Custom Mando Belt?

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    Custom Mando Belt?

    I've been slowly building myself a set of custom Mando, taking tips from the various threads.

    The only thing i'm stuck on that I can't find anything for is a belt.

    Anyone got some creative ideas on what would look good with a set of custom Mando?

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    I to am looking for a good belt

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    formerly joNich
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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    I bought a 10 pouch ammo belt at a military surplus store. Made out of black nylon. Looks pretty sharp.

    Go look online at military surplus and tactical gear. You'll get some great ideas there.

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    For my custom (which is in the works right now), I was planing to get a web belt and pick up a few various sized ammo pouches from a local military surplus store, as well as a holster or two, then make a few thermal dets to attach on.

    JoNich, I couldn't quite tell on your pics over at HVM, but did you happen to get your belt from here?: http://www.imsplus.com/ims1c.html
    Because a while ago I was rather interested in the olive drab version.

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    formerly joNich
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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    No, I actually got it at my local surplus store (brick and mortar)...but it does look similar to the M1 Garand Cartridge Belt on that site...in black.

    Edit:

    Here's a close-up pic of it:


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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    Ah, well then, awesome find! I looked for one at my local surplus store (Military Surplus...what an original name) and all they had were somewhat similar individual pouches.

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    Remo's Avatar
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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    I've got one I no longer need here.
    http://p201.ezboard.com/fmandalorian...picID=21.topic

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    combat belts are sota exspensive ..........well every thing is sorta exspensive for me I am only 14

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    My custom Mando has a old WWII leather ammo belt. Swedish, I believe. Some of the online stores occasionally have them. www.cheaperthandirt.com sometimes has them.

    -Rex

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    I don't know if I'm going to get an ammo belt or not, yet I had an idea instead of a girth belt, maybe I could use a chain belt.. to kind of give it the bad boy look

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    nevermind that, I'm just going for a regular girth belt. I looked at some hardware stores today and they didn't have what I had in mind. I also looked around google for it and it only had women's chain belts.

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    I am going to make my belt outa black duct tape

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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    I was at a store the other day caght a glimpse of a leather cigeratte pouch. I am in the process of putting those together

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    aguma's Avatar
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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    a tutorial for boba fett's belt can be found at tk-409's page at http://www.tk409.com/fett.html i belive

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    Andromalius's Avatar
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    Re: Custom Mando Belt?

    depends on whether you want to do a girth or ammo or both... for the ammo any thing goes as long as it doesn't stand out on the custom. the belt should complement the whole costume, not distract from it. for my Mando I'm doing a black girth with a Jango/imperial belt (a Jango ammo/holster with an imperial-ish buckle).

    good luck with whatever you choose to do, and post plenty of pics

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