Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

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    QUESTION: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    Sorry for all the questions guys, I should be a Boba expert by the time I'm done.
    Can anyone tell me if the Don Posts helmet's range finders and stalks are the accurate size? They seem kind of bulky to me.




    Thanks everyone.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    From what I can tell, they RF is a little small. If you put a real SX-70 lens next to the DP on, it is small. Also, based on WoF drawings, they are overall to small. The RF will look large on the helmet you posted above, because the helmet is to small.

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    asok said: View Post
    From what I can tell, they RF is a little small. If you put a real SX-70 lens next to the DP on, it is small. Also, based on WoF drawings, they are overall to small. The RF will look large on the helmet you posted above, because the helmet is to small.
    Ah-Ha! Thanks Asok, I wonder if anyone can post a comparison pic of a Don Post next to a MR, or another accurate RF.


    G-Fett

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    Here is a DP with the real lens next to it. Then the RF that I made.
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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    Compared to a full sized helmet, like the MR, Fang, FP its going to be a tad small. But you could take a sheet of sintra, and cut each sides shape out and glue it on top of itand it would be enough (2mm)

    The rangefinder is 2-5 mm shorter and earpieces are about 3-5 mm shorter, 1-2 mm narrower on the DP, than on the MR,Fang,FP,WOF

    Hope that helps

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    asok said: View Post
    Here is a DP with the real lens next to it. Then the RF that I made.
    Thanks man! Appreciate the pics. Is the stalk the right size?

    G-Fett

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    Stormrider said: View Post
    Compared to a full sized helmet, like the MR, Fang, FP its going to be a tad small. But you could take a sheet of sintra, and cut each sides shape out and glue it on top of itand it would be enough (2mm)

    The rangefinder is 2-5 mm shorter and earpieces are about 3-5 mm shorter, 1-2 mm narrower on the DP, than on the MR,Fang,FP,WOF

    Hope that helps
    Man, you are just amazing are'nt you? I should just go to you for everything! Thanks Bro.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    Studio Fett said: View Post
    Thanks man! Appreciate the pics. Is the stalk the right size?

    G-Fett
    I would guess that it is about 1 in to short.

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    asok said: View Post
    I would guess that it is about 1 in to short.
    Wow! Thanks alot Asok!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    In my option, the RF and stalk are to scale to the helmet.

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    Also, if you want new cap, ears or stalk, let me know.

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    Re: Are Don Post Range Finders the proper size?

    asok said: View Post
    Also, if you want new cap, ears or stalk, let me know.
    Thanks alot buddy! What do your stalks run? I have the ears.

    G-Fett

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