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  1. DP74's Avatar
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    Jan 3, 2010, 4:18 PM - Harness PLUS Industrial Velcro for your JP?! #1

    Ok, so as everyone knows, when you "finish" your Fett, it's never really finished and you're always thinking about ways to make it look, feel or work better. So in my random thoughts about this past Halloween and the future of trooping, I remembered a small issue I had with my harness and JP. See, after many hours of being in it, it does shift time to time especially if you need / try to sit at all.....and it did rub a small bit on the backplate, which caused a small paint issue that I don't want to see turn into a BIG paint issue after what I paid for this whole thing, and all of the weight on the harness for extended periods when you have several herniated and bulging discs in your neck and back is never good....even if the entire Fett outfit weighs far less and is far more comfortible than my Vader ever could be.

    So...I thought, what if I just put a few strips of industrial strength velcro between the backplate and the JP to go along with the harness clips? You wouldn't see them for one, it would prevent any shifting at all and keep it exactly where it should be, for two, and it would also help to keep it more secure and spread out the weight a bit of the JP.

    For reference, here's a link and an image of the BobaMaker JP / harness setup :
    http://www.bobamaker.co.uk/Jetpack.html
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    What do you guys think?

    J
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    Jan 4, 2010, 1:58 PM - Re: Harness PLUS Industrial Velcro for your JP?! #2

    Good idea! I know having it hang from my shoulders after 8-10 hours, you can start to feel every ounce of that pack right on your shoulder muscles making them very sore. Mayve it was how I had my harness set up. It didn't bother me but if a simple solution like that can prevent that and keep it more secure like a jetpack should be then why not?

    El1te
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    Jan 5, 2010, 3:56 AM - Re: Harness PLUS Industrial Velcro for your JP?! #3

    S'wot I was thinkin too!!
    I also have my eyes on Mojos replica steel harness now....just so long as it will work fine with a BobaMaker pack and all.

    J

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