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Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

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    UPDATED 2-27-06 - Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Here is the first draft of Jango’s knee armor. The templates will be created from this
    blueprints just like the Boba knee armor that I am working on, see this thread;

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=9337

    I have compared both right and left sides and found unlike Boba Fett, Jango’s knees
    are nearly a mirror images of each other, but I plan on duplicate any differences. So
    take a look and let me know what needs fixing.


    Thanks for looking.


    Alan

    See the attachment below for the knee armor templates. These have only been tested in cardboard, but they looked pretty good. Please post your efforts here and let me know what you think.
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    Last edited by wizardofflight; Oct 19, 2007 at 6:42 PM. Reason: Added template file for down loading

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    aRgh if this Came Earlier!!

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    *sitting on the edge of my seat with a pile of supplies*

    Ready when you are.

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    I just want to make sure that everyone is satisfied with the drawings before I begin the templates. Feedback anyone?

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    They look correct, but would love SEEKER and friends to comment.

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Looks good, but im no expert

    Xantok

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Alan,
    Any updates?

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    I have a set of draft templates done I am hoping to try assembling them this weekend. They're nearly ready.

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Awesome. You are the template god! If I hadn't just bought some knee armor from JD, I'd definitely be using your template. Heck I've got a lot of extra sintra in the garage. I just might try to make some for fun(when I get all of my other projects done that is). Thanks for the Jango pics.
    Cruzer

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Thank you for the encouragement.

    Well, the first run was far from being a success. So I'll have to back to the drawing board on two of the parts. The shape of Jango's knees is a bit more complex than Boba's.


    Alan

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    Just use the Force Alan. or a bigger hammer

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Ok, I redesign the flat patterns and the cardboard mockup looks pretty good. So the next step will be transferring them to plastic.

    Stay tuned.

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    I have been working on cleaning up the templates, but I have not had any time to spend in the shop to test them except for the cardboard mockups. So if anyone wants to be the beta tester for these templates, please let me know and I'll send them out.

    Thanks

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    At the urging of one of the beta tester I have updated the first post to include the PDF file for the Jango Knee Armor templates. They should be printed out on standard 8 1/2 X 11 paper.

    Take a look and let me know what you think.

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    They look good! though you might already know WOF...

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    I tried clicking on the propoholics link but it didn't go through. Is that site down? Could I get the Jango knee templates somewhere else? Thanks. Your other templates are awesome though. Especially since you can size them to specific heights. I'm 6'3" and yours is the first template I've found that can be sized to me. Thanks a ton!

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    I don't know what the issue is, but please send me a PM with your e-mail and I'll send them to you.

    Alan

    P.S. This goes for any of my templates. Please just send me a PM with your e-mail and I will forward the templates to you.

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    They look great, nice work bro!
    JR

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    All PM requests have been sent templates. If they don't show up soon let me know by e-mail at wizardofflight@comcast.net.

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    I think that they look fantastic. I am just beginning my costume myself. Do you have the armor patterns in autocad format by chance? Or no of anyone who does? Also, what would you recommend as the best way to make the armor plates, and the best material to use? Any help is welcome and greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Hello all,

    The Jango knee templates are back online see the attachment in the first post. They need to be printed out on standard 8.5" X 11" paper. If you have any problems please let me know and I'll see what I can do to help.

    Alan

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Sorry somehow I missed this post. If you are still interested please PM me your e-mail address and I'll set you up with the AutoCAD files as needed.

    Alan

    Nubinator said: View Post
    I think that they look fantastic. I am just beginning my costume myself. Do you have the armor patterns in autocad format by chance? Or no of anyone who does? Also, what would you recommend as the best way to make the armor plates, and the best material to use? Any help is welcome and greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Do you have a scale grid to the knee armor WOF?

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    The PDF file prints outs full size on standard paper.

    Alan

    Darth-Malevelus said: View Post
    Do you have a scale grid to the knee armor WOF?

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    Re: Jango Fett Knee Armor Templates/blueprints

    Awesome, should be a great assest to my costume help


    I think I'll try to make this out of craft foam

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