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Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    The hinges are actually two different sizes. The hidden hinge (separated in the pic) has a bigger pin that can be pulled out and function as a closure system. The exposed hinge (the one not separated in the pic) contains a smaller pin that bends too easily when pulled out.
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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    Satxer said: View Post
    What kind of screws did you use when attaching the parts? And, did you predrill them I take it?
    You're right, I predrilled with drill bits and used the screws seen below. I like the larger head on these screws because I feel they're less likely to be pulled through the fiberglass if something gets snagged while trooping. I used 6 total, 2 on each part, but could have also used 2 more on the missile. I bought out our local Home Depot, so I'm looking for an online source I can buy a large amount from so I can throw them in with the kit. I should be able to find something.
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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    I just found a bunch on ebay. I'll buy some asap, so they'll be included in the kits.

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    Comparison pics. MOW and Cruzer's. This is only to demonstrate the size difference to clear up questions about fit.


    MOW on top





    Cruzer on right



    Cruzer on LEFT





    Cruzer on top





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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    I want a set!


    Oh wait...those are mine! Gimme! Thanks for posting those pictures! Did they fit you ok?

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    PM sent

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    ItsThatGuy said: View Post
    I want a set!


    Oh wait...those are mine! Gimme! Thanks for posting those pictures! Did they fit you ok?
    Sending them to ya tomorrow mornng ( Fri)

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    Jango 5204 said: View Post
    Sending them to ya tomorrow mornng ( Fri)
    That's fine - no rush!

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    MORE SIZE COMPARISON PICS I'm 6-00 ft 240 lbs


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    I guess it's safe to let the cat out of the bag, this is what I do for a living

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    Very nice indeed, loving your work, as always!

    Must resist urge to upgrade........

    Resolve fading.....

    JR

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    Re: Guaging interest in Cruzer Jango gauntlets

    looking good. If I start up again that is what I need.

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