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  1. formerly old_jedi_mind_trick Bobby Fett UK's Avatar
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    Mar 11, 2011, 3:36 PM - Jango Boot armour fitment #1

    Hey guys

    working on some boots and armour installing snaps. I have done the heels and elastic snaps, but just wanted to know what you find best to locate the armour to the front section of the boot? Is it required? Do you stick with Velcro, or another fixing method?

    Cheers, Rob.
  2. Mar 11, 2011, 3:42 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #2

    Any pics Rob?
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    Mar 11, 2011, 3:50 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #3

    Its not required, but it helps keep the boot armor down. I'm working on adding elastic on the boot armor and have snap to my boot. I'll post pics when i have it copleted.

    It helps so that the boot armor wont be flapping around.
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    Mar 11, 2011, 3:51 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #4

    You could use two things strong methods, but I don't know if it was made this way with the SU armor. First is using snaps, but I don't think this will work really good. The second option is a good one. Do you remember the hooks/clips use for attaching the backplate with the vest? So, using that.
  5. Mar 12, 2011, 3:38 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #5

    I am going to CA Glue a snap to the top of the toe of the boot; somewhat the same as what SEEKER is talking about....I think. Velcro, however, would give you some more "wiggle room," just in-case you glue the snap off center. Good Luck!
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    Mar 13, 2011, 2:46 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #6

    I simply used snaps and straps to the sides/heel of the boot. I have never had any issue with the armor popping up off the toe of th boot. Instead of elastic I use nylon webbing so there is no flex and it side flush and tight.
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    Mar 22, 2011, 10:44 AM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #7

    Here's the setup I have. I still think the snaps ads a bit of height to it. It doesnt lay flat to the boot, but it works for now. I also use a snap to keep my pants tucked in there.

    check out all pics here.
    Jango - Boot Armor - a set on Flickr





  8. Mar 24, 2011, 6:25 AM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #8

    Thanks Arturo!
  9. formerly old_jedi_mind_trick Bobby Fett UK's Avatar
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    Mar 24, 2011, 4:38 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #9

    Yeah, cheers Arturo. I have gotten them done now and went for pretty much that set up. I have been walking around in them with no issues.

    Phil, your boots are comfy man, and they fit me well
  10. Mar 27, 2011, 3:00 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #10

    The boots are the best!

    Thanks for doing the work Rob!
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    Mar 27, 2011, 5:10 PM - Re: Jango Boot armour fitment #11

    Quote OBrotherRacing said: View Post
    I am going to CA Glue a snap to the top of the toe of the boot; somewhat the same as what SEEKER is talking about....I think. Velcro, however, would give you some more "wiggle room," just in-case you glue the snap off center. Good Luck!
    Let me know how good that CA glue works. I don't really have pliers to get the snaps on, so I was just gonna use CA glue to put 3 snaps on the boot. 2 on each side and on the tongue

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