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Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

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    Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Hi guys,

    Well I just received a PM from a guy on a local forum, He is some how connected to the Comic con that is happening here in my city Oct. 11-12.

    Well he asked if I was done my costume and if I'd be interested in appearing with Jeremy during media appearances, what that means, I don't know..
    He states they will pay me for it.

    I'm almost finished the suit.. my FPH is on hold till Chris comes back.

    So I'm painting my friends Sgt.Fang. I also have to finish my Vest(sew) plus attach my armor/fit it.
    all in all it will be done....JUST in time. (I hope)

    But now I'm feeling nerves kick in. I hate doing things half "bleep"
    I just wanted to rant a bit cause, I've been procrastinating since i got my Corvette...lol. now its crunch time.
    I want to have at least one day to test fit... I hope its enough.

    AND I still haven't decided if i'll do it... I don't want to rep the TDH and have a bad suit...

    Anyone have any advice for someone who is suiting up for the first time?
    armor spacing and placement? basically I don't want to run into any mess ups this close...
    Oh, I plan to attach the armor w/snaps, anyone with Exp. on this pls chime in...thx


    Also does anyone have advice on how to stay in character!!
    thx for looking.
    Last edited by Sixxgunn13; Oct 2, 2008 at 9:56 PM.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Of Course you should do it
    If you need help suiting up, Jeremy has worn the costume before

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    hell yes do it. If not you'll kick yourself for the rest of your life. As far as spacing, it's pretty easy, photos help lots, that's how I got mine. Also when it's all done slap it all on, have your wife or a friend help, so you'll see right away any improvements that are needed, and when you do TAKE PHOTOS. Speaking personally, everytime I think I'm done, I take photos and almost every time I see something that I missed, that'll give you one test fitting, also the night before or the morning of, inspect everything for crackcs, loose straps etc...

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    It's the chance of a life time, go for it.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    thx guys... still undecided.
    I'll post final pics the day before the con.

    Also is there anything I should bring? duct tape..lol

    all these yrs as a member and I'm nervous like a noob. all the knowledge out the window.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Go for it dude! Just check out the reference shots of Boba and you'll be fine! What a rare opportunity to be with the "Fett" man himself!

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    So I'm painting my friends Sgt.Fang. I also have to finish my Vest(sew) plus attach my armor/fit it.
    all in all it will be done....JUST in time. (I hope)
    Of course you should do it. So stop posting and keep painting... And yes, bring the duct tape. If you want to get really fancy bring a hot glue gun.

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    Man, that is so awesome!!! You are very lucky!!! Congrats, you will be fine!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    You need to do this. Suit up, snap some pics, and post them. We will help you with any last minute adjustments, etc. that you need.

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    I agree with mando soldier. DO IT! If you don't you'll be kicking yourself in the can for the rest of your life.

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    now that's supercool sixgunn!!!

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Yup... do it..

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Hey guys,
    Wow, I guess I should do it... once in a life time deal.
    Okay, well I better kick it into overdrive.

    thx guys! wish me luck.

    Now, where is that paint brush.....

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    GOOD JOB!!! Quit Whining and make us proud...*tears up a little*

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Bump..

    Just a heads up I'll be posting pics Thurs night or Fri morning , so I can get some advice..

    I'm hoping to get helpful criticism.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Once in a life time.Have fun you should have a blast.JB is a great guy.

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    ****** i wish i knew sooner about winnipeg apperance... i would of flown.. hahaha i still may... its gonna be a last min.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Hope to see you there!!
    If you do decide to make it...PM me!

    Bring your gear!!

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    jeremy is an awesome guy and will have you at ease within minutes. i can't think of a better celeb to be with!

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    haha im missing my vest still... its coming soon.. thats the only part im missing!... anyways if i do decide to go ill let you know. Its about $600 to fly to winnipeg.... I may just wait till C5.. to meet JB. anwyays have a good time!

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    you've been posting here for 6 years now, your fett is going to be awesome. you know everything you need to know. don't think, just do.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Thx SN,

    I hope I don't disappoint

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    Hey Arn... just seen this bruv!
    Wow! loads a respect to ya and as Brian said, Jeremy is a great bloke to chat too with no pretence.
    Go do us all proud buddy.

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    Re: Media appearance with Jeremy Bulloch.. yikes!

    thx Gav,
    Doing my best to stay on track... I hope to be TOTALY done Thurs night.. Fri Morning for you

    later bro

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    Good luck buddy, and post us up some photos!

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