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    May 1, 2014, 1:11 PM - First build, new to the site #1

    Hey all, this is my first time trying to do something like this, so I have basically 0 experience, but things have been fun so far.
    All of the armor I've made so far has been freehanded and cut out of sheet metal that's about 1mm thick.

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    The neck piece didn't look quite right to me, and after looking at pictures of Boba I realized I need to cut some metal off from the bottom of the plate to make things thinner.

    In my intro thread I posted a jumpsuit that will be going under the vest, but I'll post it again to make things easier
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    Anyways, the build I'm going for is based off of Boba a lot, but as my title says, it's a custom suit, it's not supposed to be a Boba build.

    I'm glad I decided to do this because it's been a blast so far, and I hope everyone can critique me and give me advice and opinions!
    Thanks everyone
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    May 1, 2014, 4:24 PM - Re: First build, new to the site #2

    Looks cool Brother! i would round off the edges a bit on your armor but everything looks cool. Are you looking to to be Mando Merc approved? if so check out their site. I'm always interested to hear what color schemes people are thinking about. Keep having fun Brother, feed us more pics, Take Care
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    May 1, 2014, 10:30 PM - Re: First build, new to the site #3

    Thanks for the reply, I'll round out those edges tomorrow morning.
    I'm actually not familiar with the mando merc website, I'll have to check out out.

    I'm thinking I'm going to go with a tan/Brown and olive drab green paint scheme to keep with the military theme.
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    May 3, 2014, 12:30 PM - Re: First build, new to the site #4

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    Cut the neck piece to the correct size and I'm working on seeing the Velcro to the vest. Back piece is almost finished being cut out, after that's done I'm gonna start drafting designs for the knee pads

    Thanks everyone
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    May 16, 2014, 11:00 AM - Re: First build, new to the site #5

    Starting to look really good!
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    May 27, 2014, 3:29 PM - Re: First build, new to the site #6

    Lets see those plates and suit on you!
    You might find in wearing them then need some shaping to your body.

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