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  1. mandalorian76's Avatar
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    Dec 19, 2007, 6:59 PM - Girth belt on a budget #1

    Hey all, due to wedding expenses im on a very tight budget, but very eager to finish my costume. I went to my local .99 cent store got me some clothes line and...well here it is, just a little brown leather paint and i should be good for now. comments, advise and opinions welcome.
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    Dec 19, 2007, 7:25 PM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #2

    i would have to say that seems to be a workable option for the interim...at least you'd be dressed till you can upgrade down the road

    only thing i would say is it seems a bit wide...i know its 19 rows for the braided bolo one..
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    Dec 19, 2007, 7:35 PM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #3

    its approx 5 in. wide. i read somewhere that each bolo braid is 1/4 of an inch, i dont know if its true, but that would be around 5 inches if its 19 rows. i didnt even bother to count how many rows i have on this one, but it'll do for now. thanx JD
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    Dec 19, 2007, 7:40 PM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #4

    i think once its painted it will work great in the meantime. Great idea!
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    Dec 19, 2007, 7:41 PM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #5

    Quote mandalorian76 said: View Post
    its approx 5 in. wide. i read somewhere that each bolo braid is 1/4 of an inch, i dont know if its true, but that would be around 5 inches if its 19 rows. i didnt even bother to count how many rows i have on this one, but it'll do for now. thanx JD

    Yup, that's correct. 19 rows, 1/4 inch each. When you add in the spacing, it comes out to about 5 inches.
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    Dec 19, 2007, 10:32 PM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #6

    Wow! That's going to look great!
  7. Dec 27, 2007, 2:26 AM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #7

    Nice idea...since I am also making a Jingle-Jango (get it...a Jango from spare change)...I might have to take a look at this option.
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    Dec 27, 2007, 9:25 AM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #8

    Hey, thats what I did! Not perminantly ofcourse, however it is still my set up, ha ha! I left a gap in the middle where the pouches cover up everything else. I could post a picture if you like, I don't want to hijack your thread though. Here's a link...


    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/50_belt5.jpg

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...er98/belt1.jpg
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    Dec 27, 2007, 2:10 PM - Re: Girth belt on a budget #9

    thats funny, jingle Jango... i like that. Askywalker your belt looks good also. i guess that could hold our ammo for now huh.

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