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Has anyone bought a jet pack from that guy on ebay?

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Is this the guy whose e-bay pictures all show the greeblies in a translucent resin? e3starwars?

    W.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Yes it is.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Thanks for sharing the info Cruzer. I have purchased one of these jet packs also. I was a little nervous at first, but after reading your posts, I beileve everything will work out fine. Please keep us posted of your progress.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    So would you suggest getting one? Or get an MLC? Im a guy on a budget, and I dont have too many modeling skills. What are they recasts of anyhow?

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    They look like the Mark Bradley kit. What does the inside of the thrusters look like?

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    I can tell without seeing the thrusters that it's a MB recast

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    I just didn't want to go throwing the 'R' word around here

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    The thrusters are solid resin casts with no hollowing what-so-ever on the bottom. Can anyone elaborate a little on what a MB jet pack was or is?
    Cruzer

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    I have one of MB's new jp kits, that I've never gotten around to finishing. I compared all the pieces and body, to the one pictured. ALL of the details match. You can even see the "webbing" at the top of the fuel tanks, from the vac-forming process. Looks like he went from recasting Golden armor, to recasting MB's

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    I have a version 2 MB kit and I guarantee that is a recast of it. From the piano keys to the shape of the body and most definitely the thrusters. Recast all the way.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    MB is one of the first guys to produce Boba armor for purchase. His web site got many of us into this hobby, and I know he has worked on Star Wars costumes for Disney in Florida. I agree with you guys...I've seen these jet packs on ebay for a while and I've always thought they were cast off of MB kits as well, I just wasn't sure since I no longer have one.
    Cruzer said:
    The thrusters are solid resin casts with no hollowing what-so-ever on the bottom. Can anyone elaborate a little on what a MB jet pack was or is?
    Cruzer

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Bounty's Hunted...how does one go about ordering one of your Jet Packs? I just received a kit from Golden Armor, and as you already know, it's heavy, warped, and less than ideal. Your kits sound great. Let me know how to get one! Many thanks.

    Chris

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Thanks Hansoloway, I've always assumed these style of jps were casted from the Don Post jp off the lifesize Boba statue. Guess my assumption was wrong.

    Cruzer

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    How is your progress comimg along Cruzer?

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Sorry bro, Jaster Blaster, no progress as of yet due to holiday stuff. We decided to have this year's Christmas luncheon at our house for everyone, so between my wife's list and mine of stuff to do, I've had no time. Things should be settling down though now that the biggie(Christmas) is over. But I'm still torn between a classic or arena so I'll drag my feet on this project until I decided either way. I've got MLC's V1 classic, so more than likely this jp kit will end up an arena since the classic parts need a lot of clean up and work to get out the warps.
    Thanks for asking and I'll be sure to post pics once I get started.
    Later, Cruzer

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    That guy is no longer a "registered ebay user." So no more of those jet packs...damn I was going to buy one too, I mean they're cheap. And I need a jet pack. And I just got money for Xmas.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    yeah i have one of his pack , only problem is that they are really heavy, "foam", had to remove all the foam to lighten it up, but the jet pack itself is cool once assembled.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    How did you get the foam out?

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    i have one too. How did you put the rocket together? glue?

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Can someone point me in MLC direction?? how do i get one of the jet packs? have they a website?? Cheers guys.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    Thats nuts to finaly see a pic of the pack off ebay. Not as bad as I though it would be, sometimes you can get lucky on ebay and get something that isnt terrible. But to get it the quality of something like the MLC or MOW you would have to put in some hours.

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    Re: Has anyone bought a jetpack from that guy on ebay?

    I have the same kit from the Colorado guy but my jet pack body is different.
    Here is mine complete.
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...190#post199190

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