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  1. TehEl1te's Avatar
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:09 PM - Question about black straps on girthbelt #1

    Hey guys, so I have black elastic for the straps on the back of his girthbelt. How do you guys attach them? Do you sew one end and then just tie to the toher side? better method?

    El1te
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:34 PM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #2

    I sewed one end on and made holes in the straps so it works as a regular belt.
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    Mar 26, 2009, 9:42 PM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #3

    I got 99centtaco's leather straps, they work great.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:16 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #4

    Quote TR 4059 said: View Post
    I sewed one end on and made holes in the straps so it works as a regular belt.
    Ditto!!

    Sewed one side, and used a soldering iron to make the holes on the other side so there would be no fraying.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:21 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #5

    Ok, that helps a lot! I was wondering how I wouldn't fray it... Do you have issues with it permanently stretching overtime?

    El1te
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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:27 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #6

    Stretching??? Wait...you are using elastic on those??? Hold the phone!! LOL You should be using just plain strapping material. been a while since I looked at it, but i wanna say 1 1/2". You can get it at walmart, or just about every other fabric store. Don't use elastic!!!
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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:47 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #7

    Ok good! Phew, thank you! That makes much more sense then... So plain strapping material. hahaha.

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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:49 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #8

    I agree. Don't use elastic. It doesn't appear the original used elastic either.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 12:53 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #9

    I thought it was odd too... I was told that that was what the original was >_<... I'm glad I followed up on it... Thanks!

    El1te
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    Mar 27, 2009, 8:32 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #10

    I think the original were nylon right?

    I personally like leather ones, but they are not canon. Send a message to Taco if you want to go the sweet leather route...
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    Mar 27, 2009, 9:19 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #11

    Yep, nylon is what was used on the movie suits Personally, I think leather looks better than nylon too, but I still go the cheap nylon route.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 9:29 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #12

    Here is some ref of the original.
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    Mar 27, 2009, 1:32 PM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #13

    I kknew you guys wouldn't fail me!!! Thanks again... Andrews that reference is PERFECT!

    El1te
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    Mar 27, 2009, 10:09 PM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #14

    I love how the holes are just shoved where the metal bit was just shoved through. That's how I did mine, and I didn't even realise it was semi-accurate, haha.
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    Mar 28, 2009, 3:15 AM - Re: Question about black straps on girthbelt #15

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    I love how the holes are just shoved where the metal bit was just shoved through. That's how I did mine, and I didn't even realise it was semi-accurate, haha.
    haha. I was thinking the exact same thing.

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