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Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

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    Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    I am trying to findout if anybody would be up for a set of CNC'd gauntlet darts. A memeber of the board here is working on a CAD drawing and I have somebody that can make them. I have to have at least 5 people who would want a set.

    Price, it looks like they should be between $20 to $25 per set. Shipping would be extra. Shipping would be about $5 in the US. I will would need $10 down to help cover the cost. If you think you would like a set please post in the thread.

    Here is what Alan has come up with. Please post what everybody likes.
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    Asok.
    Last edited by asok; Dec 14, 2005 at 9:43 AM.

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Might be interested. Would like to see pics
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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Soon as the CAD drawings are done, a pic will be posted.

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    I'm interested as well.

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    pics would definitely spike the interest

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    interested

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    same here

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    I just machined a set for myself this weekend. I will post pics in about a day or so. What a pain in the buttocks though! I may be interested for a set based on how they look. Show us the pix!

    Shinobi

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Here is the best pic of the darts on the costume from the MoM exhibit. Of all the custom machined darts I've seen, there are few that seem to look exactly right. The ones from TK-409s site have 2 grooves in the dart head, where there should one be one. (not a criticism, they're awesome!) But since the reference we have is blurry and unclear, it's hard to say what is exactly "right" I know WizardofFlight is creating some bluprints (fantastic as usual) so maybe this can help...
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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    If you'll ship to the UK I'd be interested...

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Here are my *VERY ROUGH* turned out wrist darts. As I stated, they are not 100% accurate, as the groove in the point is too wide. I didn't have a small enough cutting bit. I also have to even out and grind down the middle section, and the bottom ring arbelow the point. not to mention that the points are all of a differing size, but that will be fixed on the bench grinder. Well, whaddaya think? (they're better than pen points or dremel bits, so that's a plus)
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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    I'd be interested in a machined set..

    shinobi, the set you made isn't half bad.. I think they'd look pretty good after cleaning them up, and even better if you'd had that smaller bit

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Hey thanks! As I said, they need cleaning up. The pic from the previous post shows the correct shape, and these will be relatively close. I also have a set of knee dart launchers that are completed, and I'm working on a JP beacon and some JP thruster knobs. I know these probably belong in another thread, but It shows all of them together.
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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    I'll be watching your progress with great interest...

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Looking good so far. keep up the great work!!!
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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Very nice, of course I'm interested in all the various parts. I can hear my wallet crying now

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Count me in ASOK as always! looking for more accurate parts!...always!LOL

    shunned

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Interested.

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Interest spike!

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    ASOK, I would be interested also.

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Same Here!....hehe..Interested....

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    There is now a link at the top to what they might look like.

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    I like the MOM Radius Shoulder.

    So does that mean these are getting closer to reality?

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    i want a set of gauntlet darts where do i send the cash



    no disintegrations no fun

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    Re: Interest Thread - Gauntlet Darts

    Jango's darts appear to be the squared off shoulder design with a single groove near the tip.
    Boba's darts appear to be the radiused or 45 degree shoulder with double grooves.

    Can both types be done?
    I would be interested in a set of Jango darts in a couple months.
    Last edited by Jun Garros Fett; Dec 28, 2005 at 1:39 PM.

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