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  1. Roddie Fett's Avatar
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    Apr 25, 2014, 8:35 AM - Help me with this madness! #1

    I know this is going to sound really stupid, but it's ok because I feel stupid that I can't figure this out for
    the life of me.......how do you buckle the girth belt? Every way I try feeding the strap through,the pin just
    slips right out of the belt. I don't get it,I can figure out some really technical aspects of this costume,but
    this belt is puzleing me,lol
    thanks
  2. ikinaceous's Avatar
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    Apr 25, 2014, 9:25 AM - Re: Help me with this madness! #2

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ID:	76396 Im not sure about the accuracy of this.. but if you lock the strap over the inside bar of the buckle near the base of the pin, it ain't goin nowhere. Sorry about the pic of my butt.
  3. Roddie Fett's Avatar
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    Apr 25, 2014, 10:28 AM - Re: Help me with this madness! #3

    Thank you my good man.
  4. redkraytdragon's Avatar
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    Apr 25, 2014, 1:57 PM - Re: Help me with this madness! #4

    Don't feel bad, I had the same problem. Took me a while to figure it out lol
  5. NoGoodToM3D3ad's Avatar
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    Apr 25, 2014, 4:35 PM - Re: Help me with this madness! #5

    That's it. Cut a hole. I used a grommet/eyelet to keep it from fraying.
  6. Roddie Fett's Avatar
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    Apr 26, 2014, 12:46 AM - Re: Help me with this madness! #6

    Did you guys just tuck the ends of your straps under you girth belt?
  7. formerly Woodman woodman's Avatar
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    Apr 26, 2014, 1:07 AM - #7

    If you're going for accuracy don't use an eyelet the real belt just has a frayed hole poked in it.
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    Apr 26, 2014, 1:12 AM - Re: Help me with this madness! #8

    I used a heated metal rod to melt my holes into my woven plastic straps
  9. Roddie Fett's Avatar
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    Apr 26, 2014, 9:22 AM - Re: Help me with this madness! #9

    That's what I did Spy007. But why do I do with the ends of the straps?
    do they just hang or do I tie then off, or tuck them behind the belt it's self?
  10. Vultana's Avatar
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    Apr 28, 2014, 9:46 AM - Re: Help me with this madness! #10

    Personally, I plan to tuck any extra in, but there are pictures from the movie both ways if you dig through the gallery section here on the TDH.
  11. Roddie Fett's Avatar
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    Apr 30, 2014, 5:32 PM - Re: Help me with this madness! #11

    Vultana! thank you,I have no idea why I dident think to look there.
    2 seconds in & I found exactly what I was looking for.

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