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    *Official*how much has your costume cost you besides time...

    what did you buy and what did you scratchbuild yourself?

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    Kylash327
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    My Jango has so far cost me about $300, and I still need gauntlets, a jet pack and ammo belt. I bought the armor, vest and helmet, but I hadmade the flightsuit and prolly will make the jet pack myself as well.

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    Admin Staff Star Wars Chick's Avatar
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    So far I only have the jumpsuit, boots and vest done for Jango. Made all but the boots. So far, about $70.

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    TK0669
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    about 1200 or more so far, still need to make a jet pack yet.
    At least its not like my trooper costume which is at 2300 or so

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    darthtater2
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    About $11

    Got the Sintra for free
    Bought some paint.

    Next phase is the jumpsuit and vest

    Then the Helm, Jet Pack and Gauntlets

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    JangoFett1701
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I am at $525. I have all of the stuff for my Jango Costume. I am making the armor and Jet Pack. All of the other stuff I have bought. LAter.

    Andy

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    Jodo Kast 3's Avatar
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Ummm...


    Do I have to add it up???


    But I`m building my own custom blaster...Does that count?


    Jodo

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    Mr Fett's Avatar
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Approximately $1750. Someday I'll get a helmet upgrade making me cross the 2 grand mark.....

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    bobagoat's Avatar
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    i think i passed the 2k mark.

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    Purity Knight
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Well i got my helmet for free, my mom bought some of the paint, i bought some of the paint, my blasters were 16 for the pair, and that adds up to about $24 or so...

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    mine cost me my first born.....

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I was at the $1400+ mark, until this week. I just spent another $450 on upgrades. And once I add Natty's helmet..... let's just say over two grand when I'm finished, but I will be selling some of my old pieces to recoup a little bit of that.

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    well as I am, with stuff for two suits, I'm around $1500, but honestly I don't know how much will be out of pocket until the first one is sold in late august...

    then we'll see where we're at

    Phil

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Well, I don't know how much my suit cost me, I scratch built everything (except the blaster....that is a converted Webely.....He He He!) When I mean everything I mean the helmet, all the armor, jet pack, boots, jumpsuit, belts, ( I used Shacks lights though and I had the missle machined) so I know I have spent a pretty penny on some things...but over 6 years of spending here and there you loose track.

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Hmmm...good question.

    Let's see:

    Helmet (total w/upgrades): about $110
    Jumpsuit: $20
    Vest: $8 (cheapo turtleneck with sleeves cut off)
    Armor: All Sintra, formed by me...with the paint...$40
    Ammo Belt: Scratch built...about $10.
    Blaster: Scratch built...$15 or so.
    Boots: STILL HAVEN'T GOT HERE!! But..$62.
    Gauntlets: Paid for but MB is still making them...$53.
    Scalps: $10.
    LEDs: $10 or so.

    All told...that's about $340.

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    My Only Fettish's Avatar
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LO

    I'm at the $1000 mark, and I don't have a jet pack yet. Yikes!

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    Kylash327
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Im just curious, anyone know how much it cost ILm to make the Boba and Jango costumes? It would be interesting to compare.

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    Bountys Hunted's Avatar
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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I'm at $1200-

    Have to save for those Jango boots bit by bit now...



    -Rex


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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I've OFTEN wondered how much the original costumes cost to make, and by comparison, if anyone on this board has a suit that costs as much (if not more) than one of the originals.

    So far I have:

    * Armor: 3mm Sintra, approximately $15
    * Gloves: $14 (made from Dunlop golf gloves - you can search for "Dunlop golf" to see a picture of them).
    * Cape: $3 (1 yard of fabric, sewn myself)
    * Utility belt: $5.99 (1 yard of vinyl, sewn myself) for the pouches, $3 for Velcro to hold them closed, and $9 for a 2" wide brown leather belt to put them on.
    * ROTJ Blaster: $165 for kit + another ~$40 in supplies to finish it with.
    * Helmet: fiberglass helmet on order from Natty!
    * Boots: $120 for Cheng boots
    * jumpsuit: Not yet... probably make one myself...
    * vest: I might get one from Richie
    * jet pack: See "vest" comments above
    * miscellaneous items needed for building costume (paint, epoxy, putty, Sculpey, etc.): ~$80 (they add up and it's hard to keep a running total...)

    I imagine this will probably end up costing a LOT more than I had anticipated in the beginning, but in the beginning I was planning on getting a "helmet", making some armor, and throwing a suit together. NOW I have to make one that's "PERFECT", thanks to YOU GUYS!!!

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    My Boba cost me around $2000 so far (I'm always updating) and I've started my Jango, but I'm only $400 into it, but I think I can finish it for $300 more (that's with out building a new stubby jet pack)

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    bout $150

    Vest & Jumpsuit - Myself
    Leg Armor - Myself
    Ammo Belt - Myself
    Gauntlets - RA (well, as soon as they arent so swamped)
    Shoulder Bells - Myself
    Helmet - Fetts Bounty (Thanks Austin)
    Back Armor - RA

    Still need Holsters, Blasters, and my jet pack.

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I'm well over $2000......

    I just dropped $1200 on my new FG helmet and JP this past X-mas alone..... and I have done well over $1500 (includes helm. and JP) in upgrades in the past year alone.

    I always sell my older pieces before or after I get my new ones so it helps finance it, if I didn't, I would have close to $3500....

    Sad thing is..... With everything I have sold over the past tree years, I could have had my Jango finished insted of just STARTING!!! waaaaa!!

    I sold 2 sets of gauntlets, a full set of body armor, knee armor, a JP, and helmet.
    I feel sick now.....
    Someone kick me......


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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I am at around $1000 and i still don't have a real jet pack just a styrofoam one!

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    Wow,Everyone spent less than me DAMN.I have about $1800.00 in
    boba,With A few pecies I can not use.This is my first attempt.
    It has to be perfect.All I have left is to buy fabric for flight suit and vest.Aside from that I have everything.Then we get to my Jango.About $1200.00 all I have left to buy is fabric again and guantlets.Does not include price for metal westar 34s.I am up there in total price thats for sure,But wait until I post pics. :moon

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    Re: how much has your costume cost you?....besides time...LOL

    I'm around $500 with plenty left. I need JP, Gauntlets, boots, other misc, and I'm gonna get a new helmet cause my one now is horibble.

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