MY FIRST JANGO KNEE.WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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    MY FIRST JANGO KNEE.WHAT DO YOU THINK?

    hi all,well this years been up and down.first i'm made redundant and give up making my fett(boo!),then i find my nan dead in her home BUT now as she has left me alot of money and she always liked my star wars costumes i am now making a jango in her honour.so,after the history here is where i am,i brought a set of jango leg armour and knee armour from ebay and i have just completed one,what do you think.i am not completey happy with it but i am sure i can change them at a later date.thanks for reading this.mike
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    Nice job Mike and very sorry to hear about your nan.
    Don't give up on your Fett. It will come to be soon enough. I'm still working on mine;-)

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    Sorry to hear about your loss bro.

    The knees are looking good. If you're not completely satisfied with them, try adding a little bondo to give them curves, shape, etc. It's like playing with mud except that it dries really really quickly, and you can sand on it once it's dry. I handmade my first set of knees in a similar fashion as yours.

    Keep up the good work. It's a nice tribute to your nan already.

    Cruzer

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    If you can find wizardoflight's Jango Knee Blueprints it could help finish of the curves and stuff.

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    looks pretty good for the first one. It's true with what TK-938 said about wizardoflight. Wish those plans were around during the beginning.

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    Re: MY FIRST JANGO KNEE.WHAT DO YOU THINK?

    thanks for the kind words.i will really miss my nan.she was scared of my vader costume but always told people about it.anyway where do i get a good size jango bucket from?i have a rubies and my head is too big for it,any good ones out there?thanks mike.

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    First things to consider when looking at buckets are how much $$ do you have to spend and how tall are you? Different buckets for different pocket sizes and body sizes.

    Cruzer

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    Re: MY FIRST JANGO KNEE.WHAT DO YOU THINK?

    hi cruzer,i'm 6'3" and money is not an issue,i tried on my friends rubies boba helmet and somehow cut my ear,not nice,so i would like a nice quality one,i would presume in fiberglass?,i have no idea so any help is greatly welcome thanks guys.

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    sorry to hear bout your nanny...

    those knees look great! though, wizardofflight has already posted draft templates for jango knees ( i think they're draft).

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    Good work man they should turn out great.

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    I have a BKBT (bigkidsbiggertoys) Jango and love it. My head is 7 3/4 inches and it fits.


    boba-fetts-behind-you said:
    hi cruzer,i'm 6'3" and money is not an issue,i tried on my friends rubies boba helmet and somehow cut my ear,not nice,so i would like a nice quality one,i would presume in fiberglass?,i have no idea so any help is greatly welcome thanks guys.

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    boba-fetts-behind-you said:
    thanks for the kind words.i will really miss my nan.she was scared of my vader costume but always told people about it.
    Sorry for your loss.


    Why not post a pic of the Vader. I'd like to see it because that was my 1st stand-up I wanted to make, but I went with Boba instead.

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