Would the real back armor please stand up?

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    Would the real back armor please stand up?

    Hi guys,
    I started out making my first set of armor a few months ago and the template I used for the back armor was the one from the Mandalorian Blueprints. Here are some examples:





    Inspired by artists like Mirax and Seeker and the advice of Obi Sean Kenobi, I decided to create my own back armor templates. I used the 12" Jango figure as a basic guideline.





    Can someone give any insight into these two different designs? The first one is very common on Ebay but doesn't seem anywhere near as accurate.


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    Baddblood's Avatar
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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    I'm really feeling that second set, looks a lot sleeker/comfortable to me at least.

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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    Well, the second one is the style that Jango has and is correct. I have been trying to think of ways to make the template for that one for a while now. That's the style that I really wanted to make. Would you be willing to share your template

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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    Freeware baby. I need to convert them to PDF files first and then I'll email them to whoever wants them. I really got lucky - this was my first attempt and the back plate came out really well. I couldn't have done it without the heat gun though for sure.

    BTW, I have the template broken into 6 files so it can be printed off on 8.5" x 11" paper.

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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    looks pretty good and comfortable to me
    ill try to make the first one but the template was to small so i make my custom, but its very square i like to make a new set and yours template are best than the "mandalorian blueprints"


    good Job





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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    I really like the third one. where's that from? not sure who's armor is the first two pics but they are totally off.


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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    hehe all of those armor pieces are mine. I'm trying to focus on some screen accuracy with the new armor - you know, take a little pride in my work.

    Glad you all like the new back armor.


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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?


    SEEKER wrote:

    I really like the third one. where's that from?

    see jodo - whatd I tell you brother!! nice work (even seeker agrees...

    sean

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    Re: Would the real back armor please stand up?

    Last one is the most accurate so far. Great work!

    Robert

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