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    Nov 16, 2014, 12:38 PM - Jetpack Harness hardware materials #1

    I hate starting new threads especially with questions like this! I have a metal Jetpack harness and I want to complete it! I know I need 2 inch seatbelt webbing and 1.5 inch webbing for the Jetpack attachment. I've searched and read but never a direct answer or name for the pieces I'm looking for!

    Im having a hard time figuring out the most accurate hardware, besides the hooks that attach to the actual Jetpack hooks and the divers belt. What exactly do I need to have an accurate harness set up?

    Thanks!
  2. 4 Weeks Ago - Nov 17, 2014, 11:21 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #2

    oh you need some metal doo-dads! im sure you can find doo dads, or thig-a-ma-jigs somewhere! :P

    Seriously though, Im not sure if we know what the most accurate hardware was other than what you already listed. I know you can use some metal slide adjusters. My BooBooFett harness came with super heavy duty military like adjusters that were heavy. I actually switched them out for large parachute clips because the large metal military type ones were jabbing me and also sticking out of the sleeve hole on the vest a little bit. Of course all that may very well be because of my moobs lol (workin on that)

    However looking at the picture below, i can't see any hardware for adjustment, so there very well may not have been any, and it was just sewn to fit Jeremy. That said, im not expert on the harness, and this is from the Pre-pro 3 technically.....and it doesnt even look like they have a Divers buckle on it........so maybe someone with more solid knowledge will chime in.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 17, 2014, 11:55 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #3

    That is the Pre-Pro #1 harness and not the Pre-Pro #3 and judging by this image (with the same harness) there is some hardware near Johnston's hand and on the left side of the lower harness (near the buckle)

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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 17, 2014, 12:17 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #4

    Almost looks like the same "ring" they used to connect to the hooks were used for the adjustments
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 17, 2014, 12:24 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #5

    Yeah, I'm just trying to figure out what kind of "adjusters" I need to get. I think the hardware near the buckle is the 'x' shaped piece that controls the tension better. I need to know what are used on the main straps that go over the shoulders.

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    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Almost looks like the same "ring" they used to connect to the hooks were used for the adjustments

    How would that control adjustment?
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 17, 2014, 7:29 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #6

    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Almost looks like the same "ring" they used to connect to the hooks were used for the adjustments
    i see exactly what you mean.
    the top strap wraps around two of the "rings" and sewn together. then the bottom strap feeds up through the middle of the lower "ring" and wraps around the upper "ring" then back through the middle of the bottom "ring". the friction between the bottom strap pulling on the top strap would cause the rings to sort of lock against each other, holding the straps in place. Good eye sir.
  7. 4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 12:05 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #7

    and there you have it! lol Learn somethin every day! I was lookin for that pic with JJ but i couldnt find it. go figure lol

    Raf, I meant prepro, not pre pro 3. lol Ive been talking about painting the ProtoFett black series figure like that with Dom, as he did, so it was on my brain lol
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 12:15 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #8

    I called star killer star lord yesterday lol
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 7:08 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #9

    I really wish someone would find a cheap and easy way to make these. I'd love to have one but no luck so far finding any material. I don't trust a 3d printed one and can't afford a $350 harness
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 7:52 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #10

    You gotta understand BBF didnt make money on his...theyre not cheap to make...unless you work with metal and have machines at your disposal to make your own its going to cost money...just getting some custom sewing work costs $$ think about it
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 10:45 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #11

    Yes I'm perfectly clear how expensive they are. This is why I stated "I wish" someone would find a way. And yes sewing does cost some money also. I've seen this and known this also since I began this wonderful hobby in 2008. Nothing is cheap and not Walmart as people like to put it.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 10:52 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #12

    Thing is it is cheap. There's no mark up. You're getting a harness rig at cost. So save up and buy it or don't. But if you want one that's what you should do.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 18, 2014, 10:56 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #13

    Thank you for the tip.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 12:25 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #14

    Not to derail This tread but i have 3 harnest laying i can offer fore 100$ just to clean out my workshop.
  15. 4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 5:52 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #15

    Interested, PM sent.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 6:23 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #16

    Sent on second one!


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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 9:52 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #17

    Here's my material list I'll be buying. Please let me know if everything looks decent!

    Black 2" seatbelt webbing: http://www.strapworks.com/Polyester_.../sbpew2ncf.htm

    White 1.5 Polypropylene webbing: http://www.strapworks.com/Webbing_St...brics_s/20.htm

    4 metal 2" metal loops: http://www.strapworks.com/Metal_Loops_p/ml.htm


    I'll be purchasing Full Metal Fett's metal hooks and clips from him. This is just the list for the straps and their hardware.

    Everything look good?
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 9:56 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #18

    you might want the 1.5" rings from FMF too... also you may want sliders to hold the ends....thats what it looks like they used on the original harness....COULD have been just gaffers tape though... http://www.strapworks.com/Slides_p/sss.htm
    @RafalFett what do you think...you have a good eye too....


    OH and you want rivets for the white strapping...

    ALSO please update this thread when you get it all strapped up and all...I might change the slider I have currently for these....theyre very bulky as Lou said.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 10:13 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #19

    Yeah, I'm buying FMF's hooks that'll attach to his jetpack clips as he's the most accurate.

    So that slider should work out for the shoulder straps in replace of the 4 metal loops?

    I may just buy 4 sliders and 4 loops to see how everything would work. I won't be wearing it, it's for a mannequin but I want something that's accurate.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 10:46 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #20

    Well I mean to say to put them below the loops. To secure the excess...but you could certainly stich the bottom to the center of the slide. And run the shoulder strap through the slide. And back thorough it and that would be very secure.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 11:02 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #21

    I just purchased both webbing, and 4 adjusters slides and 4 loops. That should be good to create an accurate harness. Then I'll buy FMF's hooks and clips for my jetpack once the harness is complete.
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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 11:33 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #22

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    4 Weeks Ago - Nov 19, 2014, 11:55 AM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #23

    Yeah, I wish I was around when they were doing that run! I see how it's finally set up and I'm confident I have the right materials now. Maybe not as close as Gino's but enough to look correct and at a higher standard than getting it passed 501st.

    I just couldn't wrap my mind on how the tension and adjustment took place on the shoulder wraps.
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    1 Week Ago - Dec 9, 2014, 3:30 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #24

    For ESB what do you think works better for the 1.5 inch strap that holds the jetpack?

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    1 Week Ago - Dec 9, 2014, 4:27 PM - Re: Jetpack Harness hardware materials #25

    The white is "better" but its not right...

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