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    Jun 24, 2013, 8:30 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #76

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    The boot color looks great. Which color paints did you use?
    Thanks man! I can't remember the exact make or brand but it was just a generic 50 cent acrylic bottle at Michael's craft store. Spent a couple days mixing some grey and black with some water to get several different shades. Then I followed SpideyFett's amazing boot painting tutorial. Branched off a little though because his tutorial is geared towards ROTJ boots while ESB boots are nearly black.
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    Jun 28, 2013, 10:14 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #77



    Scored an INCREDIBLE girth belt from sleepalot! So happy with this thing.
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    Jun 28, 2013, 10:25 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #78

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    Scored an INCREDIBLE girth belt from sleepalot! So happy with this thing.
    Lookin good Wes Can't wait to see this puppy finished!
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    Jun 29, 2013, 12:58 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #79

    You look great in that suit and I can't wait to see it all done and you wearing it!
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    Jun 29, 2013, 1:14 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #80

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    Lookin good Wes Can't wait to see this puppy finished!
    Thanks man!! Your belt is perfect.

    Quote RafalFett said: View Post
    You look great in that suit and I can't wait to see it all done and you wearing it!
    Thank you Raf!! Means so much coming from the master.

    I also finished 3 of my 4 shin tools.

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    Jun 29, 2013, 1:20 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #81

    Looking great! Certainly an inspiration to someone like me that's just starting out. I can't wait to see it finished.
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    Jun 29, 2013, 1:22 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #82

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    Looking great! Certainly an inspiration to someone like me that's just starting out. I can't wait to see it finished.
    Thank you sir! Good luck with your build. PM me if you ever have questions
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    Jun 29, 2013, 1:42 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #83

    The 3rd shin tool is a fake tool! It is only present in the SW Visual Dictionary and on the Don Post's Boba Fett statue (?). A great replica would be a steel or aluminum tube with these measurements:

    4th-shin-tool-template-jpg

    Note that the length may vary from suit to suit and for the ESB you should use the lower end measurements.
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    Jun 29, 2013, 9:53 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #84

    Quote RafalFett said: View Post
    The 3rd shin tool is a fake tool! It is only present in the SW Visual Dictionary and on the Don Post's Boba Fett statue (?). A great replica would be a steel or aluminum tube with these measurements:

    4th-shin-tool-template-jpg

    Note that the length may vary from suit to suit and for the ESB you should use the lower end measurements.
    Thank you for chiming in, Raf. I read your threads on the different possibilities like an old microphone, telescope, etc. Since I am aiming for 501st approval, though, I believe I must replicate the fake tool.

    http://www.501st.com/databank/Costum..._Boba_Fett-ESB

    But if this is something that I could actually help push for changing, then you better expect I will ill pick up a tube today
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    Jun 29, 2013, 3:21 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #85

    The screen-used reference is confusing, since they must have just jammed in tools here and there, switching positions as they filmed. For ESB in some pics he has 3 shin tools, and it other shots he has 4. ROTJ he has 2 or 3 shin tools, depending on the pic.
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    Jun 30, 2013, 10:43 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #86

    Quote Mr Fett said: View Post
    The screen-used reference is confusing, since they must have just jammed in tools here and there, switching positions as they filmed. For ESB in some pics he has 3 shin tools, and it other shots he has 4. ROTJ he has 2 or 3 shin tools, depending on the pic.
    I think I love that about Fett. What if he had been using them between scenes? He wouldn't have made sure to put them in the same pocket facing the same way. Haha I just think its cool to think about
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    Jun 30, 2013, 12:23 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #87

    In the ESB the shin tools are pretty constant with the positions: the shin tools (4 of them) are in the same position, except the sonic beam weapon is inverted in the first hallway scene and the anti-security blade is reversed in the other hallway scene (shooting at Luke), while starting with the carbon chamber scene the 4th shin tool si no more and the survival knife take its place.

    ESB with 4 shin tools:
    esb-shin-tools-01-jpg esb-shin-tools-02-jpg esb-shin-tools-03-jpg esb-shin-tools-04-jpg

    Note that there are no images with the shin tool positions in the Slave I cockpit and the torture chamber door to the elevator scene, so we can assume that it has the 4 shin tool setup.

    ESB with 3 shin tools:
    esb-shin-tools-05-jpg
    Last edited by RafalFett; Jun 30, 2013 at 12:30 PM. Reason: Corrected some info.
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    Jun 30, 2013, 5:55 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #88

    *** Wes this build is coming along great!
    cant wait to see the completed suit

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    *** Wes this build is coming along great!
    cant wait to see the completed suit

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    *** Wes this build is coming along great!
    cant wait to see the completed suit
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    Jul 4, 2013, 11:20 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #89

    Thank you for such a detailed post Raf. I'll paint the details on the other side of the squeegee.

    Thanks Kcr!! I'm hoping to be done in a couple months tops
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    Jul 4, 2013, 4:52 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #90

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    Here's what his armor looks like and what mine will look like when he paints it:

    This is not an ESB paint job on these plates. Most notable is the Right plate (as wearing it) should not have any yellow and is fairly clean in comparison to the other plates in the movie.
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    Jul 4, 2013, 4:54 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #91

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    This is not an ESB paint job on these plates. Most notable is the Right plate (as wearing it) should not have any yellow and is fairly clean in comparison to the other plates in the movie.
    I was only referring to the green used.
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    Jul 23, 2013, 11:59 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #92

    Here's a glamour shot of my bucket:



    Intended on having a full on photoshoot of all the parts that I have since I just got back from vacation but there were complications and a couple parts were upside down lol... It happens. I got my 99centTaco belt in the mail along with a new and improved neck seal from Arkady and an amazing Fettronics display! I'll post an update with photos tomorrow.
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    Jul 26, 2013, 8:42 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #93

    Big update. I've ordered every part I need. Now all I'm doing is waiting for them in the mail. I'm waiting on my EE3, sidearm, armor and cape/braids. Here are some photos of where I'm at now:











































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    Jul 26, 2013, 9:55 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #94

    Looking good....gotta do some sewing on my hip pouches this weekend ARG!!!! I need a machine for that.
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    nice build
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    Jul 27, 2013, 11:08 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #96

    Wow looking great Mr. Sweet!!!
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    Jul 27, 2013, 11:56 AM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #97

    Thank you guys!! Just got word that RKD shipped my armor (switched to his from BM because I got my hands on BM and it would've been too small. I'm 6'3" and 190lbs. Also ordered a SW EE3, a 3D printed sidearm, decals from lucky and a harness from Kcr7pr!
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    Jul 27, 2013, 12:15 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #98

    Looking amazing Wes! You are speeding through this! I need to catch up!
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    Jul 27, 2013, 12:48 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #99

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    Looking amazing Wes! You are speeding through this! I need to catch up!
    Thanks man! Yours is looking so good too. Now I'm just on to little details like finishing the shin tools, making the shoulder studs, modding my holster, etc. fun stuff.
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    Jul 27, 2013, 12:50 PM - Re: Wes' ESB Fett Build #100

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    Looking amazing Wes! You are speeding through this! I need to catch up!
    Seeing all these builds is just making me uber excited. I have most of my stuff on order...but the anticipation is just crazy

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