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  1. formerly old_jedi_mind_trick Bobby Fett UK's Avatar
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    Dec 13, 2007, 5:52 AM - First finished item - ammo belt. #1

    So this is the first finished item of my costume. I bought the belt from costumebase (ebay) in Singapore. It is made of pleather and has usable pouches. So when it came it looked far too new. I also noticed when it came it should have white stitching.
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    So I set about making the bought item look a little more screen accurate.
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    Here is a closer shot.
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    I used white acrylic paint to get the white stitching, just rubbed it in with my fingers and then wiped off any excess with a damp cloth, this also left the surface a little oily which I liked, non oily when dry. I then set about it with sand paper and surface scratching to beat it up a little, and finished with some black boot polish to dull the thing down. Looks a little more worn in the flesh, the photos dont pick the detail up so much, but you get the idea. Cost $45, (22.50) which I thought was pretty cheap.
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    Dec 17, 2007, 3:25 PM - Re: First finished item - ammo belt. #2

    not bad at all mate!!! nice one.
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    Dec 17, 2007, 3:43 PM - Re: First finished item - ammo belt. #3

    Great tip! I picked up the same belt awhile back and now I'll have a chance to work on it. :
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    Dec 17, 2007, 4:01 PM - Re: First finished item - ammo belt. #4

    Nice job... useful tips

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