Vest construction??Subscribe
  1. Sixxgunn13's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Apr 20, 2007, 12:49 AM - Vest construction?? #1

    Hey peeps..

    do i need to add any lining or padding to the vest and neck?

    or is it just all tackle twill?

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  3. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Apr 20, 2007, 10:09 AM - Re: Vest construction?? #2

    Mine is padded
    crazy4bobafett made mine, pm her since I don't know what she used
    she'll be happy to help ya out
    here's a pic before the armor was added
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  4. skygunbro is offline skygunbro
    Apr 20, 2007, 2:20 PM - Re: Vest construction?? #3

    yeah padding in the front and back if you want.I use a high loft batting bought at walmart stuff they use in blankets.about 7.00 for a bag but you might be able to buy smaller quatities.I also use this in the sleeve caps as well.
  5. drokkul's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2006
    Apr 20, 2007, 6:14 PM - Re: Vest construction?? #4

    The Wal-marts around us have stopped carrying fabric! They just opened a new one in Lexington, KY in January and they don't have it and at least two more around the area have redone the interiors and have stopped carrying fabric.

    So check local listings!
  6. Sixxgunn13's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 2002
    Apr 20, 2007, 9:48 PM - Re: Vest construction?? #5

    Thx guys..

    Slave1pilot do you have a pic of the back of your vest?

    is it a dead ringer of the actual movie vest?

  7. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Apr 21, 2007, 10:42 AM - Re: Vest construction?? #6

    My vest is packed (I have the "Empire of Dreams " screening today in Newport beach)
    here's a couple shots with & without flash
    I'll try & get some shots at the event
    I don't know if it's a "dead Ringer" but it's the best I've seen
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  8. slave1pilot is offline slave1pilot
    Apr 21, 2007, 11:12 AM - Re: Vest construction?? #7

    the vest had a Zipper originally,
    but we removed the neckseal & didn't have anothe zipper the correct size
    The Velcro is temporary
    The First pic I posted (me wearing it) still had the attached neckseal

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