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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 8:21 PM - New member considering Zam Wesell #1

    I've been studying posts regarding this character here and at the Bounty Hunters Guilld. I probably will continue and not post alot unless I get stuck on something. Then I'll type a scream.

    I do have a question that might not seem important but for me would help a great deal. I've been told I have to have a specific prada shoe. Ok, I'm down with this. But do they make it in a youth size 3 (or women's 5.5 or even men's smallest equivalent)? I have a small, small foot.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 8:32 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #2

    Pretty much everyone going for realistic here buys from Man of War Studios (aka Chris).

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Star-Wars-Bo...item3cf3bb61e7

    Chris told me a while ago that he will be doing a new run of shoes sometime this spring. You could contact him (manofwarstudios@verizon.net) before his order...pay him...and he might be able to get the smaller size for you. Otherwise, I think a US size 9.5 (which the sizes seem a bit smaller than listed) is the normal smallest size he has.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 8:42 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #3

    Thank you.

    LOL! Even that smallest man's shoe size will make me look like Homey the Clown! I'll keep digging around. Something is bound to come along. But I very much appreciate your help.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 8:50 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #4

    Seriously reach out to Chris, he might be able to help you out if you order before he puts the order in.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 8:54 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #5

    Quote silvermitt said: View Post
    Thank you.

    LOL! Even that smallest man's shoe size will make me look like Homey the Clown! I'll keep digging around. Something is bound to come along. But I very much appreciate your help.

    Edited...Just realized you're looking for Zam Wesell shoes and not Boba Fetts. My bad.


    "Cuz 9.5 size shoes on those feet......Homey don't play that."
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 9:01 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #6



    Don't I know it. Boy's tennis shoes are so much more comfortable than nearly all womens sneakers.
    The bright spot in this is that very, very soon, I'll be able to wear my daughter's Hello Kitty flats if I want to sparkle down the street.
    Downside: She'll technically be able to wear MY high heels and she isn't even 9 yet! No, you bet she isn't touching high heels until she 30 (What, me overly protective?! Naw....)

    I'm going to look up your suggestion right now. If I see something I can work with, I'll bookmark it for the near future. Thanks!


    Offtopic: Ohhhh, I'm drooling over Van Helsing boots!!
    https://www.caboots.com/cart/product/van_helsing_boots/
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 9, 2015, 9:39 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #7

    Quote sleepalot said: View Post
    Edited...Just realized you're looking for Zam Wesell shoes and not Boba Fetts. My bad.


    "Cuz 9.5 size shoes on those feet......Homey don't play that."
    DOLP! Now I feel really dumb (well dumber than usual)
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 10, 2015, 1:29 AM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #8

    The smallest Prada boots I found while searching the ones for my girlfriend were european 36 or 37. From a quick research, US 3 would be somewhere near 34-35, right?
    I think you'll only have two options:

    1. Padding until it fits you
    2. Finding shoes with a similar sole and modifying it to match

    You can always post pictures of what you find and we can say if they would suitable or not.
    Also, if you want to have this costume legion approved, contact your GMO and tell them about your issue. They are the ones to approve it in the end. So they should be able to tell what is needed.
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    2 Weeks Ago - Mar 10, 2015, 3:05 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #9

    Thank you for your suggestions! I'll go with #2 option. I haven't looked into the european conversion of shoe size, so I don't know what it is. But I'm betting it's about the smallest you can get before it becomes kids.

    I have contacted several people now, some of whom were already aware of what I'm about as they've read my posts and chatted with me about it. I felt kinda silly when I realized this. But hey, at least I found out I'm in the right direction.
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    1 Day Ago - Mar 25, 2015, 9:16 AM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #10

    I have beads, and should have shoes soon. Starting little and working my way up. If I can, I'm going to get one of those bits & bobs sets from JDFett by April 3rd. Hopefully, it will still be available. Also, I have a massive paper puzzle to piece together for a helmet. Should be fun.

    Meanwhile, I have sandals and a proto-dress to finish for a Leia ROTJ dress to finish before I go make a trip to Louisville to the Tandy shop and get leather for this and the real Leia Ewook Village dress. The latter business will have to wait till mid-April. I just love having to budget this. No wonder these costumes take the better part of a year!

    EDIT:
    Thank you, Ebay!!! Got the shoes in my size! women's 5 1/2. Can't wait for Monday!
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    1 Day Ago - Mar 25, 2015, 7:06 PM - Re: New member considering Zam Wesell #11

    Local Pawn shop = Zam (Kentucky long) rifle. $60 plus tax. Gathering is the easy part.

    My husband seems to have taken a personal interest in the rifle. So, I got help for this and the leatherwork. Maybe it won't take a year afterall.

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