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  1. Zurath Kodul's Avatar
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    Mar 12, 2008, 12:26 PM - got myself a new batman cowl... #1

    A memebr on another board was generous enough to send me a cowl he's had for a while.

    It's a Bronze Armory Begins cowl.... normally $325 +$14 shipping and I got it for free...... I don't know how my luck has done this.




    the next pic was after I took the mask off:



    notice the sudden grey hairs.

    it's pretty dang tight. Almost broke my nose putting it on and getting it off. Had to have my mom help me remove it..... pulling on the ears does not help, BTW.

    Just wanted to share my new aquisition......

    how do I look in a Begins cowl? Dependant on that, I might start the rest of the suit...
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    Mar 13, 2008, 12:27 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #2

    And a fine aquisition it is!

    Looks outstanding bro!
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    Mar 13, 2008, 8:38 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #3

    Hey....Your all sweaty in that second pic. Looks awsome man! wish I could fit my gigantic head/hair in one to see how I looked.
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    Mar 13, 2008, 9:23 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #4

    Put some black eye make-up on and post some new pics. Great looking cowl. So you are going to start a Begins suit?
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    Mar 13, 2008, 10:53 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #5

    Looks like you've got some pretty good luck! That one definitely looks nicer than your old cowl
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    Mar 13, 2008, 11:18 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #6

    okay... bit of a problem..... I snapped some new pics last night with the top and cape... it doesn't look right.

    I tried trimming a problem area with advice from other costumers on the LoH...... well...... I need somethign to patch this thing with.....

    The cowl is urethane... would a tire patch work?
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    Mar 13, 2008, 11:24 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #7

    Did you seriously cut a $300 cowl with no experience? Urethane doesn't like to stick with urethane. You're probably out of luck in that area because you're going to need to buy more urethane and HOPE you can get it to work. I think the cheapest kit of urethane is about $75. Maybe you could send it to someone on BOTB you trust, but otherwise I just hope you didn't cut it too much.
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    Mar 13, 2008, 11:40 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #8

    Brin Londo said to use small cudicle scissors....we happened to have a pair.
    Not my fault they were dull.

    BTW..... since this is the urethane version.... it's actually a $400 cowl.
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    Mar 13, 2008, 12:35 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #9

    Oh, yeah..... here's pics of the damage:

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    Mar 13, 2008, 12:56 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #10

    Oh my.........that is a real shame, such a great looking cowl
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    Mar 13, 2008, 1:00 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #11

    imaging how I feel.... trying to improve it and ruin it instead.

    Maybe someone on one of the other boards will chime in with help, I dunno. :
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    Mar 13, 2008, 1:22 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #12

    What section exactly were you trying to cut out?? It looks like it is repairable however you will probably need to paint it afterwards to cover any joins, I'm no expert when it comes to urethane though
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    Mar 13, 2008, 1:30 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #13

    in the first pic of teh damage, my thumb is on a ledge that covers te underside of my nose... I was trying to trim that slightly.
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    Mar 13, 2008, 8:07 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #14

    Oh my......Well......I.....Wow......I....Don't know what to say.....Thats....very sad indeed.
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    Mar 13, 2008, 9:50 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #15

    yikes! I hope you'll be able to fix it
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    Mar 13, 2008, 9:52 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #16

    Dude...

    That looks really bad.....





    I hope it can be fixed!
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    Mar 14, 2008, 11:28 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #17

    Well, it appears that the electric tape is holding strong. I can put it on and take it off and there is no pressure on that area of the cowl. It still irritates a little, but I can soldier through if it meants wearing the mask.

    I guess it's not that bad afterall.......

    LONG LIVE THE BEGINS!!!
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    Mar 14, 2008, 11:52 AM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #18

    Electrical tape?? is this a permanent fix or temporary? Have you considered asking one of the member on BOTB if they could fix it up?
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    Mar 14, 2008, 12:00 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #19

    Well, I figured that it was good enough to pass inspection by a passing fan... and that's 90% of the population.... and the tape on it would identify me to the other 10%...

    Brin offered but for soem strange reason, I don't want to send it out. It's one of those "I have it, so I'm going to keep it in my sight" moments.

    Nothign against Brin, it's jsut that I think it adds it's own little charm.....

    Now, if I could only figure out what part of the cowl is scrathcing my nose....
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    Mar 14, 2008, 12:24 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #20

    You may be able to use cyanoacrylate glue (superglue) to fix the tear. Some epoxy products are also designed for materials like that, you just need to read the back to see what it's rated for.
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    Mar 14, 2008, 12:33 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #21

    Shoe Goo may fix that. Its kinda like tar and super strong when it dries. Plus you can get it in black. Might be able to smooth it out good enough when you apply it to even hide the crack. Just a thought. Good luck
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    Mar 14, 2008, 1:09 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #22

    Quote mrgr8ness said: View Post
    Shoe Goo may fix that. Its kinda like tar and super strong when it dries. Plus you can get it in black. Might be able to smooth it out good enough when you apply it to even hide the crack. Just a thought. Good luck

    great idea! It'll help the rip from getting worse too, unlike the electrical tape.
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    Mar 14, 2008, 2:33 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #23

    I'd say if someone is willing to fix it -- let them.
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    Mar 14, 2008, 2:57 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #24

    Here here, its an amazing piece, having a bit of tape on it just seems wrong to me
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    Mar 14, 2008, 8:59 PM - Re: got myself a new batman cowl... #25

    I've been catching a ton of flack on the other boards for using tape to repair this... I'll do a better job when it's within my ability.

    Guys, TDH and hte Lair are the only boards that haven't gone anal on me over this... from the comments on BOTB and LoH, it seems like I've commited a mortal sin.

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