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  1. psberetta's Avatar
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    May 21, 2006, 10:03 PM - Female Mando armor #1

    I was wondering if someone on this board, or if you know whose armor this is could help me out. I want a two piece chest like this for my wife .
    A two piece just flows better along side the Fett man.
    Thanks,
    -Tim-




    If this is a members armor on this board and you want the pic down, just say so. Sorry, but its awesome.
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    May 21, 2006, 10:27 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #2

    I am willing to bet it would be pretty easy to make a set like that, use the armor templates that are on the boards and cut them out of cheap sintra, heat them up and push the "dents" out from the inside with like a softball or something similar.
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    May 22, 2006, 2:53 AM - Re: Female Mando armor #3

    Hehe. A softball... Find an object just a tad larger than the size of her "dents," being that there is a vest and a jumpsuit underneith. You may want to talk to Jango Wes about the MandoFem chest armour, I believe his wife is a purple Jango.
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    May 22, 2006, 6:43 AM - Re: Female Mando armor #4

    Softballs? At least honeydew melons, or its not worth it.
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    May 22, 2006, 8:33 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #5

    Quote psberetta said:
    If I ever get bounty hunted I hope that they're wearing this...






























    And nothing else
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    May 22, 2006, 10:32 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #6

    But what if it was a dude wearing it? Would you still want that? Always be mindfull of what you wish for.
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    May 22, 2006, 10:53 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #7

    Quote Predatormv said:
    But what if it was a dude wearing it? Would you still want that? Always be mindfull of what you wish for.
    See...that's why I said hope instead of wish!

    NO DUDES ALLOWED!!! I refuse to go gentle into that good night!
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    May 23, 2006, 1:18 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #8

    Quote drokkul said:
    See...that's why I said hope instead of wish!

    NO DUDES ALLOWED!!! I refuse to go gentle into that good night!
    If a guy were wearing that armor as you said, man, it would be wrong on so many levels...

    -tubachris
    (who is NOT into transvestite mando's)
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    May 23, 2006, 1:38 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #9

    That's awesome. But with such a large...um..."curve" there, how would you put on a chest display board? Also the board would...like, be facing up...

    -Carson
    Last edited by deadbolt; May 23, 2006 at 1:47 PM.
  10. May 23, 2006, 3:46 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #10

    Yeah, a cicuit board would not work in this situation.
  11. May 23, 2006, 4:45 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #11

    ...like anyone would be focusin on he circuit board...enough attention would b drawn to that area
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    May 23, 2006, 5:07 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #12

    Quote never_risk_the_fett_man said:
    ...like anyone would be focusin on he circuit board...enough attention would b drawn to that area
    The circuit board says, "Look up about 10 inches."
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    May 23, 2006, 6:16 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #13

    Its angled up so it displays to the wearer the number of guys that stare blankly at her....


    -tubachris
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    May 23, 2006, 6:35 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #14

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    May 23, 2006, 6:42 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #15

    So no one has any info .................
    I'll try the Sintra route .
    Thanks Predatormv and GCNgamer128
    -Tim-
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    May 23, 2006, 11:14 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #16

    I dont think its possible to make that shape into sintra or styrene without major issues. sintra is like trying to put a bubble in paper.

    It looks like fiberglass or vaccuformed pieces, I could be wrong.
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    May 23, 2006, 11:53 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #17

    Quote cal196 said:
    I dont think its possible to make that shape into sintra or styrene without major issues. sintra is like trying to put a bubble in paper.

    It looks like fiberglass or vaccuformed pieces, I could be wrong.
    I would guess vaccu-formed. Judging by the three dimples on the ab plate. As un-pronounced as the dimples are I would think that it is vaccuformed from a thick piece of material. The chest medallion in that pic looks like it might be resin.
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    May 27, 2006, 2:57 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #18

    Hmm... Now that I think of it those pieces can't be sintra, if a softball were to be pressed into them, they would either be deformed becuase flat objects don't like to turn round, or that they would become extremely thin.
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    May 27, 2006, 5:07 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #19

    Quote GCNgamer128 said:
    Hmm... Now that I think of it those pieces can't be sintra, if a softball were to be pressed into them, they would either be deformed becuase flat objects don't like to turn round, or that they would become extremely thin.

    Unless more than one layer was used
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    May 27, 2006, 8:12 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #20

    Quote cal196 said:
    I dont think its possible to make that shape into sintra or styrene without major issues. sintra is like trying to put a bubble in paper.

    It looks like fiberglass or vaccuformed pieces, I could be wrong.

    Tried sintra, 6mm & 3mm.
    Wrinkel city. Cal196, you hit it on the nose. Turned out like CRAP
    Back to the drawing board.......................
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    May 27, 2006, 9:40 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #21

    Brandy's is sintra.





    Wes
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    Jun 6, 2006, 12:07 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #22

    that looks awesome!
  23. I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Jun 6, 2006, 1:27 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #23

    Wes: Give us a step by step process on how her chest was formed from Sintra.

    Curving works for Sintra, but this somewhat works like the globe, globes are accurate, but maps are not becuase of the distortion when a round object is made flat. Or visa-versa.
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    Jun 6, 2006, 5:57 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #24

    You could try getting an already vacuformed mannequin torso (generic female form, one sided plastic), drawing out the armor sections on the plastic, and cutting the way you want it. Might be worth 15 bucks to see if it's usable.

    Try searching on eBay for "hanging mannequin".
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    Jun 6, 2006, 8:23 PM - Re: Female Mando armor #25

    PERFECT
    Count Dookie is the MAN :thumbup

    Quote Count Dookie said:
    You could try getting an already vacuformed mannequin torso (generic female form, one sided plastic), drawing out the armor sections on the plastic, and cutting the way you want it. Might be worth 15 bucks to see if it's usable.

    Try searching on eBay for "hanging mannequin".

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