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Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

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    I helped at SDCC '08 Jango 5204's Avatar
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    Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Went on a short roadtrip to take delivery on my new backplate. Very nice, he's a stickler for the details. Got it attached and took some shots. I'm 99.9% done. I'll be redoing the girthbelt and a BKBT cod should be delivered any day now. Other than that, I really can't see dumping any more money into this one. I have a clone kit still sitting in the box. During the fitting a neighborhood kid came by and loves Jango Fett.

    I plan on putting in an application with the Central Valley Garrison of the 501st. Ya'll think it's good enough? Special thanks to Cruzer for all his help, and photo taking.






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    Looks outstanding to me!!

    I like the weathering

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    wow the only problem I see is my lack of patientce and money to get a Jango as beautiful as that one WOW

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    Yea it looks amazing! And you are one of the lucky ones of us that have the dented helmet! I love it.

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    Excellent Jango !!!

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    Looks great. I like the dented helmet too. I just got my dented version helmet from BKBT. I hope mine turns out that nice. I think you have got the costume nailed.
    Last edited by FettFanatic; May 5, 2007 at 11:40 PM.

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Great suit, excellent job! They would be fools not to have you join the legion.



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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    WOW!! Looks like it came straight off the set of AOTC!

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    Excellent work! I can only hope to make a Jango that good. Very impressed!

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    That's awesome. I bet that kid's gonna get into costuming later on.

    I have a question tho. When it comes to kids seeing you dressed up, do you act as the character and say the you actually are Jango, or tell them that you're just a person dressed up as him?

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    Wow JangoNewbie, you are turning one of the best Jango's I've ever seen!

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Jango newbie said: View Post
    I plan on putting in an application with the Central Valley Garrison of the 501st. Ya'll think it's good enough?
    Dude, that is AWESOME! If you apply to the 501st with that, you're in for sure! Great work.

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Thanks all.

    Zombierepellent The kid yesterday knew it was a costume, and just likes the character. I asked Cruzer, " Hey, can I take off my helmet, or does this kid think I'm the real thing?" He said the kid understands the difference.

    Uri Man, your Jango is HOT! I know you've got me beat, and your 501st picture is awesome.

    Predatormv I got the dented because BKBT was busy making a bunch of the regular helmets and wasn't able to get to it done right away, but the "dented" mold wasn't being used, so I got #6 dented.

    One more pic. Cruzer broke out all the kid size mando stuff. It's hard to tell the scale of all these tiny parts till you see them in person.

    Last edited by Jango 5204; May 6, 2007 at 9:56 AM. Reason: pic added

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Very nice. I think you board name needs to be updated. You don't look like a "Jango newbie" to me.

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    NICE! :Thumbsup, HUGE inspiration. HUGE!

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    CGClone said: View Post
    NICE! :Thumbsup, HUGE inspiration. HUGE!
    Thanks. I'll try my best to get my Clone looking as good the first time.

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Looks like you have the angle of the head down just right. VERY impressive gear there. It's simply perfect. If there's anything to complain about, is the Jet Pack the right height up along your back? Maybe it's just the angle of the last shot, but it seems a bit low... but then again I haven't looked at any ref. pictures in a while. Fabulous getup!

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    askywalker98 said: View Post
    Looks like you have the angle of the head down just right. VERY impressive gear there. It's simply perfect. If there's anything to complain about, is the Jet Pack the right height up along your back? Maybe it's just the angle of the last shot, but it seems a bit low... but then again I haven't looked at any ref. pictures in a while. Fabulous getup!
    You 100% correct. The JP strapping isn't finished yet. The trap door was just taped on and it allowed it to slouch. The head angles are courtesy of Cruzer. "tilt your head to the left" "chin down a little" "push the helmet on a little more" "turn a little more"

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Your Jango is very well done, the pics are great..awesome job!

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    You forgot..."don't slouch", "sit-up straight", "chin up"....

    I'm definitely no Braks when it comes to taking pics, but I think they came out ok for just taking a few quick ones.

    After looking at the pics, only thing I'd do is get rid of the really heavy weathering on the jumpsuit. But that's just me.

    Looking good!

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    I'll see what I can do. I shows up a lot in daytime photos, and not-so-much in night photos. I thought about trying to dye the whole suit a little purpleish color.

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    Sweet man sweet but you know this whole thread was "road trip to Cruzers" " FOR MY BACK PLATE!!!!" Where are the stinkin pictures of the back plate????????

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    firstsonofsolo said: View Post
    Sweet man sweet but you know this whole thread was "road trip to Cruzers" " FOR MY BACK PLATE!!!!" Where are the stinkin pictures of the back plate????????
    Good point. I think they forgot to take them and tried to get us to forget about them by taking a bunch of pictures of the awesome front half of the costume. It kinda worked too

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    Re: Roadtrip to Cruzer's (pic heavy)

    Alright already........................................... ........................It's only R&B
    on the parts that showed up in the pics, it's not done yet, but here it is.






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    ohhhhhhhh nice !

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