Zam Parts Resources

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    Zam Parts Resources

    Zammers: I'm starting a new thread that will be a working listing of Zam resources.

    We all know that sources come and go with too much regularity, though some stay pretty constant. Feel free to post URL's and pictures here, as well as reviews. If we need to be aware of anything about the resource - please post that too!

    Do NOT post personal names or email addresses without permission. This is only to help other Zammers find that elusive part or resource.

    I'll be trying to pull this information out of the rest of the threads and put it all here - but be patient with the process. Feel free to add your own or any updates! The more information or resources we have, the better.

    Happy Zamming!

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    Glove Resources:

    The latest Threads Magazine (March 2008) was a special on couture sewing. In it they had an "insider's list of custom services that support the fashion industry." (Pgs. 48-53). Two glove makers were listed there:

    1: Lacrasia Gloves, 1181 Broadway, 8th floor, New York, NY 10001 http://www.lacrasia.com

    The blurb says that she produces custom designs upon request and that you can use your own fabric or choose from their stock of imported leathers. Prices start at $50 for custom gloves in stretch fabric and $75 for leather styles.

    2. Gaspar Gloves, Hollywood CA http://www.gaspargloves.com

    They make custom gloves for the film and theater industries, using traditional table-cutting and hand-stitching techniques. Specializes in period styles. Prices start at $55 and vary according to style and material.

    I haven't personally used either of them, but do know Threads Magazine writers usually have a very high standard. Those prices seem pretty reasonable to me too. I think I'm going to see how my gloves turn out.... since they are already cut out of the leather. I simply have to sew and dye them. If they don't work, I think I'm going to try one of these out!

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    Fabric Resources:

    Several Zammers have used The Stretchouse - the spandex covered neoprene - and been very happy with it. You might want to order a sample to see if it will work for you - as it is NOT EXACTLY the same as the original fabric used in AOTC - it does not have the same sheen. The color is very very similar though.

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    I still offer the complete greeblie kit to anyone interested. it comes with 15 pieces as shown



    i actually offer them in black resin casted pieces which make the final weathering and wear of the pieces easier and better. pm me if interested

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    How much is the set?

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    Same question here, how much is the set (+shipping to Sweden)?

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    You'll need to PM or email JDFett personally to find out how much the sets cost and how much shipping is. Thanks.

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    I just found a great place for neoprene...Macro International Company in Cali. Here is a link: http://www.macrointlco.com/sheets-color_chart.htm The red violet or fuschia pink look pretty close to Zam's pants to me and they stock those colors at their warehouse. I ordered some for some Padme pants I am making and for a 49inchx86inch sheet it was $34.19 plus shipping for a 0.5 mm thickness.

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    Hi, I thought i should add my name and my buddy Crazas´s name in here.

    We are both finishing a full set of Zam greeblies but we will continue with me scultping helmet and armor parts and him making molds and both casting the parts until we can offer basically everything that is not leather or soft parts.

    you can contact me for orders up until the last week of july in here, the Bounty hunter´s guild of the main 501st forums as Dargas.

    I can also sculpt (depending on the difficulty of course) and make any custom parts you may need under a small gap of time.

    cheers.

    -Rick.

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    padme911 said: View Post
    I just found a great place for neoprene...Macro International Company in Cali. Here is a link: http://www.macrointlco.com/sheets-color_chart.htm The red violet or fuschia pink look pretty close to Zam's pants to me and they stock those colors at their warehouse. I ordered some for some Padme pants I am making and for a 49inchx86inch sheet it was $34.19 plus shipping for a 0.5 mm thickness.
    Thanks!

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    After years of watching my boyfriend troop and build up his costume army, I'm finally taking the plunge. lol I'd love to work on a Zam costume. Does anyone sell the entire costume as a kit that needs to be put together? It seems that it's all pieces and parts out there. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    I sell kit of smaller parts and helmet. Later gauntlets too. I will post my WIP shortly, it has taken time.

    (Ps. This topic is from 2008 )

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    No, there isn't anyone who sells it all as one kit. There are a couple of people who sell major chunks of it, but not one resource for all.

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    Re: Zam Parts Resources

    It takes months and even years to build up Zam. Very complicated and tricky costume. Reason, why there are not many available, or willing to do.

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    Sorry I'm so late to the scene, but I'm looking to build a Zam myself!
    Pink, if you're still an active member, do you still sell things?

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