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    Jun 24, 2005, 3:13 PM - My semi complete re-done Jango #1

    It will be a day long remembered, I have seen the end of my old Jango and started building the new

    I got fed up of my old costume because only a few pieces on it I actually liked. The only parts I am keeping is my BKBT vest (very nice) and gauntlets which I paid $500 for when they first started popping up on ebay many moons ago. And temporarily the girth belt, ammo belt and holsters, when I start getting some money rolling in I will go to RA to replace those.

    I have sent my recently accuired JD helmet, thigh and shin armour off to Beetlefix to paint so it will match all the other fibreglass armour I bought from him. Today my flightsuit from Bobamaker turned up so I made a start on assembly. Very fiddly trying to dress a mannequin with non stretchy clothing I may keep the current helmet to practice painting.

    Anyways here's the ettempt so far:
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  2. Tambo Fett's Avatar
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    Jun 24, 2005, 3:32 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #2

    Looks great. I like that jump suit..who made it?
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    Jun 24, 2005, 3:39 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #3

    ..excellent, cant see u wearing your fett.
    great jump siut and nice gauntlets too

    i am sure u will be very satisfied with beetlefix work. i got my cod and back piece from him. very good fiberglass work !!! (hello beetlefix )
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    Jun 24, 2005, 6:31 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #4

    He said the jumpsuit came from bobamaker. Looks GREAT! Keep up the great work!
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    Jun 24, 2005, 7:07 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #5

    Looks promising man!

    Keep us informed.

    Although it's on the early stage, don't forget the weathering, those gauntlets will look fantastic then.

    BTW: are the upper leg armor plates the right sizes? look a lil bit small, but may be optically only seem like that as the codpiece is missing.
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    Jun 24, 2005, 7:21 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #6

    Quote Wasp said:
    Looks promising man!

    Keep us informed.

    Although it's on the early stage, don't forget the weathering, those gauntlets will look fantastic then.

    BTW: are the upper leg armor plates the right sizes? look a lil bit small, but may be optically only seem like that as the codpiece is missing.
    No I'm scrapping those thighs. They are made of sintra and all my new armour is fibreglass. I just put them on for the hell of it.
    I will hopefully be getting my stuff back from painting in around 2-3 weeks.
  7. Sep 4, 2005, 5:12 AM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #7

    Looking good buddy!

    Cant wait to see that JD bucket...

    Mason.
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    Sep 4, 2005, 7:08 AM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #8

    Thanks Mason.
    I have since sold that belt and holsters and bought an RA belt from OSK. Beetlefix has almost finished the JD bucket so I just need to save up for a back plate and holsters.
    I will start work on the blasters as soon as I finish repainting that old helmet with some heavy duty weathering. About time I started to put all these tutorials on the site to good use. It's still in the early stages, I have sanded it, primed and put 3 layers of Plasti-Kote silver down and bought the Susan Scheewe blue masking fluid (thanks to Pavespawn' thread). I'm going to try rub 'n buff for the final layer. As soon as it's done I'll post some pics.
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    Dec 13, 2005, 7:07 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #9

    Well almost there now. Just need to attach the upper ear cap on the rf side to hold the stalk, paint new longer non-rf side cap and mess around with the helmet alignment..oh and get the holsters.

    The armour is actually Boba's hence little curvature.

    Comments guys?
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  10. Dec 14, 2005, 5:25 AM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #10

    Great!
    Like the colours on the bucket buddy!
    What a great fixture this will be in your home!

    Mason.
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    Dec 14, 2005, 7:21 AM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #11

    Looking good. is that a judge dwed thigh armor? looks awesome!
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    Dec 14, 2005, 10:11 AM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #12

    Quote SEEKER said:
    Looking good. is that a judge dwed thigh armor? looks awesome!
    Thanks Seeker
    It's JD thighs, shins and bucket. The mannequin is about 6'3" so I'm pleased with how the bucket looks on it.
    It is quite a bit more weathered than what's showing. Just came accross my gasket so will have to affix that too.
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    Dec 14, 2005, 10:34 AM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #13

    looks very good, you might wanna darken the rope belt a little... that's all the advice I can give...

    looks really good
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    Dec 14, 2005, 12:34 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #14

    Pooper - are a a Depeche Mode fan? Join the club. Just saw them a couple of weeks ago. I dont miss any concert here in Chicago.
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    Dec 14, 2005, 4:23 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #15

    Quote SEEKER said:
    Pooper - are a a Depeche Mode fan? Join the club. Just saw them a couple of weeks ago. I dont miss any concert here in Chicago.
    Awesome man !! I love them, going to see them in Birmingham for the first time next March.
    That avitar is one I made to have into a tattoo.

    Saw A-HA on Sunday and they put on such a great show.....anyways back to SW...RBF, you are right about darkening the belt. Ideally I would like a leather one but it will do for now.
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    Dec 14, 2005, 6:27 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #16

    Looks nice. I like it.
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    Jan 10, 2006, 2:00 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #17

    I know you mention the thighs, shins and bucket are JD, but what about the shoulders and chest? I know you said they were boba's... but are they fiberglass as well?
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    Jan 30, 2006, 6:13 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #18

    The shoulders, chest and cod are all Beetlefix and made of fibreglass.
    Check out the parts in detail:
    http://photobucket.com/albums/a84/paperfeedjam/
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    Feb 11, 2006, 5:53 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #19

    Helmets almost done. I have bolted the ear-caps & antenna on but having trouble getting hold of Beetlefix to find out what colour blue he used so I can finish off the new cap JD sent me. That's the only thing (and finding a big box) that's stopping me puting it up for sale.
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    Feb 11, 2006, 6:41 PM - Re: My semi complete re-done Jango #20

    Hey pooper, I think if you Rub & Buff your costume now, You will get a BIG difference and costume will also looks better

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