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  1. marsattack's Avatar
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    Feb 5, 2009, 8:22 AM - Gaunts lock mechanism #1

    just a quick question guys, any ideas on how to lock my gauntlets?
    i tried earth magnets , but TO ME it does not seem to work.
    I have some fibreglass ones I bought off Ebay, they seem ok , but with all the electronics and alloy , they are super heavy.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
    thanks
    mars
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    Feb 5, 2009, 8:28 AM - Re: Gaunts lock mechanism #2

    You can do the "hinge" method. You take a hinge, whether it be one that goes the length of the gaunt or a short one in the back with a piece of velcro on the front. Pretty much remove the pin from the hinge, and use a rod of some sort to keep it latched through the whole hinge. Cruzer has a tutorial in the Jango forum about it for his gauntlets. Now for my Boba ones, I have MOWs. I kept a lil velcro at the front, and put a smaller hinge in the back in which I use a cotter-pin with a lil veclro that keeps the pin from slinding out. Both ways work. I have to say, when I got my Jango Gauntlets from Cruzer and used his method, I say those keep it the most secure.
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    Feb 5, 2009, 8:45 AM - Re: Gaunts lock mechanism #3

    so you slide the pin "in" ?
    so does the hinge go on the outside of the gaunt?
    mars
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    Feb 5, 2009, 11:48 AM - Re: Gaunts lock mechanism #4

    I have MOWs ESB gauntlets and I use two hinges and velcro to keep it closed. It works perfectly. I just cut away small parts where the hinges "sit in" so there´s no opening after I closed them. Velcro on both sides would do it too, but I wanted to hold just one part in my hands if I take it off and I bet it´s easier to put it on whith hinges than with both sides velcro. It stays where it is when opened. :-)

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