I really need a pack, 501st quality

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    I really need a pack, 501st quality

    I'm trying a boba suit for hte 501st, but really need help on it. I need to make it for under $20 USD a month. All help appreiated

    Hopeful Fett

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Welcome to The Dented Helmet!

    well, jet packs usually cost about $300.00 US dollars, so maybe you should save up for about one year if you want a good quality jet pack. otherwise, scratch build one.

    for a good quality jet pack, get an mlc jet pack. if you want one, contact bountys hunted and another member, which i forgot there name. though, they are making a new mlc pack (mlc v.2) and i recommend you go for the v.2. Though, you might have to wait a little while. otherwise, go for the jet pack bobamaker is making. he is already finished with the sculpt for one, and he is currently making the molds.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    I'll be sure to check with those meembers, but my funds are severely limited.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Do a search under the jet pack thread for Jet Pack blueprints. WOF does a great set that I am sure you could use. I would suggest sintra or foam. Good luck and let me know if you need any help.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    hopefull fett said:
    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    I'll be sure to check with those meembers, but my funds are severely limited.
    You could sell one of your kidneys , $, :jet pack ,

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    umm, I think I want to kep those.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    hopefull fett said:
    umm, I think I want to kep those.
    come on... cant you just take a joke ?!?!?

    jk

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Oh, and if your planning to scratch-build a Jet Pack, here's the thread for the templates.
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=7559
    there should be a link on the first post, click on it, and save.
    though, you might already know this.

    if you want, you can go in many routes. one, you can use sintra, like prymer13 said (sintra is expanded pvc plastic, so basically it's a board of plastic). just print out the templates at full size, and cut them out on sintra. Sintra, note, is easily pliable, simply dip it in boiling water for about 20 seconds, and you can just shape it. note that when it is heated, it releases toxic fumes, so i would say maybe try to do it outside, or just leave the window open in the kitchen.

    another route is the Lisafett tutorial, here in this link.
    http://www.azeem2000.com/
    click on articleand somewhere on the bottom-left corner you should see boba jet pack tutorial ready for downloador something similar.

    yet another route, which i found on TDH (thanks Wasp for the idea!) is to make a card board Jet Pack (by using the jet pack templates) then cover it with paper mache. here's a link to how a member did this once.http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...board+Jet Pack
    note: this is his own way, you do not have to do what he does

    P.S. Jet Pack can be shortened to Jp, so Jet Pack = jp
    Last edited by Qman101; Mar 15, 2006 at 9:33 PM.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    ok, thanks, man. I was wondering where to find her tutorial.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Qman101 said:
    note that when it is heated, it releases toxic fumes, so i would say maybe try to do it outside, or just leave the window open in the kitchen.
    Oh come on man, the "toxic fumes" arent enough to kill you....Just enough to get you a little bit relaxed. I have those templates too and plan on starting within the next couple weeks. I'll be making mine from styrene tho.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    "A little bit relaxed?" I could use some of that, but a can od Krylon could do the same thing.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    I have a trash can jet pack. It's quite solid.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Could I see a pic of it? I never knew a JP could be made with the trashcan method, how would I go about it?

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    It's not entirely accurate...






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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Wow, that's pretty good. I'll have to try it later.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    hey Zurath Kodul theres an imperial gard helmet on ebay just in case you want it. its only about $41 and its got less than 22 hours left. i know you dont do stuff on ebay but just in case you change your mind.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    I'll think about it. I might know of a way to pull it off.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    I need to modify that jet pack. It took about three trash cans and a few bottles of GOOP, so it was probably $20 to make.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    I need you to PM me the specifics on it. Brand of can, any/all directions you can provide.
    This looks close enough to the arena-style for me to use it, so I'll give it a go if you can give me more details.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    ell oh ell... "brand of can." I do know one thing, I got them at K-Mart.

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Ok, I'll see what I can find out there.
    edit: post 299

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Perhaps I should make some jet pack blueprints. I use CAD and I have a bigass printer...

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    Re: I really need a pack, 501st quality

    Well, go for it.


    edit: post 300!!!!

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