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  1. SarlaccBits's Avatar
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    Mar 7, 2006, 10:17 AM - Kim's Belts... #1

    Here is my ammo belt build as of right now...

    This belt has been very time consuming and difficult at times...

    I wanted the pouches to be usable - which presented and interesting problem for me...

    The belt still is not complete and I have been working on it for about 2 months now... I am very close though. I need to add the stitching to the flaps and then attach them to the pouches and I am done.

    Here is the build:








    I am lining each pouch with a very stiff black felt which is keeping each pouch nice and straight...
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    Mar 7, 2006, 12:04 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #2

    Awesome looking vinyl. Where'd you get it?

    Funny. I'm using the same contact cemet on my belt.
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    Mar 7, 2006, 12:23 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #3



    I bought about 2 yards of the Vinyl at a fabric store not to far from my work... they had every color imaginable of the stuff!

    and I love that contact cement! Works great!
    That and JB Weld will hold my costume together!
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    Mar 7, 2006, 12:26 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #4

    Wow!!! You're doing a fantastic job there! I can't wait to see the final product!!!!
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    Mar 7, 2006, 12:41 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #5

    OHG !!! Those packs a great !!

    I am still far from completion on my suit, but I already consider upgrading my ammo pouches to be useable too.
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    Mar 7, 2006, 12:49 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #6

    Quote Real Scooby said:
    OHG !!! Those packs a great !!

    I am still far from completion on my suit, but I already consider upgrading my ammo pouches to be useable too.

    Wow... that's a nice belt!
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    Mar 8, 2006, 12:14 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #7

    Those are lookin great. Makes me want to redo mine with better material

    Great job
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    Mar 8, 2006, 3:12 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #8

    Hi

    Just read the title of this thread and..... well just take a look at the attached map of a town near where i live called Thetford.

    Freaky!!!!
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    Mar 8, 2006, 5:51 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #9

    looks great!!
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    Mar 8, 2006, 7:26 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #10

    Great work Kim. And if you keep them openable, you can pack snacks ........I mean the deadly weapons of a Mandalorian
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    Mar 8, 2006, 9:47 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #11

    Quote Ronin677 said:
    Hi

    Just read the title of this thread and..... well just take a look at the attached map of a town near where i live called Thetford.

    Freaky!!!!

    Thats awesome!



    ... and tasty, delicious snacks are important...
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    Mar 8, 2006, 11:33 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #12

    Quote Remo Locke said:
    Great work Kim. And if you keep them openable, you can pack snacks ........I mean the deadly weapons of a Mandalorian

    mmm, snacks... that's what i should put in my belt! i'm currently using it for spare batteries.
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    Mar 13, 2006, 10:31 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #13





    Working for quite a while this weekend and I finished my jumpsuit, all of the pouches, the spats and my vest...

    I had some professional help here from my Aunt who happens to be an incredible seamstress!

    Ignore the color differences you see in the jumpsuit, all will be dyed to match.


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    Mar 13, 2006, 10:49 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #14

    I kinda like that 2-tone flightsuit.
    Not for Boba, but maybe for a custom Mando or something.
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    Mar 13, 2006, 10:57 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #15

    Not that Boba's matched perfectly either...
    But, I have matching issues... they NEED to match...
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    Mar 13, 2006, 11:01 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #16

    Ooooh ! Da pretty eye´s are back.

    Nice jumpsuit you´ve got there. Can´t wait to see it dyed and weathered up
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    Mar 13, 2006, 11:30 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #17

    Quote SarlaccBits said:
    But, I have matching issues... they NEED to match...
    Uh oh. . . sounds like a litte OCD creeping in there.
    "Everything must match. Everything must match. Everything must match."
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    Mar 13, 2006, 1:56 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #18

    Quote superjedi said:
    Uh oh. . . sounds like a litte OCD creeping in there.
    "Everything must match. Everything must match. Everything must match."
    but isn't this board all about ocd?
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    Mar 13, 2006, 6:25 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #19

    The belt is coming along nicely. BTW, are you doing an ESB or ROTJ Boba?
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    Mar 13, 2006, 6:32 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #20

    Thanks,
    I am going with ESB Boba...
    Last edited by SarlaccBits; Mar 14, 2006 at 11:17 AM.
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    Mar 13, 2006, 6:37 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #21

    nice belt! keep it up!

    dey ja vu, don't i usually say that everytime i see a progress thread?

    still, nice job!
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    Mar 13, 2006, 7:17 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #22

    Lookin' good! The costume stuff isn't so bad either!
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    Mar 13, 2006, 8:30 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #23

    Quote Ronin677 said:
    Hi

    Just read the title of this thread and..... well just take a look at the attached map of a town near where i live called Thetford.

    Freaky!!!!
    I've stayed in Thetford before! How cool!
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    Mar 13, 2006, 8:43 PM - Re: Kim's Belts... #24

    Quote SarlaccBits said:
    Thanks,
    I am going with ROTJ Boba...
    Looking good!

    But where are the shin tool pouches?
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    Mar 14, 2006, 2:28 AM - Re: Kim's Belts... #25

    Think yourself lucky you only stayed there, i had to work there once

    Quote phantomfett said:
    I've stayed in Thetford before! How cool!

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