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    May 9, 2014, 1:23 PM - Zam Wesell #1

    Hi,


    I'm from Europe, I'll start making my costume Zam Wesell, I have pieces: helmet, boots, chest piece, etc.



    I'm looking for the ideal neoprene fabric to make clothing. I found this fabric and I would like that you tell me if you find the right fabric for clothing Zam (seems neoprene). In the photo looks a darker color .




    Do you think you about this color ? and about the type of fabric? (the fabric is similar to neoprene)


    Thank you .



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    Regards.
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    Jun 26, 2014, 6:19 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #2

    Hi, color looks fine, maybe slightly more red? About the feel can't say without touching.
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    Jul 20, 2014, 8:49 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #3

    Micheltenc thanks for your answer.


    I think the color is very similar, the fabric is neoprene, are two sheets of lycra and inside a thin foam layer (2 mm or about 0.08 inches). I think it's a fabric that are made ​​specifically for this costume. I think the foam to sew stitches be cut, as it is very thin and is not neoprene.


    Actually I do not know any place to buy the neoprene clothing Zam, neoprene with the correct color is hard to find.

    Thanks a lot,

    best regards.
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    Aug 5, 2014, 1:14 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #4

    Hi again, I've started with greeblies.

    I have modeled the bottle of poison with plasticine, I made a silicone molde and I got a copy with resin.




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    Aug 5, 2014, 1:22 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #5

    A friend has painted some of the greeblies I had bought.

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    Aug 5, 2014, 1:59 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #6

    At this moment I am modeling in Plasticine the set of "banana" and ovaries, to make the silicone mold and the copy in resin.I'll post pictures of the progress as soon as possible.
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    Aug 29, 2014, 1:27 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #7

    Progress banana and ovaries.

    I have modeled in plasticine, then I made the silicone mold and copies are resin.

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    Oct 20, 2014, 1:00 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #8

    Those are very nice... Don't know about the scale (Can't compare them to anything). I've been continually surprised at how talented so many TDH members are.

    Re: the fabric -it looks a bit dark and blueish - but it could be the light. When I saw the original costume in Los Angeles, I was very surprised at how grayed it was. I really think it is pretty close to impossible to get the EXACT color of the costume 1) it has aged over the years 2) lighting is everything. My own opinion is that it is best to pick a color you like for the fabric (close to the color of the costume of course) and then base the rest of the colors of the costume off of that... It will then look "right" in pictures and to everyone's eye.
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    Oct 24, 2014, 11:53 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #9

    Quote MaulMaus said: View Post
    Those are very nice... Don't know about the scale (Can't compare them to anything). I've been continually surprised at how talented so many TDH members are.

    Re: the fabric -it looks a bit dark and blueish - but it could be the light. When I saw the original costume in Los Angeles, I was very surprised at how grayed it was. I really think it is pretty close to impossible to get the EXACT color of the costume 1) it has aged over the years 2) lighting is everything. My own opinion is that it is best to pick a color you like for the fabric (close to the color of the costume of course) and then base the rest of the colors of the costume off of that... It will then look "right" in pictures and to everyone's eye.
    Thanks for your tips MaulMaus. It's actually very difficult to find the right fabric Zam. I've never seen the original suit. According to your opinion, do you consider that the suit is more gray than purple? rose - pink pale?

    Thanks and best regards
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    Dec 24, 2014, 12:08 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #10

    Hi again Zammers.

    I found this neoprene, I think the purple color is too light.

    I would like to Zam experts tell me if this may be the rigth color.

    Thanks a lot.neopreno-zam-lilac-jpg
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    Jan 18, 2015, 7:16 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #11

    Hi again Zamers.

    Today I cut all squares for the skirt.

    I have to buy the leather strap and make holes . But I dont know whats has to be thick leather strap to make the perfect skirt.
    Can anyone tell me what should be the thickness?

    Thanks
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    May 8, 2015, 8:03 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #12

    Hi my Zam Wesell's pants (neoprene)

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    May 9, 2015, 5:46 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #13

    Those pants look awesome! Did you do that yourself?
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    May 12, 2015, 11:57 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #14

    Quote beyora said: View Post
    Those pants look awesome! Did you do that yourself?

    Hi beyora, thanks for the compliment. The pants have been made by my seamstress. I sew a little, but the pants need to be very well sewn and lots perfection and I wouldn´t do as well as a seamstress.
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    May 12, 2015, 12:41 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #15

    Very well, I guess it would be a good idea to find a seamstress. Keep posting pictures!
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    May 17, 2015, 2:40 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #16

    Hi again, yesterday I dyed the skirt´s squares. I used Fiebbings dye and airbrush.




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    May 17, 2015, 3:05 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #17

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    May 17, 2015, 3:12 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #18

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    May 17, 2015, 5:18 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #19

    Those look great!! Love seeing the WIP
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    May 22, 2015, 4:47 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #20

    Hello,

    I need your help .

    1. The hooks are cummerbund are black or bronze ?

    2. The hose chest is from a vacuum cleaner ? from a gas mask ?

    thanks
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    May 22, 2015, 6:46 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #21

    The Bounty Hunter's guild is working on the Zam Wesell CRL. Currently, one member submitted a draft, and I've printed it out for reference as well as all the things I've found here. If you want to take a look, it's under prequels BH CRL's. http://thebhg.net/forum/

    It's halfway down the page and pretty long. Can't miss it.

    Or here is the cummberund info (without accessories info):
    Cummerbund and Accessories
    - Cummerbund is made of leather or similar material.
    - Cummerbund is lavender in color and roughly matches the other purples used in the suit.
    - There are 4 rows, separated by stitching in between the rows.
    - The cummerbund is padded.
    - It is two separate pieces, laced up and connected by black lace hooks or speed hooks in the back and on the right hip under the holster.
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    May 22, 2015, 8:47 AM - Re: Zam Wesell #22

    Thanks a lot silvermitt 😀

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    May 23, 2015, 1:20 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #23

    Hi yesterday I finished my skirt.



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    May 23, 2015, 1:54 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #24

    Looks very nice! I'm outside airbrushing more leather stuff today as it's finally a nice day for it. I'm doing the skirting last. I bought 3 purple dyes and my husband had a midnight blue one I've almost gone through. I do believe I'm going to need to buy a couple more purples and another blue one after all. If so, that's going to be 7 bottles of dye. Wow, wow, wow.
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    May 23, 2015, 1:58 PM - Re: Zam Wesell #25

    I used Fiebings dye purple, blue, red and medium brown.

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