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  1. mandalorian76's Avatar
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    Dec 13, 2007, 1:49 PM - Did i do wrong? #1

    hey guys, i have a question for you all, did i do wrong or would i offend anyone by painting Boba Fett emblems on my Jango armor? comments or opinions welcome.

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    Dec 13, 2007, 2:14 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #2

    well, if you put boba emblems on the jango armor... that sorta makes it a custom. it's neither boba nor jango, it's your own creation. nothing wrong with that at all, it's just something to think about.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 2:14 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #3

    While they look really cool - it depends on your reason for your costume. If you want to join the 501st with it, any customizations will not pass.

    If you want it for cons and what-not then I'd say have fun with it.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 2:19 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #4

    cool, i just want it for cons and stuff like that, but wasnt sure if anyone would frown upon it, thanks .
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    Dec 13, 2007, 3:06 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #5

    I'm no Fettologist, but the scene where young Boba picks up the helmet of his fallen father hints at young Boba taking his dad's armor. Obviously between Ep. II and Ep. IV the armor has undergone an evolution. Perhaps certain parts were damaged beyond repair, and others outright replaced. Perhaps some were upgraded.

    Your emblems would, IMHO, fall into a theoretical category of what that evolution might have been - or at least one stage of that evolution.

    If young Boba's adventures are ever chronicled in the comics, it would be interesting to then pattern the armor colors and parts after that. At least it would be canonical at that point.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 3:23 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #6

    very interesting, i like your point of view.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 4:12 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #7

    You could do what ever you want. it's your stuff.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 4:31 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #8

    Quote SEEKER said: View Post
    You could do what ever you want. it's your stuff.

    Yep, it's YOUR costume, your money, your blood, sweat and cusswords, so you make it your way.

    Seriously, I wouldn't sweat being "correct" or "accurate" unless gaining acceptance into the 501st or Knights of the Empire is your goal.

    Personally, I like the black emblems on it.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 4:57 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #9

    yeah it looks like an elite boba fett or something.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 4:57 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #10

    it looks good
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    Dec 13, 2007, 5:13 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #11

    wow. thank you, its actually a dark silver with a mist of flat black. i was going for a ghost image look but oversprayed the black. looks better in peron. thanks fellas.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 5:52 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #12

    You definitely won't be offensive by doing custom additions. There are no regulations here that say you can't do whatever you want to do for your costume. But if you were applying for 501st membership with the costume, then it's a different story as the symbols are [deep voice]not canon[/deep voice] for the costume.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 5:57 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #13

    Yeah, as said before. Cool for a custom, but won't fly with the 501st if you have aspirations of joining.
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    Dec 13, 2007, 8:25 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #14

    Quote Jimmy BufFETT said: View Post
    You definitely won't be offensive by doing custom additions. There are no regulations here that say you can't do whatever you want to do for your costume. But if you were applying for 501st membership with the costume, then it's a different story as the symbols are [deep voice]not canon[/deep voice] for the costume.


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    Dec 13, 2007, 9:17 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #15

    I like the look of it. Great job.
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    Dec 14, 2007, 10:11 AM - Re: Did i do wrong? #16

    i actually think that looks pretty cool...it would definatley be considered a custom...but very cool!
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    Dec 15, 2007, 2:48 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #17

    Just a thought here, since you're planning on wearing it to cons and stuff and being "501st cannon" accurate is less of a concern, how about some damage to the armor and helmet. Nothing extreme, just some scratches, dents, scoring from blaster bolts that went awry, etc. You could scratch some of the blue paint off on the high spots on the mandibles and other places. Like I said before, just an idea.

    As has been previously stated, this is your costume. Trust your gut. I can't wait to see more pix of this. You've done a GREAT job!
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    Dec 15, 2007, 4:32 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #18

    I dig it. very classy in a way.
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    Dec 15, 2007, 4:48 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #19

    Hey Souhthern, thanks for the advise, i actully tried out a little dammage on the helmet and backplate a couple of days ago. i dont have much to work with im on a very very tight budget right now with wedding plans and all. but here are some pics.
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    Dec 15, 2007, 4:51 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #20

    the helmet by the way is a rubies, im saving up for a nicer bucket any recommendations as to who i should get one from?
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    Dec 15, 2007, 4:53 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #21

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    Dec 15, 2007, 5:25 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #22

    How big is your head?

    Go bkbt if you have a big head,

    If you have a small head, I reccomend Fettpride.

    Good luck mate!

    Good job too by the way!
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    Dec 15, 2007, 5:28 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #23

    i was considering BKBT, do you know more or less how much they go for?
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    Dec 15, 2007, 5:54 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #24

    For that, you have to keep it out of the public forum. Everyone here knows the general price range and it's not that bad. Reasonable, even - considering the work involved. But since BKBT, FettPride, and others aren't licensed by Lucasfilm, they can't pubically post prices.

    Shoot them a PM. They'd be glad to help out.

    David.
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    Dec 15, 2007, 6:10 PM - Re: Did i do wrong? #25

    oh ok, thanx for the info, i understand some are fiberglass and others are resin, which way shoul i go?

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