scratch built boba fett boots!!

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    scratch built boba fett boots!!

    so i went to walmart of all places looking for some king of boba fett esq boots and low and behold i found a pair for just $20 i found a pair that is quite similar. they are a pair of black leather or pleather not sure "faded glory" boots and here is what i've done to them so far. keep in mind these were all black. i used gery primer, flat white, and blue painters tape thats it. not bad just need the toe spikes.
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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    I bought the same pair for my son's costume. What kind of paint did you use - acrylic, enamel spay, vinyl house paint?

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    Nice job there boba_fan.

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    Those look great

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    I like 'em

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    i just used regular old cheap spray paint. i think the total cost of supplies was $2.

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    What's the specific name of those boots?

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    Yeah, I have been tempted to take the little patches off the sides (already took the ones off the elastic) but I am afraid they will fall apart if I do 8-o
    Anyway, looking good - I will get mine done this weekend, thanks for the inspiration!

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    Sweet boots... Do they have them there for little little kids? My son is almost 5...

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    i'm not sure if they have them for little kids. as far as the brand name they are faded glory. i took the little leathery patches off with a stitch remover. took about 5 minutes per boot, but there is an adhesive under it that im trying to figure out how to get off the best way. thanks for the compliments guys!!

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    The smallest size I saw on these was an 8. My son wears a 7. I did look for kids sized versions too and did not see any.

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    those are awesome. looks like i need to make a trip to wal-mart. good job!

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    just to let everyone know (if your interested) that the white substance on the left boot is a form of glue that was under a piece of pleather that i removed. i am working on finding the best method for removal. thanks for the comps guys.

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    well folks they are done . i made the toe spikes out of a bar of aluminum from the "big orange" a few ball point pen caps, spraypaint, and superglue. tell me what u think.
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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    i cant find these in any of my walmarts....any chance you could pick me up a pair of mens size 10? i can paypal $

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    let me see what i can do. i'll be near there today.

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    Re: scratch built boba fett boots!!

    One of the 2 stores near me also had none. Going to try the other this weekend. Nice work, btw.

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