Hello, oh no what have I done...

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    Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Hello All,
    My name's Steven, at the moment I've got a TK and a Judge Dredd costume.

    I keep admiring the Fett family at troops. It's a cool costume for a couple of bad-boy characters. I think it's probably too complex for me at the moment. I troop with a couple of guys who've got some really nice examples and I've seen how much time and money they've lavished on them.

    However, I've made the 'mistake' of buying a cool Jango lid for my son and now I'm going to go and have to do the whole thing!

    It'll be a long running project. I'll sort out the lid first and get him a 'cheap' deluxe costume to keep him going while I gradually improve and replace it.

    I should have it finished just in time for him to get bored of it.

    I probably won't be posting for a while as I see there is a ton of questions already answered and it will take me a while to get through them.

    Cheers
    Steven
    Last edited by JudgeMinty; Apr 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM. Reason: Boy that's a strict language filter.

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Welcome and if you don't have any questions, well then post progress pics.

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Cheers, will do.

    Don't worry I've got plenty of questions...

    Steven

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Hey Minty, what age is your son.

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Hi Bobby,
    He's four, but quite tall and well built for his age, so sometimes wears stuff for five or six year olds. Plus I see this as a long term project, as some of the bits should last a few years size wise.

    If you've got any bits or advice I'd be happy to hear from you.

    This is lid lid I bought from a RPF member. I believe he got it from a member here. (I'll start a progress thread a soon as I get it).


    Steven

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Looks like it'll be a fun project!

    I also love the Judge costume - I'm afraid I've only ever got as far as the badge!

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Hey brother. My son and I made ous together back three years ago and his is in the closet for the past year. He is now 13, so hopefully your son will be interested for another 8 or 9 years...Good luck!

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    Re: Hello, oh no what have I done...

    Thanks.

    If he gets bored of, I think the helmet will always look pretty cool on his shelf. If we get a few years fun out of it, I'll be happy.

    Did you create your plate armour yourself? if so, what did you use?

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