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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:17 AM - Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #1

    Buy it now price is $64.90, shipping is $28.
    http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/e...lave/boba2.jpg
    http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/e...lave/boba1.jpg
    The seller is "costumebase" (99.8% feedback) and they have a lot of these jumpsuits, and it looks to me like they sell a lot of them and often on eBay. Has anybody bought one of these from them, and are they a good seller?
    Is the price reasonable?

    I ask all this, because I am really, really wary of buying Fett stuff off of eBay.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:37 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #2

    i have heard positives and negatives from them. weirdly I have never seen any of their stuff go for min bid amount. I always seem out bid by people with lots of money and little to no feedback. Just bad luck I guess
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:46 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #3

    Quote Sgt. Skirata said: View Post
    weirdly I have never seen any of their stuff go for min bid amount. I always seem out bid by people with lots of money and little to no feedback. Just bad luck I guess
    They do have auctions for the jumpsuits with no option to "Buy it now!", then they also have other listings where there is no bidding, just "buy it now for this price" I think.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:48 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #4

    Is it me or are the shin tool pockets too high? Other members have also told me that the waist pleats are not screen accurate.

    I think the price is reasonable.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:58 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #5

    Quote Fettenstein01 said: View Post
    Is it me or are the shin tool pockets too high? Other members have also told me that the waist pleats are not screen accurate.

    I think the price is reasonable.
    Now that you mention it, I don't even think there ARE shin tool pockets! Those just look like a patch sewn over the knee, just for looks.

    Upon second inspection, the layered sleeves look to come down too low as well.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 11:41 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #6

    You're right about the sleeve. They almost look as if they would come down to the gauntlets.

    I think those are pockets but they are placed on the knees???? Look hard there's a bit of an opening at the top.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 11:43 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #7

    Quote Fettenstein01 said: View Post
    You're right about the sleeve. They almost look as if they would come down to the gauntlets.

    I think those are pockets but they are placed on the knees???? Look hard there's a bit of an opening at the top.
    Yeah, you seem to be right about both. And this is the best looking jumpsuit on eBay, but I think it might be more worthwhile (and safer) to save up for a while and get one of Loanstar's.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 2:00 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #8

    I had bought one of these suits and I have both positive and negatives to say about them.
    The shin tool pockets are actually functional but they are WAY too high up on the leg.
    The short seam of the sleeves come down a bit too far.
    The material they use is pretty good and breathes pretty well.
    I ordered the smallest size I could find (med) and it was about 5 sizes too big for me. I'm 5'10" @ 150 lbs and I was swimming in this suit it was so big.

    Overall, the stitching is pretty good and durable but the accuracy of the suit is far from being perfect. It might be a good place to start if you have some sewing experience, then go back and modify as you see fit, but if you are like me and you need a custom suit made, you'd be better off finding someone to make you one from scratch.

    I give it a 6 out of 10.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 3:07 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #9

    Oh no you posted a rating!
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    Apr 17, 2008, 5:21 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #10

    I bought one recently as well (large). I'm 5' 10" with 32" waist, sleeves were way too long.
    I took the shin tool pockets off and repositioned along with shortening the sleeves to reposition the pleats. Other than that, it's not bad for the price I paid ($60).
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    Apr 17, 2008, 8:38 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #11

    FYI,

    Costumebase is a 'store' located in my neck of the woods, on the other side of the planet. They sell alot of costumes and started out in the cosplay community before including movie costumes.

    IMHO, their costumes are hits and misses, depending on your luck and i know most of their wares, need extra work done to make it better and not very accurate.

    If you're on a budget, they'll do okay for ya...but remember this, for most, you get what you pay for...at other times, barely.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 9:09 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #12

    Thanks guys.

    I think I'm just going to save up go for one of the higher end jumpsuits.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:13 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #13

    WELL I JUST BOUGHT ONE OF THESE SUIT BUT HAVENT GOT IT YET. GUESS NOW WHAT YALL SAID ABOUT THIS I HAVE SOME modify TO DO ON IT BUT THATS MY BUDGET SO IM HAPPY
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:16 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #14

    Wow, Cary. That's about 30 minutes from me.

    As far as the jumpsuit goes, it could be an okay base. You would need to modify it, but in the end I do feel it's going to be better to spend $130 and get a nice jumpsuit. I would check with ladysewforus.

    Are you a high school or college student, or neither?
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:22 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #15

    Quote jose said: View Post
    WELL I JUST BOUGHT ONE OF THESE SUIT BUT HAVENT GOT IT YET. GUESS NOW WHAT YALL SAID ABOUT THIS I HAVE SOME modify TO DO ON IT BUT THATS MY BUDGET SO IM HAPPY
    Jose, no need to shout dude, we can hear you fine. Might wanna keep it down some.
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    Apr 17, 2008, 10:54 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #16

    sorry caps lock was on
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    Apr 18, 2008, 6:05 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #17

    On a whim I picked one of these up a few weeks ago in effort to 'upgrade' my old hand made jumpsuit. While it was clear from the pic I'd have to adjust the shin pockets I wasn't aware I'd have to adjust just about everything else. I got a med (smallest size they had) and I'm about 5-11 and 160.

    So .... if you have some sewing skills you're going to have to do what I did which was:
    - take off the sleeves and shorten at top and sew back on.
    - narrow the entire sleeve, upper and lower (it's way too wide).
    - narrow both legs (way too wide).
    - oddly the torso isn't too bad
    - the inseam for me was too short and the torso too long, so I had to adjust the crotch area (no comments please )
    - shin pockets had to go down alot.
    - thigh pouches as well were way too high and had to move down.

    Other than that it was ..... great ?

    Cheers.
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    Apr 18, 2008, 8:25 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #18

    Quote Del Fargazer said: View Post
    On a whim I picked one of these up a few weeks ago in effort to 'upgrade' my old hand made jumpsuit. While it was clear from the pic I'd have to adjust the shin pockets I wasn't aware I'd have to adjust just about everything else. I got a med (smallest size they had) and I'm about 5-11 and 160.

    So .... if you have some sewing skills you're going to have to do what I did which was:
    - take off the sleeves and shorten at top and sew back on.
    - narrow the entire sleeve, upper and lower (it's way too wide).
    - narrow both legs (way too wide).
    - oddly the torso isn't too bad
    - the inseam for me was too short and the torso too long, so I had to adjust the crotch area (no comments please )
    - shin pockets had to go down alot.
    - thigh pouches as well were way too high and had to move down.

    Other than that it was ..... great ?

    Cheers.
    Wow, yeah. Thanks for that.
    I think I'm just going to wait and save my money.
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    Apr 23, 2008, 11:34 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #19

    I ordered one too on eBay I got an xl and could even zip it up! I am 5"10 220lb I guess I must be sumo size by their standards. I'm having them altered. If you plan to buy one NEVER use buy it now, give them a best offer. I have never heard of them declining one!
    $84.50 was the buy it now and I offered $60 and they accepted quick..almost too quick...lol

    "Three things in life are certain; death, taxes, and 85 being open." - Chad Johnson
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    Apr 23, 2008, 11:38 PM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #20

    $84.50 was with shipping basically I took off the shipping and sent the best offer to them and they accepted. i still cant get over how fat I am..lol

    "Three things in life are certain; death, taxes, and 85 being open." - Chad Johnson
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    Apr 24, 2008, 12:41 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #21

    ebay sucks, find someone here to get one from.
  22. Apr 24, 2008, 2:07 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #22

    Quote pennywise said: View Post
    ebay sucks, find someone here to get one from.
    I'd have to agree with pennywise on this, you get what you pay for.
    Kinda like a tattoo adage " A good tattoo isn't cheap and a cheap tattoo isn't good". I think you get the picture.
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    Apr 24, 2008, 8:43 AM - Re: Saw a jumpsuit on eBay... #23

    Quote crazy4BobaFett said: View Post
    " A good tattoo isn't cheap and a cheap tattoo isn't good".
    I think about that everytime I get new ink, and it is easier to justify all that money I'm spending.

    But about the jumpsuits, yeah forget eBay. I might go with Bobamaker or LadySewforus(she's the sewing master, right?) and at least then I will KNOW that the flightsuit will be accurate.

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