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    Mar 19, 2012, 10:47 AM - Shin Tools #1

    TDH,

    Need help locating aluminum shin tools,boot spikes,knee darts, and shoulder studs.

    Rich
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    Mar 19, 2012, 11:14 AM - Re: Shin Tools #2

    Which shin tools?
    As far as I know three of the tools can be made from two found parts, the Paterson Squeege and the chemical stirrer both of which are plastic, this leaves just one possibly aluminium tool which is a directional mike I think, no doubt someone with more knowledge will correct me if I am wrong.
    Darts, spikes and shoulder studs can sometimes be found for sale on this site and the found parts for the shin tools sometimes come up except the directional mike thingy.

    Craig
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    Mar 19, 2012, 12:59 PM - Re: Shin Tools #3

    abaddon

    Thank you for the info. I keep my eye on the threads

    Rich
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    Mar 19, 2012, 1:26 PM - Re: Shin Tools #4

    Mojo-Fett has sold complete patterson found parts ... he also makes machined aluminum reproductions of the stylus brush tubes.

    I was lucky enough to find the Patterson tools on amazon.com

    The fourth tool may be some type of microphone cylinder but its not yet identified. I just use an aluminum tube cut to the length of my shin pocket.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 2:09 AM - Re: Shin Tools #5

    Quote clonecollector said: View Post
    Mojo-Fett has sold complete patterson found parts ... he also makes machined aluminum reproductions of the stylus brush tubes.

    I was lucky enough to find the Patterson tools on amazon.com

    The fourth tool may be some type of microphone cylinder but its not yet identified. I just use an aluminum tube cut to the length of my shin pocket.
    To clonecollector you should listen.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 6:11 AM - Re: Shin Tools #6

    Both photo tools can be found on B&H photo, probably other sites too. That gives you almost 3 tools out of the 4.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 6:39 AM - Re: Shin Tools #7

    Here's one for you
    Amazon.com: Paterson Print Squeegee, #255: Electronics

    hope the link works for you.
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    Mar 20, 2012, 6:47 AM - Re: Shin Tools #8

    Here's the stir stick
    Paterson Chemical Stirrer PTP245 B&H Photo Video

    the squeegy can also be found on this site like WTFett said
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    Mar 20, 2012, 7:42 AM - Re: Shin Tools #9

    Here is an image I made a few days ago with the shin tools used on most of the Boba Fett suits. I said 'most of the suits' because on some versions are just two or three of the shin tools.

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    The jetpack adjustment tool is not a valid shin tool, and as clonecollector said, there was a hint that the fourth shin tool was a part of a microphone, but was never proved, this is why a steel pipe is the best choice (in lack of proofs).
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    Mar 20, 2012, 8:28 AM - Re: Shin Tools #10

    Quote Armydad said: View Post
    Here's the stir stick
    Paterson Chemical Stirrer PTP245 B&H Photo Video

    the squeegy can also be found on this site like WTFett said
    Good link...
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    Mar 20, 2012, 9:37 AM - Re: Shin Tools #11

    I actually just ordered both the squeegy and stir stick on amazon, with shipping it came out to about 56 bucks
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    Mar 26, 2012, 7:51 AM - Re: Shin Tools #12

    My shin tools arrived, ordered these off of amazon, only problem is I had to have them shipped to my dad's house because the company wouldnt ship to my APO address.
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    Mar 26, 2012, 8:10 AM - Re: Shin Tools #13

    Congrats for your aquisition! You have almost 3 shin tools, just need a steel pipe and 2 stylus brush. Can't wait to see the progress on those.
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    Mar 26, 2012, 8:11 AM - Re: Shin Tools #14

    Quote Armydad said: View Post
    I actually just ordered both the squeegy and stir stick on amazon, with shipping it came out to about 56 bucks
    Wow... steep. I don't think I paid that much but the order wasn't fulfilled by Amazon per se. They came from another vendor. Either way... its cool to say you have real found parts on your suit!
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    Mar 26, 2012, 8:30 AM - Re: Shin Tools #15

    What item does the stylus brush pieces come from?


    ***NVM I found my answer. Michell Engineering****
    Last edited by crow86; Mar 26, 2012 at 8:39 AM.
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    Mar 26, 2012, 9:29 AM - Re: Shin Tools #16

    TDH,crow86,

    I went to Michell Engineering and I could not find the stylus brush pieces...need help.
    I asked for help with my shin tools 03.19.12 and within 10 days I am ordering them. THANK YOU TDH.

    Rich
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    Mar 26, 2012, 9:39 AM - Re: Shin Tools #17

    Quote Richroat said: View Post
    TDH,crow86,

    I went to Michell Engineering and I could not find the stylus brush pieces...need help.
    I asked for help with my shin tools 03.19.12 and within 10 days I am ordering them. THANK YOU TDH.

    Rich
    Mojo-Fett makes reproductions of these. He has a thread here but you can PM him as well.
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    Mar 26, 2012, 10:14 AM - Re: Shin Tools #18

    Quote Richroat said: View Post
    TDH,crow86,

    I went to Michell Engineering and I could not find the stylus brush pieces...need help.
    I asked for help with my shin tools 03.19.12 and within 10 days I am ordering them. THANK YOU TDH.

    Rich
    That style is no longer in production, this is why you can't find it. If you are lucky, you might find it on e-Bay, but it will come with the whole turntable, which isn't cheap.
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    Mar 26, 2012, 11:11 AM - Re: Shin Tools #19

    LOL Im glad I now have these, but unfortunately they're about 5300 miles away from me right now lol, Ill have to wait until I get back to the states to "modify" them and create my actual tools. But when I do Ill be sure to post a thread and keep every one updated, but right now Im dying my flight suit and getting ready to mount my armor to the vest.

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