2

    Looking good!
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    Jan 9, 2012, 4:57 PM - Re: Boot spikes #3

    Thanks Dreamwalker , a set will be yours !!!
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    Jan 9, 2012, 10:00 PM - Re: Boot spikes #4

    Look good mate
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    Jan 10, 2012, 11:27 AM - Re: Boot spikes #5

    Here's some more pics ;Click image for larger version. 

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  6. Jan 10, 2012, 12:19 PM - Re: Boot spikes #6

    Awesome! Looking forward to get them
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    Jan 10, 2012, 1:54 PM - Re: Boot spikes #7

    What's the material?
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    Jan 10, 2012, 2:17 PM - Re: Boot spikes #8

    Aluminium frame with aluminium rod for spike , also experimented with wood dowl for spike but prefered ally. I fixed the spike by drilling and tapping in a grubb screw
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    Jan 10, 2012, 2:30 PM - Re: Boot spikes #9

    Cheers Phantom
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    Jan 10, 2012, 3:16 PM - Re: Boot spikes #10

    Quote jakefox24 said: View Post
    Aluminium frame with aluminium rod for spike , also experimented with wood dowl for spike but prefered ally. I fixed the spike by drilling and tapping in a grubb screw
    Very nicely done; they look great! The thing about awesome costumes is all the little details (like your toe-spikes, for example) that tie together to make something seem more authentic. Boba is sooooo chock full of those things, I think it's one reason I've always loved his character!

    Kudos again, jake!
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    Jan 10, 2012, 5:05 PM - Re: Boot spikes #11

    I did my sons toe spikes out of dowel and had some alum bar for the plate. Didn't fix the spikes on yet.
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    Jan 11, 2012, 12:47 PM - Re: Boot spikes #12

    Looks good my mate . Good ol super glue to fix spikes ? Or bonding sealer , which if you leave to harden in the nozzel and pull out carefully makes a rather good safety spike as stays rubbery !
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    Jan 11, 2012, 2:43 PM - Re: Boot spikes #13

    Cool...thanks for the rubbery tip
    Will probably screw fix them in. Knowing the kids will probably trip on them or break them off that's why I have been reluctant to put them on at this stage.
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    Feb 7, 2012, 1:19 PM - Re: Boot spikes #14

    Just a quick update on fixing my spikes to the frames , i found a system for welding them on with a system similar to braising. Its called a Lumiweld kit, Cost 22 for 10 rods All you need is a blowlamp and its as easy as soldering !
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    Mar 3, 2012, 5:10 AM - Re: Boot spikes #15

    Also good for fixing is Araldite steel , its in two tubes and is good for most metals and goes a metallic grey . It can be sanded and blends in with your metal when sanded , can also be painted
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    Jul 16, 2012, 2:07 PM - Re: Boot spikes #16

    when you say aluminum frames, where do you get them from? i've had a hard time finding the right thickness and flexibility...
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    Jul 28, 2012, 9:22 PM - Re: Boot spikes #17

    Nice work. I found the template.
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  18. Aug 3, 2012, 10:15 PM - Re: Boot spikes #18

    Looks great!!!!

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