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    Mar 6, 2009, 1:50 AM - (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #1

    Okay everyone... first of all, I had my WIP thread here, for anyone interested. http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=27100

    Now, here are some pics I took tonight of me wearing the whole thing except the jet pack, which I am still working on. I am wearing it out tomorrow night. My mother is the librarian at the local grade school and she is doing a costume contest/movie night, of which I will be judging/helping out in my costume.

    For now, here's the pics of me posing, after we get some of me at the event, I'll post those too! Thanks for looking everyone!


















    I hope that wasn't too many pics, sorry if the load time was long. I am really excited about being almost finished with this!
  2. Formely Jaing Skirata A'den Skirata's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2009, 1:59 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #2

    coming along nicely looks great!
  3. Mar 6, 2009, 4:01 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #3

    looks great dude .the only thing , on the left gaunt your under piece is supouse to be flush with back of gount not front. by the way what kind of bucket is that?
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    Mar 6, 2009, 6:34 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #4

    Do love the way you've weathered that red, looks almost marble like!
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    Mar 6, 2009, 7:53 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #5

    Thanks for all the great encouragment!

    Quote silver n black trooper said: View Post
    looks great dude .the only thing , on the left gaunt your under piece is supouse to be flush with back of gount not front. by the way what kind of bucket is that?
    I'm a bit confused by the gauntlet thing, care to explain a little more? Sorry, lol.

    I purchased the raw bucket from a member here on the boards and he said it's a Mystery Helmet. It cleaned up really nice, I can't even tell there used to be a dent...
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    Mar 6, 2009, 10:31 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #6

    Very Kool Congrats
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    Mar 6, 2009, 1:10 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #7

    AWESOME!!! Looks amazing!!! I've been following your WIP, and the finished product does great credit to the time and effort you put into it!!!

    Great work!!!

    A'den
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    Mar 6, 2009, 1:23 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #8

    I'll have to check the pics when I get home (blocked from work) but I am guessing the chest armor is working good
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    Mar 6, 2009, 1:25 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #9

    Quote CasiusOntius said: View Post
    I'm a bit confused by the gauntlet thing, care to explain a little more? Sorry, lol.
    What he meant was that the underside part of the left gauntlet should be level with the top side of the gauntlet at the rear, where as you have it levelled to the front of the top half of the gauntlet.

    Basically there should be an undercut for your wrist to move.

    I'm guessing that makes it screen accurate, though it looks perfectly fine to me and I wouldn't have noticed had it not been pointed out.
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    Mar 6, 2009, 1:57 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #10

    Quote Saz. said: View Post
    What he meant was that the underside part of the left gauntlet should be level with the top side of the gauntlet at the rear, where as you have it levelled to the front of the top half of the gauntlet.

    Basically there should be an undercut for your wrist to move.

    I'm guessing that makes it screen accurate, though it looks perfectly fine to me and I wouldn't have noticed had it not been pointed out.
    I am not 100% sure what the EU accurate gauntlets are for OS Jango, but IMHO they are Jaster Mareel gauntlets.

    Your kit is looking good. Your shin armor looks like it may be a tad loose. If so you can fix that by having your pant cuffs taken in and hemmed to be tighter or use some internal strapping. The first option is MUCH more comfortable.
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    Mar 6, 2009, 2:29 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #11

    Quote NovallTalon said: View Post
    I am not 100% sure what the EU accurate gauntlets are for OS Jango, but IMHO they are Jaster Mareel gauntlets.

    I have no clue either, I was just paraphrasing what silver and black trooper was saying to help Casius understand his point.

    Like I said, I didn't notice, nor do I care how he connects them, the suit looks good!

    Oh wait, you meant Expanded Universe, not European Union didn't you?

    I'll get my coat!
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    Mar 6, 2009, 3:46 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #12

    there is no such thing as "too much photos"
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    Mar 6, 2009, 4:03 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #13

    Nice work man!

    G-Fett
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    Mar 6, 2009, 4:09 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #14

    Do you plan to do the custom earcaps that Jango had in Open Seasons? Or are you going to keep the movie style caps?
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    Mar 6, 2009, 4:52 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #15

    Quote Saz. said: View Post
    What he meant was that the underside part of the left gauntlet should be level with the top side of the gauntlet at the rear, where as you have it levelled to the front of the top half of the gauntlet.

    Basically there should be an undercut for your wrist to move.

    I'm guessing that makes it screen accurate, though it looks perfectly fine to me and I wouldn't have noticed had it not been pointed out.
    Thanks for the clarification, I guess I didn't notice, LOL. Like you said, I'm not going to make a big deal out of it. Technically, these gauntlets aren't comic accurate, but I like how these look better than the ones in the comic.

    Quote Jaing Skirata said: View Post
    Do you plan to do the custom earcaps that Jango had in Open Seasons? Or are you going to keep the movie style caps?
    I may do another helmet and try it out, but this one's staying as it is. I actually have the custom earcaps, but I was too afraid to try to do surgery on my helmet when I needed it so soon. As I said, I will most likely end up getting another helmet when I have the funds, and messing with that one


    Thank you for all the comments, guys, I appreciate it! I'm getting ready to leave right now to this movie night thing, it should be fun. I can't wait to see how the kids are going to react to it!
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    Mar 6, 2009, 7:10 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #16

    Hey, looking good mate!

    Also, have you ever checked out the MWG? :

    http://www.midwestgarrison.org/
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    Mar 6, 2009, 10:19 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #17

    Quote jodo said: View Post
    Hey, looking good mate!

    Also, have you ever checked out the MWG? :

    http://www.midwestgarrison.org/
    As a matter of fact, I plan on signing up for the 501st with this costume, I just haven't done it yet. Thanks for the webpage!
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    Mar 6, 2009, 10:33 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #18

    Quote CasiusOntius said: View Post
    As a matter of fact, I plan on signing up for the 501st with this costume, I just haven't done it yet. Thanks for the webpage!

    well, dont forget the mando mercs too!

    www.mandalorianmercs.com
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    Mar 6, 2009, 10:59 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #19

    sweet googa mooooga that is some sweet kit vode.
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    Mar 6, 2009, 11:07 PM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #20

    Nice work, the suit looks great. You could move the shoulder armor down just a bit for a nice fit.

    Here's what silver n black trooper was talking about. The left gauntlet lower shell should line up with the upper half at the rear, then the calc pad overhangs at the wrist.

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    Mar 7, 2009, 9:26 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #21

    Quote Jaing Skirata said: View Post
    well, dont forget the mando mercs too!

    www.mandalorianmercs.com
    LOL I will!



    Anyway, the night went well! The kids lloved my costume as well as the 3 other Star Wars costumes there. I didn't get many pics with my camera, but once other people get theirs out, I'll try to get more up. Here are the best ones.









    And us with the winners of the costume contest.

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    Mar 7, 2009, 9:35 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #22

    Excellent!

    I love the look on the kid in the brown nike T-shirt's face, he's cool, but I am scared of him!

    Having said that, that Charlie Chaplin looked more evil than old Darth!
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    Mar 7, 2009, 10:46 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #23

    nice job dude! looks awesome
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    Mar 7, 2009, 10:52 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #24

    Quote Saz. said: View Post
    Excellent!

    I love the look on the kid in the brown nike T-shirt's face, he's cool, but I am scared of him!

    Having said that, that Charlie Chaplin looked more evil than old Darth!
    LOL I'll tell him you said that, he's one of the teachers there. And that kid did that exact pose about 12 times last night haha, as did many of the other ones. It was funy how alot of them stared at me, but when Vader came up behind me they ran away.

    There was only one little girl who was actually scared of me, her dad was trying to get her to drink from the fountain and I happened to be walking by. She looked up at me and made a crying sound, I felt so bad! I left quickly...

    Quote TLobe00 said: View Post
    nice job dude! looks awesome
    Thanks TLobe, alot of credit goes to you for your awesome chest plates!
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    Mar 7, 2009, 11:15 AM - Re: (Mostly) Finished Jango Fett Open Seasons #25

    Oh, I forgot to mention, my Dad is the one in the Tusken. He decided 2 weeks ago he wanted to do a Star Wars costume for that night and managed to finish it before then, lol!

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