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    Feb 28, 2005, 9:30 PM - ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #1

    Anyone know what that little square is? Looks like some sort of button.
    I noticed it on the pre-pro #1 and 3 where it is white, and ESB where it is red.
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    Feb 28, 2005, 9:52 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #2

    Hmmm...It does look kinda reddish in that one pic. I put one of these on mine, but painted it black. I don't know if its a push button or what. I just cut a square piece of fiberglass from a leftover hunk i had lying around and glued it on. If I had to guess though, I would say that its actually molded into the gauntlet shell, then painted.

    Damian

    Edit: Actually, now that I looked at it again...on the prepro it does look more like a push button of some kind, but looks molded on the ESB gaunt...go figure
    Heres how mine looks
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    Feb 28, 2005, 10:00 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #3

    I thoughrt so to at first, but the ROTJ gauntlets have an indent where it should be.

    Also note the slight concave indent, which looks a lot like a button from and old adding machine or keyboard. It doens't look vacuformed to me.
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    Feb 28, 2005, 10:11 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #4

    yet another piece for me to add on to my gauntlets
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    Feb 28, 2005, 11:09 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #5

    As far as I know, the piece hasn't been idenitified. It is definitely a separate piece not vacuformed as part of the base gauntlet. The base gauntlet has square indentation to accomodate the greeblie.
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    Mar 1, 2005, 4:16 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #6

    The dent on the ROTJ gaunt could just be a place holder for the cutout where the push button was to be attached. I know there were a number of things built into the suit that were never used. If the push button was never used, then maybe it was never added to the Jedi gauntlets.
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    Mar 1, 2005, 8:34 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #7

    I was talking to JFJ last night on PM and suggested the idea of it being a button from an old adding machine similar to this one. The buttons have that convex outer shape with the concave depression for the button.

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    Mar 5, 2005, 10:03 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #8

    Yeh,
    It definitely looks like some sort of keyboard key, possibly shortened in height and then placed on the gauntlet.
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    Mar 5, 2005, 10:26 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #9

    OK so now that we know it's there a color is the only thing left to be sure of. We have some black and one that could definitely pass for the "Boxcar Red" used for the madibles and jet pack details.

    What do you guys think??

    Steve
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    Mar 5, 2005, 10:33 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #10

    Yeah..I think so too. Do you guys see any difference between the prepro & ESB though??? They still look a bit different to me. Maybe my eyes are going bad, but I'm not seeing the convex (or is it concave ) signs on the ESB. Also, the esb looks like it is not as wide as the prepro. Also, the outside egdes look pretty strait on the ESB, while a bit rounded on the prepro. Maybe I'm way over-annalyzing
    Damian
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    Mar 5, 2005, 11:59 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #11

    Rule #1 of Fett costuming : YOU CAN NEVER OVER ANALYZE


    It's looking more like an added peice of flat plastic on ESB to me also thus the difference in size we're seeing,whereas on the Pre-pro it seems like a conCAVE button.

    Steve
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    Mar 7, 2005, 12:23 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #12

    I know...Its a Chicklet!

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    Mar 7, 2005, 3:51 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #13

    Quote Forced Trekker said:
    I know...Its a Chicklet!

    could be...a Chicklet would be conVEX

    I'm getting far too much mileage out of this vex vs. cave thing
  14. Mar 8, 2005, 6:16 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #14

    It isn't... Never mind...
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    Mar 8, 2005, 11:47 AM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #15

    I looked at my ManofWar gauntlets, and they have that piece on my ESB's, it is a little convexed
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    Mar 8, 2005, 1:09 PM - Re: ESB/Prepro right gauntlet detail #16

    Quote DL44 Blaster said:
    could be...a Chicklet would be conVEX

    I'm getting far too much mileage out of this vex vs. cave thing
    No...no...see they licked it it first, got it soft and then pressed it on there...the thumb left a concave impression...see?!?!

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