Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Subscribe
  1. darthdav's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    210
    Aug 6, 2009, 12:34 PM - Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #1

    Small run is beginning. Each belt is $250 shipped (extra shipping charge for international orders). Pictures below are the first version. New version differs a bit (see photo in other post). More current photos to come.

    PM if interested I would like to get started with a few by Friday so if you want one, let me know ASAP.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_3374.jpg 
Views:	170 
Size:	82.4 KB 
ID:	35472   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_3376.jpg 
Views:	128 
Size:	64.8 KB 
ID:	35473   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_3377.jpg 
Views:	137 
Size:	61.8 KB 
ID:	35474  

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_3382.jpg 
Views:	119 
Size:	58.8 KB 
ID:	35475   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_3387.jpg 
Views:	159 
Size:	74.1 KB 
ID:	35476  
    Last edited by darthdav; Sep 16, 2009 at 8:45 AM.
  2. formerly TampaFett GRINCH's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2006
    Posts
    557
    Aug 6, 2009, 1:04 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #2

    Count me down for one please!
  3. TGaines107's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    83
    Aug 6, 2009, 3:03 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #3

    Count me in for one! Would be appreciated.
  4. C1RCA's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    700
    Aug 6, 2009, 3:11 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #4

    put me down for one as well

    and if i may add i like how yours does not have the background cardboard on it
  5. Zoltan Tyrell's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    70
    Aug 6, 2009, 3:56 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #5

    Im interested. If you ship to the UK?
  6. Szlemm's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    31
    Aug 6, 2009, 5:43 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #6

    This is the last item I need XD sign me up plz plz if possible
  7. REDBOY3384's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    228
    Aug 7, 2009, 9:10 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #7

    You can count me for one for sure.
  8. Jango72's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    746
    Aug 7, 2009, 9:28 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #8

    Quote C1RCA said: View Post
    put me down for one as well

    and if i may add i like how yours does not have the background cardboard on it

    It's not cardboard that the backing you speak of is made of. It's actually a leather backing, and it helps to keep all of the leather braids together and in place.
  9. Member Since
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    157
    Aug 7, 2009, 6:05 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #9

    I am interested
  10. Member Since
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    95
    Aug 7, 2009, 7:33 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #10

    Do they hold together well? I'm interested. I hate the lack of flexibility in my current belt. Also, say some of us go through periods of rapid weight loss/gain, how difficult is it to adjust these?
  11. darthdav's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    210
    Aug 7, 2009, 9:41 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #11

    Quote TB750 said: View Post
    Do they hold together well? I'm interested. I hate the lack of flexibility in my current belt. Also, say some of us go through periods of rapid weight loss/gain, how difficult is it to adjust these?
    Yes, they hold together well. A LITTLE overlapping of the braids now and then but I think it is worth it for the flexibility. I loved wearing it, I could actually bend over to tie my... boot.

    As for sizing it, it is made to fit. I am considering adding some elastic to around the attachment in the back but there is not a lot of room for that sort of thing to make it accurate looking. Still, the braids to stretch a little bit to help you wear it after a particularly big meal or something
  12. darthdav's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    210
    Aug 7, 2009, 9:43 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #12

    I am going to start off making two. one for TampaFett and one for TGaines107. After those are done, I will see how many more I am able to to make. I will know in a week or so how many more I can make. Thanks!
  13. Zoltan Tyrell's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    70
    Aug 8, 2009, 3:37 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #13

    You may well just have saved my life here.
  14. formerly shunned MORGUE's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 2002
    Posts
    570
    Aug 8, 2009, 5:52 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #14

    late in the game as always!LOL (me I mean!)
    I'd be interested given, you have room for one more.

    jon
  15. KaliFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    51
    Aug 8, 2009, 8:04 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #15

    Im interested as well..late but very interested!!
  16. darthdav's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    210
    Aug 20, 2009, 12:46 AM - Update and checking in! #16

    Hey all, just wanted to check in. I want you all to know am still making these but I had some setbacks with family visiting and a few other things- ya know. "Real life"!

    Also my leather supplier no longer has the exact kind of leather I previously used so I am going to have to go to another supplier.

    The tough part is to find that sweet spot between cost and accuracy. I am looking at braids being about 6MM each. This is a bit smaller than the one you see above but they LOOK fantastic. To make sure the belt is wide enough to look good and accommodate a gun belt and pouch belt i would have to go with about 25 rows of braids (instead of the 20 in the original belt I made). Maybe a few more. Here is a picture of the braid I am talking about. I have stacked a few to get an idea of what it would look like. The figure next to it is for scale!

    I just wanted to check to make sure there would be interest in a belt made with this.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	braids.jpg 
Views:	92 
Size:	73.4 KB 
ID:	35919  
    Last edited by darthdav; Aug 29, 2009 at 11:21 AM.
  17. Szlemm's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    31
    Aug 20, 2009, 4:14 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #17

    Yes i'd still be very interested, i was the 6th person to ask for one so what are the chances of increasing the amount of belts avaliable as this is my last item i need
    Last edited by Szlemm; Aug 20, 2009 at 5:00 AM.
  18. Zoltan Tyrell's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    70
    Aug 20, 2009, 6:49 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #18

    Yup as before. Im interested. Actually i NEED one. Its the only thing i haven't got.
  19. KaliFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    51
    Aug 20, 2009, 8:37 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #19

    Still interested..!
  20. GATER's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 2002
    Posts
    379
    Aug 20, 2009, 11:27 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #20

    It looks like your full, but I would be interested as well....
  21. formerly TampaFett GRINCH's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2006
    Posts
    557
    Aug 22, 2009, 3:40 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #21

    Still on board!
  22. darthdav's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2002
    Posts
    210
    Aug 29, 2009, 12:43 PM - More UPDATES! #22

    Hey all! I just wanted show you all some pictures of a new belt I created that was just complete, but already in the works before this thread started.








    I have sent PMs to a few of you who are interested. I will be making girth belts for people in the order they answered here. The next two up are:
    TampaFett and C1RCA.

    Remember that the new belts I will be making from now on will look a bit different. The braid will be smaller, tighter and slightly darker (can be lighted up with some weathering/sanding if you wish) and will have a few more rows of braids on the belt to accommodate the smaller size: 6MM. Otherwise, the way they are put together will be the same. I just don't want anyone to order one expecting it to look like the ones seen so far. They will look great, just a little different!

    Also, I have received a lot of interest in these and want everyone to know that I will be able to make one for everyone who wants one. It just may take a little time is all!

    Have a great weekend!
  23. formerly TampaFett GRINCH's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2006
    Posts
    557
    Aug 29, 2009, 2:01 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #23

    Paypal on it's way.... Thanks again Dave!
  24. Szlemm's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    31
    Aug 30, 2009, 3:38 AM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #24

    Can't wait for mine XD great work dude
  25. KaliFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    51
    Aug 30, 2009, 12:14 PM - Re: Considering making a few Jango Girth Belts. Any interest? #25

    Sounds great..cant wait!!

Similar Threads

  1. Interest: Girth belts!!! (CLOSED until 2nd run is completed)
    By dsonik1 in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 372
    Last Post: Oct 13, 2010, 5:55 PM
  2. does any one make / sell Jango Girth Belts
    By C1RCA in forum Jango Fett Costume
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Jan 18, 2009, 2:06 PM
  3. Replies: 63
    Last Post: May 4, 2007, 5:54 PM
  4. Jango Girth belts?
    By fongtrooper in forum Jango Fett Costume
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Oct 11, 2006, 11:21 PM
  5. Run Interest for Girth Belts
    By evan4218 in forum Boba Fett Costume
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: Aug 29, 2006, 10:11 AM