1. Oct 24, 2013, 2:54 PM - How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #1

    I have the worst time in my Jango armor. it is hotter than any other costume i own... and i have a vader, 3 TK's, etc and i just can't believe how bad / Hot it is. I'm trying to think of ways to keep it cool. like slightly raising the thigh armor at points so it breathes.

    I have fantasized about making some type of Hose cooling unit that would run through the suit. I of course have fans in the bucket....
    have tried wearing a camel pack filled with ice.... that helped a bit. but the condensation still gets you wet.

    What do you do?
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  3. Mullreel's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Oct 24, 2013, 4:25 PM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #2

    I sweat a lot.

    I have thought about several things but the short answer is "it is hot" and I just try to deal with it.

    And it helps that we have a guy who troops as Tarfull (a wookie) and anytime I feel bad for myself I look over at him and I immediately feel cooler.
  4. Maulock's Avatar
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    Oct 2013
    Oct 25, 2013, 12:40 AM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #3

    I live in Vegas and they do trooping in July and it's 110-115 here. You should pack it with ice packs sewn in or the Arctic vest. Arctic Heat USA Cooling Products
  5. Oct 28, 2013, 1:36 PM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #4

    The vest, which is leather, simply makes it hot. I pretty much just learn to deal with it. Try MAULOCK's suggestion.
  6. SNOWAURE's Avatar
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    Oct 2009
    Oct 28, 2013, 5:14 PM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #5

    Is normal a little sweat, buy the worse part is my head, betwen helmet and sweat (I am white and become some kind of pink jejej).I tried always to trooping in cold places (close with air conditionated) and not in outdoor (hot places)..............

    What do I in trooping ?, just resist an enjoy the battle, jejeje..........
  7. Oct 29, 2013, 9:18 PM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #6

    MAULOCK... excellent!!! well I guess everyone has the same final realization that I do.... its hot.... just have to deal with it....
    and yeah... the worst part is my head sweating and dripping into my eyes... and falling out of the helmet... maybe i'll just wear jango in the winter...
  8. Burgs's Avatar
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    Mar 2013
    Oct 30, 2013, 2:16 AM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #7

    I sweat heaps too, have you tried a head band to absorb the sweat so it doesn't drip in your eyes which stings. Something that works for me playing Goalie in Ice Hockey is that on the brow it has an absorbent strip inside the helmet. maybe suss that out?
  9. Member Since
    Dec 2009
    Oct 30, 2013, 3:09 AM - Re: How do YOU stay cool in your JANGO? #8

    Hide ice in your rocket pack and build a circulator fan with hose up to your helmet.

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