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*OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Nice!

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Wow! Those look really nice. Very tempting...

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    AAAHHHLLLUUUUUMINNNNNUM EARRRRRRRRSSSSSSS!!!
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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Their so beautiful...

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears


    GBH ... that is hilarious!

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    we should have the final set of all the pieces by wensday for pictures so stay tuned. Hopefully I will have more teasers between now and then.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Justin, something just came to mind: is the stalk actually screwed into the inner ear piece? If so, how difficult is it to move it up and down?

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Ah I cant resist anymore, please add me to the list!!!!

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    It is bolted to the helmet. The hole that the screw passes through in the inner RF Earcap isnt threaded so by loosening the bolt you can easily move the stalk up and down or just have a servo head pass through that hole and into the stalk to allow it to move that way.

    I will post measurements of those holes as soon as I can so you can know the size of that hole.

    These earcaps will come with screws as well as a set of rare earth magnets. The outer earcap is held on with a with a rare earth magnet and is mounted using 2 stainless steel pegs. It scews into the helmet using 3 small screws.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Here's my interest post. I'm serious.

    Please PM me. I'm still learning about Fett helmets and would love a recommendation of an ESB range finder that's not only compatable but will justify the stalk so I can get some power to whatever lighting system is in the recommended RF.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    No PM's are being sent out just yet....that's mainly what the thread is for..., so we'll put you down CSMaclaren...Thanks

    **And I want to reiterate that this is a really once and a life time kind of Run.....(at this cost anyway)
    When we first looked into doing machined ears we got quotes for over 700$ PLUS just for ONE SET only..!!!
    So as Justin said this is a heck of a deal to get a full set of Ears and a hollow aluminum stalk for 200$....

    We should have a complete set (prototypes) by wednesday... and Pictures on the FPH by this weekend...

    and yes these are 100% FP ears (designed by Fettpride for the new FPH), with a little help from some friends of coarse.

    thanks everyone, those that have posted and pm'd so far....we'll keep you posted.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Man, I am soooo tempted to jump on this, but I missed the first run of the FPH. I know there's still some hope on the helmet front, so I'm really going back and forth on this. These look awesome so far!

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Silent Man said: View Post
    Man, I am soooo tempted to jump on this, but I missed the first run of the FPH. I know there's still some hope on the helmet front, so I'm really going back and forth on this. These look awesome so far!
    well look at it this way...yes they are made for the FPH, but they will fit most helmets. a little mod here, a little mod there....not much work at all really.

    How bout we put you down as a "MAYBE"??

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Spidey is BACK!!!!



    Spideyfett said: View Post
    well look at it this way...yes they are made for the FPH, but they will fit most helmets. a little mod here, a little mod there....not much work at all really.

    How bout we put you down as a "MAYBE"??

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    I'm back and forth on these as well. Once the pics are posted I will probably lose control and fall to the yes side.

    The ears have always been a area of my past suits that I never was happy with. Nice to FINALLY see metal ears that are reasonably priced

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    mattrinck said: View Post
    Nice to FINALLY see metal ears that are reasonably priced
    ....a steal in my book.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Welcome back Alex

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Spideyfett said: View Post
    ....a steal in my book.
    Sign me up Alex.....Man I don't think I could pass this down.
    Got to have it with the FPH.

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    Spideyfett said: View Post
    ....a steal in my book.
    Sign me up for a set Alex.....Man I don't think I could pass this down.
    Got to have it with the FPH.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Updated list: 11/09/07 SHIPPED UPDATED 11/13/07
    1. Galactic Bounty Hunter: 1ST SET SHIPPED
    2. Galactic Bounty Hunter: 2ND SET SHIPPED
    3. batninja: 1 SET ARRIVED
    4. benkenove: 1 SET SHIPPED
    5. deadbolt: 1 SET SHIPPED
    6. TK172: 1 SET SHIPPED
    7. zanenigma: 1 SET SHIPPED
    8. DarthMiller: 1 SET ARRIVED
    9. Jango's Kid: 1 SET SHIPPED
    10. DarthVader1: 1 SET SHIPPED
    11. acyang: 1st set SHIPPED
    12. anyang: 2nd Set SHIPPED
    13. Jimmy BufFETT: 1ST SET SHIPPED
    14. Jimmy BufFETT: 2ND SET SHIPPED
    15. Ripcode: 1 SET SHIPPED
    16. Mbmcfarland (RPF Member): 1 SET SHIPPED
    17. FettOfficer: 1 SET SHIPPED
    18. CSMaclaren: 1 SET SHIPPED
    19. Citizen_Snips 1 SET SHIPPED
    20. SEEKER 1 SET SHIPPED
    21. Sixxgunn13 1 SET SHIPPED SHIPPED
    22. Matrix 1 SET SHIPPED SHIPPED
    23. JDFett SHIPPED
    24. Rednave SHIPPED
    25. Fantomaz / RPF SHIPPED
    26. Loanstar SHIPPED
    27. TXFETT SHIPPED
    28. FETTPRIDE SHIPPED


    LIST CLOSED
    Last edited by Spideyfett; Nov 13, 2007 at 10:17 AM.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    It looks marvelous !!! But I will wait until you have pictures of the final product. Also I am very interested in the measurements. Maybe you saw I am building a scratchbuild bucket , so I need exact measurements to have a perfect looking helmet in total.

    I am sure your ears will be the best in the world, there is no doubt!!

    Chris

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    We should get new pics today and as soon as we do they will be posted. This weekend Spidey and I will go down and take pics of it on the helmet and get measurements for everyone.

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    Here is a small update... he is almost done with the left ear. Just has to cut the bottom. This is a better pic of the stalk now with a screw hole that is accurate and has the magnet and pegs in it.

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    Looking sweet!

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    Re: *OFFICIAL INTEREST THREAD* for Spideyfett/Evan4218 Machined Metal Ears

    We should have the complete set to show off by Saturday, and mounted up on the helmet......so far so good.

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