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    Oct 23, 2008, 9:51 PM - Does this Chest Armor look right? #1

    I ordered this from Gabriel & it seems to be too small... Is it just me?
    My clothing he made is all the right size, but it just looks weird. Any comments?

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    Oct 23, 2008, 9:59 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #2

    Armor looks TOO small, close up the back of the vest as well..
    do you have a ruler to help with scale?

    Can you tape it(armor) to the vest then wear it ... take a pic then we may be able to help.
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    Oct 23, 2008, 10:13 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #3

    Here are 3 more pictures, I don't have a measuring tape but I took a picture of it on lined paper

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    Oct 23, 2008, 10:15 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #4

    BTW it's only taped...
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    Oct 23, 2008, 10:20 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #5

    Yep it's too small for your frame... but just a touch, it also looks narrow, the back plate is for sure to narrow, can you tighten the vest a bit more?
    I'll measure my FP armor, once I get home, but maybe someone can chime in before then, maybe you can play around and reposition the plates?!?

    the vest also looks too long but that can be changed once you set the armor.
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    Oct 23, 2008, 10:22 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #6

    Hmmm...yeah, it looks pretty small. Bummer!!
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    Oct 23, 2008, 10:35 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #7

    I had this problem with some armor too. I'm about 6' w/ a 52" chest. I ended up using WOF's XL templates to make mine. They seem just about right.
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    Oct 24, 2008, 12:20 AM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #8

    Here is a pic of how i think it should look like!
    Left is "after", right is "before"
    just to give you an Idea..
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    Oct 24, 2008, 9:50 AM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #9

    i guess the question is "how big are you"

    there's no question that it looks too small, but it's more a question of whether the plates are movie sized and you need bigger, or if the plates are tiny.
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    Oct 24, 2008, 1:35 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #10

    I am 6'2 190LBS, he was supposed to send me Large...
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    Oct 24, 2008, 2:12 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #11

    Hey Bill
    Here is some pics of my FP V.3

    I also noticed your collar plate has room for only one stud a side.
    and your decal on the plate may be used for scale Ref. to mine.

    hope it helps, It looks like you may need to get a new set OR modifie your set. Sintra and bondo..




    It's not easy to gauge size thru pics... thats why it took me 10yrs to wait till I thought the Boba Fett props, that ppl sold were correct(or close to), then I bought Items last year and got it done.
    It was hard to sit out of the first few FP armor runs BUT I'm glad I did..
    you just have to do the same.. I did see a few FP parts in the cargo hold.

    start there OR if your skilled you can scratch build a set, I don't think you'll be ready for halloween though.. but thats a good think IMO, you can make a better suit.

    welcome to the never ending Boba Fett costume.
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    Oct 24, 2008, 2:27 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #12

    yeah, that armor looks tiny.
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    Oct 24, 2008, 3:08 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #13

    Here's a pic of my FPv3
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    Oct 24, 2008, 3:19 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #14

    Hey Andy,
    I see you have a lot of yellow in the top dent on your ab plate...it that intentional?

    looks great bud!
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    Oct 24, 2008, 3:20 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #15

    Nice armour and paint GCNgamer!
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    Oct 24, 2008, 3:24 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #16

    Quote Sixxgunn13 said: View Post
    Hey Andy,
    I see you have a lot of yellow in the top dent on your ab plate...it that intentional?

    looks great bud!
    haha, I thought I put masking fluid there, I plan to fix it though.

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    Nice armour and paint GCNgamer!
    Thanks
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    Oct 24, 2008, 3:35 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #17

    Man... That makes me mad. Gabriel is not getting back to me either. Anyone suggest a good armor source? That I can get some asap?
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    Oct 24, 2008, 3:36 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #18

    Thanks for all your help guy's I really appreciate it.
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    Oct 24, 2008, 4:14 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #19

    Who is this person?
    Only person Id buy from is FP(Chris)
    or BobaMaker.
    Look in the Cargo Hold... I see a few ppl selling FP armor. jump in on it if you can.. then sell your set on Ebay.
    Quote bconnelly said: View Post
    Man... That makes me mad. Gabriel is not getting back to me either. Anyone suggest a good armor source? That I can get some asap?
    Thats what the TDH is all about Bill..

    Plus it's always a pleasure to help a fellow Canadian.

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    Thanks for all your help guy's I really appreciate it.
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    Oct 24, 2008, 5:07 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #20

    Gabriel is with Evolution Toys. If anyone has good armor for sale contact me billconnelly@gmail.com with pictures
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    Oct 24, 2008, 5:08 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #21

    Hey Sixx, Where in Canada r u?
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    Oct 25, 2008, 7:42 AM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #22

    Winnipeg, I posted that above somewhere...lol.



    And post a WTB thread in the Cargo Hold...
    you have a better chance getting armor there than posting here.
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    Oct 25, 2008, 11:21 AM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #23

    Sorry missed that.. Thanks again for your help. I'm off hunting Deer scum this weekend.
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    Nov 19, 2008, 4:22 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #24

    It looks to small in my opinion considering your size I'm having the same problem. Whats the correct ratio?
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    Nov 19, 2008, 5:16 PM - Re: Does this Chest Armor look right? #25

    WAY too small.

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