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    Oct 29, 2006, 10:21 PM - Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #1

    Okay, if you're attaching the flamethrower and it's not a meticulous Fett, try mangets. See photos. This worked great with superglue.

    In fact, if I'd thought of it earlier, I'd have done it for the gauntlet missile too.
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  2. kanol matea's Avatar
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    Oct 29, 2006, 10:27 PM - Re: Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #2

    are the magnets realy strong because i have been looking for something like that were did you get them from
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    Oct 29, 2006, 10:46 PM - Re: Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #3

    I used magnet too. I put them on the inside though. Several very stong magnets epoxied inside holds it closed pretty well. Though I also added velcro inside the gauntlets and on the sleeves just in case...

    Pretty clever putting them on the flamethrower
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    Oct 29, 2006, 10:52 PM - Re: Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #4

    Well, that's why I included the container of magnets in the photo, so you'd see the manufacturer. Anyway, you can order online at www.magcraft.com
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    Oct 29, 2006, 11:06 PM - Re: Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #5

    i'd be nervouse about someone pulling it off. we get people yanking on our costumes all the time. that's why i never have the hoses in my gauntlet...
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    Oct 29, 2006, 11:20 PM - Re: Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #6

    Thanks Brian--thanks an important consideration. This costume is just for my son's halloween, so I had not thought of that.

    :::where's the superglue:::
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    Oct 30, 2006, 2:55 AM - Re: Gauntlets and magnets oh my ! #7

    Quote tk7602 said: View Post
    i'd be nervouse about someone pulling it off. we get people yanking on our costumes all the time. that's why i never have the hoses in my gauntlet...
    Ditto, I have the gauntlet hose on my ESB just for the canon factor, but when I troop, I don't wear it. I've even thought about buying a ROTJ flame thrower because it's less complicated than the ESB, therefore children won't be touchy with it.

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