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  1. I helped at SDCC '08 NovallTalon's Avatar
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    Feb 2, 2009, 11:38 AM - For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #1

    Here is a nice little instructional video that one of our Florida clan members did at a resent armor party.

    http://s113.photobucket.com/albums/n...onalVideo1.flv

    Those of you who have been wondering how to cut your kit out, the wait is over.
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    Feb 2, 2009, 12:14 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #2

    Ah, you beat me to it.

    We did have fun making it, though. Thanks for posting it!

    David.
    (The star of the video)
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    Feb 25, 2009, 8:45 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #3

    Thanks for the video! I've never used a dremel before - and want to buy one. What kind do you use?
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    Feb 25, 2009, 9:05 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #4

    Cool; my focus is around the trash can armor. It is actually pretty amazing in what you can use to create some mandalorian armor espically if it is in your own house or at a store for no more then three dollars.
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    Feb 25, 2009, 10:01 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #5

    Dude, I have the exact same B&D rotary tool, I am so glad I got it, it speeds up the cutting like jumping into hyperspace.

    I was able to cut out my 3 kids front parts in like an hour and a half, that's with using a grinding wheel to clean the edges.
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    Feb 26, 2009, 5:55 AM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #6

    Yep, that's the good part. It does speed up the process.

    MA Shinies Leg Armor

    Here's the second video in the series. It shows how to make a custom piece from start to finish (relatively speaking). If you look at my avatar, you will see what the end product is after painting and weathering.

    David.
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    Mar 1, 2009, 2:41 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #7

    I am going to make my armor this way , thanx for the advice
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    Mar 1, 2009, 3:12 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #8

    You're welcome! I'm also in the planning stages of custom gauntlets made in the same way as the leg armor. It will be a little bit, but I'll try to have it before too long.

    David.
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    Mar 1, 2009, 4:11 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #9

    That's the exact way I am going to be making my chest, abdomen, and shoulder bell armor. The leg armor however is going to be used in a different way persay. Many thanks!!!!
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    Mar 1, 2009, 4:56 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #10

    thats great. thanks guys!!!!
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    Mar 3, 2009, 11:11 PM - Re: For those of you thinking of using Trash Can armor. #11

    Cool, i was the first one to post a comment on his photobucket video

    Jaiden, your armor looks good.

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