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    gauntlet source?

    Who is the best source for gauntlets?

    thanks

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    im waiting on a set of Ruffkintoy Gauntlets. they should be here any day now, but there seems to be very good reviews and the customer service is very good. do a search for Ruffkintoy on this forum to find him.

    i'll try to get some pics up when i get mine

    good luck
    SlaveR5


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    Re: gauntlet source?

    Ruffkintoy is the best for the money. Good com. and good product.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    thanks fot the tips!

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    Yup! I agree Ruffkin does make great Guantlets.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    Ruffkin's gauntlets are very good although they do require quite a bit of work. Some cutting, trimming, sanding. And you might want to reinforce them with fiberglass. However, I still highly recommend them. And fairly inexpensive for the quality.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    team_fett said:
    Ruffkin's gauntlets are very good although they do require quite a bit of work. Some cutting, trimming, sanding. And you might want to reinforce them with fiberglass. However, I still highly recommend them. And fairly inexpensive for the quality.
    How much do they run for?

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    man of war is the best in my opinion. I had MOW paint them also.
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    Re: gauntlet source?

    Dav'sa Arman said:
    How much do they run for?
    I payed $100.00 for my Ruffkins on ebay. I'm not sure if that's considered too little or too much...either way, they are so far GREAT (I have yet to start on them). Good customer service also...I ordered a ROTJ set, but changed my mind and wanted ESB, and Chuck agreed to exchange the ROTJ parts for the ESB parts so long I pay shipping.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    DM is right, ive seen the MOW up close.... Worth the money!!!!

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    DarthMiller said:
    man of war is the best in my opinion. I had MOW paint them also.
    How much do the MOW gauntlets run for?

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    I've seen all kinds of RotJ gauntlets. if anyone has any good ESB gauntlet pics, may I see some? I want to see the top, sides, etc. I want to compare the RotJ and ESB. And also if anyone knows of a guy who makes good ESB gauntlets too?

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    MOW's run up to around $250 if I remember correctly. Ruffkin's are $115 I believe, I think I asked him once. It also depends on which one you get. I think there's a ESB and ROTJ version of Ruffkin's gauntlets. You can modify the ROTJ ones to suit Jango Fett, if that's what your looking for.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    Eh.. I think I might be going with the Red gauntlets. (RotJ)

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    The current person I already ordered from makes the RotJ versions. He didn't have too many ESB pics. in fact, he didn't have any posted on his site. So I guess it's RotJ all the way!

    I know some people think that Boba did the girly scream in the RotJ situation. Think of it this way: it's also in his RotJ armor that he blasted his way out of that hole in the ground. My only regret is that He didn't pull it's tounge out with him as a trophy. Then again... after a few painful days.. collecting a trophy from his kill is not the first thing he thought about after getting out of it.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    I am hoping that you didn't order from Starfortress Productions. Who did you order from? If you don't mind me asking...

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    I ordered the Scalps first. I got them from Richies armor.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    askywalker98 said:
    I am hoping that you didn't order from Starfortress Productions. Who did you order from? If you don't mind me asking...
    Same thing I was about to ask! Stay away from SFP

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    Thanks for the advice. I never heard of him though.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    InfraFett said:
    Thanks for the advice. I never heard of him though.

    Lucky you!!!

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    What is wrong with his gauntlets? I just want to know

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    A better question would be. whats not wrong with his gauntlets?

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    I oredered gauntlets from SFP and they were terrible. The paint job sucked and I could have weathered them better.

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    I heard unflattering things recently about Richies armor (and saw photo's to confirm it). From what I remember he "was" good but now lacks quality and customer service. Can anyone dispute this?

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    Re: gauntlet source?

    I contacted ruffkintoy and I'm waiting for a reply. What types of payments does he accept?

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