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    Aug 7, 2003, 4:08 PM - Official Lisa Fett's Jet Pack Tutorial #1

    has anyone done a jet pack useing Lisa Fett's tutorial? how did it work out? did it look very good? it seems like a cheap way to make a jet pack but that doesnt always mean its a good way.

    Jim

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    Aug 7, 2003, 8:48 PM - Merged: Re: Lisa Fett's Jetpack Tutorial #2

    Yes, I have. It didn't look bad and it was cheap. It was a lot of work however. I have since purchased a fiberglass jet pack that I am much happier with once I had the $ to do so.

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    Aug 7, 2003, 9:12 PM - Merged: Re: Lisa Fett's Jetpack Tutorial #3

    Please don't post board members full names without their permission. Thanks.
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    Aug 7, 2003, 9:23 PM - Merged: Re: Lisa Fett's Jetpack Tutorial #4

    I did a jet pack using LisaFetts tutorial.
    For the money you really can't beat it.
    I wore it to several 501st events and got
    nothing but good comments. However, I have
    since sold it and moved on to the more pricy
    vac-formed/resin jet packs. If you have the
    money, I would go with the latter. Much
    less work and a little more sturdy.



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    Aug 7, 2003, 10:10 PM - Merged: Re: Lisa Fett's Jetpack Tutorial #5

    sorry about useing the full name
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    Aug 20, 2003, 2:49 PM - Merged: Re: Lisa Fett's Jetpack Tutorial #6

    If anyones built Lisa Fetts jet pack and has the pattern - let me know.
    I have the materials and the written tutorial - but need the pattern.
    I contacted the Fetts (lisa) and they just moved and dont have any on hand.
    Let me know,
    Sean
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    Aug 21, 2003, 9:19 AM - Merged: Re: Lisa Fett's Jetpack Tutorial #7

    Yup, it's totally fine by me to trace a pattern and pass it along after you're through.

    I recommend using sintra to build most of the pack now, though. I'd rather use poster board and styrofoam, since I need something that weighs 3 pounds , but if you don't mind doing the harness thing, sintra, with very minimal amounts of bondo, will be faster. Keep the amount of bondo to a minimum, though, because bondo cracks and you can easily end up with a 30 pound jet pack if you slather that stuff on. After we move and get set up again, I'll make a sintra one and re-do the tutorial for it.
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    Jul 4, 2004, 1:30 AM - Official Lisa Fett's Jet Pack Tutorial #8

    Where can I find Lisa Fetts Jet pack tutorial.


    Sorry this is so short

    OK this is getting ridiculous now I'm just typing to take up space


    Thanks Tgun
  9. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Jul 4, 2004, 2:38 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #9

    Ditto
  10. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Jul 7, 2004, 12:51 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #10

    i got a set. i can ship some off to you guys. the only problem is, there pretty big, so, i would need to get some BIG paper...but, i can see what i can do.
    ~Michael
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    Jul 7, 2004, 9:35 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #11

    Yeah, I have been doing a pretty thorough search of the forums looking for the templates, no luck though. Do you think you could scale them down, and we can either work from the scaled drawings, or inlarge them and print them out? Thanks
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    Jul 7, 2004, 11:24 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #12

    I'm interested too.
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    Jul 8, 2004, 12:43 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #13

    I would also be interested in them
  14. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Jul 8, 2004, 11:10 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #14

    what i'll probably do is buy some of the craft paper at the paper works outlet, and trace the patterns out on them, and just send them to you guys. you will have to cut them out, but, that takes all of 20 min. i'll also send you a parts list, and a instruction set. PM me with your addresses, and i'll send you some templates.
    ~Michael
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    Jul 8, 2004, 11:57 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #15


    thksdad wrote:

    i got a set. i can ship some off to you guys. the only problem is, there pretty big, so, i would need to get some BIG paper...but, i can see what i can do.
    ~Michael
    im interested also
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    Jul 9, 2004, 12:30 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #16

    I am also interested.

    PM sent
  17. thunderbolt885
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    Jul 9, 2004, 4:02 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #17

    pm sent also,

    THANKS!!!!!!!!





    Scott
  18. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Jul 9, 2004, 10:28 AM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #18

    hey, no problem....i'm ALWAYS up to helping out fans!!!!
    ~Michael
  19. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Jul 9, 2004, 10:17 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #19

    hey, if you guys would like a 85% done JP (which is made by me from the templates) i can sell them. i'll only charge $50 for a JP. the reason for the low price is cause, there not quite finished. i have 3 JP that need just a little bit of work on them. i have 1 classic version, 1 arena version, and 1 that could go both ways. all you need to do is buy some paint, and follow the last bit of instructions....which is not that much work. let me know if anyone is interested.
    ~Michael
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    Jul 9, 2004, 11:17 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #20

    Can we see pics of what the classic jet packs look like.
  21. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Jul 10, 2004, 12:28 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #21

    i can't post any pics up cause these pics were taken, and devoloped. also, i would put it on a CD, but, i lost the negetives. but, if your interested, i can send you some.
    ~Michael
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    Jul 10, 2004, 2:53 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #22

    Our website is down at the moment. You can email me for the tutorial, but soon it will be posted on our new site. I have some template copies somewhere, but they are buried since our last move. I'm starting law school at night anyway and I haven't got time anymore to do most of the costuming stuff. You can make a jet pack from the tutorial without templates, but it's harder. The patterns are too big to scan, but maybe there's some way to draw them on some smaller pieces of paper or something.
  23. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Jul 10, 2004, 5:31 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #23


    LisaFett wrote:

    Our website is down at the moment. You can email me for the tutorial, but soon it will be posted on our new site. I have some template copies somewhere, but they are buried since our last move. I'm starting law school at night anyway and I haven't got time anymore to do most of the costuming stuff. You can make a jet pack from the tutorial without templates, but it's harder. The patterns are too big to scan, but maybe there's some way to draw them on some smaller pieces of paper or something.
    Law school, shmaw school! You need to prioritize!


    Take your time we'll wait.
    Good luck to ya.,


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    Jul 11, 2004, 12:05 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #24

    *L* I know, it's crazy to think that anyone would ever want to spend time on something other than costuming.

    I'm supposed to be wrapping up several different projects before I start school. At this rate, I'm hoping to wrap up one! Azeem is working on getting the new site together again.
  25. thksdad is offline thksdad
    Jul 30, 2004, 8:00 PM - Re: Lisa Fetts Jetpack tutorial #25

    hey guys, sorry for the long wait. but, i finally shipped the templates off. I am truly sorry for the delay.
    ~Michael

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