How do you make your own armors?

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    How do you make your own armors?

    What materials do you guys use, to make 'em look that good?
    Can some one write me instructions?

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    trash can... there's plenty of great how to threads out there, just have to look around a bit.

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    please read the stickies, and check out the boba and jango sections as well.

    Believe it or not, this entire forum will teach you to make the best armor ever.

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    So true; to make sure I had a good looking set of armor I started with cardboard first for test fits and a first try for paint when I paint the armor. Right now I am waiting for my sentra version. But good luck vod!!!

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    Trash can method can't be beat for price, and I love doing things myself, so was a double whammy of fun.

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    yeah the trash can way is a good way to go. you can always lay fiberglass over the top of it to add thickness also.

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    Just read through the threads. It may seem easier to just ask, but, in the long run, you'll learn a lot more from putting your time in. I can't stress that enough. My advice is to pick a topic ( like armor ) and either do a search, or read through the threads that have armor in the title. Then move on to another part of the costume.

    Just read, read, read. and keep a notebook.

    Take your time, and have fun!

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    Note much more to add too that!

    But ya like they said (and yes i will repeat it again)

    SEARCH THE THREADS!! they will provide you with the best info you could ever need for building your own kit

    Happy searching vod!

    Oh and to relieve you of a common question, VOD means brother VODE means brothers

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    OR sister/sisters! Mando'a is a gender neutral language... no words to distinguish gender such as mother and father (it's just buir), or brother and sister (it's just vod).

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    sorry! knew i left something out! thanks Kal

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    lol no prob... walkin' talkin' mandoipedia! lol I'm pretty good about guns too!

    If I know it I'll share it... If I don't, I'll admit I don't and then try to either find out for you or point you in the right direction! lol

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    haha i just use wookieepedia, comes in handy all the time

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    lol yeah me too... believe it or not tho I contribute to/edit a lot of that

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    ive done my share too

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    he he yay we're wookiepedia geeks! lol jk

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    be prepared to be a sanding fool when you get to your bucket vod.

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    Haha we should be! wookieepedia is the best

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    You should make a Mandopedia for TDH along with a Mando a' (sp ?) dictionary !

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    I think we have one already... and there is a mando'a dictionary... I think there's a link to it around here somewhere... I'll see what I can do

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    Thanks kal'ika !

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    http://www.karentraviss.com/html/mando.htm

    right from the source, Ka'buir herself!!! Knock yourself out!


    A'den

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    yes that's the link I was looking for!!! lol I just copied it to my harddrive so I have it handy whenever I need it.

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    Back to the topic, I will repeat everyone else. Just do a lot of research, I've found that if you have any kind of question about armor, it's already been answered in another thread. So just take some time to look around, and there are a lot of threads about trash can armor so that's probably a good place to start. Good luck!

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    Re: How do you make your own armors?

    Good Luck Vod! Just remember, if you ever need anything im sure all of us will be willing to help! Cause i know i will

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