Metal shin tools? Available?

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    Metal shin tools? Available?

    Does anyone offer metal shin tools? I see some old threads about some being offered in aluminum. I'm looking for a set.

    If anyone has any leads, please shoot me a PM.

    Thanks,

    Rob

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    I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    Well the large shin tool is a squeegee.

    I made this is CAD a while ago, fell free to use it.



    I have no idea about metal shin tools though, you could make them yourself from sheet metal.

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    Any particular reason you want metal? I would think even caste in aluminum would weigh your pants legs down more than resin ones.

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    Just for the love of all things metal on a Fett.


    cal196 said:
    Any particular reason you want metal? I would think even caste in aluminum would weigh your pants legs down more than resin ones.

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    That'd be pretty sweet if someone made some accurate alum shin tools...eh hem...hint hint "j/k, but seriously"(DodgeBall)
    Last edited by deadbolt; May 1, 2006 at 8:04 PM.

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    I have trash can shin tools

    Hah, I love trash cans... I'm working on the rocket to my jet pack using a trash can right now!

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    I have resin tools...
    I like how light they are...

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    deadbolt said:
    That'd be pretty sweet if someone made some accurate alum shin tools...eh hem...hint hint "j/k, but seriously"(DodgeBall)
    Accurate "aluminum" shin tools???

    The screen used tools were not aluminum.

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    Ripcode said:
    Accurate "aluminum" shin tools???

    The screen used tools were not aluminum.
    Right, they are found parts that you can still by.

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    I know, I just meant accurate in shape, size etc. & since there painted to look like metal, I thought it would be kinda cool if they actually were metal.

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    theyd make that cool metal clanking sound when u walk...like spurs and u could REALLY mess someone up with them

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    never_risk_the_fett_man said:
    theyd make that cool metal clanking sound when u walk...like spurs and u could REALLY mess someone up with them
    Several people here, switched from the metal tools to resin because the clanking drove them nuts and the added weight was a problem.

    Before you commit to the aluminum tools, try similar size metal tools in your jumpsuit shin pockets and see if you will like it.

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    Ripcode said:
    Several people here, switched from the metal tools to resin because the clanking drove them nuts and the added weight was a problem.
    i'm one of those! i had a set of AL tools from omega_man:



    they were based off of the visual dictionary pictures. they looked awesome, but i sounded like a wind chime when i walked with them in my pockets.

    unless your suit is made of a really heavy material, they'll clang together something fierce.

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    tk7602 said:

    Those are pretty sweet lookin'

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    deadbolt said:
    Those are pretty sweet lookin'
    yeah, they were really nice, but i ended up trading them for a resin set to save on weight / noise.

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    wow...those are the best ive seen...

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    Wonder if OM would do another run...

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    Sweet set of shin tools there! If the colliding while walking is a problem, why not use some industrial strength velcro to "anchor" them to the suit?

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    Re: Metal shin tools? Available?

    I'd think the most annoying part of those is haveing them slam into your shin if you move just right.

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