Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

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    Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

    I know there are not too many Bossk builds out there, but for those that have accomplished their build, this plea is for you.
    Please help me out with the items you used to construct the costume.
    Any help would be appreciated
    Need info for the metal flak strap holders on the arms (what to use), the black vest/neckseal, the hose under the red hose (I think I can use a dry suit hose for that), and all the wires running down the suit and connectors. I spent a lot of time in hardware stores looking for the right material, but need someone to point me in the correct direction. Thank you.

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    Re: Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

    For the metal tabs on the vest, some folks have cut them out of sintra and painted them. Others have actually cut them out of thin metal.

    As for the black under-vest (it's not really a neck seal), it's kinda player's choice. You can make it out of leather or vinyl or rubber or whatever, as long as the dimensions look right under the white flak vest. I'm still sourcing my own, but I think I'm going to go with leather... just seems like it will look better.

    The wires running down and around the suit are actually cable, not wire per se.

    What do you mean by hose under the red hose?

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    Re: Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

    [QUOTE=tk231;627450]For the metal tabs on the vest, some folks have cut them out of sintra and painted them. Others have actually cut them out of thin metal.

    As for the black under-vest (it's not really a neck seal), it's kinda player's choice. You can make it out of leather or vinyl or rubber or whatever, as long as the dimensions look right under the white flak vest. I'm still sourcing my own, but I think I'm going to go with leather... just seems like it will look better.

    The wires running down and around the suit are actually cable, not wire per se.

    What do you mean by hose under the red hose?[/
    QUOTE]

    It might not even be a hose, but it looks like a dry suit hose connected under the red hose. Thanks for the help on the wires. I thought it was a sort or tubing.

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    Re: Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

    Tk231,
    I seen a lot of your posts and I just want to say thanks for your wealth of knowledge and willingness to help others out.

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    Re: Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

    There is a helmet mounting ring under the red neck hose. Is that what you mean?

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    Re: Need a lil help here with costume parts/materials

    tk231 said: View Post
    There is a helmet mounting ring under the red neck hose. Is that what you mean?
    Oh, so that's what it is. Yes, that is what I was confused about.

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