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    Sep 4, 2010, 11:52 PM - Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #1

    Hey ner vode, im very new to these forums and this is my first time making mandalorian beskar'gam ever so its gonna be a real learning experience for me! I also hope to have fun with it as well. Im making a custom set of armor just to get the feel for making a costume b4 trying to make a boba fett kit. any advice and comments are welcome. Oya!
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    Sep 4, 2010, 11:55 PM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #2

    Alright. Pics of progress coming in
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    Sep 5, 2010, 12:00 AM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #3

    heres what i did todayClick image for larger version. 

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    i am using the WoF templates for most of it. so thanx Alan! im am gonna be making my own adjustments seeing as its a custom mando. dont know how major yet though.
    I used a saw to cut out the pieces from a plastic tote that i traced the templates onto. i now hav some cutters that ill be using from now on. i used a heat gun to heat the plastic and then i molded it into shape around a can to get a nice curve. for the chest plates i use a block of wood. seemed to work alright
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    Sep 5, 2010, 6:40 AM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #4

    Its all about trial and erour . so keep it up its a fun hobey to have, but it does get expensive
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    Sep 5, 2010, 4:03 PM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #5

    thanx for the encouragement. ill be starting to make the shin pieces soon. i saw a thread on making them from plastic and pieces of pvc. i might try that approach or get som soccer shin guards and go from there.
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    Sep 6, 2010, 10:36 AM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #6

    One thing I would recommend is to actually make minimal changes to the armour with this being your first attempt. Pick one or two details to change with the actual plates (not including modifications for fit), so the tutorials are of maximum help, and it's easier to visualize the whole based on other people's kits.

    It's a fun process, and it's always great to see people's reaction when you're kitted up.
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    Sep 7, 2010, 12:02 PM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #7

    Thanx Arketh. what i ment bby mods was that i dont think im ready to try to make a boba or jango as i would hav to be very accurate. this time im just goin for mandalorian.
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    Sep 8, 2010, 12:42 AM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #8

    So i went to walmart today and picked up some soccer shin gaurds. Im gonna try using them for a base. No worries vode they will be completely covered and not distinguishable as sports wear. if that dont work ill just use them to form the plastic to get a nice shape =)
  9. Sep 16, 2010, 10:58 PM - Re: Making my first Madalorian armor ever! #9

    lookin good ^^

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