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thinking about buying from starfortress

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    green_arrow102986's Avatar
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    thinking about buying from starfortress

    does any one know how well starfortress armor is put together because i might just breack down and buy a kit

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    You should probably avoid doing that at all costs. I know other members with more hands-on experience with their "craftsmanship" and shipping procedures (or lack there of) will be able to give you the lowdown.

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    oh ok thanks a million man i just wanna get started ^^

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    bobamaker is good

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    I, purchase(or any form of), and SFP (I will not say their whole name) should never be in the same sentence (again). sorry just had to say that..

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    I think you should search Starfortress and see all the threads about how bad he is

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    what Matt said, learn to use the search function, its your friend. Heck, search on ALL boards you are a part of for costuming for SFP or Starfortress and see what happens, LOL

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    SFP should be avoided at all cost.

    aside from being a recaster, history of poor delivary; he is also a alleged fugitive from the US for some pretty unsavoury alleged offenses.

    I post on several SW prop forums - SFP constantly comes up as a buyer beware. It is such a shame that his stuff is plastered all over Bay of E.

    If u wish to give money away; u can buy from SFP. I would donate to TDH myself if I had that much free cash!

    This prop/costuming hobby is certainly not one for the impulse buyer. Lots of people out there to scam ur hard earned money. My advice is read read read and research research research.


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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Heatshock said: View Post
    SFP should be avoided at all cost.
    I second that.

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    I helped at SDCC '08 NovallTalon's Avatar
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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Avoid them...for the love of god avoid them!

    =)

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Instead of going into my rant, I'll simply post a photo of fett from the movie, and one of the armor I got from them as it was fresh from the boxes and let you decide. I paid $1600 for it.

    From the movie





    the StarFortressProduction Set

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    mandosoldier said: View Post
    Instead of going into my rant, I'll simply post a photo of fett from the movie, and one of the armor I got from them as it was fresh from the boxes and let you decide. I paid $1600 for it.

    From the movie





    the StarFortressProduction Set

    Are you fing serious, I can't believe my eyes right now. They should bring out the death sentence for anyone who would even think of ripping someone off like this. I'm so sorry you got hosed like this bro, I'm speechless

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    It's ok, now, with replacement parts from all over, most of which obtained from right here on TDH, it now looks like this...



    and as you can see, the chicks (Melina and Jillian Hall from WWE) love the new look.




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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Also use the search feature and put in starfortress or star fortress.

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    CHICKS DIG STAR WARS CHARACTERS!!!
    Hey, quick question. Was that blaster from SFP also?!!!

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Firespray Pilot said: View Post
    CHICKS DIG STAR WARS CHARACTERS!!!
    Hey, quick question. Was that blaster from SFP also?!!!
    no, that was a homemade BB gun blaster, although I'm sure the SFP blaster probably would have looked similar.

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    I was wondering how many posts it would be before somebody shouted abandon ship. Looks like it was just 1.

    Just a one note song here: avoid SFP.

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    has anyone had a problem with Boba Maker......not that i have or having (just made a buy of 1/2 the armor needed) just wondering

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Bobamaker is AWESOME! I've bought my vest,jet pack, and bootspikes from him. It did take a bit to make and get to me, but it was well worth the wait. It was well made, decently priced, and he is GREAT about keeping in contact. I was constantly in touch with him, he's not afraid to give you a timeline and he keeps it. I can't recommend him enough. The photos above you can see the bootspikes and jet pack, but at that point I hadn't yet gotten my armor attachment on the new vest so here's a photo with me and weird al yankovic, where I have on my BM vest. And although I bought the gloves from a fellow 501st member in my garrison, he originally got those from BM as well.


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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    yep heard very good things abt boba maker

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    Anyting Boba Maker anytime is awesome, thats as honest and crafted as they get

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    all good to know cant wait to see what i got from him

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    mandosoldier said: View Post
    the StarFortressProduction Set

    I just threw up in my mouth

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    ok kool so can someone give me a link to boba maker ?

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    Re: thinking about buying from starfortress

    check your PM

    also...he is a member here so you can search the members and PM him

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