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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:05 PM - will this Girthbelt do? please help! #1

    Victory Canter English Tack & Apparel - Horse Tack - Girths - Synthetic/Comfort - Non Slip Mohair Girth

    Will this girthbelt do for a ROTJ-SE?

    I see there are only 2 buckles.. Don't i need 4? Or maybe it's just the pic angle...

    Thanks for all the help

    Luis
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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:08 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #2

    Synthetic wont take dye very well
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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:13 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #3

    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Synthetic wont take dye very well
    Can you give me a good source F4R? I really dont know if the number of buckles are fit for rotj-se..
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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:15 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #4

    Wait will that GB work if i airbrush the color on?
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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:17 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #5

    the color may come off is the main thing...it looks right though
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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:28 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #6

    There are ways to dye those and Victory Canter is excellent to deal with. They have great customer service. You can dye them with stain.

    I used one of these for a custom mando and dyed it with RIT first. That didn't do much. Then I used a combo of spray paints to get the color I wanted. This is the color I ended up with. This is the exact belt you are looking at from VC.



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    Jul 11, 2011, 7:46 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #7

    Im thinking thats the same belt Ponte has and compared to the Nonsynthetic one I had it was very soft and flimsy and also Bled stain....did u have any of these issues?
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    Jul 11, 2011, 8:53 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #8

    It bled the dye but it has held the paint and stain fine. I have not noticed it rubbing off or anything up to this point. I probably did this one about 6 months ago, so I think if it was going to it would have done it by now.

    It is fairly soft but it holds shape aroung me fine. The paint stiffens it up some.
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    Jul 11, 2011, 8:56 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #9

    gotcha I think Pontes was just dyed possibly...
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    Jul 14, 2011, 11:38 AM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #10

    Hey thanks for the reply! I have a waistline of 34"..based on my pants/jeans size.

    What allowance should i give when ordering from VC? sizes are 38"-60".. Of course i do not want the belt to go all the way around my hip.. just like on the AOSW display fett..

    If im 34" waist, probably 36 hip.. plus the flightsuit,front and back cod peices...should i order the 40"?
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    Jul 14, 2011, 11:46 AM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #11

    Ur waiste should be measured at the top of ur hips in theory...id go 38 or 40 not sure really i have a 30" waist and used a 34 it was a bit snug with strapping and all...so ill probably add 2" next time
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    Jul 14, 2011, 11:47 AM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #12

    u gotta remember theres plastic around u also so that is a factor as well
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    Jul 14, 2011, 3:47 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #13

    Also remember that the tip to tip length of the girth belt is actually less than the length listed. In an email from VC that I have she informed me that the actual length is about 4 inches shorter than what is listed. Hence a 38 is actually 34 tip to tip.

    This is due to the fact that we are wearing a horse belt that is supposed to be attached to a saddle. The saddle ends that would fit into the buckle make up an additional 2 inches per side.......for the 4 inch total.

    You do want a gap in the back so if you wear a 34 inch pants and you ordered a 38, you would have a built in 4 inch gap at the back..........add the armor and clothing and you are probably looking at a 5 inch gap might be about right.

    If you have any questions or want to verify what I am saying send them an email. When I bought mine they responed to my emails very quickly, usually within the hour.
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    Jul 14, 2011, 9:26 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #14

    Thanks! I ordered the Centaur Mohair!
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    Jul 14, 2011, 9:34 PM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #15

    guess im gonna order one here soon as well
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    Jul 19, 2011, 7:57 AM - Re: will this Girthbelt do? please help! #16

    I bought one of those as well and just spray painted it.

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