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    Mar 1, 2011, 6:07 PM - Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #1

    Finally got to work on some soft parts because I was off yesterday. The armor is progressing but you know how it is when you work on one thing too long and start to lose focus, so I began work on the vest , ammo belt w/ pouches and girth belt. I am thinking of attaching the kama to the girth belt.By the way.. thanx to BatNinja for the templates on the pouches. I made these from his tutorial, my balsa wood was slightly larger than listed on the tutorial so I had to mod them a bit , but I wanted to show some appreciation for those who spend their time trying to help the rest of us.THANX!
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    Mar 2, 2011, 6:29 AM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #2

    I used the same material when i made my very first Fett ammo belt! (still have a ton left too!) Is it from Walmart? This is looking good!
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    Mar 2, 2011, 5:16 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #3

    yes, the infamous wal-mart. How did yours hold up?
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    Mar 3, 2011, 6:20 AM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #4

    I eventually got a real leather belt... the material itself holds up but I found that it was a bit hard to glue down. I should probably have some sort of contact cement instead of craft glue. I have since given that belt away.
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    Mar 6, 2011, 10:06 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #5

    more progress today, I now have 8 completed ammo pouches , 90% on the belt, I also cut out my kama and got some work done on the girth belt. It is getting pretty late now, so I'll get some pics up tomorrow
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    Mar 10, 2011, 6:01 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #6

    i made my belt from the exact same material. and i made it from batninjas thread to...

    how did your velcro hold up to the weight of the belt?? just wondering
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    Mar 10, 2011, 7:17 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #7

    I got the "industrial strength" velcro with the sticky back from walmart. It is 1.5 inches wide by 4 inches long,and I put two pieces back to back giving me 8 inches of velcro surface on each end. I stuck the velcro and also sewed it. I actually completed it last night, I'll try and get a couple pics up tonight.
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    Mar 10, 2011, 7:39 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #8

    k cool. sounds good
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    Mar 10, 2011, 10:09 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #9

    pics of the finished belt and pouches
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    Mar 10, 2011, 10:23 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #10

    Kama and helmet skirt
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    Mar 11, 2011, 6:34 AM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #11

    Good job on the belt!
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    Mar 11, 2011, 7:01 AM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #12

    Thanx!!
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    Apr 18, 2011, 11:00 AM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #13

    edit post
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    Apr 18, 2011, 11:35 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #14

    you were making such steady progress, is there a reason for the sudden turn around?
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    Apr 19, 2011, 6:18 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #15

    Yeah, in short I am working on this and a boba...I feel the need to send money to my grandfather monthly to help out with some expenses and I can't manage both builds anymore. Thanks for the many comments and compliments!
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    Apr 20, 2011, 10:37 AM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #16

    understood, sucks to see it go but priorities must be maintained otherwise they wouldn't be priorities! Good luck with the sale.
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    Apr 20, 2011, 7:53 PM - Re: Flak vest, and ammo pouches progress #17

    Oooh I'm gonna keep checking this one

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