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  1. CC2224's Avatar
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    Oct 21, 2011, 2:28 PM - Need Help Please #1

    Hi, I have been trying to find decent suppliers of abs or similar materials to build my armour for a Jango and Boba costume. I was told I can heat abs with a heat gun and mould it. I also have some parts of the armour already (a guy sc*ewed me over on ebay) and it is in some bad shape. I can correct the mistakes if I can get tome abs to edit the messed up armour.

    If anyone can offer any advice or help, I would be most grateful. Also if someone could direct me to where I can get a decent Jango and Boba Lid from as the one I got (Conned) from ebay is a kids lid and not a proper one.

    Regards,
    Rob
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    Oct 23, 2011, 9:59 AM - Re: Need Help Please #2

    Sorry bud wish I could help. All mine is FG. I do know that a pipe insulating supply house carries big sheets of it. Not sure if it the right thinkness but they will have it.
    There's a few guys selling lids in the cargo hold. Asok, fett pride , ect.

    Stick to seller here for Boba parts and you will be happier with your buys.

    Good luck on your build
    David
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    Oct 23, 2011, 2:39 PM - Re: Need Help Please #3

    Hi man, do you want to buy or build your costume??to get a perfect cosntume (BOba or Jango) is better to buy some parts and create others..................
    in my case:
    Helmet (rubies buy and modify)
    T visor: from www-t-visor.com
    ammo (all) build by my self using pvc 2 mm and the pdf patterns from Alan Silnclair
    gauntles (from a london friend) paint y modify by me
    Jetpack (Man of War) paint by me
    girthbelt, bellybelt, pouches, holders by me using semi leather.
    boots (militar model) modify by me
    recently I buy a Asok helmet (to get a better)

    good supliers:
    helmet:
    asok
    bobamaker
    cruzader

    Gautlets:
    Man of war
    cruzader
    bobamaker

    jetpack_
    Man of war
    bobamaker
    cruzader

    ammo:
    cruzader
    bobamaker

    any advice, I will be happy to help you, I have all my tutorials..........

    check over here all my Jango costume:

    1 MY JANGO FETT pictures by snowaure - Photobucket
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    Oct 23, 2011, 4:13 PM - Re: Need Help Please #4

    For the helmet I would highly recommend Asok.

    For the leg armor I would suggest getting some PVC pipe, if you get the 6 inch PVC pipe you can cut out the template and then with minor shaping you can make thigh armor. The shin might work better using 4 inch PVC. The PVC pipe that works really well is the white pipe like would be used for household plumbing, basically a sewer pipe.

    I see that you are in the UK, so things might be different there, but here in the US I would tell you to go by a construction site and ask if you could pick some of the scraps out of the trash bin. The 4 and 6 inch pipes are fairly popular sizes to be used in commercial building.

    The PVC can be heated and shaped easily with a heat gun. Just do it in a well ventilated area because it does off gas some when heated.

    There are several Jangos here on the boards that have armor the way I am describing. It is cheap, not to difficult to work with, and nearly indestructable.
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    Oct 23, 2011, 4:19 PM - Re: Need Help Please #5

    just to show you how they can look.....take a look at the pics marked belt in this old for sale thread

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/f31/o...go-sale-38924/

    Those are PVC thighs....there is another thread somewhere that he describes making it but I didn't see it in my quick search.