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    Aug 28, 2005, 1:51 PM - Check out what my 13 year old made me. #1

    I know I just posted a help me with the boots thread, But my 13 year old son sorta just surprised me and this deserves his own. He's been working on these all day...........(snooping around under my name in here I might add ) while I was fixing my front stairs. I come in and he's screwed spikes into my boots!!
    Did a damn fine job at that I think!!
    He used my thick plastic, wood dowel, and liquid nails............I'm just psyched........had to share!!
    I was going to order some, but not now!

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    Aug 28, 2005, 1:53 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #2

    WOW! Nice work kid!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 1:55 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #3

    He is literally glowing right now Bob!!!!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 1:56 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #4

    He should be! That looks great!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 2:18 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #5

    That really is incredible. You have quite a talented son!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 3:32 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #6

    He did a great job. Looks like the talent runs in the family over there!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 3:36 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #7

    he shouldn't have done that... he should have made his own suit

    nice work!! something I could learn from!! alot I might add!!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 3:50 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #8

    OMG! There's another generation of Kripps in the Fett business! You've gotta be so proud man. Well done Kripps Jr!
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    Aug 28, 2005, 4:03 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #9

    Quote Kripps said:
    He used my thick plastic, wood dowel, and liquid nails............I'm just psyched........had to share!!
    I was going to order some, but not now!
    What are you, his 14 year old dad? Looks preety freaking good.
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    Aug 28, 2005, 4:12 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #10

    Well done. Those toe spikes are nice.

    Great job on the boots as well Mr Kripps.

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    Aug 28, 2005, 7:00 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #11

    awesome! maybe he should star selling them
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    Aug 28, 2005, 7:28 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #12

    HECK YES! I Would buy a pair of those!
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    Aug 29, 2005, 9:49 AM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #13

    Really appreciate it guys......He kept asking to check the thread and I think he's hooked now. I caught him looking at pics I have of the shin tools......so well see what happens.

    I was worried about the spikes falling off, but he countersunk two screws from the backside of the strap into each of the spikes so I don't think that'll happen.
    Still thrilled.......and ya I did feel 14 when I walked in and saw them Jodo
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    Aug 30, 2005, 9:08 PM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #14

    So,......guess they didn't last . Wore em around this morning and much to our dismay, the wood/plastic combo didn't float.
    Went to home depot with the boy and picked out some nice aluminum straps and roundstock and went to town together with the drill press. These aren't going anywhere.

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    Aug 31, 2005, 5:44 AM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #15

    still... 3 hurrays for the boy!!!

    his idea and inspiration got to the current thing!!
    Fett is always a failure the first few times, but never are those failures useless
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    Aug 31, 2005, 10:58 AM - Re: Check out what my 13 year old made me. #16

    I think it's great to see you and your son can get together to do stuff like this and to be able to produce such an outstandingly beautiful project.

    I got my 7 year old son interested in Star wars this year and he wants to be a jedi for halloween now.
    Maybe next year i can get him interested in a Fett costume.

    You two do great work

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