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    I helped at SDCC '08 Jango 5204's Avatar
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    BKBT armor on new vest

    I had SGB do a new vest to go with my new armor. I had some piping added to the edges. The new vest has been misted with SEM to get it a little darker. Let me know if it needs to go darker still. The armor was attached with line 20 snaps. Vest weathering to follow.

    My 1st vest on the left. FOR SALE BTW. New & improved shiny armor on my new vest: right



    AFTER SOME DARKENING WITH SEM:



    ORIGNIAL COLOR TO DARKER COLOR:


    I have MOW gauntlets and gloves I just wanted to show the vest.

    DARKER VEST:




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    I plan on applying for the Central Ca 501st when I'm finished with my upgrades.
    Last edited by Jango 5204; Mar 26, 2007 at 3:09 PM. Reason: pics updated

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Hey man, that suit is looking outstanding. The vest and the new armor looks amazing.

    -tubachris

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Thanks. It's a SGB suit also.

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    Wow, that BKBT is a real great armor. The helmet is a BKBT?

    Those shoulders are BKBT also? They doesnt look enough curved for me

    Great Job,and change your nickname

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    JangoUri said: View Post
    Wow, that BKBT is a real great armor. The helmet is a BKBT?

    Those shoulders are BKBT also? They doesnt look enough curved for me

    Great Job,and change your nickname
    Yep. BKBT helmet. Shoulders are also BKBT, they came with the armor. Can't think of any names that I like.

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    Jango Cop ^-^

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Should the vest be darker????

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Jango newbie said: View Post
    Should the vest be darker????

    Im not a color expert, but from the pics of the real thing compared to your vest, I think its pretty dead on as far as color. I honestly dont think it needs to be darker, but thats from what I think.

    -tubachris

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    For my opinion the vest has to be darker.
    But that's my 2 cents.
    Nice Fett you are

    Mike

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Dude that armor + vest look fantastic ... especially the weathering on the armor. Good job!

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    nice!
    I'd darken the vest as well.

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Thanks all, darker it is.

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Got some darker SEM. Added some pics in comparison to the 1st color.

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Beautiful suit, nice job!

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Upgrades done. One knee hasn't been strapped yet, and the MLC stubby is done but not hooked up yet.


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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    looking good!

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    That's really coming along well!

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    8)

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    sweetness just total sweetness. I am so envious.

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Will you come over and R&B all my armor when it's ready?
    I really like how yours turned out! 8)

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Very freakin nice....excelent job, you wear it well!

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Cruzer said: View Post
    Will you come over and R&B all my armor when it's ready?
    I really like how yours turned out! 8)

    Yep, sure will.

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

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    Very freakin nice....excelent job, you wear it well!
    Thanks. I'm starting a new project now. Just ordered clone armor.

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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    Wow!!!!!! Your fist suit looked great, but with the upgrades it's a major improvement! It looks awesome.



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    Re: BKBT armor on new vest

    What did you find was the best way to attach the snaps to the armor?

    Also how did you weather the armor?

    Awesome suit BTW!!!

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